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7 Tips for Teaching English Online

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7 Tips for Teaching English Online Teaching online brings with it a whole new world of challenges and complications that traditional education didn't have to deal with. But while the occasional technical issue can make a lesson frustrating to teach, overall the pros outweigh the cons. But how do you squeeze out the best in your classes as an online teacher? Listed here we have 7 tips for teaching English online . 1. Let the Students Do the Work This one almost seems obvious but it’s a fact of teaching that unless we self-monitor, teachers can end up giving students the answers rather than leading students to them. The more time a student engages with the materials the more they will learn. With this in mind don’t feel pressured to rush students to the answer. This may deprive them of the chance to make a deeper connection with the materials. Yet, even though you may guide students to answer more independently, it is still important to present new words for all levels, to

Techniques to Help Keep Good Pacing

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  Techniques to Help Keep Good Pacing   Written by: Kerry, Lucier, Ivy, Lucy Proofread by: Lucy, Ivy Ideas contributed by: ChloeZ, Christina, Dana, Kerry, Lucier, Ivy, Lucy   You often hear, among all these elements of a lesson, that pacing is the least important one... Or is it? It is really having no impact on the quality of your lesson? If your answer is yes, then you might want to think again. If you try to look through both teachers’ and students’ lenses, the cloud of confusion might clear up a little.     Learning does not take place with just a click, a proper allocation of time can profoundly contribute to students’ learning experience and sense of participation.   Good pacing can help ensure that students are given enough input and have enough practice of the target language. This also means leaving sufficient time for students to process and allowing teachers to appear prepared so that students are more likely to stay focused knowing that teacher is trying to take care of the

Are Tenses Making You Tense?

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How to Feel Our Best For Classes

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  Hello, all Qkids teachers and friends! My name is Teacher Alissa. I’m an online ESL teacher in a small town in Canada. My passions include cuddling my cat, playing the piano, and playing board games with my husband. I have been a teacher with Qkids for over two years now and I really enjoy it! I have taught over 2600 classes since I first started in July 2018. The staff, the students, and lesson plans are all wonderful and I couldn't have asked for more! 

6 Tips for a Challenging Student

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  Hi! I am Teacher Marissa. I work for Qkids part-time and am also a professional actress. I have been with Qkids for almost a year now, and I love teaching online and the flexibility it gives me. I am a night owl, so I love teaching at night!

5 Tips for the 10 Minutes before Class Starts

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Top 6 Tips for New Qkids Teachers

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Rescuing the Awkward Classroom- 3 Hacks that Save the Day!

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