7 Tips for Teaching English Online

7 Tips for Teaching English OnlineTeaching 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 have7 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 prompt stude…

Why Qkids? Why I Love Teaching Online

If you are looking to work from home, and love teaching children, Qkids is the company for you! Seriously, I am SO loving my experience. It is THE BEST!  
Just to give a little background about myself: I live in Nevada with my awesome husband and two children. I have a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing and started my nursing career in 2008. I've worked in many different areas including neurology, trauma, orthopedics, and research. My hobbies include crafting and crocheting.

Being a nurse is fantastic. You meet so many people from different walks of life and are able to make a difference in their lives as well as their families’. Furthermore, you get to help improve someone’s quality of life. One of the things I loved most about nursing was the education part of it. You are constantly educating patients and their families regarding diagnoses, procedures, medications, and physical restrictions (if necessary) in hopes that when they are discharged from the hospital or clinic, the…

5 Questions to Ask Yourself About Teaching Online

Crystal has written 5 tips for teaching online. And if that wasn't enough, they are written in verse too! Qkids teachers amaze us.
Crystal is a jack-of-all-trades from southern Georgia with a certification in Early Childhood Development and years of experience in tutoring, teaching, writing, and carpentry among a wide variety of other things. When not coming up with new ways to enhance the effectiveness of her classes, she operates the privately owned feline sanctuary Country Kitty Paradise, which provides a permanent home for abandoned cats in rural areas. She loves drawing and everything related to cats.

I have taught over 2,000 classes and it never gets old! I love everything about Qkids, from the staff to the program platform, and especially the students. If you're interested in doing a job that's totally worthwhile and rewarding or if you're already part of the Qkids family and need some advice on how to improve your teaching, I have some tips to help you along. An…

Why Qkids?

Why Qkids is a question many aspiring teachers will find themselves asking. So today we let Adalee tell us her answer to the question, why Qkids.
Adalee lives in North Carolina and loves traveling. She is in her final semester for her Bachelor of Education and has years of teaching and tutoring experience. She is passionate about the education of children, discovering new ways to grow as a teacher and is Koby’s Number One Fan!   

I have been teaching for Qkids for more than a year now and absolutely love it. I have taught more than 1,500 classes and can unquestionably state that I enjoyed every single one of them. I am so glad that you are exploring this amazing opportunity to teach online and am so excited for the adventure that awaits you!

What makes Qkids so special? Let me tell you why Qkids is the absolute best platform to teach for, using all of my favorite F words. (No, not THAT F word J)
Why Qkids? Because Qkids is flexible. You can change your schedule weekly and can request tim…

I Just Taught My 2,000th Class with Qkids!

Nick has taught with Qkids for almost 2 years and today is sharing with us how he makes a living teaching online, as well as some of the challenges he faces. 
Nick Nebelsky is an author, illustrator, and publisher of children’s books and games at Intense Media ( He has spent most of his career in the media arts but in his early years was able to work with children in various capacities. He has a Bachelor’s Degree from SUNY Brockport in Brockport, NY. He’s married with three children, two dogs, and loves to travel. He is also learning to play the piano and the guitar and hopes to be able to write his own children’s songs.  

Iwanttotellyoualittlesecret.Forthepast21months,Ihavetaughtmorethan2,000ESLclassesfor over 7,000 Chinese students in my own home. I know what you’re thinking, “Wow, you must have a big house!” Kidding aside, I work as an independent contractor for a wonderful companycalledQkids and I LOVE my job. I never would have thought I could earn great money…

4 Tips For Teaching Advanced Students

Today Francine has chosen to share with us how she tackles teaching advanced students in the classroom. Read on for some great tips!
Teacher Fran lives in Deerfield Beach, Florida with her husband and two-year-old son. She has her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, a Master’s Degree in Management and has a TESOL certification. She has been teaching with Qkids for nearly 9 months and loves every minute of it! 
4 Tips for Teaching Advanced StudentsI have learned so much being a teacher with Qkids over the past 8 months. One of the common things that I find, many students are advanced. It makes classes flow easier when students are advanced but I have seen that many times it hurts with timing. An advanced student can speed through a lesson and then a new teacher is left scrambling to figure out how to fill the time. I have been in that position many times, in the beginning, it freaked me out. But Qkids provides all the tools needed to ensure you can extend a lesson and still make it fun…

Five Ways to Improve Your Feedback and Reviews

Teacher Viki tells us 5 methods she used to improve her feedback and response. Take a look below and get in touch if you want more great teaching tips like these.
Hello Qkids teachers and prospective teachers. My name is Viki and I have my Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Pennsylvania State University. I have been a Qkids teacher for nearly a year and it is the best job I have ever had! Every day, my life is enriched by experiencing a different culture and connecting with wonderful brilliant children from the other side of the world.
If you are thinking of applying for Qkids, I would love to mentor you! Simply visit and use my code ETGNAS.  If you are already a teacher and want any additional tips, find me on Instagram @eslteacherviki.
I have learned many things by trial and error in this past year. Today, I’m going to discuss five ways to improve your feedback and reviews. These five simple tips and tricks have increased my reviews, feedb…