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5 Reasons Why Your Should Join the Qkids Facebook Groups

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Teacher Courtney enjoys the inspiration, encouragement, and sense of community that she receives as a member of the House of Qkids Facebook group! Keep reading to see what our community is all about, and why YOU should join!
Do you dream about working from home? Are you attracted to the idea of teaching in your pajama bottoms and slippers? There are many "perks" to working remotely. For ESL teachers, you are teaching in the comfort of your own home, of course! You can set up your desk with a comfy pillow under your toosh, a fuzzy blanket over your legs, a pumpkin spice candle lit, and the freshest cup of coffee brewed by your own Keurig (goodbye communal office coffee pot!). Gone are the days of commuting, listening to deafening office banter, or having your boss visit your cubicle "just to see what you're working on". Remote jobs are increasing in popularity year over year, and with Gen Z expected to comprise 36% of the workforce by 2020, working from home is p…

EXPAND AND ENGAGE: 11 Tips on How to Expand Starter Lessons

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New lessons provide new challenges and as teachers it's best to be prepared for them. Here in this article, Teacher Melissa will share 11 tips on how to expand on the content of the Starter Lessons.      
Hello, teachers. My name is Melissa, and I have been a Qkids teacher for a little over a year. I love all the lessons- that's right even the starter lessons. One of the hottest topics on Qkid's Teacher's social media right now is how to expand these lessons. Let me help! And if you are not a teacher but interested in applying, please join my Facebook group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/228872017699224/

You can also apply immediately here: http://teacher.qkids.net/ref?code=FAOEBY Lesson Starters. Qkids has recently released a new set of lessons called "Lesson Starters." These lessons range in subjects such as vehicles, farm animals, colors and more. Teachers struggle with expanding these lessons to meet the 28-minute minimum.  Don't worry anymore, te…

Is Qkids the Best Job Ever?

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I currently live in the grasslands of the Midwest, but I have lived all over the country. I like it here the most! I live in a very small rural town but I still have high-speed internet! I am a teacher, a mother (of 3 kids and 2 cats) and I LOVE my job! I have many, many years of teaching experience, including preschool, leadership camps, home-schooling, co-ops- and the list goes on. I have volunteered and held offices within the school districts. Education is a passion for me! I am a Marketing Major, currently finishing up my BBA. Qkids allows me to use my marketing skills and passion for teaching, all in one beautiful stay-at-home job. So Is Qkids the Best Job Ever?Imagine working with a company that valued you and listened to your feedback. A team that cared when you or your family were ill or even just over-whelmed. Imagine being thoroughly trained from day one, allowing you to be confident in your skills and abilities. Envision having a point of contact that was there to answer y…

Teacher Interview with Teacher Brittani: For All Prospective Teachers Interested in Qkids

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What does it take to be a Qkids teacher? How do you begin the process to teach English online? Today Teacher Brittani sat down with us to answer some questions about her life and habits as a Qkids teacher, that should help answer these important questions.
What’s Your Background? How Did You Become a Qkids Teacher? How Long Have You Been Working as a Qkids Teacher?My background stems from children as I have been around children since I was little. Since I have started earning my own money at seventeen years old, I was employed at a family-owned childcare center. I have also been a nanny and worked in many other childcare centers before finding Qkids! I have earned many certifications within the Early Childhood Education Degree at a college in my hometown and I am very close to earning my degree. In my spare time, I am working on writing my first-ever children's book!

I found this amazing job online while I was looking for something close to home. After reading the job description, …

How to Extend Lessons for Upper-Level Students

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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. I feel fortunate to have been given the opportunity glowed to teach a variety of levels for Qkids since starting in April. I am always amazed at how smart and enthusiastic about learning the students are. Their energy is infectious, and I always find myself having a great time. Even if there are times when classes may not go the way I expect, it's still very rewarding. Teaching for Qkids doesn't even feel like a job. It is so much fun. Recently, I've been teaching a lot of upper-level classes and thought I'd share some tips and suggestions for how to extend a lesson if there is time left over in class. We still want to be high energy, enthusiastic, …