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Red Tags and Redefining Your Teaching Style

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Hello, my name is Sandra Morales, but my students call refer to me as Teacher Sandy. I have been working for Qkids for a little over a year. I have a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and have worked with students of all ages since my graduation. My favorite student will forever be my son, whom I homeschooled for two years. Education has always been important to my family. In terms of short-term goals, I obtained my 120 Hour TESOL certificate to be better prepared to teach my Qkids students. When it comes to my long-term goals, I plan to be an excellent blog writer for Qkids along with teaching a full schedule. Within the next two years, I plan on working towards my Master's in English. I always ask each of my students in class what their favorite color, animal, and food is. Therefore, I only see it as fitting to close with my favorites, which are purple, panda, and chicken with rice. 
Red TagsRED!!! One of the three primary colors. When we ask our students to name something red, they…

Winter Morning Survival Hacks for Online Teachers!

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Hello! My students call me Teacher Megan, and I have been a part of the online teaching world for about three years now! My home is just outside of New York City, so you can bet that the winters here get cold, dark and snowy. That’s why I am a huge fan of all things cozy – like hot caffeinated drinks, reading, and every big soft blanket I can find! Winter Morning Survival Hacks for Online Teachers!If you have been teaching English online, or have thought about becoming an online English teacher, then I am sure that you know about the many amazing perks to this line of work! As a self-proclaimed introvert, one of my personal favorite aspects of this job is the ability to work from home. Especially as the cold New York winter descends on us, I am grateful that I don’t need to shovel out my car for a snowy commute to the office. But in the spirit of honesty, I must admit- waking up early when it’s cold and dark is not easy! To top it off, right around this time, we begin our classes an hour…