Many of us recently moved to virtual teaching for the first time. Teaching in a classroom is very different from teaching online. We are used to engaging students in person, but can we still be engaging through a laptop screen? Some of the ideas I will share to accomplish this come from my 15 years teaching experience in the classroom and the online platform, VipKid.
(Click here for more information about VipKid- a web based platform for teaching English to Chinese children)
Here are 2 things you must do to be a successful online teacher.
#1: BE PROFESSIONAL
#2: BE ENGAGING
Let's dissect those two tips to understand what I'm talking about...
#1 - Professionalism
#2 - Engagement
I hope these tips help make your transition into the virtual teaching world a little easier. To my fellow Educators, thank you for continuing to empower our children. Your dedication is MAGNIFICENT. Happy Teaching!