Teachers Can Make Extra Money Without Working Harder Right Now!

Extra Income for Teachers

As a teacher, I am looking for opportunities to make extra money. Especially opportuities that allow me to think smarter, instead of harder. What does that mean? Well, it feels easy and it looks like I don’t have to leave the comfort of home in order to make a few extra dollars.

Back to the Grind

I have been back to work for over a month now. Inadvertently, I took this time period off to get reaclamated to the working mom life. Back to early mornings, getting kids up and off to school, traffic, and you know the rest.

Blogging and social media took a backseat to the job that pays the bills. I had classes to teach. Names to learn. Relationship to build and papers to grade. With school back in session, my teacher friends are looking at ways to make a little extra money.

My Story

After over a month, I have dedicated the time to get back on my independent grind. Let’s get down to business. The new theme is earning smarter not harder. When I was a new teacher, I (gasp) worked for free. I was the drill team coach and I remember working unpaid after school coaching the team for various parades and such. I dedicated three days, four and a half hours to this activity. I was working harder, for free . . . 

Don’t be like the young me!  Instead get paid from the comfort of your own home with Tinker Ed.

Tinker Ed

Tinker Ed connects education companies with teachers like you and I. Get paid for your opinion. How do I know this is legit? You guys should already know the answer if you’ve been following my page but I’ve got paid from this company before. I will respect my non disclosure agreement so just know you’ll be asked about your background in education and the grade you currently work with. You probably should be a computer with Wi-Fi too.

Register with Tinker Ed and don’t forget to leave a comment below to let me know what you think.

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You Really Can Teach from Home with GoGoKid ESL!

Teaching ESL (English as a Second Language) online has become very popular in the past couple of years. It has helped stay at home moms, dads, remote workers, and digital nomads alike to teach and work from home. There are many online teaching platforms available with this market, each platform has different teacher requirements. Today we will focus on the demand for such services, for example how you can teach from home with GoGoKid ESL. 

Can you believe that a teacher can earn a liveable wage teaching from home? In most cases, you do not need to be highly skilled and a TESOL certificate will be sufficient enough to get started right now! Additionally, having a toolkit of just a few cool props will give you an advantage above the competition. We will show you how a teacher can teach from home and earn an average income of $14-$25 per hour where you can teach from home with GoGoKid ESL.

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What is GoGoKid?

If you are not yet familiar with GoGoKid, this is similar to other big players in the online teaching world. These companies originate in China like VIPKid, PalFish, Magic Ears, and many more are taking the limelight.  The idea is to connect Chinese students with native speaking English teachers. This gives the Chinese student the opportunity to learn English from a native speaker!

GoGoKid is one of the newest online ESL teachings. This new teaching platform has some online English teachers very excited. They have tried this platform and show optimism about teaching students in China. This is streamlined and easy for the online teacher. They see its popularity compared to other existing services and the number of teachers on this platform is growing every day.

The company aspires to nurture an environment beneficial to education. That will motivate young students in China to commit continuous learning. The interactive and comprehensive platform use to link energetic and experienced teachers. Together with committed students to be ready to explore their full potential.

What makes this so popular?

  • GoGo Kid focuses on students from toddlers to teenagers in China.
  • Teaching is on one on one and varies their level. But the material is adjusted depends on the student’s knowledge level.
  • The platform is taught via the web browser (preferred browser is chrome).
  • The students can interact with the class in their new interactive classroom. By using drawings in various colors.
  • The materials were provided already and you need only a little preparation.
  • The platform is quite natural and a user’s friendly.

What are the basic requirements in applying to Go Go Kid?

  • You must be a Native English Speaker. And you must be born and raised in the US and Canada only. If you are not from the mentioned country you need not apply so that you will not waste your time.
  • You must have at least one year of experience working or teaching with children
  • Bachelor’s degree is required to apply in Go Go Kid
  • A certificate like TEFL or TESOL are not required for application
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What are the Payment and Incentives Scheme?

You will get $14-$25 per hour including bonuses.

You can earn up to 125% of your base pay per slot when you get high credit points.

You can gain points for teaching classes. By having good parent reviews or commendation, and being high demand. GoGo Kid works on a credit score system.

You will qualify for a $300 bonus if you can teach 3 successful classes within your first 30 days. You can get 60% of your base pay by just opening slots during peak hours time, peak time slots are 7pm-9pm Beijing time.

Final Thought

Teaching English online is a great opportunity for home-based workers. As long as you have a bachelor’s degree, a native English speaker in the US and Canada. And you have at least one year of experience in teaching children. With that, you can earn $14-$25 per hour teaching English online to the Chinese student. While you are in the comfort of your home.

REFERENCES

Gogokid Teacher’s Portal

Gogokid hiring online ESL teacher in Haidan district, Beijing China

Online ESL Teacher: GoGoKid/ ESL Teaching Job lounge

Gifts Teachers Really Want (But Were Afraid to Ask) For the Holidays

 

Christmas classroomNever feel obligated to give a teacher a during the holidays. The majority of teachers are indifferent about receiving gifts from their students. After that warning if you still feel like keeping the teacher in your life on your holiday shopping list the exploration shall begin.

Although teachers are happy with whatever gift they receive over the holidays, these gifts will really impress. Take note, these are not your every holiday gifts.

Self Care

Lush Whoosh Shower Jelly, 3.5 Ounces by Lush
Teaching is a high stress job. What is a better way to decompress than using this shower jelly created by Lush?

 

Bath & Body Works Aromatherapy Sleep – Lavender + Vanilla Body Lotion, 6.5 Fl Oz + Body Wash & Foam Bath, 10 Fl Oz
Can you really go wrong with this one, two combination? Lavender and Vanilla in the form of body lotion and body wash? The perfect combination for a self-care Saturday night bath.

Massage & Wellness SPA Gift Card ($50)
Spa days are he best days! Need I say more?

How to Set-up Classes on Outschool.com

Outschool is a platform that helps parents and independent learners. They register for online classes in a small group offered outside of regular school. Independent teachers, both professional and amateur can manage, promote, and teach their classes. These are shared to the parents and kids and they are paid by every lesson they taught.

Most of the classes take place in small groups. These classes are live online classes and that allows the students to interact with the teacher. 

Outshool started and is based in San Francisco, California. They have grown fast with the support of the homeschool community. It has become a way for families to supplement their school curriculum. It offers a wide range of online classes. These classes are created and taught by independent teachers who offer a wide range of classes.

Outschool offered a variety of subjects like;

    • Music and Arts
    • Coding and Tech
    • English
    • Health and Wellness
    • Life Skills
    • Math
    • Science and Nature
    • Social Studies
    • World Languages

They also offer classes on core academics and short exploratory topics. Additionally, Outschool has supplementary activities and semester-long courses. Most classes are curated by Outschool, offered exclusively, and cannot be found easily elsewhere. The good thing is the teacher has the right to choose only topics which they are passionate about.

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How does the teacher succeed in Outschool?

Outschool will help the teachers is these aspects:

    • To gain more new students and hopefully create a following
    • Facilitating the payment from the parents or students. Outschool will help to market your class. They will reach out to potential students, handle enrollments, and payments. You will receive payments one week after the class start.
    • Using the platform to deliver the classes, teachers are responsible for delivering great learning experience to students. Through teaching the course with creativity and effectiveness.
    • Establishing a business reputation, satisfied students will bring you a higher chance of rebooking with you again.

Advantages of Using Outschool as a Platform

Flexibility

The freedom to choose what is your favorite subject or topics you are going to teach is definitely the number one draw to Outschool. Can I tell you what an opportunity it is for a teacher to teach only the subject that they are passionate about? Aside from flexible in choosing the subject to teach, you have also flexibility in your time.

Support System

Outschool helps teachers to become successful. Especially in the fields that they are passionate about teaching. They have a strong support system to build up your portfolio. This helps market your favorite subject and streamlining the enrollment and payments system so that the teacher can focus on teaching.

Earn Extra Income

If you have a day job, teaching through Outschool creates a great opportunity for your extra income side hustle. Without compromising your day job, you can schedule your work around your available time. This can be done without compromising your day job!

Final Thoughts

You can be successful in earning additional income by teaching classes through Outschool. All you have to do is follow the basic principles of teaching. You have the power to offer something unique, concise and precise about the subject matter. This can be done by creating a high-quality listing that is enticing to the parents will help with the enrollment of your subject. 

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REFERENCES

OUTSCHOOL

Out of the Box Education with Outschool

Flexible schedule classes

 

3 Valuable Reasons of Selling Your Teaching Resources at TeachersPayTeachers

Teachers are heroes. Not only that, they got lots of things they are capable of doing out from their creative minds. Teaching in the first place is a talent which by choice you can share with anyone; to your students or co-teachers. At TeachersPayTeachers, you can unleash your full aptitude. As not only as a teacher but also as an entrepreneur.

The platform for selling curriculum have claimed to be making big. Like they got more than $50,000 their growing users. And that is through selling teaching resources. Such as lesson plans, worksheets and a lot more.

The good thing about this? It is not limited to teachers alone! Yes, you got it right!

This is for everyone. Yes, those who got the expertise and knowledge that is willing to contribute quality. That will encourage engagements for students are all welcome. It also includes techniques on how to create lessons unique from the other. Your creativity is your key.

Sounding so amazing, read on to know more why you should give this a try as your side-hustle.

Reasons to share your skills with the rest of the world through TeachersPayTeacher

 

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#1. It is a form of Reward to yourself.

Sharing your expertise and creativity is equal to rewards. Aside from earning out of it. Selling these digital products make you realize that you are helping other people. What could be more rewarding than being able to help with your passion?

The platform is a great avenue to duplicate your knowledge. As you share it you always learn as well. While you create visuals or tutorials on how to make attractive covers. As well as the logo or other essential materials, you need to make lots of research. To make sure to give your audience a perfect product.

Hence, learning comes in – such an awesome way to get rewarded.

#2. Find more value for your extra time

We all have extra time. And to make it more valuable, spending it on something that will increase your knowledge. Not only that, better skills and ability is the best goal you can target.

Becoming an expert in the field you teach. This can be achieved. through continued knowledge. Hence, will build you of becoming an impressive teacher.

Most of all, remember that you are a precious asset for your student. You create a great impact by being an instrument in their entire learning life. The more you will get to know how to make your lessons more engaging. Learning becomes interesting and fun.

Hence, a lot easier for your students to learn, understand and apply.

Your extra time needs respect. So think of something that would increase your value. Whether your profession right now is teaching or not, TeachersPayTeachers gives an opportunity.

This is for everyone who has the creativity and the love to give out knowledge. That multiplies learning and the power of knowledge.

#3: Making Money

Of course, getting income that will give you a small buffer in your daily expenses could be on top of this. The potential to earn on TeachersPayTeacher is as good as a second job. Well, it might start small. But eventually, as you hone your craft you will learn more about how to make extra money from it.

You’ll realize that possibilities are endless.

You can pursue your passion to teach while staying home and earn. If you are creative enough, converting it into little cash or so can be boundless.

Takeaway

It is a great way to make money while doing what makes you happy. It is like a paying it forward concept – you don’t keep your skills, talent or expertise to yourself, it is passed on.

That is one of the great stints of being a teacher, not being biased though, but it outshines other professions. We got to have a teacher to be somebody in the future. And becoming a teacher in any form is a way to pay back what you have earned.

TeachersPayTeach can be your passport in making a difference. Both in your finances or life in general.

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