From Mom to Middle School Teacher, and Back Again
Reflecting on my journey to being a teacher and choosing public school.
VIPKid: The Orange Hoodie
Once most teachers realized the orange, official VIPKid hoodie was the reward for signing the 6th contract, they looked forward to reaching that goal of three years. Some even scoffed that they couldn’t just buy it. Others didn’t care because they don’t look good in orange. Personally, as I near the end of my second…
VIPKid: Updates and Accuracy
I noticed a long time ago that the “class count” of my classes included ALL classes, not just Major Course and Trial classes. Even still, the disclaimer under my 1500+ number said this count was for MCs and Trials and I thought surely they would update it is include Supplementary Classes. I was wrong—they did…
VIPKid: Define Your Purpose, Define Your Schedule
If the only thing holding you back from being a VIPKid teacher is an annoyed spouse and a whiny child, it might be time to have a heart-to-heart about your goals and dreams with your family.
VIPKID: What’s Different About Teaching Online?
Humble Pie Recently, I spoke with someone who told me their VIPKID experience has been humbling. Not because of the other “co-workers”, staff, or students but because going from the typical “Brick and Mortar” classroom to a window on a screen is a whole knew ballpark. During the interview process, your starting pay and level…