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Teach in China – Kindergarten

International Kindergarten teachers have a huge impact on the children’s development in terms of language scaffolding to allow them to learn English…

Teach in China – International Schools

Whether entering a career in international teaching or a veteran teacher, China provides some of the highest salaries in the world for…

Teach in China – Language Centers

Tutor children aged 5 to 16 years old at one of our many prestigious partner schools as an English teacher in China…

Teach Online

A convenient and simple way to earn money by tutoring students online via Skype. Enjoy the freedom of working to your own schedule…

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Why I Never Became A Mathematician

Why I Never Became A Mathematician

“These are the best years of your life,” my mother would often say to me in a tone wistfully tinged with nostalgia for the scent of ink drying on worksheets. “You should enjoy it while it lasts”. This piece of sage advice would be doled out whenever I had complained about school being too difficult, or too boring. “How could these possibly be my best years?” I pondered inwardly to my gawky,...

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What it takes to be a successful online teacher – the importance of balancing student talk time to teacher talk time

What it takes to be a successful online teacher – the importance of balancing student talk time to teacher talk time

Teaching online requires all the skills of a classroom-based teacher and more. You might be wondering how you can deliver a successful online lesson with students achieving their maximum potential and of course having fun at the same time! Today let’s focus on one key area that is vital in online teaching, the crucial balance between student talk time and teacher talk time. Whilst there is no...

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Engagement & Enthusiasm and their role in the online classroom

Engagement & Enthusiasm and their role in the online classroom

So, despite your opinions of online schooling, Covid-19 had other plans for you. You’re finding yourself teaching (& learning) online for the foreseeable future. Or maybe you actually wanted to teach online, in which case, great. Two universal components of online teaching are double e’s: engagement and enthusiasm. Regardless of what subject or language you’re teaching, if you’re online then...

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Join the growing number of passionate individuals eager to start a career in teaching online or abroad. Whether you have existing teaching experience or are looking to teach for the first time, here at TOT we aim to support you throughout your journey.

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What you need to become an online English teacher

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