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Meet our featured hosts, and find out who won the January Raffle! In the world of the online classroom, you’d be forgiven for thinking all interaction takes place virtually, in the education equivalent of the matrix, perhaps. But in reality, we have a thriving community of face-to-face interactions that take place between teachers all over […]

January 31, 2020

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Win the classroom makeover contest worth at least $500! It might be a simple table and chair in the corner of the living room. A painstakingly decorated wall that would leave Banksy in awe. Or a repurposed closet under the stairs à la pre-Hogwarts Harry. But whatever shape, form or style your online classroom takes, it’s […]

December 24, 2019

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Nearly 600 Teachers from 42 States attended the conference that celebrated connections and cultural exchange.  The VIPKid teacher community celebrated its sixth (can you believe it’s been six already?) Journey conference in the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C. It was the biggest showing yet, with nearly 600 teachers attending from 42 states!  The enthusiasm, passion, and […]

November 22, 2019

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Work when and where you want. Earn $15-$22/hr.

****Calling all VIPKid teachers! You can be a part of something big. For every 500 classes taught or every dance video submitted here by 11/20/2019, a lifesaving nutrition packet will be donated to a malnourished child (keep reading for more info). VIPKid teachers “get active and give back” through UNICEF Kid Power. Today, we added […]

November 18, 2019

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Demand for English learning in China has grown faster than your kid can move when he hears the bath running. And it has opened up an entirely new industry for North American teachers: online ESL teaching. Here’s how choosing this enriching education opportunity (that’s both a smart financial and professional move) is also helping the […]

November 14, 2019

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Thanks to a host of unusual qualities, like angelic-levels of patience and the ability to command the attention of thirty plus kindergarteners, teachers are suited to side hustles almost by design. But with more and more options coming out of the woodwork, it can be tricky pinning down the side job that makes the most […]

November 12, 2019

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Two teachers’ experiences on their first trip to China Recently a few VIPKid teachers took it upon themselves to arrange a trip to China and experience a part of the world their students call home. They were expecting a culture shock, but instead they found friends, family, and a tour guide called Cactus. Here, Sonia […]

October 17, 2019

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What do you get when you mix excitement and passion with a few hundred online teachers, many of whom are meeting for the first time? The answer may surprise you, because what we got was more akin to a family reunion than a conference. There was fun. There was love. There was a sprinkling of […]

September 6, 2019

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On July 13th, 2019 500 teachers gathered at the JW Marriott Las Vegas for Journey, VIPKid’s highly-anticipated fifth regional teacher conference. The enthusiasm, passion, and energy were palpable. Teacher attendees, who joined locally from Las Vegas and who traveled across the country from 39 states to participate, were thrilled at the opportunity to connect with […]

July 19, 2019

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Experienced teachers know that being organized, physically and mentally, is critical for impactful teaching. Check out some of the tips! 

June 24, 2019

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One of the core beliefs and guiding principles here at VIPKid is that education—as both a pursuit and philosophy—is indeed a learning process. From new technologies to new observations, we believe contemporary teachers are always adapting to keep pace with an ever-changing world and worldview. And while the basic tenants of study remain the same, […]

June 12, 2019

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