This speech was given on January 25, 2020 at the “Georgia Loves Dino” conference in LaGrange, GA. Thank to my sweet friend Melissa Miller for asking me to come. The audio and video is not the best quality but you can still hear.
Special thanks to Kristina Garcia for being my camera-gal!
Teaching ESL online is not just a hobby or a side gig; it’s your business. So treat it like a business! Build it and protect it.
These are the books, groups, courses and other links mentioned in the speech.
My website, http://www.hellopennydavis.com
VIPKid Teachers Wanted – ww.facebook.com/groups/vipkidteacherswanted
VIPKid Teachers Hired – http://www.facebook.com/groups/vipkidteachershired
VIPKid Friends – http://www.facebook.com/groups/342477286270052/
VIPKid Chinese – Say What? – http://www.facebook.com/groups/156031751905693/
Books – full disclosure, some of these links are affiliate links and if you purchase them, I may make a little bit.
Ed Nace lived in China, taught ESL and speaks Mandarin fluently. He has written the Bible on writing meaningful feedback and has tools to help you write it quicker. Check out his website: http://www.ednace.com
“Young China: How the Restless Generation Will Change Their Country and the World” by Zach Dykchtwald https://amzn.to/2U2IUW6
“Little Soldiers: An American Boy, a Chinese School, and the Global Race to Achieve” by Lenora Chur https://amzn.to/2O5MRoZ
“It’s All Chinese To Me: An Overview of Chinese Culture, Travel & Etiquette” by Pierre Ostrowski https://amzn.to/30ZAxMi
Amy Porterfield “Online Marketing Made Easy” https://www.amyporterfield.com/amy-po…
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Other videos to help you: Understanding the VIPKid teacher style https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OGCzs…