Besides saving other teachers time and money by giving them access to top-quality instructional aids, TeachersPayTeachers.com and similar sites also provide a supplementary source of income for teachers who sell lesson plans, student data sheets and other wares online. In a few cases the income has exceeded their teachers’ salaries.
More and more universities are offering free online content – everything from lectures to course notes to past exams. The purpose of these programs, in many cases, is to help make education free and available worldwide, without even the need to register or sign up.
We’ve all been to cafes and seen the bulletin boards covered in flyers for piano lessons, yoga classes, sleep studies, and, of course, skilled tutors. How are you going to stand out amongst all those sheets of paper? Whether you’re taking your ad to Starbucks or to Craigslist, your style and approachability must be palpable through [...]
As I was doing my usual rounds on the internet to discover what nuggets of educational joy I should base my bi-weekly blog post on, I discovered this thought-provoking post by Mark Sklarow, Executive Direct of the Independent Educational Consultant Association which discusses the obligations that IECs have toward the students, parents, school, college and [...]
While you may lean on traditional teaching methods as the foundation of your tutoring business, the world is moving quickly in the other direction. As a tutor who is dealing with a generation of students who grew up around computers, it’s your responsibility to break through the technological clutter of their daily lives and help [...]