What is a Flipped Classroom

Lately, there's been a lot of talk about this "flipped classroom" and people are still trying to wrap their heads around the concept. Generally, flipping is always a good thing! Flipping the pillow over...

Winter Holidays in China

I think we can all agree that holidays are important, not just because they give us some well-earned rest (and play) but because they also allow us to spend time with loved ones. The...

8 Ways to Say Thank You in Chinese the Right Way, Now with Audio

Have you ever worked with Chinese people or spent time in China? If so, you probably would have noticed that Chinese people are incredibly gracious and cordial. That trait is reflected in their language! Therefore, it's...

Thanksgiving Dinner Reward System

Everybody loves rewards, right?! They're a way of showing others that we appreciate their hard work and effort and for others to thank us for our endeavors.  At VIPKID this is no different and...
Thanking in English

Ways to Say “Thank You” in English!

Most of us will remember "the look" our parent(s) used to give us when we were little, whenever they handed us something we needed. For those of you unfamiliar with "the look" or old...

Halloween Treat Bag Reward System

Halloween is just around the corner and we are sharing a Halloween reward system that will give your students all the sweets without needing a stop at the dentist! Download the JackoLantern PDF Candy PDF Halloween_Candy Black and White...

VIPKID’s Fourth Anniversary

It's hard to believe that VIPKID is four years young now! To mark this milestone we highlighted the recent progress of one of our teachers! Teacher Kim's growth with us represents all our path...

Halloween Dino Pennant

  Halloween is almost here, and we have some fun decorations for your online classroom! The craft is simple; just print, cut, and glue or tape on a string! Displaying this fun pennant can be for...

TPR in Time Constraints

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! No not Christmas, it’s back to school and soon countless kids will be logging online to learn from remarkable VIPKID teachers like you! As brilliant and...

Maximizing Your 5 Minutes Between Class Slots

Some of you may have been scratching your head as you looked at the schedule, as all VIPKID classes are 25 minutes long yet teachers are booked into 30-minute slots. So, what do you...

Extra Cash for the Holidays

VIPKID knows the holidays are a bit far away, but now is the time to think about extra expenses! We are in need of teachers as the booking rate on our teaching platform in...
Props for Traveling Online Teachers

Best Props for Traveling VIPKID Teachers

For most teachers teaching young children, props are an essential part of the process and can aid not just learning but also increase enjoyment. Which means it can be scary to think that while...

Tips from Traveling VIPKID Teachers

Teaching and traveling are not usually two words that you think would go together or even in the same sentence. Yet being a VIPKID teacher offers just that and below we’ll be giving you...

Life with VIPKID: A One Year Retrospective

October 2015, a teacher re-entering the workforce, after a long hiatus. Feelings of nervousness and excitement are prevalent. Fast forward 13 months… (Which seemed to literally fly by!) By Carolyn M. A. Well, here I am....

10 Reasons to Join (and Stay at) VIPKID

Demand economy is on the rise. We've all heard of Uber, Lyft, and Airbnb have provided a platform for people to match everything from fancy apartments to their passenger seats to those who need them. The...

9 Things that Happen Once You Become an Online English Teacher for Children

Thinking about working from home? Great idea! And how about teaching children English online? Hmmm…pretty fun, huh? If you have not taught online, it might be hard to imagine what online teaching is like. Here are...

Why VIPKID lessons need to be ENGAGING and FUN!

Imagine coming home from a long day at school and spending hours on homework. It’s close to bedtime, and you have an English lesson scheduled shortly. Scenario 1: The teacher speaks with a monotone voice....

70+ VIPKID Teachers Celebrate #NationalFlexDay

Today marks “National Flex Day,” an initiative to promote and celebrate workplace flexibility, and VIPKID is proud to be fostering flexible work arrangements for over 3,000 teachers. By VIPKID “I just love that VIPKID allows me...

Weekend Series —- Memorable Moments at VIPKID (III)

If you missed our memorable stories, check the previous posts. They were pretty funny. And awkward. By Michelle Tang Part Three --- The Cute Moments   “I have found that if I reward students with candy (skittles!) at...

10 Ways You Know You’re a VIPKID Teacher

You know you are a VIPKID teacher when… By Stephanie T. You now look great in the color orange, or at least you tell yourself you do. You pop out of bed every morning before the...