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Every teacher has their own way of organizing their schedules, environments, and inventories. There is no right way to organize, but being organized can certainly benefit you as a teacher. Experienced teachers know that being organized, physically and mentally, is critical for impactful teaching. It takes discipline and effort to be organized, so VIPKid asked their teachers about how...
The subtle ways we help kids grow When I was in grade 11 or somewhere around then, I had my first purposeful encounter with positive affirmation. It was during that critical moment when a decade of slacking off in math class finally catches up to you with all the subtlety of a midnight swim in December. My days were filled...
Eco-savvy props from the things lying about your home One person’s trash is another’s treasure - just ask Wall-E. In the same vein, and by adding a mere splash of creativity, your trash can has not just transformed into a trove of treasure but into a whole new world of prop possibilities too. Here are some nifty ways you can...
One of the first things you notice when learning about Chinese culture is the prominence the color red has. The flag is red, the little envelopes given during Lunar New Year are red, and the lanterns hung up for festivals are red! Similar to other cultures, every color has a particular meaning in Chinese culture. These meanings are widely...
And why it’s not always a case of getting a “shy kid” to open up We tend to live loudly. Our ads are loud (ever noticed how whenever an ad comes on you need to reach for the remote?). Our most private conversations while taking public transport are loud. Even our sneakers are loud. But what about the quiet folk? Most...
One of the core beliefs and guiding principles here at VIPKid is that education—as both a pursuit and a 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, the classrooms of...
Snackin’ is a global pastime, so make sure you’re doing it right! Superfood is a term that’s popped up in recent times, supposedly in a bid to make average foods feel bad about themselves. Usually we don’t condone this kind of behavior, but when you get a pair of hotdogs sporting sausage overcoats and wrapping themselves up in a blanket...
Teach English in Portugal Introduction English has earned the status of lingua franca by being one of the most extensively used languages worldwide. It is commonly used for oral and written correspondence in more than 55 countries. Most of the published literature including books, magazines, and newspapers are in English. Some of the most leading universities in the world are located...
Learning a new language isn’t easy! So when it comes to teaching a foreign language, educators need to figure out effective teaching strategies and methods that will help students retain information. Sometimes, letting students be creative will help them learn the nuances of language as well as have fun! Other times, rote learning is more conducive to absorbing vocabulary...
Teach English in Peru Peru – A great destination for teaching abroad If you are an English language teacher who is looking to teach abroad, then you should consider Peru as a viable option. The country is famous for its Amazon jungles, Mancora beaches, mountains in Cusco and the glaciers found all over the Andes. The amazing sites and the ancient...

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