Category: Professional Development

Articles about advancing a career in teaching English beyond the initial 120 training hours.

5 Important Tips for New and Aspiring Online ESL Teachers

Have you ever considered teaching English online? Or maybe you have recently started and need some insider tips? In this post I will cover how to get started as an online ESL teacher and share...

/ May 7, 2021

Four Ways to Get Better at Teaching Teenagers

Every teacher has felt challenged by teaching teenagers at some point, mostly because of one key factor: motivation. Or in teen learners’ case, lack of motivation. While adult learners normally come to class keen to...

/ November 18, 2019
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List of Professional Organizations

Professional organizations host conferences, meet-ups, courses, workshops, and other opportunities to advance your teaching skills and network. Check one out near you!

/ November 5, 2018
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Common Specialist Courses

Here is a list of common areas of specialization for ESL teachers, along with a brief description and links to further reading for each specialty.

/ October 24, 2018