VIPkid Christmas

T’was the morning of Christmas, and all through the house, the only movement was a computer mouse. A teacher was stirring a hot cup of joe, preparing to teach eight classes in a row. Her hair was tied back, she was ready for fun, but replacing her orange shirt was a red and green one. … More VIPkid Christmas

The evolution of VIPkid teacher reward systems

Sometimes, as VIPkid teachers, it’s important not to make things too complicated for ourselves! When I first started working for VIPkid, I created an individualized reward system for each of my regular students. As my list of “regulars” grew longer, my desk grew messier. I started choosing three different props to use throughout the day, … More The evolution of VIPkid teacher reward systems

Assessing trial students in a non-stressful environment

“Draw,” I said holding up my mouse to the screen. “Draw a line,” I said marking a line across the screen. “Draw,” I said again emphatically moving my finger up and down in the air in front of me. The student stared at me through the computer screen. I was frustrated, she was frustrated, and … More Assessing trial students in a non-stressful environment