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Remote university learning can be just as good as a physical classroom. I’ve been teaching 80 students, from Beijing to Illinois, online since June — here’s how I’ve made it work.

In the autumn, students across the world will be learning remotely as Coronavirus forces universities to close campuses. Journalist Chris Stokel-Walker has been teaching 80 students, holed up from Beijing to Illinois, since June. Working under pressure, he and his colleagues had to work out how they could deliver their […]
Remote university learning can be just as good as a physical classroom. I’ve been teaching 80 students, from Beijing to Illinois, online since June — here’s how I’ve made it work.
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PRESENTING: How to capitalise on the increase in virtual learning and become a successful, high-earning online tutor

Schools from pre-K to college have turned into “Zoom universities,” work has gone remote, and most of our external interactions are virtual. And with that, so has tutoring become increasingly more valuable online. Students seeking guidance have turned to online supplemental educators; online tutors are seeing income increases worldwide, Reuters […]
PRESENTING: How to capitalise on the increase in virtual learning and become a successful, high-earning online tutor
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A 9-year-old tried to give his teacher a ‘raise’ using his own birthday money — and it shows just how dire the teacher salary problem in the US has become

Parker Williams, a 9-year-old elementary school student in Florida, made local news after giving his birthday money to his teacher. Williams attempted to give his teacher a $US15 pay bump because he thought “teachers don’t get paid enough.” Statistics show teachers get paid 21% less than similar jobs that require […]
A 9-year-old tried to give his teacher a ‘raise’ using his own birthday money — and it shows just how dire the teacher salary problem in the US has become
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10 things you didn’t realise teachers have to buy with their own money

Teachers often have to purchase their own supplies when decorating their classrooms. Even standard office supplies like pens and paper sometimes come out of teachers’ personal money. Here are 10 things you didn’t realise teachers had to buy for their classrooms. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Many of […]
10 things you didn’t realise teachers have to buy with their own money
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10 alarming facts about teacher pay in the United States

In the United States, many first-year teachers can expect to earn a salary of less than $US40,000. The average teacher spends almost $US500 on their own classroom supplies, and many teachers are forced to work a second job to make ends meet. Here are 10 alarming facts about teacher pay […]
10 alarming facts about teacher pay in the United States
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The 15 worst US states to be a teacher

New Hampshire, New Mexico, and Arizona topped WalletHub‘s annual ranking of the worst states for teachers. Educators across the country have expressed their frustration over rushed district reopening plans, or inadequate resources to bring lessons online. Many states on the list have held protests and strikes over the last few […]
The 15 worst US states to be a teacher
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