Self-Care for Online Teachers

The online teachers I know are proud of the fact that they can make a living with a laptop and internet connection — and they should be! Online teachers have a lot of freedom and it’s great to take advantage of it.

Given the interest and growth in online learning, more and more teachers are trading the classroom for the webcam (or sometimes just adding the webcam), but it usually adds up to more time looking at a screen and more time sitting.

 

There is a body of research that has found a correlation between long periods of sitting and an elevated risk of illness or injury.  It is important for online teachers to use self-care strategies to stay healthy.

Self Care Strategies

Strategies for self-care are critical for our health and well-being. Self-care is not a luxury or indulgence but a necessity in the work that we do. Also, challenges such as precarious work, multiple workloads or administrative responsibilities can add to the pressures of this demanding...

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What does Project Jaguar have to do with ELT?

Teachers – do you have an idea for an online course but you aren’t sure how to proceed? 

Do you have valuable content that would help students but you just don't know how to get your content out there? 

If you answered yes, then Project Jaguar has the perfect solution for you!

 

When I was at the Caribbean TESOL Expo in Jamaica last month, I had the pleasure of meeting Trevaun Solomon, the young but very impressive “brain” behind Project Jaguar. Trevaun is barely 20 but he is making a huge impact in the online platform marketplace!  He really impressed me when he demonstrated how easy it is for teachers to set up a course(s) and start earning income.  What I like about Project Jaguar is that their platform is only for teachers so they are working hard to learn what teachers need and how we can get the most from their product.


What is Project Jaguar exactly? 

It’s an all-in-one course management system. 

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