Anastasiia Martinez is a creative bilingual teacher who is a new teacherpreneur. Find out why she thinks that teachers should take risks, engage in professional and self-development and why native/non-native doesn't matter in the world of teacherpreneurship.
Anastasiia, can you start off by telling us where you teach?
I teach English Language Arts and English Language Development classes at a public middle school in Pittsburg, California in the United States.
How long have you been teaching?
It’s my first year at a public school. Before I jumped on a middle school teaching journey, I’d taught at several private language schools for 7 years. I’ve also been teaching English online for 5 years and I’m absolutely loving it! I wouldn’t say that an online classroom is completely different from a traditional one. I just have to use different tools when I teach online.
Can you describe a typical teaching day?
My day usually starts very early. I like...