21st Century Learning

Teaching Online! Is it Worthwhile?

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Written by Ntrumoc25

Teaching Online is the process of delivering lessons and instructions via the internet. Online teaching can occur on the college or elementary level. For college, teachers, a class may meet in a regular classroom setting 2 or 3-time semester, but most of your engagement with students will occur via discussions, cyber-group projects, skype engagements, or video or audio.

However, the pros outweigh the cons when it comes to teaching online. You learn to operate efficiently in a whole new light.

The Pros:

  • Develop Exclusive relationship with each student
  • Save money on printed materials and supplies
  • Eliminates classroom Set and Preparation

The Cons:

  • Teaching online can be a lonely experience if you are used to physically interacting with students vial classroom setting. Teaching online requires you to word independently without the collaborative, Q & An interaction of the classroom.

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Exclusive Relationships

Online teaching promises an exclusive relationship between you and your students. You may not see their faces but you will get to know their personalities. Knowing the character of each of your students can be more exciting than seeing them face to face. You get to focus on their thoughts, including their excitements, concerns, and fears regarding the learning they are experiencing.

Thousands of teachers who teach online enjoy the experience so much due to the intimate relationships formed with students.

Downsizes Preparatory Tasks

Furthermore, online teaching makes it unnecessary to print volumes of classroom materials to distribute to students, saving time and money. Online teaching often requires students to print out copies of important documents, including syllabus, report assignments, and other instructions.

Is Teaching Online Difficult?

Online teaching isn’t difficult once you understand the system that the program or school is implementing. You will receive extensive training and support.

A most educational system geared toward online learning allows you to present presentation and lesson using modern day technology. Computer literacy is required. There will be times that students may not receive certain materials due to some technical problem with the computer system.  In this case, the IT people are ready to resolve the problems.

The Need for Online Teachers

Without online teachers, thousands of students will find it heart to obtain an education. Some live far away from a school; others just don’t have the time to travel back and forth to college campuses. Some students just don’t like the inclusive classroom setting.

Online High schools

Many parents who desire to protect their students from the uncertainty of the public-school environment prefer that their high school teens receive their learning via online.

You are Needed

Becoming an online teacher will put you able to help students all over the world, including China and Russia, two nations who often see out English teachers from America to educate their students from across the world.

Teaching Online is well worthwhile.

Happy Online Teaching

 

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