Teach online with Einstein

6 Online Teaching Lessons From Albert Einstein

Inspiration for online teaching can appear in surprising places.

Who says it should be confined to conferences or journal articles?

When you teach online, the words of celebrated thinkers can offer plenty of food for thought.  And Albert Einstein provides a perfect example…

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Zen and the art of online teaching

Zen And The Art Of Online Teaching

In the middle of a busy day of online teaching, the calming sound of a trickling stream may be impossible to imagine.

There’s no room for restful imagery today.

Instead, you furiously multi-task between multiple student demands, administrative responsibilities, and a large pile of unmarked work waiting to be graded….

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Dealing with student email when you teach online

5 Ways To Survive A Student Email Avalanche

When you teach online, your inbox is always overflowing with student email. 

And if you don’t check your messages for a day or two, look out!
When you do open your email it’s like watching an avalanche coming roaring down a mountainside – straight towards you…

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OnlineTeaching Credibility Boosters

Double Your Online Teaching Credibility in 10 Minutes

When you teach online, many of your skills and achievements go unnoticed.

Your colleagues don’t see you often.
They don’t really know that much about you.

And your students read your emails, and respond to your feedback.
But overall, they know less about you than your colleagues do.

This kind of invisibility is certainly frustrating.

But even worse – it can also damage your career, and your job satisfaction.
When no-one knows about your achievements, you often run into two problems…

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online teaching takes superpowers

Only Superheroes Teach Online

Every online teacher has a particular superpower.
What’s yours?

Online teaching already involves several non-negotiable core skills.

At the very least, you’ll need to be:

• Qualified and experienced

• A good communicator (and natural mentor)

• Technologically-savvy, and

• An expert in your field.

A genuine passion for online teaching, and a healthy dose of patience also help.

That’s not a bad skill set!

But there’s one more thing you use to teach online: your personality.

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