“I make $ 20 an hour teach­ing English to kids on­line”

Look­ing for re­ward­ing, flex­i­ble work that you can do from the com­fort of your couch? So was An­gela Brum­baugh— read on to learn how she found it! While search­ing for an on­line job that would let me set my own hours, I found Teacher.qkids.net, a web­site t

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“To get started, I filled out an on­line ap­pli­ca­tion and heard back in two days. Qkids pre­pared me with ev­ery­thing I needed to know be­fore par­tic­i­pat­ing in a demo class, which I was paid to do. It went well, and two more demos fol­lowed!

“Now I teach about 25 halfhour classes a week for $ 20 an hour. I pre­fer the early morn­ing and late-night classes, though you get to choose your shifts.

“I work with one to four stu­dents per ses­sion, and each les­son is as­signed on­line and re­quires no prior plan­ning on my part. We do speak­ing ex­er­cises, in­ter­ac­tive games, an­i­ma­tions and skill as­sess­ments. My main job is to guide the stu­dents, giv­ing them en­cour­age­ment and lots of smiles!

“What I love most about this work are the ‘ light bulb’ mo­ments, when stu­dents go from con­fused to proud—there is no bet­ter feel­ing! It’s these mo­ments that mo­ti­vate me to wake up early for class.”

An­gela Brum­baugh, 41, Fort Worth, TX

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