When I started talking about the decision to leave the traditional classroom and teach online, so many ears perked up, and the questions came pouring in. That makes me think:
- There are more people like me who want to work in their sweatpants, and to that I say AMEN.
- Are we finally figuring out how to have our cake and eat it, too, by working from home with our kids in the way? I mean, by our sides?
- Is it possible that public education continues to introduce so many headaches for teachers that some of us are straight sprinting from our jobs?
I don’t know the answers to those questions, and I’m praying the latter isn’t YES, but with the interest that resulted from my first piece in mind, I created a list of what I think are pros and cons of teaching online. Because We Are Teachers is a classy place, I didn’t want to include something like the time I took a meeting during a dicey bathroom incident as a pro, but believe you me: HUGE PRO.
Just remember to turn off your webcam. You’re welcome.
Click HERE or the graphic below for the professional, non-embarrassing pros and cons.
Amy Flory - Funny Is Family says
I love that you’ve been able to continue educating students while being home with your littles. I also love that you’re able to chat with me during the traditional school day, because I’m selfish like that.
Shay from Trashy Blog says
Have you told us which company you teach for? I mean, for which you teach? From what you described, I do some similar stuff (and I love it), but I’d love to hear what else is out there. I’m kind of way busy as it is, but I’m always open to new opportunities.