Betsy Ramser Jaime

Betsy has been working remotely for eight years in content creation, editing, writing, and teaching/mentoring. In early 2014, she earned her TEFL certification and has enjoyed teaching online to adult learners around the world ever since. When she’s not working, Betsy loves exploring the world and has visited 35+ countries. Born and raised in the Midwest, she moved to Florida for grad school and has been there ever since. Her favorite hobbies are reading and slowly improving her Mandarin. You can connect with her on her blog or Instagram.

Posts by Betsy

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What Is a Typical TEFL Salary When Teaching Online or Abroad?

A lot of factors go into TEFL salary, like where you teach, your qualifications and experience, and what a particular employer offers. We’ll break these factors and others down to give you a realistic idea of how much money you can expect to make as an online or classroom-based English teacher.

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Don’t Make These 5 Mistakes When Applying to Online Teaching Jobs

These days, the online teaching job market is booming – but it’s also more competitive than ever. If you’re looking to break into this field, don’t make these 5 mistakes when applying to online teaching jobs!

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Are Online TEFL Courses Worth It?

You may wonder if you should invest in online TEFL training and if it will ultimately lead to the job you want. The simple answer for most people is a resounding yes, but before you decide, let’s take a deeper dive into getting TEFL certified online. 

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How Does Online TEFL Certification Work? What to Expect and FAQs

Ready to get certified to teach English but wondering how exactly online TEFL certification works? We’ve got the answers to how long an online TEFL certification takes, what you can expect to learn, and other frequently asked questions.

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5-Point Checklist For Planning Online ESL Games for Teens

Games and activities are an effective way to keep young students engaged. Consider this 5-point checklist when planning online ESL games for teens to make sure they help students reach their learning goals.

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5 Tips for Creating Your Ideal Online English Teaching Schedule

As an online English teacher, it’s important to consider certain factors that go into creating your ideal teaching schedule in order to maximize your earning potential, avoid common scheduling mistakes, and set up a day-to-day routine that is manageable and fits your lifestyle.

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Feeling Stressed? 7 Ways to Overcome TEFL Job Search Fatigue

While there’s an increased demand for online English teachers due to the global coronavirus crisis, the market is also more competitive than ever. If you’re on the job hunt and feeling frustrated or overwhelmed by the process, it’s likely that you’re experiencing TEFL job search fatigue. Luckily, there are ways you can avoid or overcome this natural part of the job search.

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Tips for Using Games When Teaching Adults English Online

You might be surprised to learn that ESL games and activities are an effective teaching tool with adult language learners as well as kids. An experienced online teacher shares how games bring more energy, fun, and student engagement to her online lessons with adults.

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