Camille Turner

Camille is a content marketing editor and writer, specializing in the language industry. Her love for language and experiencing other cultures has taken her around the globe, and she has taught English abroad both in the classroom and online. When not working or traveling, she can be found spending time with her family or — when not chasing after her toddler — cozying up with a good book!

Posts by Camille


10 Fun Ways to Use Realia in Your ESL Classroom

If you’re a teacher, chances are that you’ve used realia at some point in your classroom and you may not have even realized it! We’ll show you 10 creative ways to use these real-world objects in the physical and virtual classroom to grab your students’ attention and make lessons more memorable.

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goals for English teachers

10 Powerful 2023 Goals for English Teachers to Ring In the New Year

The year 2023 is almost here, and we’ve got 10 powerful goals for English teachers to help ring in the new year with a bang. Whether you’re choosing a few New Year’s resolutions or just need to spice up your teaching routine, it’s time to visualize your upcoming year and kick things into gear! We’ll […]

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teaching english online as a side gig

7 Reasons Why Teaching English Online as a Side Gig Is a Smart Choice

Teaching English online as a side gig has become an increasingly popular way for experienced teachers to make additional income during off seasons and slow periods. But, certified K-12 teachers aren’t the only ones who can teach English as a side gig. With a laptop, an internet connection, some creativity, and a certification or two, […]

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ESL Stakeholders

ESL Stakeholders – Who Are They and Why Do They Matter?

ESL stakeholders are invested in students’ success. Knowing who they are and how to build good relationships with them will result in positive interactions with colleagues as well as happy students, satisfied parents, and more career opportunities for you down the road.

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teaching conversational English

10 Tips for Teaching Conversational English Like a Pro

More and more TEFL/TESOL educators are finding themselves teaching conversational English as the demand for classes focused on speaking and fluency continues to grow. But, what exactly does it mean to teach English conversation? Are these classes solely focused on free talk? In actuality, conversation classes require preparation and structure just like any other type […]

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Is Getting a Master’s in TESOL Worth It?

Earning a master’s degree is a major commitment of time, money, and energy. You may be considering a career in teaching English as a foreign language, but is a master’s in TESOL worth it for you? We’ll examine the factors to consider and several paths that can get you there.

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freelance English teacher

What Is a Freelance English Teacher (and Should I Become One)?

Find out how being a freelance English teacher is different from working with an ESL company, and discover your options when it comes to working for yourself. Plus, hear what freelancing is like from English teachers currently doing it!

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professional development for ESL teachers

Professional Development for ESL Teachers – 9 Ways to Boost Your Resume

Professional development for ESL teachers is sometimes overlooked, but it’s important if you want to grow as a teacher and become more marketable for jobs. Here are 9 ways to up your professional development game.

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teach English in Thailand

How to Teach English in Thailand: The Ultimate Guide

Discover how to teach English in Thailand, a country with a rich culture, beautiful landscape, and high demand for ESL teachers. Learn about salaries, teaching requirements, and where to find job openings, and hear from experienced teachers who have taught there.

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teach english online with no degree

6 Companies Where You Can Teach English Online With No Degree

Yes, it’s absolutely possible! We’ll share some online English tutoring companies that hire teachers without bachelor’s degrees, give you tips for standing out when applying to jobs, and even offer alternative avenues for teaching online.

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