Born and raised in Southern California, Mari has been traveling the world and teaching English online for the last four years. She completed her TEFL certification with Bridge while traveling through Italy and currently resides in Scotland, where she teaches English as a second language online to children in China. With a passion for learning, teaching, and writing, she has established herself as a digital nomad who is always looking forward to her next adventure. Connect with her on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/mblove/.
Posts by Maricela
Make Your Experience Count: Careers in EFL
Whether your TEFL certification has taken you to classrooms around the world or allowed you to teach from home, chances are, you’ve accumulated valuable skills and experience you can apply toward a variety of long-term careers in EFL.Read More
How to Get Started Freelance English Teaching Online
What are the benefits of freelance English teaching online? For starters, you’ll have the freedom to decide who, what, when, and how you teach! We’ll dig deeper into what it means to be an ESL freelancer and how you can get off on the right foot with the teaching qualifications and business skills you’ll need to succeed.Read More
Finding Your Niche for Teaching English Online
How can you become a more successful teacherpreneur and freelance online English teacher? Find your niche for teaching English online! Let us take you through the basics of what a niche is and how choosing one of your own can lead to more students and higher earning potential.Read More
Increase Your Job Prospects by Teaching English Online to Groups
Teaching English online to groups is becoming more common as many teachers and students are turning to the virtual classroom. Find out the benefits of teaching English to groups online, and read our top tips for a successful group class!Read More
I Have No Experience Teaching English Online! Do My Non-Teaching Skills Apply?
With the global health crisis affecting many people’s jobs, teaching online offers new opportunities, even for those without previous teaching experience. In fact, you may already possess the necessary skills to be hired as an online English teacher.Read More
How to Teach English Online as a Digital Nomad
The coronavirus crisis has redefined the TEFL landscape as we know it. What does that mean for the future of teaching English abroad? Consider another way to work and travel the world – as a digital nomad.Read More
Online Teacher Mari’s 8 Mistakes to Avoid When Teaching English Online
Experienced online English tutor Mari shares common mistakes teachers make in the virtual classroom and offers suggestions for how to avoid them.Read More
Tackling Operational Challenges as a Freelance Teacher
From creating cancellation policies to setting your rates and choosing a teaching platform, you’ll need to handle many operational challenges as a freelance teacher. Find out what it takes to operate a successful tutoring business and overcome these challenges!Read More
What Types of Online English Teaching Jobs Are There?
There are many types of online English teaching jobs out there, including working for a company, freelancing for a marketplace, and starting your own ESL tutoring business. Read about each to find out which is right for you!Read More
Where to Teach English When You Retire: Breathtaking Places Around the Globe
All locations are not equal when it comes to where to teach English when you retire. Check out these 13 amazing countries from around the globe that welcome retirees with open arms!Read More