Teacher Guide

How to offer classes through Outschool

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69 articles in this collection
Written by Amir Nathoo, Nick Grandy, Laura Forde and 9 others
Getting Started

Teacher Profile Picture Guidelines

Tips for a great headshot for your teaching profile on Outschool
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Written by Marissa Robbins
Updated over a week ago

Teacher Troubleshooting Tips

Common fixes for teachers experiencing technical difficulties
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Written by Marissa Robbins
Updated over a week ago

Prospective Teacher FAQ

A quick overview for potential teachers
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Written by Nick Grandy
Updated over a week ago

Creating a Great Teacher Application

Insights into our teacher review process and how to create a great application.
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Written by Marina Hydeman
Updated over a week ago

New Teacher FAQ

Answers to some commonly asked questions from new Outschool teachers.
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Written by Marina Hydeman
Updated over a week ago

How it works

Steps to success for teaching classes through Outschool
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Written by Nick Grandy
Updated over a week ago

Becoming a teacher on Outschool

Who can teach and how to apply
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Written by Nick Grandy
Updated over a week ago

Teacher Background Checks

How Outschool handles annual teacher background checks
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Written by Sophie Heller
Updated over a week ago

Teacher Identity Verification

How Outschool verifies the Identity of Teachers on the platform
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Written by Nicole Lopez
Updated this week

Teacher earnings and payments

Understanding how teachers are compensated
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Written by Sophie Heller
Updated over a week ago

Teacher profile standards

Guidelines for a great teacher profile
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Written by Nick Grandy
Updated over a week ago

Teacher profile video guidelines

Tips to create a great profile video
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Written by Julie Weseman
Updated over a week ago

How to use Outschool as a teacher

Guidelines and tips for thriving on Outschool
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Written by Nick Grandy
Updated over a week ago
Class Formats and Standards

Understanding Multiple Perspectives

How presenting a broad range of viewpoints can enhance your classroom experience.
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Written by Marissa Robbins
Updated this week

Outschool Parties - For Teachers

Guidance for teachers who want to set up a virtual party for kids
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Written by Leo Hanon
Updated over a week ago

Online Class Formats

Guidelines for running great classes in different formats
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Written by Nick Grandy
Updated over a week ago

Class content policy

Outschool classes should be objective, secular, and age-appropriate
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Written by Nick Grandy
Updated over a week ago

Unique Content

Ensuring that your classes follow our unique content requirements
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Written by Laura Forde
Updated over a week ago

Listing Classes: Subjects

Picking the right subject to describe your class
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Written by Nick Grandy
Updated over a week ago

Standards for class listings

How to get your classes approved and published
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Written by Nick Grandy
Updated over a week ago

Photo guidelines

Picking a great image for classes and profiles
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Written by Nick Grandy
Updated over a week ago

Flex Classes

How to offer classes that do not have scheduled meeting times.
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Written by Rachel
Updated over a week ago

Sample class listings for new teachers

Examples of listings that meet Outschool's class listing standards
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Written by Sophie Heller
Updated over a week ago

Ongoing classes for teachers

How to offer live classes that meet weekly with no set end date.
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Written by Marina Hydeman
Updated over a week ago

One-to-One Tutoring

Learn how to set up a one-to-one class
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Written by Nick Grandy
Updated yesterday
Offering Classes

Click to Schedule

Scheduling sections from your teacher calendar
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Written by Marissa Robbins
Updated over a week ago

How to upload a video to your class listing

How to upload a course description video to your class listing
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Written by Marissa Robbins
Updated over a week ago

Preparing your classes to appeal to learners

Writing your learner summary and uploading your course video for learners.
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Written by Marissa Robbins
Updated over a week ago

Listing your first class

Creating a class, requesting listing, and scheduling sections
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Written by Nick Grandy
Updated over a week ago

When to offer classes

How and when to schedule sections
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Written by Nick Grandy
Updated over a week ago

Teaching ESL Classes on Outschool

How Outschool is different from other online ESL companies
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Written by Elizabeth O'Donnell
Updated over a week ago

Schedule requests

How to schedule sections for you based on parent requests
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Written by Sophie Heller
Updated over a week ago

Responding to new class topic requests for teachers

How to handle new topic requests you’re interested in teaching
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Written by Elizabeth O'Donnell
Updated over a week ago

Auto-scheduled sections

How to meet parent schedule requests automatically
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Written by Marina Hydeman
Updated over a week ago

Tips for getting enrollments

A guide for brand new teachers on getting their first students
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Written by Amir Nathoo
Updated over a week ago

Responding to requests

Tips for responding to requests and questions from parents
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Written by Amir Nathoo
Updated over a week ago

Classes with fewer than minimum enrollments

Your options when you get fewer enrollments than the minimum class size
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Written by Amir Nathoo
Updated over a week ago

Building reputation and marketing your classes

Tips for new Outschool teachers on getting enrollments
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Written by Sophie Heller
Updated over a week ago
Other Topics

Account Management - For Educators

FAQs for Outschool’s Account Management support program
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Written by Marissa Robbins
Updated over a week ago

Class Buyouts

Understanding how to offer your Outschool classes to a group of buyers.
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Written by Marissa Robbins
Updated over a week ago

Gift Enrollments - For Teachers

Handing gift enrollments as an Outschool teacher
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Written by Marissa Robbins
Updated over a week ago

Compressing a video for upload

Guide to successfully uploading video to Outschool
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Written by Jonathan Kamin-Allen
Updated over a week ago

Teacher Guide to Parent Feedback

Understanding how Outschool displays parent reviews and feedback
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Written by Marissa Robbins
Updated over a week ago

Teacher Social Media Policy

Outschool’s requirements for teacher behavior on social media.
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Written by Nicole Lopez
Updated over a week ago

Information for Teachers on Learner Verification

Following Outschool’s protocol for verifying non-video learners
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Written by Marina Hydeman
Updated over a week ago

Copyright and Trademark guidance

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Written by Nicole Lopez
Updated over a week ago

How Outschool markets to parents

How we use emails and other marketing to reach parents
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Written by Sophie Heller
Updated over a week ago

Marketing off Outschool

Moving promotion of your classes beyond the Outschool platform.
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Written by Amir Nathoo
Updated over a week ago

Stats on the Teacher Dashboard

Glossary and FAQ explaining the stats we display on your teacher dashboard
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Written by Nick Grandy
Updated over a week ago

Understanding Financial Assistance

Information for teachers on enrollments made with Financial Assistance funds from Outschool.org
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Written by Sophie Heller
Updated over a week ago

Learner Safety and Privacy: For Teachers

Teacher guidelines for learner safety and privacy
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Written by Elizabeth O'Donnell
Updated this week

Keep communication on Outschool

Communicate with parents through the Outschool platform
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Written by Elizabeth O'Donnell
Updated over a week ago

Tax reporting for teachers

What you need to know about reporting your Outschool earnings
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Written by Sophie Heller
Updated over a week ago

Teacher restriction and removal

How we address activity that does not meet Outschool's standards
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Written by Nick Grandy
Updated over a week ago

Learning and improving as a teacher on Outschool

Professional development for Outschool teachers
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Written by Nick Grandy
Updated over a week ago

Extenuating Circumstances for Teachers

How Outschool works with teachers when emergencies arise.
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Written by Sophie Heller
Updated over a week ago

Teacher Referral Program

Earn money by referring new teachers to Outschool.
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Written by Sophie Heller
Updated over a week ago

Reporting tech issues

How to effectively notify Outschool about software or website issues.
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Written by Sophie Heller
Updated over a week ago