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Online Teaching Tips from italki Teachers at #OnlineTeacherSummit

The Online Teacher Summit, hosted April 2-9 2017 will bring leading experts in online language education together in one event! italki is proud to partner with this event, and to recognize many italki teachers and partners among the presenters. Click here to Register for the Summit Anyone who is considering a future in online teaching or who wants […]

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! We hope you’ve been enjoying the holiday season and are looking forward to a wonderful 2016. Thank you for teaching on italki and for all the excellent work you do for italki students! Best Wishes for 2016! Tracy, Charles, and the rest of the italki Team

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नमस्ते and शी लाग्यो from Shanghai! italki's introduction to Nepali

Early on a mid-August Thursday, we started our day at the office with this cheerful music sent by Mindy, our Nepali teacher for the morning! This song, about having fun and being happy, is the most popular song in Nepal right now, and it was the beginning of a great discussion about the language and […]

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Bonvenon al Esperanto Week at italki

A Russian, a Spaniard, an American, an Italian, some Chinese, and an Englishman walk into a Skype call…  It’s not a bar joke, it’s Esperanto week at italki! During the first week of August, while the global Esperanto Community was enjoying language workshops, concerts, and general merriment at the International Youth Congress (IJK), italki (while […]

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August 2015 Teacher Newsletter

August 2015 Teacher Newsletter Saluton! To kick off August, italki sponsored the Esperanto IJK (International Youth Congress); a week of Esperanto workshops and events. Since we couldn’t attend in person, we followed along with Esperanto lessons in the italki office! In addition, welcome Charles to Teacher Services, hear about some cool stuff italki teachers are […]

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July 2015 Teacher Newsletter

July 2015 Teacher Newsletter The 2015 June Language Challenge Wrap Up has been posted! 55% of Challengers completed their 12 hours, and 10% of Challengers were also italki teachers! What computer or smartphone do you use?  Take this quick survey to let us know. Also, watch some excellent videos starring italki teachers, check the policy […]

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April 2015 – Teacher Newsletter

April 2015 Teacher Newsletter Happy Birthday to italki Articles!  To celebrate, we’re sharing a new “Article Skeleton” that we hope will help you organize your thoughts for your next italki Article. Besides that, there’s a review of the E-Merging Forum 5 conference by italki Teacher Helga, a list of some upcoming international polyglot and language […]

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June 2015 Teacher Newsletter

June 2015 Teacher Newsletter Sign up is over and the Language Challenge is underway!  Here’s how you can get recommended to students, some more updated FAQs, a suggestions for creating and sharing documents online, and language learning suggestions from English Teacher Anne.   Get Recommended to italki Students We’re contacting new students learning German, Chinese, […]

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italki Learns American Sign Language (ASL)

It’s a Wednesday morning before work and, grateful for cinnamon rolls, we assemble in the office around a white board and projector, about to begin our lesson. The cinnamon rolls were delicious and sticky, but for this lesson we were going to need our hands free! On this particular morning, our visiting teacher was Mark […]

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February 2015 – Teacher Newsletter

February 2015 Teacher Newsletter The 2015 New Years Language Challenge is on, and italki is taking the Challenge!  Are your students on track to finish? There’s a new italki Article submission process designed to give you better feedback, some helpful FAQ reminders and updates, this month’s free online teaching resources (especially for English teachers), awesome […]

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