“There are two things that people hate…change, and the way things are.”
While very true, this quote is not exclusive of a particular group or even particular companies or agencies. It is the same for all of us. We don’t like change, but we complain about how things are, wanting change. So how does this apply to you?
So, you want to retire and teach online to make a few extra bucks? Yes, you can, but it takes a lot of preparation and a lot of perseverance to pull it off. If you planning to retire at a certain age, start your preparation as described in this series a year or more in advance.
In order to teach for schools that assign college credit, you must be able to meet or exceed two sets of qualifications: School qualifications, obviously, and any qualifications that the school’s accreditation body requires.
Think of this: graduating high school seniors in 2016 have never known life without the internet. They have never known a world without a personal communication device that fits in a pocket. Their adolescent world has always included Facebook (or MySpace), GMail, Twitter, instant messaging or texting, instant photo sharing, video-on-demand, movies-on-demand, and archiving of everything. Any video they see has to be in High Definition, or it just isn’t right. More importantly, the high school graduate of today has a very different view of what “individual privacy” really means.