The Global Classroom: How Vipkid Transformed Online Learning
January 12, 2021
5.0 X 6.9 X 0.9 inches | 0.52 pounds
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About the Author
Lily Jones is the creator of Curiosity Pack and EducatorForever.com. She is a former elementary teacher and an instructional coach, educational blogger, curriculum consultant, and Forbes contributor. Cindy Mi is a former English tutor and the founder and CEO of VIPKid. Dr. Kai-fu Lee is a venture capitalist, technology executive, writer, and artificial intelligence (AI) expert. Professor Jun Liu is a past president of TESOL International Inc. and current professor of linguistics at Stony Brook University.
"VIPKID, an online education company connecting Chinese students with overseas teachers, has done fantastic. There are very few companies globally that could match the scale and the user experience of VIPKID."--Neil Shen, founding and managing partner of Sequoia Capital China "Their platform is changing things. . . . "It's a no-brainer for me. We have to look for companies adding value to society, helping kids learn and grow."--Kobe Bryant "VIPKid teachers are the reason that VIPKid is thriving. And no matter what your reason is for becoming a VIPKid teacher, you are helping children learn and read. You are making a brighter future for kids around that world, and for that, I'm grateful ... Thank you for your commitment to education."--Laura Bush "We believe that cooperation between VIPKid and HMH will better meet the needs of students in China and around the world and will lead to excellent learning outcomes. We're excited to partner with such an innovative and mission-driven company."--Samuel Bonfante, Senior Vice President of Global Markets, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt "VIPKid is helping our students with the skills necessary to succeed in an increasingly global world."--Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel "Not only [is VIPKID] making a difference in the lives of young children in many countries, but I believe [they] are creating a new economy and a new way for the world to come together."--Mike Rawlings, mayor of Dallas, TX "We share VIPKid's commitment to supporting new teachers, and look forward to our ongoing collaboration in strengthening the knowledge and expertise of so many English language teachers."-- Christopher Powers, Executive Director of TESOL International Association "VIPKid has become the benchmark for the online education industry in China. We're proud to partner with VIPKid and look forward to working together to develop the highest standard of education for students in China."--Dr. Jinghua Liu, Chief Testing and Research Officer of EMA