Whether you start teaching online for a company or you start your own business, teaching online can be a rewarding career move. For me, it has allowed me the flexibility to think outside the traditional career box and to live other areas of my life more fully.
Here are a few perks to teaching online if you haven't thought much about it yet:
Will our isolation increase through the infinite freedom of information and ubiquity of the Internet? Longer summers and lesser days / school year are the remains of the US agrarian economy, when planting picking and harvesting took place in a greater number of homesteads than today. US schools continue to have fewer days... and if well charted and scheduled, this freedom fosters creativity.
You, the ascetic, went all that way for a change of scene, perhaps to the desert, perhaps to the hinterlands covered in snow, perhaps amidst a people whose language seemed obscure, strange, but alluring. Enchanté? Oui.