Classes That Need Educators This Week
Bi-weekly insights on popular subjects, class times, and age groups with a high search volume but a low number of class listings.
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November 30th, 2021

We’ve gathered this week’s topics with a high search volume but few current class listings. Can you fill any of these gaps by connecting your passions to one of these popular topics? Pay attention to the “Tip of the Week” for additional insights!

For more insights into what families are searching for, explore this week’s parent topic requests or enrollment trends.

Search TermSubjectClass TypeAge RangePrice Per HourStart Time (PST)Tip of the Week
cookingLife Skillsongoing8-12$0-203:00 PMCooking continues to be a top searched topic this season. The demand from older learners 14+ is growing.
winter campsCoding & Techcamp8-12$160+1:00 PMFamilies are looking for winter camp ideas. Use the topics on this list as inspiration for a winter camp concept!
gymnasticsHealth & Wellnessongoing3-7$0-201:00 PMNow is the perfect time to list a gymnastics winter camp.
sewingLife Skillsongoing8-12$0-2012:00 PMTry theming your sewing class around upcoming holidays, and be sure to offer some morning options.
public speakingEnglishongoing8-12$0-202:00 PMFamilies with older learners are looking for public speaking classes.
guitarMusicongoing8-12$21-401:00 PM1:1 guitar lessons are in high demand. Make your class stand out by adding a guitar history element!
hip hopArtsongoing3-7$0-201:00 PMLearners are looking to stay on top of the latest dance trends.
violinMusicongoing8-12$21-401:00 PMFamilies are also searching for 1:1 violin lessons after 5:00 pm PST.
animationArtsongoing8-12$0-204:00 PMThere’s a shortage of animation class options in the ongoing and camp format – can you fill that gap?
photographyArtsongoing8-12$0-2010:00 AMOur most successful photography classes this month target learners 13+.
creative writingEnglishongoing8-12$0-209:00 AMFamilies are also looking for creative writing classes that take place in the evening PST.
american sign languageWorld Languagesongoing3-7$0-202:00 PMLearners ages 11-13 are looking for American Sign Language classes.
typingCoding & Techongoing3-7$0-203:00 AMOlder learners are searching for ways to increase their speed on the keyboard!
roboticsCoding & Techongoing8-12$21-402:00 PMFamilies with learners ages 5-8 are showing an increased interest in robotics classes.
magicArtsongoing3-7$0-201:00 PMIf you rather not give away your secrets, try offering a group magic show!
makeupArtsongoing8-12$0-204:00 PMPairing make-up tutorials with storytelling is a popular trend.
Minecraft codingCoding & Techongoing3-7$0-201:00 PMLearners are looking for more ongoing Minecraft classes
dramaArtsongoing8-12$0-204:00 PMTheatre and comedy clubs are in high demand, but there aren’t currently very many options for learners 13+.
graphic designArtsongoing8-12$0-209:00 AMThere is a shortage of ongoing graphic design courses across all age groups.
financial skillsLife Skillsongoing8-12$0-2011:00 AMConsider diving into the ins and outs of cryptocurrencies in your financial skills course!


November 11th, 2021

We’ve gathered this week’s topics with a high search volume but few current class listings. Can you fill any of these gaps by connecting your passions to one of these popular topics? Pay attention to the “Tip of the Week” for additional insights!

Looking for info on popular Group themes? Check this out.

Search TermSubjectClass TypeAge RangePrice Per HourStart Time (PST)Tip of the Week
cookingLife Skillsongoing8-12$0-203:00 PMThe festive flavor of pumpkins makes the fall season feel complete. Try offering some classes featuring unique pumpkin dishes before winter hits!
codingCoding & Techongoing3-7$0-203:00 PMOlder learners 13+ are also looking for more coding options! Try offering a few sessions for this audience.
bakingLife Skillsongoing8-12$0-201:00 PMSearches for holiday-themed baking classes are on the rise!
gymnasticsHealth & Wellnessongoing3-7$0-201:00 PMLearners ages 4-6 need more options in the early mornings!
guitarMusicongoing8-12$21-$401:00 PMFamilies often enjoy the larger group guitar lesson experience. Try setting your minimum to 5+ learners.
actingArtsongoing3-7$0-202:00 PMVoice acting is increasing in popularity with our learners.
sewingLife Skillsongoing8-12$0-2012:00 PMTrying hooking interested sewers by teaching how to make a holiday-themed item.
photographyArtsongoing8-12$0-2010:00 AMSemester and ongoing class formats are the most popular with young photographers.
animationArtsongoing8-12$0-209:00 AMTry theming your animation class with a topic that will resonate with learners ages 6-10 (like Roblox).
violinMusicongoing8-12$21-$401:00 PM1:1 or small group violin lessons book more frequently than large group classes.
hip hopArtsongoing3-7$0-201:00 PMHip Hop is a staple on this list! Try your hand at offering a Hip Hop fitness class or even a Hip Hop dance party if it’s within your teaching expertise.
american sign languageWorld Languagesongoing8-12$0-202:00 PMShort courses with a focus area or theme have been the most successful ASL classes on Outschool.
dramaArtsongoing8-12$0-204:00 PMSome learners are interested in 1:1 acting tutoring, instead of a group class.
makeupArtsongoing8-12$0-204:00 PMNeed inspiration? Laura Le, Manny Mua, and Jackie Aina are some YouTube makeup artists whose videos may spark an idea!
footballLife Skillsongoing8-12$0-209:00 AMLearners love talking game strategy, fantasy football, and picking winners.
roboticsCoding & Techongoing8-12$21-$4010:00 AMMany families are looking for after-school robotics clubs.
financial skillsLife Skillsongoing8-12$0-209:00 AMBudgeting, credit, the stock market, and bitcoin are all popular interest areas in finance.
chemistryScience & Natureongoing8-12$0-2010:00 AMTraditional chemistry, chemistry & cooking, and science experiments are frequent searches.
italianWorld Languagesongoing3-7$0-2010:00 AMOngoing, short, and semester courses are all popular formats for Italian language learning classes.
karateHealth & Wellnessongoing3-7$0-201:00 PMYounger learners are excited to begin their martial arts journey on Outschool.


October 31st, 2021

The following topics represent frequent searches with few current class listings – do you see anything that lines up with your passions? Remember to always teach classes that line up with your expertise and interests, and use these observations as inspiration for how you may take a unique approach to your chosen teaching topics. 

This week, we’ve included some extra tips based on inside insights into popular class listings and gaps that could be filled!

Search TermSubjectClass TypeAge RangePrice Per HourTime (PST)Tip of the Week
ArtArtsongoing3-7$0-209:00 AMArt comes in many different forms! Drawing is the most searched art class term.
CookingLife Skillsongoing8-12$0-203:00 PMEducators are having success pairing cooking with learning other skills such as math and languages.
BakingLife Skillsongoing8-12$0-201:00 PMTry theming your baking classes around upcoming seasonal events and holidays.
SewingLife Skillsongoing8-12$0-2012:00 PMThere is a growing number of young learners (5-6 yrs) with an interest in sewing.
GuitarMusicongoing8-12$21-401:00 PM1:1 guitar classes are the most popular class format for this topic.
Book ClubEnglishongoing8-12$0-2010:00 AMTrying offering a book club after school hours. There seems to be interest!
PhotographyArtsongoing8-12$0-2010:00 AMThe ongoing class format is a great avenue to share your knowledge of photography with learners.
Hip HopArtsongoing3-7$0-201:00 PMLearners want to know how to master the latest Tik Tok dance trends!
Minecraft CodingCoding & Techongoing3-7$0-201:00 PMConsider offering these classes for the 10-12 yr age group, as well.
AnimationArtsongoing8-12$0-209:00 AMFamiles are looking for more semester and ongoing animation classes.
ViolinMusicongoing3-7$21-401:00 PMThere is currently a lack of sections for younger learners and after 4pm PST.
American Sign LanguageWorld Languagesongoing8-12$0-202:00 PMConsider connecting ASL to a holiday, song, or a learning goal.
FootballLife Skillsongoing8-12$0-209:00 AMFootball means a different sport in different countries! 🏈⚽️
PreschoolEnglishongoing3-7$0-207:00 AMFamilies prefer classes with 6 or fewer learners.
RoboticsCoding & Techongoing8-12$21-4010:00 AMOngoing and short-term robotics club classes are having success.
DramaArtsongoing8-12$0-201:00 PMImprov, acting, and theater are all popular forms of drama classes.
KoreanWorld Languagesongoing3-7$0-2010:00 AMInterests in Korea expand beyond the language, including history, culture, cooking and K-Pop.
AlgebraMathongoing8-12$21-409:00 AMAlgebra appeals to learners of all ages.
Financial SkillsLife Skillsongoing8-12$0-209:00 AMConnect Financial Skills with traditional math subjects.
MakeupArtsongoing8-12$0-203:00 PMCheck out Instagram and TikTok to see what is trending with make-up influencers.

October 17th, 2021

Ongoing classes remain in high demand and $11-20 is the most popular class price per hour for most of these search terms. The following topics represent frequent searches with few current class listings – can you fill any of these gaps? 

Search TermClass Times (PST)Age RangeTarget Class TypePrice Per Hour
Robotics10am – 3pm 8-11Ongoing, Camp$21-30
Cooking & Baking6am – 10am6-13Ongoing$11-20
Karate12pm – 3pm4-10Ongoing$11-20
Chess6am – 6pm5-12Ongoing, Semester$11-20
Debate8am – 5pm 8-14Ongoing. Short-term$11-20
Singing7am – 4pm3-11Ongoing, one-time$11-20
Axolotl7am – 5pm 7-11One-time$11-20
French7am – 2pm 4-14Ongoing, one-time$11-20
Animal Crossing10am, 2pm – 4pm 7-11Ongoing $11-20
Drawing7am – 4pm4-12One-time$11-20
Pokemon6am – 4pm4-10Ongoing, one-time$11-20
Video Editing7am – 5pm 9 – 13Camp$11-20
Escape Room7am – 5pm 5-12One-time$11-20
Gymnastics7am – 4pm3-11Ongoing$11-20
Sewing7am – 1pm 6-12One-time, short$11-20
Animation9am – 4pm 8-13One-time, Camp$11-20
Football8am – 4pm 8-13Ongoing$11-20
Gaming9am – 5pm 7-13Ongoing $11-20
Drum Lessons8am – 8pm 8-13Ongoing, 1:1$41-50

For more insights, check out what learners are searching or this week’s top parent topic requests.


October 3rd, 2021

Outschool families are interested in classes across a variety of topics — whether it’s gymnastics, video game design, or etiquette. They’re also looking for ongoing classes at the $11-20/hour price range. See the full breakdown below — it might be your chance to connect with more learners around what you’re passionate about!

Popular Search TermPopular Class  Times (PST)Target  Age RangePopular Target  Class TypePopular Price Per Hour
     
Gymnastics9am – 2pm4-8Ongoing$11-20
Karate12pm – 3pm4-9Ongoing$21-30
Cooking & Baking9am  – 5pm 7-14Ongoing, One-time$11-20
Robotics10am – 5pm8-13Ongoing, other$21-30
Chess9am – 6pm 6-11Ongoing, Semester$11- 20
Etiquette9am-5pm7-13One-time$11-20
Video Game Design8am – 2pm7- 11One time, Short-term$11-20
Sewing9am – 1pm 7-14Short-term, Ongoing$0 -20
Violin7am – 4pm 8-13Ongoing $51-60
Hip Hop7am – 4pm 4-11Ongoing, One-time$11-20

Whether you’re working on a new class listing, revamping an existing one, or looking to brainstorm with others, you can join this relaxed workshop with fellow educators to get feedback on your class listing before approval.

Multiple dates to choose from: October 13th, 20th, or 27th, 7 am-7:45 am PT

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