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Marketplace Insights News – 11/27/2023

Staying engaged during breaks

If you teach ongoing classes, you may have noticed that families can now pause their subscription. So, how do you interact with learners when they’re not in the classroom to keep them coming back for more?

In our latest article, we’ve come up with 10 tips for you to use to keep your learners engaged when they’ve hit the “pause” button that will keep them coming back for more.

[Discover How]

Trending: Popular holiday classes

Were you one of the lucky educators who created exciting fall classes this November? If so, keep the momentum going by creating more classes for the upcoming holiday season.

Not sure what to teach?

Top winter camp subjects in 2023:

  • Life Skills
  • Arts
  • Coding & Tech

Top winter camp class topics in 2023:

  • Movie Making and Video Editing
  • Dungeons and Dragons
  • Coding & Tech
  • Animal Crossing and other gaming camps
  • Creating Writing
  • Social-Emotional Skill Building
  • Holiday Baking
  • Holiday arts and crafts
  • Foreign Language learning
  • Spelling and punctuation help camps
  • Life skills

Upcoming holidays:

  • Hanukkah
  • Christmas
  • Kwanzaa
  • Boxing Day
  • New Year’s Eve/New Year’s Day

Keep learners engaged with new and exciting ideas by incorporating fun holidays, such as National Cookie Day or National Ugly Sweater Day.

[Discover More Tips]

Do you teach writing?

Winter break is a great time to start promoting your online writing classes! Whether you offer beginner skills like letter tracing, intermediate skills like creating simple sentences and paragraphs, or advanced writing like essays, families are always in need of your skills! 

Not sure where to start? Read about how one educator used his passion for writing to create a successful online teaching business on Outschool.

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Best practices: Creating new listings

At Outschool, we want you to see your online teaching business succeed! With that in mind, we’ve pulled together some of our best articles about creating listings to help you reach your goals in 2024:

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Exciting news about OUTreach

Are you an educator who is:

  • 18 years old (or be the age of the majority if residing outside of the United States)
  • In good standing
  • Not currently participating in any other Outschool-sponsored referral program

If you said “yes” then you can expect to see your personalized OUTreach coupon code in your email soon! We’re rolling out new codes to eligible educators weekly to start earning cash with our newest referral program. Join the fun and start sharing why you love Outschool on your social media, website, and with friends and family to start earning today!

[Start earning]

Data insights for educators

Classes in demand

Get an in-depth look at the subjects, class times, and age groups with a high search volume but few class listings on Outschool.

This week’s top ten topics: 

  • social skills camp
  • squishmallow drawing
  • adhd tutors
  • youtube
  • digital art
  • english
  • guitar
  • gaming club
  • chemistry
  • sewing

[Check It Out]


Class topic requests 

Explore this month’s parent topic requests to spark ideas for your next spectacular class.

Learn to Draw Superheroes5
English reading and writing6
Face and/or body Painting7
Beginning Ukrainian language8
Ongoing 3rd grade math8
Foundation in Sounds9
Reading Comprehension9
Coding and Tech classes9
Smash ultimate and Roblox9
How to make stained glass10
Australia Geography10
Cocos2d game engine class11
Braiding and hair like coloring cutting13
How to ride a skateboard13
Autism social club14
Dungeons and Dragons-  Light of Xaryxis14
Empathy and tolerance amongst siblings15
Working as a pharmacist or pharmacist tech16
How to write a bibliography16
Pharmaceutical medicine16
How to make a dog treat17

[Find Inspiration]


Enrollment trends

Find out which learner ages, class times, and class topics drove the most enrollments over the past two weeks at Outschool. 

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Global insights 

Jumpstart your global business by creating classes for the subjects, times, and days of the week popular with families outside of the U.S. & Canada.

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