A lot of people seem to get really nervous about the DaDaABC interview process.
This often leads to a lot of questions popping up about what will actually be involved in the process.
So this article will endeavour to answer some of the most frequently asked questions about the DaDaABC interview and application process.
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So let's begin answering those FAQs!
Can you tell me what to expect from the DaDaABC interview?
You will be having a video chat, just like any other interview…just through screens.
And much like any other interview, you'll be trying to communicate your value to the role and the company.
An interview technique is the STAR technique. Situation, Task, Action, Result
S – Teaching in a classroom.
T – To get the class singing the ABCs.
A – To demonstrate the ABC song.
R – Getting the whole class singing the ABCs.
So this is a great way to prepare for interviews is write out lots of ways to prove that your experience from the past can help you tackle a relevant situation within teaching online for DaDaABC.
But this doesn't just have to be with teaching experience, could be from any real life experience.
Because you want to be proving that you're a fun teacher
so any activities you're involved in, like sports teams or bands.
So use the STAR technique to explana circumstance then make it relevant to online teaching and demonstrate your value through this method.
It's just like a regular interview. Smile. Be professional. All that jazz!
I've also talked about the interview process in the post below. Just click on the banner to read more:
What is the DaDaABC training like?
You'll go through some slides explaining how to use the platform and some basic teaching tips, such as TPR and CCQ.
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You will then have a mini demo with your trainer/mentor pretending to be a child in a classroom environment.
Or, you will be booked for a demo class with an actual student. But before this you will have a chance to play around with the platform to get comfortable.
So it is all very thorough! You shouldn't be left wanting for more information…but if you are, that's exactly what DigiNo.org is for, to fill in all the blanks!
Feel free to use the search bar on the right to answer any questions you might have.
How can I prepare for my DaDaABC interview?
Practice the STAR technique, get yourself a blue shirt. Get yourself a background, make sure you're looking presentable.
Wearing the light blue t-shirt, you've shown you've done your research.
Get some props!
What are your go-to props?
For sure, get some puppets!
They are great for breaking the ice with shy students. Showing that you've got the props already prepared will really impress your employers.
Here's a link to the DigiNo Shop for you to find the best props to use.
I really like to use a ukulele. I find music to be a wonderful teaching tool. It's good to find props that are related to your skillset and your interests.
If you enjoy using the props, then the student will get more enjoyment out of them as well!
Here's a link to my 10 Essential Items for DaDaABC:
How is your DaDaABC pay determined?
I really want you to get the best wage possible so I'm trying to get you as prepared as possible. It's important to just relax and have fun in your demo class.
If you have fun, then so will the student! Student engagement will give you a great chance and getting a high wage.
Here is an article on how much DaDaABC pay: