How To Become A Teacher Scam
How the scam works:
(with video below) You might come across online advertisements posted by academic system gurus or self-proclaimed educators, who promise to get you a teacher license or degree within a short amount of time. Whether it’s a high school teacher or a kindergarten instructor, they’ll do the magic for you. To find out how, you have to buy their digital courses, kits, webinars, or even e-books, which reveal the secret. Before it’s too late and fall into the trap of paying for his course, you need to recognize the secret signs. How?
Watch the video below to see the exposed secrets of scamming gurus, regardless of the industry:
The deceptive practices that come most of the times via webinars. These gurus, showing themselves old houses with impressive libraries and collections of books (both rented just for the purpose of shooting the videos), create webinars that they claim are live. In reality, the webinars –which are just shameless pitches asking for thousands of dollars for weak digital courses– are just recorded and played over and over again, with a strategic script.
For example, throughout the webinar, the ‘guru’ might say “Press letter B if you can hear me well”. Within three seconds, he continues: “Oh, that great, I like these Bs”. It’s just an only recorded trick since there are indeed a few people who would press the letter B when they can hear the call to action. It makes it look live, but only the audience feed (comments from attendants) is.
On the other hand, although these academic educators promise to stick around after the webinar for a 30-min Q&A session, they also have recorded questions and answers that they pretend to address to. These answers are strategic too. They are just addressing the questions that relate to how people can pay, the deadline, customers from other countries, etc.
Don’t get us wrong. These guys have the skill of selling and most likely are successful somehow. Also, there are renowned educators out there. We are referring to the ones that are taking thousands of dollars from victims and not deliver the “teacher license”, aka a poorly run academic course. Needless to say, they are also careful to throw in a disclaimer, saying that the results vary for everyone who takes their digital courses. Which is true as a statement, but how can you claim your money back when you know you did your best and heard the disclaimer?
How to avoid the How To Become A Kindergarten Teacher (or High School Teacher) scam:
Don’t pay. Remember that the academic courses in universities take 2-3 years to complete, not 45 minutes. How do you know if the webinar is recorded? When you register for the webinar, you may be given a few dates and times. Whatever you pick, it’s the same as on a different day. Look at what questions he answers at the end and check to see if they really exist in the audience feed, as if people would ask live. Most likely they are not. There is no real interaction between the guru and the audience.
The sound also varies throughout the presentation. The ‘gurus’ might say throughout the presentation: “There are 41 spots left”, then 5 minutes later “That’s cool, there are 22 spots left. It’s gonna be sold out guys”… All recorded on tape.
How to report the How To Become A Kindergarten Teacher (or High School Teacher) scam:
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