Best Bags For Teachers On The Go

Best Handbags For Esl Teachers
Being an English teacher abroad often means having to carry stuff: books, clothes, computers, and. more. Here's our recommended selection of bags for teachers on the go.

ESL Teachers living abroad often have a lot of stuff to carry. As teachers, we recommend bags that provide comfort and utility to teachers who need to carry a load to and from work.

What should you look for in a bag?

There are a number of factors you are going to have to consider when looking through the best bags for teachers. First of which will be what types of items and what quantities of these items you are going to be toting around. If you are a classroom ESL teacher for a high school, for example, you will probably have a few textbooks and tons of paperwork that you will be carrying back and forth between the school and home. You are going to want something that is easy to organize and that doesn’t put too much strain on your body. In contrast to this if you are an online ESL tutor you probably won’t be moving around as much but will need a good computer bag with extra room for when you decide to travel. Preferably, one that’s waterproof as your computer is going to be your lifeline to work. It is important to consider not just making things easier to carry but also safer. Backpacks, for example, are very convenient for lighter loads but for items that are heavy and bulky and that you will need to carry in large quantities using a backpack can potentially lead to long-term nerve and muscle damage in the neck and shoulders.

What types of bags do different teachers need?

As mentioned, different types of teachers and tutors are going to have vastly different needs for a bag or tote. I’ll examine some of those different requirements so that you can make the best decision when looking at teacher bags:

Online ESL tutors – if you are part of this growing segment of the global ESL teaching population then you are probably going to be looking for a bag for travel. The main benefit of working online is that you don’t have to commute to a school every day and thus won’t have to carry large amounts of papers and bulky textbooks. However, you may be considering how you are going to work when you go on holiday or if you want to travel on a more consistent basis. If this is the case then you want to find something that is going to protect all of your electronics and allow you to easily transport any props that you may use in your online classroom. The average online tutor is going to have at the very least a laptop, headset, and some kind of background. Aside from these items, some tutors may also use an external webcam, external microphone, props such as stuffed animals, a green screen, an ergonomic keyboard, a computer mouse, and a backup internet source such as a portable WiFi router. The most important thing if you are an online ESL tutor and you are looking for a bag is to make sure that your electronics are secure and your bag is preferably waterproof. Especially, if you are traveling to other countries there will be plenty of chances for your equipment to take a beating and minimizing the chance for anything to break will prevent you from losing revenue due to canceled classes or even potentially losing your job depending on your company’s cancellation policy. You will also want something that is easily lockable so that you can lessen the chances of items being stolen.

Classroom-based ESL teachers – if you are a classroom-based ESL teacher then you are probably looking for a bag that is going to make your daily commute easier. Especially, if you are in a major city where you are walking and constantly moving between cabs, subways, motorbikes, and sky trains or if you are in a remote village where the infrastructure isn’t great and you have to hike or traverse awkward terrains such as hills or rocky dirt paths. You will probably also have mountains of paperwork that you have to take home at the end of the day and bring back on top of any bulky textbooks you use in the classroom and any books that your students may be reading as part of their curriculum. If you are in a major city with good sidewalks and good public transportation, you may consider going the route of a rolling bag that takes the strain off your back. Conversely, if you are in a location that forces you to walk over uneven terrain or where the infrastructure is lacking and you have to walk then you are going to want to look for a very solid bag that distributes the weight in a way that you aren’t going to have neck or back pains at the end of each day.

What are the best bags for ESL teachers?

Computer Bags

  • DURABLE & WATERPROOF: Men messenger bag is made of superior crazy horse cowhide leather and water resistant canvas for long-term use. Disordered wrinkles and scratches on surface create a vintage and wild looking.
  • PLENTY ROOM FOR ORGANIZING: This leather messenger bag has 9 pockets to meet your various need. 5 outer pockets and 4 inner pockets for putting your bottle, umbrella, cards, wallet, laptop and anything in their right position.
  • REMOVABLE & ADJUSTABLE STRAP: Shoulder strap of canvas messenger bag is detachable and can be adjusted at the most suitable length. Padded handle and strap are also helpful to ease your fatigue.
  • CONVENIENT MAGNETIC SNAP & PADDED LAPTOP SLEEVE: Laptop messneger bag is double secured by magnetic snaps and zippers. Inner padded laptop sleeve fits for 15.6 inch laptop and cohesive seal ensure it to be steady.
  • DIMENSION: The external dimension of this briefcase is 15.1"L * 4.3"W * 12.2"H. Laptop sleeve dimension: 15.0"L * 9.5"W.It is a messenger bag which is good for school, college, business, work, travel, overnight, etc.
  • SLEEK DESIGN: Casual Toploader T210 utilizes a water-repellant fabric and clean, streamlined design to create a laptop case that's perfectly suited to modern life.
  • COMFORTABLE FIT: Laptop Toploader case offers an integrated laptop compartment that comfortably fits most laptops up to 15.6", a range of internal pockets for those must-have accessories, and a spacious main compartment for books and other items.
  • THREE COLORS: Find the laptop bag that's right for you with three understated colors: charcoal black, steal grey and celestial blue.
  • Comprehensive business workspace with all of the compartments you need to carry files, business cards, keys, storage drives and other on-the-go essentials
  • Designed to fit a range of laptops with screens up to 16 inches in size; including models with an extended battery
  • A dedicated compartment with reinforced backing to separate your files and keep them looking crisp
  • A foam padded laptop compartment helps absorb the shock of regular use and protect your laptop from other objects in your bag
  • Slim design for the style-conscious minimalist who likes to travel light with only the essentials
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty: At Targus, we stand behind all of our products. We offer one of the most comprehensive warranties in the industry so you and your device are covered.
  • Internal Dimensions: 15.75 x 0.79 x 11.42 inches (L x W x H); External Dimensions: 16.34 x 0.79 x 12.01 inches (L x W x H). The back horizontal side pocket dimensions: 15.35 x 7.68 inch. One main zippered compartment for your laptop and 3 outer pockets for document, purse, phone and other daily needs.
  • Features foam padding layer and fluffy fleece fabric lining for bump and shock absorption and protection of your computer from accidental scratches. Top-loading double zippers on the bag glide smoothly and allows convenient access to your laptop computer.
  • Removable and adjustable padding shoulder strap varied from 27.6 - maximum 48.8 inch, top handles also can tuck away in the pockets when not needed. You can use it as shoulder bag, crossbody bag and briefcace in whatever way you like. Considerate design is the back trolly belt for ease use during business trip.
  • Outer camellia style enables you to carry your laptop / notebook / ultrabook computer in a uniquely sleek style. This protective laptop shoulder bag carrying case cover handbag with pocket is ideal for you to take your laptop out.
  • Compatible with MacBook Pro 16 inch A2141, compatible with MacBook Pro 15 inch A1990 A1707, compatible with MacBook Pro Retina 15.4 A1398; 2019 Surface Laptop 3 15, Surface Book 2/1 15; Dell XPS/Latitude 15; HP Envy/Spectre/Pavilion/Premium 15, HP EliteBook/Chromebook 14; HP Flagship Probook 450 15.6, HP ProBook 450 15.6; Compatible with Lenovo ThinkPad E580 15.6/Yoga 710/IdeaPad 720S 15.6; Acer Chromebook 715 15.6, Acer Swift 3 14/15.6, Acer Aspire 3/5/7 15.6; Razer Blade 15.6.
  • ★LOTS OF STORAGE SPACE&POCKETS: One separate laptop compartment hold 15.6 Inch Laptop as well as 15 Inch,14 Inch and 13 Inch Laptop. One spacious packing compartment roomy for daily necessities,tech electronics accessories. Front compartment with many pockets, pen pockets and key fob hook, make your items organized and easier to find
  • ★COMFY&STURDY: Comfortable airflow back design with thick but soft multi-panel ventilated padding, gives you maximum back support. Breathable and adjustable shoulder straps relieve the stress of shoulder. Foam padded top handle for a long time carry on
  • ★FUNCTIONAL&SAFE: A luggage strap allows backpack fit on luggage/suitcase, slide over the luggage upright handle tube for easier carrying. With a hidden anti theft pocket on the back protect your valuable items from thieves. Well made for international airplane travel and day trip as a travel gift for men
  • ★USB PORT DESIGN: With built in USB charger outside and built in charging cable inside,this usb backpack offers you a more convenient way to charge your phone while walking. It's a great tech gift for him from wife, daughter and son. Please noted that this backpack doesn't power itself, usb charging port only offers an easy access to charge
  • ★DURABLE MATERIAL&SOLID: Made of Water Resistant and Durable Polyester Fabric with metal zippers. Ensure a secure & long-lasting usage everyday & weekend.Serve you well as professional office work bag,slim USB charging bagpack,college high school big student backpack for boys,girls,teens

Laptop Sleeves

  • Compatible Devices: Ideal fit for most of 11"-12" laptop for ACER, APPLE, ASUS, DELL, HP, LENOVO, SONY, SAMSUNG, TOSHIBA and more. Proper fitment varies according to the size of devices. Please check the dimensions of your device before purchasing. Interior Dimension: 12" x 0.75" x 8.5"/30.5 x 1.8 x 21.5 cm (L x W x H).
  • Superior Protection: Premium thickened water-resistant neoprene material offers a ultra slim lightweight design and superior protection to protect laptop/notebook from dust, shocks, bumps, scratches, scuffs and spills. (Thickness: 0.25 inch/0.6 cm)
  • Ultra-slim & Lightweight: Easily sliding into your briefcase, backpack or other luggage bags, which make it so convenient for daily use and traveling wherever you go.
  • Convenient Use: Quick top-loading zipper on the bag glides smoothly, allowing for an easy and convenient access to your laptop computer.
  • Lifetime Support: Full 12 months Worry-Free warranty with lifetime support! 24-hour customer service support, just purchase and enjoy this superior product with confidence and risk free!
  • Form-fitting sleeve with quick top-loading access
  • Precise fit for laptops and ultrabooks with a 13.3 inch display
  • Slim design allows you to carry the case by itself or in a bag
  • External dimensions: 13.5" x 9.6" x 0.8" (LxWxH)
  • Internal dimensions: 12.1" x 9.3" x 0.7" (LxWxH)
  • Note: Please verify your laptop dimensions to ensure fit with the internal dimensions of the sleeve.
  • This laptop sleeve made out of high-density water repellent Oxford fabric, which obstructs water and vapor effectively. tear-resistant, wear-resistant, delicate touch, protects your laptop computer or accessory wet from splashing or rain.
  • The internal fluff lining will keep your laptop computer snug and clean. fluff interior ensure no scratching as you take it in and out, while the Oxford outside is soft but firm enough to offer proper protection from shockproof/scratch/scrap in your bag.
  • This 16 inch laptop sleeve can be used on its own or slipped into another briefcase/bag/backpack. the slim and lightweight laptop sleeve delivers essential laptop protection in a casual design.
  • The laptop sleeve compartment accommodates 16" laptops, and the quick-access front zippered pocket conveniently stores essential accessories, such as charge, mouse, mouse pad, earphone, power bank, mobile phone, USB hub, external hard drive, pens, and more, This protective carrying sleeve case cover bag with pocket is ideal for you to take your laptop notebook computer out.
  • SIZE: Exterior: 15.55 x 0.79 x 11.42 inches (L x W x H); External dimensions: 16.14 x 0.79 x 11.81 inches (L x W x H). The front vertical side pocket dimensions: 11.81 x 11.02 inches (L x W).
  • ✔External dimensions: 16.2 x 2 x 12.21 inches (L x W x H); Internal dimensions: 15.8 x 1.6 x 11.8 inches (L x W x H); The Laptop Compartment: 15.4 x 1.6 x 11 inches (L x W x H); One compartment for 15.6 inch laptop, the additional mesh pocket storage space keeps the items well-organized, such as your pens, cables, mouse, earphone, mobile phones, iPad or laptop accessories. Constructed with a modern slim and lightweight design to accommodate daily use and protection needs
  • ✔TSA Friendly Design: With Handle Strap, A top opening double zipper gliding smoothly Freely 90-180 degree opening and allows convenient access to your device. Slim and lightweight, does not bulk your device up and can easily slide into your briefcase, backpack or other bag. Made of soft and water-resistant nylon fabric, features a polyester foam padding layer for bump and shock absorption and protection of your device against dust, dirt, bump, shock and accidental scratches
  • ✔Organize Your Digital Life: laptop case perfect for women and men's daily use on business trip, travel, school, office etc. computer cases for dell laptops, laptop travel sleeve, professional slim laptop case, laptop case and organizer, laptop bag sleeve 15.6, laptop organizer, laptop case 15.6 inch, hp laptop case, dell laptop case, laptop carrying case, birthday gift for men, gift for men valentines day
  • ✔Compatible with Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575 E5-576, 15.6 Acer Aspire 6 Aspire 3 CB515 Chromebook, Acer Predator Helios 300, Acer Chromebook 15, Acer Nitro 5, Acer Flagship CB3-532; HP OMEN 15 2018, HP 15-BA009DX, HP Pavilion Power 15, HP Pavilion Notebook 15, HP ProBook 450, 455, 650, Thinkpad T580 E580 P51, Samsung Notebook Odyssey 15.6 and the most popular 15.6 Notebook
  • ✔LIFE-TIME PROMISES from Ytonet and friendly 7x24 hours customer service Kindly (Note: Please check your device dimensions against the case internal dimensions to ensure preferred fit. If you don't know how to choose, please contact us!)
  • MacBook Pro 13 Inch Sleeve Best Design Soft Sleeve for 13 inch Laptop Computers like: MacBook, Lenovo ThinkPad, Microsoft Surface Book, Dell XPS 13, Samsung Chromebook, ASUS, HP, Sony, Tablet, Mac and other (please check measurements)
  • Measurements and Sizes, Interior 13 x 9.4 x 0.8 inch. Exterior 13.7 x 10 x 1 inches, Your most valued MacBook Pro 13 inch deserves no less than the ultimate protection from scratching, scuffing, and dents, a Top-Quality Guarantee provided by Runetz
  • 13.3 Inch Laptop Sleeve Made from Premium quality Soft Material the Runetz MacBook Sleeve is precision engineered to provide maximum protection for your precious 13.3 inch notebook laptop while allowing a snug fit without adding any extra bulk. Ensure Maximum Grip
  • Soft Touch Laptop Sleeve More than just your ideal Apple Laptop Sleeve. Specially designed with cushioned backpack herschelner lining, tailored to fit your MacBook. Compatible with MacBook Pro 13 inch Model A2159, A1989, A1706, A1708 ★ MacBook Pro 13.3 inch Model A1502, A1278 ★ MacBook Air 13.3 inch Model A1466, A1369 laptops protector
  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed Runetz offers a 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed or your money back. ★ If you are ever not satisfied with the performance of Runetz MacBook Pro 13 inch Sleeve Cover simply contact us we’ll give you a refund. Upgrade your Apple 13 inch MacBook Air with Runetz... Click 'Add to Cart' or 'Buy Now' Today!

Backpacks

  • ★LOTS OF STORAGE SPACE&POCKETS: One separate laptop compartment hold 15.6 Inch Laptop as well as 15 Inch,14 Inch and 13 Inch Laptop. One spacious packing compartment roomy for daily necessities,tech electronics accessories. Front compartment with many pockets, pen pockets and key fob hook, make your items organized and easier to find
  • ★COMFY&STURDY: Comfortable airflow back design with thick but soft multi-panel ventilated padding, gives you maximum back support. Breathable and adjustable shoulder straps relieve the stress of shoulder. Foam padded top handle for a long time carry on
  • ★FUNCTIONAL&SAFE: A luggage strap allows backpack fit on luggage/suitcase, slide over the luggage upright handle tube for easier carrying. With a hidden anti theft pocket on the back protect your valuable items from thieves. Well made for international airplane travel and day trip as a travel gift for men
  • ★USB PORT DESIGN: With built in USB charger outside and built in charging cable inside,this usb backpack offers you a more convenient way to charge your phone while walking. It's a great tech gift for him from wife, daughter and son. Please noted that this backpack doesn't power itself, usb charging port only offers an easy access to charge
  • ★DURABLE MATERIAL&SOLID: Made of Water Resistant and Durable Polyester Fabric with metal zippers. Ensure a secure & long-lasting usage everyday & weekend.Serve you well as professional office work bag,slim USB charging bagpack,college high school big student backpack for boys,girls,teens
  • 【Upgraded Wet Pocket Design】Venture Pal backpack stands out with more humane design for easy and convenient use. One waterproof wet pocket is added to the main compartment, a zipper on the back of this backpack which led to the internal wet pocket, to better separate sweaty clothes, towels or other personal things after swimming or taking exercise.
  • 【Durable Material】This backpack is made of high quality tear and water resistant nylon fabric,heavy duty metal zippers and enhanced by bar-tacks at major stress points provide long-lasting durability against daily activities.The extra strength provided by the double-layer bottom piece makes it possible to carry more stuff.
  • 【Compact & Comfortable】It weighs only 0.7 pounds, can easily fold into its own pocket for storage,and unfold it when you need it. Breathable mesh shoulder straps with plentiful sponge padding help relieve the stress from your shoulder. The chest clip with a whistle buckle work perfectly to distribute the pack’s weight and keep it steady and centered. A must have for sports , hiking, camping and traveling.
  • 【Large Capacity & Multi Compartment】With 40L storage space, this backpack features with multi-compartment design includes one main zipped compartment, one zipped front pockets and two side pockets. One separator and one small zippered pocket in the main compartment are convenient enough to help you further organize things.Large capacity helps you easily organize all your essential items.
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  • SUPERBREAK ONE DETAILS – Simple & convenient bookbag with spacious storage in the main compartment, our signature front utility pocket with built-in organizer, & a side water bottle pocket
  • FROM WORK TO PLAY - The SuperBreak One daypack goes from school to fun as quickly as you do with the comfortable all-day carrying designed straight-cut padded shoulder straps, padded back panel & a web haul handle
  • RELIABLE BACKPACK - The SuperBreak One's durable construction is made to last; This daypack is ideal for men, women, teens, or college students comes in a variety of colors to reflect your style and needs
  • THE MOST TRUSTED NAME IN BACKPACKS - Our belief in our packs is strong; Every JanSport comes with a lifetime warranty so you can carry your JanSport with confidence, knowing we'll replace or repair any breaks
  • AMERICAN TRADITION IN BACKPACKS - Generations have grown up and come to rely on this trusted brand; Over 50 years of schools, work, road trips, discovering fun, freedom, and adventure
  • BOREALIS CLASSIC. Our classic 28L backpack is updated with easy-to-access pockets, an overhauled suspension system and front elastic bungee system. A spacious main compartment has a dedicated and highly protective laptop compartment.
  • FLEX VENT TECHNOLOGY. The FlexVent suspension system features a flexible yoke built from custom injection-molded shoulder straps, a padded mesh back panel and a breathable lumbar panel for comfortable, ventilated support.
  • TOTAL ORGANIZATION. Two extended mesh water bottle pockets double as multi-use pockets. The front compartment has an extra padded tablet sleeve and zip pockets. An external fleece-lined pocket stores small items or electronics.
  • COMFORTABLE CARRY. For school, commuting or travel, this backpack has a top handle for easy grabbing and a removable waist belt for a custom fit. A sternum strap with whistle buckle adds extra support and safety. Reflective details help you stand out.
  • TECHNICAL SPECS. Dimensions: 19.75" x 13.25" x 9.75" (50.2 cm x 33.7 cm x 24.8 cm). Volume: 28 Liters. Fabric: 600D, 400D or 300D polyester, 210D Cordura nylon ripstop with a water-repellent finish depending on colorway. Boot: 1680D ballistic nylon.
  • FOR DAILY, HEAVY-DUTY USE - Constructed from Pure 100% durable Cotton. School, College, Traveling, Hiking, Camping, Shopping, you name it, our travel bag will be your trusty companion through it all. With one spacious main compartment as well as many storage pockets for all your needs, you can carry your laptop, cameras, tablets, iPhone, clothes & gadgets, in unparalleled fashion.
  • LAPTOP SLEEVE & MESH VENTILATION BACKING - 16.5x11x5 inches (L*H*W); Capacity: 25L. Comes with an inner Padded Laptop Sleeve that holds up to a 15.6 inch Laptop or iPad. Constructed with Breathable Mesh Ventilation System on the back and straps. Your comfort is important to us, the ergonomic Mesh Ventilation will keep your back cool and allow you to carry a heavy payload comfortably.
  • MULTIPLE COMPARTMENTS - This backpack has 2 side water bottle pockets, 1 front zipper pockets, 1 front button pouch, 2 Main large compartments with 1 padded laptop compartments and smaller pockets for pens and cellphones inside. The spacious main compartment comes with zipper closure and 1 smaller inner zipper pocket. The Smaller pockets fit small accessories such as cell phones, keys and cases.
  • FOR THE ADVENTURER IN YOU - Our basic travel backpacks for men and women were designed for the doers in life: Made with waterproof & durable canvas to protect your tech that allows for heavy duty, daily use. Perfect for taking it with you on a daily basis or international travel, to the edge of the world.
  • FULL SUPPORT & SATISFACTION GUARANTEED - With every Ama Dablam product, in case the product does not fit or color is different, we will replace it for free or refund the order. If any quality problem arises during use, you will get a replacement or a full refund. Before you return it, if you have any problems with your Ama Dablam Backpack or order, Please Contact Us.
Adil Vellani
Adil Vellani
Born and raised in Toronto, Canada, Adil Vellani is the co-founder of ESL Job Exchange. With more than 20 years of international experience in both the education and corporate sectors, Adil is devoted to sharing his knowledge and experience to help individuals and organizations connect and make a massive impact in the lives of ESL learners across the globe. Adil also lectures at the Sino-European Institute of Aviation Engineering, where he teaches aviation engineering students in an international degree program.
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