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Which type of teacher are you?

Thursday, 2 August 2018 10:12:15 pm Australia/Sydney

Do you work with one of these?

Ever wondered what type of teacher you are or who you work with? Maybe you are a combination of more than one (hopefully not The Dictator and Full Metal Jacket). Read on to see the different teacher types.

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Comments | Posted in Teaching By Michael De Main

Don't Ban Phones in Schools

Monday, 25 June 2018 8:09:30 pm Australia/Sydney

As a teacher, don’t ban phones in schools

All this blaming in the news lately of mobile phones being the cause or expediting the issues of bullying and harassment is ridiculous. Phones are not the issue but a medium. If bullying is such a concern, why aren’t we teaching them what to do?

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Comments | Posted in Education By Michael De Main

Facebook to Promote your Resources

Tuesday, 29 May 2018 5:08:13 pm Australia/Sydney

Facebook Groups for Joining and Marketing

Facebook is a wonderful tool to promote your latest resource. Your business page might be full of your wonderful ideas, but groups allow you to connect with even more relevant members. Use the following list to find relevant groups just for you.

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Comments | Posted in Selling and using The Wheel By Michael De Main

Selling your first resource

Sunday, 27 May 2018 6:17:28 pm Australia/Sydney

What can a teacher sell or share?

It’s such a common question by first-time teacher sellers, “I don’t know what to share.” Everything you use in the classroom has been begged, borrowed or stolen. You’ve purchased and modified and manipulated to get it to fit your teaching style. So how can you sell or share your teaching resources? We give you a simple guide to help decide what your first resource should be.

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Comments | Posted in Selling and using The Wheel By Michael De Main

TpT alternatives

Saturday, 12 May 2018 9:04:08 pm Australia/Sydney

The Best Teacher Seller Platform

Looking to start selling? Not sure what is value for money or the better platform? We compare all the sites available to teachers and students as well what will work for you. Is there only one winner?? We compare TpT, TES, The Wheel, and Designed by Teachers.

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Comments | Posted in Selling and using The Wheel By Michael De Main

6 Benefits of Selling your Education

Monday, 23 April 2018 5:20:19 pm Australia/Sydney

The 6 Benefits of Selling and Sharing Online

It is an increasingly popular activity for teachers to sell their classroom activities, lesson plans, units of work, strategies for literacy and numeracy, or tools to help beginning teachers, or casual and relief teachers. Students are also selling their English sample essay structures or sample essay guides. Other popular subjects are Physics, Chemistry, Geography, Mathematics, PDHPE, Economics, History, and Extension subjects for their notes, summaries, practice questions, and diagrams.

Are there any benefits to selling and sharing for teachers and students? Can it really make a difference, or is it just “cheating”?

 

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Comments | Posted in Selling and using The Wheel By Michael De Main

Tips for Keeping Motivated During the Break

Friday, 20 April 2018 10:41:46 am Australia/Sydney

With the holiday break upon us, it's only natural to be kicking back. But with just a few easy initiatives, it's easy to ensure that you restart the semester ready to go. So, here are our 5 tips to a balanced break over these school holidays.

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Comments | Posted in News Teaching Education By Michael De Main

Using Tech in the Classroom

Friday, 13 April 2018 11:28:48 am Australia/Sydney

Modern day students are a different breed. They live and breathe technology. To be an effective educator, you need to be tech-savvy. The 21st-century classroom functions like a well-oiled machine when educators balance the use of technology, digital media skills as well as the integration of fast thinking mentalities presented by learners. Read on to find out more about today's most cutting-edge technological tools to facilitate teaching.

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Comments | Posted in Education By Michael De Main

Cramming Made Easy with The Wheel

Monday, 9 April 2018 10:18:19 am Australia/Sydney

Outright cramming is frowned upon, and with good reason. It is part of humanity and integrity to do the right thing. In the education system, the right thing will be to study all the time and ask questions to get clear answers. However, it is not possible to have a 100% retention rate on everything that has been learned during a given period. Truth be told, everyone has had to cram at some point. Even the Einsteins and Steven Hawkings of the world. There is just no way that every tiny detail can be mastered. There comes a time when one needs to cram. Innovative educational platforms such as The Wheel are great for cramming, read on to find out why!

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Lessons Learnt From Failing a Test

Tuesday, 3 April 2018 10:52:17 am Australia/Sydney

Failing tests is faced with trepidation. But is it possible to learn vital lessons from failing? Read on to find out what those lessons are.

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Comments | Posted in News Teaching Education By Michael De Main

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The Wheel is an educational networking and resource marketplace that connects educators and students with knowledge, resources and tools to excel. Either digital or physical, each product is created to assist educators or students researching or preparing for a specific subject matter. The Wheel was founded by Michael de Main, a NSW Secondary Teacher.

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