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Which type of teacher are you?

Wednesday, 24 October 2018 10:12:00 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 Teacher Qualities 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

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 Teacher Qualities Education By Michael De Main

Teaching Work/Life Balance

Wednesday, 24 January 2018 3:32:14 pm Australia/Sydney

Work life balance as a teacher

Many teachers struggle with developing a good work/life balance. I know the old saying about doing something you're passionate about and you will never work again, and teaching is definitely a passion - we certainly do not do it for the money!! Regardless, it is very difficult with all the marking, planning, preparing, report writing and more, to be able to have some type of work and life balance. The best way to make a start is to be organised. These simple steps won’t solve all your teaching issues, but they will give you a great way to get started and stay on track for the year. Don’t forget to comment and tell us how you stay organised.

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Early Career Teacher opportunities

Tuesday, 9 January 2018 10:53:19 am Australia/Sydney

To all the new teachers – Be forewarned

As 2018 begins, all bright with shiny new year resolutions, the next cohort of new graduate and early career teachers get prepared for the year ahead. Whether Secondary or Primary, there will be some similarities in challenges and obstacles within your first few years as any other teaching looking to gain permanency. It is an exciting time, but one that can lead to many quitting early on in their career. The following are things that Mr Holland’s Opus or Dead Poet’s Society didn’t explain. It’s not quite as bad as The Simpsons or a Black Mirror episode, though some days it can feel that way.

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Comments | Posted in Teacher Qualities By Admin

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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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