Free tools for teachers

Helpful tools for everyday.

Below is a collection of bespoke resources for teachers to assist firstly in all subjects, and then then specifically in Economics, Business Studies, and Commerce in New South Wales, Australia.

EBE articles.

Resources from EBE article
"Improving extended response writing in Economics
with metacognitive frameworks.
by Matthew Parsons and Lloyd Walker

IBG thinking frame

The one page thinking framework for students to analyse the impact of a factor on the Australian economy.
IBG+ thinking frame

Economic objective poster selection

A poster of the economic objectives as stacked rocks
Infographic

Ecostats

A constantly updated statistic reference for computers and mobile devices that is displayed by reference to the economic objectives in the syllabus.
EcoStats

In class tools to assist.

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Learning intentions

A simple, easy webform to project in class which has fonting sizes preset for student readability and clarity.
Learning intentions

The Clock

An in class clock/timer for use in in class activities.. Shows ends time and current time.
The clock

Random selection

Need to randomly select students, or randomly allocate students to groups - here you are!
Randomiser

The Board

A wonderful easy way to type on a clean slate in the classroom, and then cut and paste the content to wherever you want.
The Board

Exam format

Fighting with Word to create elegant multiple choice, short answer and essay questions? Here's a template you can use for more professional looking exams.
Exam format

GoResearch

An elegant way to conduct much better searches of high quality internet resources for teachers and students.
GoResearch

Economics (Preliminary and HSC).

Take advantage of visual literacies.

Ecos: A fable

A free fable to share with and discuss with students as a way to engage with difficult concepts in topic 2, Australia's Place in the Global Economy.
Download the fable

EcoStats

A constantly updated statistic reference for computers and mobile devices that is displayed by reference to the economic objectives in the syllabus.
EcoStats

Short anwer language analysis

An analysis for teacher and student of the BOSTES suggested answer text from the 2013 HSC. Very useful to analysis language structures and terminology density in short answer responses.
Short Answer Analysis

Course Intro Infographic

Key infographic to commence the HSC course for printing A3.
Infographic

Business Studies (Preliminary and HSC).

Take advantage of visual literacies.

eSyllabus

A webapp version of the syllabus that reinforces the shape of Roles, Processes (what the function does), Influences (what impacts the processes) and Strategies (the choices available to management to address the influences).
eSyllabus

A reimagined syllabus

A reimagination of the Business Studies syllabus that maintains the content areas and shape of roles, processes, influences and strategies but restructures, recasts and embeds assistance into the document to assist students and teachers. More understandable, more memorable. All except HR done.
Syllabus Reimagined

Marketing map

Two A3 page map that takes the reimagined syllabus for marketing and presents in a visual, related way for students to aid understanding.
Marketing map

Infographic design: Marketing

An alternate approach to visualising the marketing syllabus.
Marketing infographics