Since we have teachers and students from over 100 countries, it's confusing to talk in individual currencies when talking to everybody. Therefore, we use a common currency, "TeacherOn coins" or just "coins" for all kinds of transactions. You can get 50 coins for 1USD. You can view available discounts and prices for other currencies on the Buy coins page when logged in.
Teachers use coins to:
Please see the details on How it works for teachers.
Students use coins to contact teachers. Please see the details at How it works for students.
We feel it's unethical to force you to spend coins on jobs you don't want. Doing so leads to a bad experience for you and the students you contact. Therefore, the coins never expire. We believe this will allow you to use coins at the pace you are comfortable with to contact only the relevant students.
We don't do gimmicks or flash sales. That's because we believe you should buy coins only if you have faith in the value you get, not because of some fake urgency. However, you can get up to 50% discount depending on how many coins you buy.