New novels: teaching notes


Shaun Tan Rules of Summer
http://www.hachettechildrens.com.au/downloads/titleresources/9780734410672/ROS_9780734410672_teachers_guide.pdf

Roald Dahl Fantastic Mr Fox
http://www.teachingideas.co.uk/library/books/fantasticmrfox.htmHero's
Journey
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hhk4N9A0oCA

Anh Do The Littlest Refugee
https://www.allenandunwin.com/_uploads/BookPdf/TeachersNotes/9781742378329.pdf
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fml6dIcfQFA

Neil Grant The Ink Bridge
http://www.neilgrant.com.au/Teachers%20Notes%20-%20The%20Ink%20Bridge.pdf

Environmental and Social Sustainability

Early Stage 1
Giles Andreae Commotion in the Ocean
http://www.coreknowledge.org/mimik/mimik_uploads/lesson_plans/764/Theres%20a%20Commotion%20in%20the%20Ocean.pdf
http://learningtogive.org/lessons/unit371/
Jeannie Baker: Belonging, Story of Rosy Dock, Where the Forest Meets the Sea
The Hidden Forest
http://www.jeanniebaker.com/focus_web/exploring_a_hidden_forest.htm

Stage 1
Glenda Millard For All Creatures
http://www.walkerbooks.com.au/statics/dyn/1312172719444/For-All-Creatures-teachers-notes.pdf
Oliver Jeffers Lost and Found
http://www.travellinglighttheatre.org.uk/assets/files/Lost%20and%20Found%20Have%20a%20Go%20in%20the%20classroom.pdf
Janell Cannon Stellaluna
http://www.schools.nsw.edu.au/learning/7-12assessments/naplan/teachstrategies/yr2008/literacy/aboriginal_students/SS_AbSt_02.htm
Joyce Sidman Swirl By Swirl
Stage 2
Margaret Wild Fox
http://www.allenandunwin.com/_uploads/BookPdf/TeachersNotes/9781864484656.pdf
Alison Lester One Small Island
https://www.penguin.com.au/extras/61/9780670072361/educational-text/Teaching%20Notes.pdf
Stephanie Reeder Lost! A True Tale from the Bush
http://publishing.nla.gov.au/documents/Lost_teachers_notes.pdf

Department of Education Sites

http://www.tale.edu.au/
http://www.cli.nsw.edu.au/cli/index.shtm
Curriculum Corporation includes Curriculum leadership Online journal
ACER
Australian Council for Educational research Includes Teacher: the national education magazine
http://www.schools.ash.org.au/bilambil/contents2.html
Education at GeoScience
http://www.ga.gov.au/education/
http://members.ozemail.com.au/~slacey/
Sue Lacey presents a number of links for teachers and students.
http://www.asiaeducation.edu.au/index_flash.htmThis
This site provides information on the Asia Education Foundation

http://www.curriculumsupport.education.nsw.gov.au/services/schoolmagazine/index.htm
Activities on the school magazine

New Curriculum sites

https://www.smore.com/ay6z
http://snapshot-21stcentury-learning.weebly.com/
Shellie Tancred Principal at Attunga PS sites
http://snapshot-21stcentury-learning.weebly.com/

http://www.australiancurriculum.edu.au/TheArts/Rationale-Aims
http://www.australiancurriculum.edu.au/thearts/learning-in-music
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ebEQpRJK14&list=UUXN7Dkh7vEKbcmpIXjUiebw&feature=share

Useful web sites

http://www.pjlearningassistance.com/
http://www.adrianbruce.com/
There are a few interesting ideas on this site.
http://cbca.org.au/index.htm
Children's Book Council of Australia.
http://www.k-3learningpages.net/pd%20I%20Need%20Books.htm
Resources for Kindergarten to Year 3 teachers

http://www.zardec.net.au/keith/visual.htm
Some thoughts and ideas on Visual Literacy.
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Some Directories


KidsClick
A directory aimed at student needs.Search or browse by category.
http://www.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ELI7001.pdf
7 things you should know about social bookmarking.
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/
An updated site for free online patent searching.
http://econtent.thelearningfederation.edu.au/fast/tlf/
Access to hiqh quality digital curriculum content for teaching and learning.
http://www.atlapedia.com/online/country_index.htm
Atlas and country information
http://www.lessonplanet.com/
A large range of lesson plans on a wide range of topics, American based.
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/lessons/index.html
Lessons on geography


Learning Assistance

Criss Moore's recommendations
www.pjlearningassisstance.com
www.treasureforteachers.com
www.smartkidscatalogue.com


Resources and Worksheets Sites

EdNA Chosen by Australian educators. Choose a key learning area to find the best resources the web has to offer.
http://www.library.unisa.edu.au/infoskills/infolit/best.asp
Best Practise criteria for designing assignments or learning activities which promote information literacy.
http://www.abcteach.com/
Free printable worksheets on a wide range of topics.
http://www.adrianbruce.com/index.html
Adrian Bruce has collected a number of sites including reading and math games.
Teacher Resource exchange
is a moderated database of resources and activities
Rubistar
Create assessment rubrics here. A range of samples are given for easy adaptation.
Trackstar
Create your own list of websites for students to access from anywhere
Thinktank
Organise your research projects into topics and subtopics here
PBL checklists
Project based learning
http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/
A number of subjects are featured with worksheets and activities at all stage levels.
Visual ranking tool
Identify and refine criteria for assigning ranking to a list; and then debate differences, reach consensus, and organize ideas
Seeing reason tool
Investigate relationships in complex systems, creating maps that communicate understanding
Showing evidence tool
Use an online tool for hypothesizing and supporting claims with evidence
EnhanceTV
Study guides for Australian television and film, prepared by ATOM
Teach with Movies
Zoomerang
Create your own surveys
The New York Times Learning Network
OER Commons
Free access to more than 8,000 digital learning materials.
Enchanted Learning.
http://www.mathletics.com.au/
http://www.ausmall.com.au/
the Free Graphics Store
http://www.teachers.ash.org.au/jmresources/default.htm
Jackie's Resources for Learning and Teaching (South Australia)
http://www.literactive.com/Home/index.asp
Literactive resources on reading/ fairytales
http://www.starfall.com/
http://www.lancsngfl.ac.uk/curriculum/literacy/lit_site/html/fiction/fairytale2/cinderella/contents.htm

Information Skills

1|NSW. DET. Libraries link page
Link quality teaching and information skills
Information Skills
http://www.teachers.ash.org.au/researchskills/dalton.htm
http://eduscapes.com/tap/topic69.htm
Applying Bloom's Taxamony