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OUT NOW - Off the Shelf July 2015

Off the Shelf is a FREE resource from Penguin Teachers’ Academy for teachers and librarians. Each edition contains articles, author interviews, teaching resources and new books from Penguin and Puffin. 243 more words


A Video Conference that was “SHINING”

Harper Collin’s Jacquie Barton facilitated, Abdi Aden the author of “SHINING, The Story of a Lucky Man”  video conference with schools across Victoria and NSW about his journey as a young refugee. 349 more words

Video Conferencing

Learning's on the menu thanks to an innovative partnership approach

A fresh partnership initiative between the Ronald Macdonald Learning Program and Skwirk, a well-known online education provider, is aiming to feed the minds of  Australian children who are missing out on learning due to serious illness or prolonged hospitalisation. 368 more words


Musings on Initial Teacher Education provoked by a Twitter conversation (Part 3)

“A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.”
– Attributed to Henry Adams

This is the third part in a series of reflections on initial teacher education (ITE).  1,007 more words


New Content on Skwirk - June 2015

Aside from working with curriculum specialists to align our content to the Australian National Curriculum, our Content Team has been busy adding new content to Skwirk to inform, engage and inspire! 241 more words

Australian Curriculum

Resource for Year 2: integrated unit including technology, science and maths

The website From Nature to Nutrition is a collaborative project between myself and Margie Nightingale.  It was created with the objective of integrating design technologies and digital technologies subjects with science and maths for year two.   36 more words

A Reading List for Digital Citizenship in Secondary Schools

A recent university assignment investigating Digital Citizenship in Education studied in the Masters course, Knowledge networks and digital innovation, being studied through Charles Sturt University (CSU) required students to assess digital citizenship needs within their school environments and make recommendations for future directions. 2,426 more words

Digital Citizenship