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Primary English: models and modelling

These seven learning activities, which focus on 'modelling texts' using a variety of tools (software) and devices (hardware), illustrate the ways in which content, pedagogy and technology can be successfully and effectively integrated in order to promote learning. In the activities, teachers are provided with guidance about ...

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Primary English: different representations

These seven learning activities, which focus on 'representations' using a variety of tools (software) and devices (hardware), illustrate the ways in which content, pedagogy and technology can be successfully and effectively integrated in order to promote learning. In the activities, teachers expose students to a wide range ...

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Creative writing with 'Dream machine' - Teacher idea

This Teacher idea provides information about and links to the TLF learning object 'Dream machine'. Chris McLennan describes how 'Dream machine' helped her students improve their descriptive writing by exploring the meaning and use of similes:

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Audacity in language teaching and learning part 1: recording voice and creating listening tasks

This National Asian Languages and Studies in Schools Program (NALSSP) resource is a short online video for language teachers that demonstrates how to use free Audacity software to create a listening task for language students. A teacher's voiceover and images explain how to connect the required equipment and how to use ...

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Audacity in language teaching and learning part 2: moving audio from cassettes to digital files

This National Asian Languages and Studies in Schools Program (NALSSP) resource is a short online video for language teachers that demonstrates how to use free Audacity software to convert existing cassette tapes into digital files. Voiceover and images explain how to connect the required equipment and how to use the Audacity ...

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Audacity in language teaching and learning part 3: editing when creating listening tasks

This National Asian Languages and Studies in Schools Program (NALSSP) resource is a short online video for language teachers that demonstrates how to use free Audacity software to edit digital audio files to improve their suitability as student listening tasks. Voiceover and images explain how to use the Audacity functions ...

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Audacity in language teaching and learning part 4: creating speaking tasks

This National Asian Languages and Studies in Schools Program (NALSSP) resource is a short online video for language teachers that demonstrates how to use free Audacity software to create speaking tasks for language students. Voiceover and images explain how to use Audacity functions to create tasks that allow interactions ...

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Sustainability: global footprints

This is an interactive resource about sustainable futures, ecological footprints and personal and social responsibility. It is a unit of work and uses a picture storybook, a factual text from a video and a short novel. Texts are examined for meaning and structure. A Time photo essay about what the world eats explores the ...

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Indigenous peoples: people, place, language and song

This is an interactive resource about Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and their cultures. Learning activities explore how place, language and song relate to Indigenous Australian peoples. The resource is a unit of work using multimodal texts including music video clips, picture storybooks, songs ...

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Clicker 6 training

This series of instructional videos supports teachers in developing learning activities for students using Clicker 6 on a PC, helping students of all abilities to develop their reading and writing skills. Teachers learn the basic features of Clicker 6 and gain the knowledge and skills required to manage those features by ...

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Prezi training

This is a series of videos that supports teachers and students in creating a variety of imaginative, informative and persuasive presentations using the freely available Web 2.0 application, Prezi. The videos support teachers to set up and manage a Prezi account for their class and provide guidance on embedding finished ...

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A frog's life: sequence it!

This is a set of instructional videos that support students to create a presentation using PowerPoint 2008 on a Macintosh computer. Sample images and information are provided in the resource packet. The videos demonstrate how to add, position and adjust the size of images, as well as edit and format text. The videos also ...

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Wiki maths mindmaps

This set of instructional videos demonstrates how students might collaborate using a wiki to create a visual dictionary of mathematical terms and concepts. The videos explain how to set up and manage a class wiki, with guidance on developing navigational tools, adapting the look and feel to meet the needs of learners, and ...

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The social and interactive web: today's web 2.0

This series of videos offers a guide to the social and interactive web. The videos have been created to provide an understanding of the vocabulary and concepts associated with familiar social tools and spaces including Twitter, Google, blogs, wikis and podcasts. The series also explains areas of social bookmarking, RSS ...

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Effective presentation design

This is a series of videos that support teachers and students to create a variety of imaginative, informative and persuasive presentations. The videos offer guidance on planning, creating and delivering high-quality presentations for a range of purposes and audiences. They provide instruction on how best to structure a ...

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Talk about rights

This is a unit of inquiry consisting of 12 learning sequences for year 6 in the English for the Australian Curriculum resource. Each learning sequence contains a series of resources, suggested activities to carry out with students and a post-activity reflection. This unit explores the changes to democratic and citizenship ...