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Families and chronic illness: the benefits of sport

This clip shows young Indigenous people discussing the positive effects of their involvement in a team sport over the time they have acted as the carer of a family member with a chronic illness. They describe how playing sport is an outlet from responsibilities, and how team members and coaches can provide additional emotional ...

Teacher resource

Intel teach elements: project-based approaches

This is an interactive professional learning course about planning, implementing and managing project-based learning for your students. It explores how curriculum-framing questions (or big-picture questions) can be used to engage learners and how ongoing assessment throughout the learning cycle can improve outcomes for ...

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Families and chronic illness: school and friends

This clip shows a number of young Indigenous people discussing how being a carer has affected their schooling and general life. They talk about such things as levels of support at school, school attendance, attention levels, achievement, privacy or disclosure and social isolation. The young people also mention some of the ...

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Families and chronic illness: looking to the future

This clip shows young Indigenous people who either are or have been carers for family members with a chronic illness, discussing their plans for the future. Their resilience is evident as they speak of their goals, hopes and aspirations and about their experiences of, and recovery from, grief. This clip is one of a series ...

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Families and chronic illness: words of wisdom

This clip shows a group of young Indigenous people reflecting on what they have learned from caring for a family member with a chronic illness. They stress how important it is for carers to keep discussing the stresses of their role with those they trust and to ask for support when they need it. They also talk about what ...

Teacher resource

GeogSpace: years 5-6 - inquiry and skills

This is a web page consisting of an overview and two illustrations of practice on the GeogSpace website, a resource for teachers. Illustration 1 focuses on the use of inquiry in identifying the ways in which people shape the characteristics of places and the spaces within them, and developing the skill of working collaboratively ...

Teacher resource

Intel teach elements: collaboration in the digital classroom

This is an interactive professional learning course about creating and implementing collaborative digital learning. It demonstrates how to use online collaborative tools to engage students, support critical thinking skills, and deepen content understanding. The course consists of online modules that apply concepts and strategies ...

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Planning for students' needs

A teacher describes how she has adapted to a very different learning environment, following her transfer to Wooranna Park Primary School. The philosophy underpinning the teaching and learning program at her new school has had implications for how she plans her lessons, delivers the curriculum, and works with her colleagues.  ...

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Primary mathematics: open-ended tasks

These seven learning activities, which focus on 'open-ended tasks' 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 use investigations in order ...

Teacher resource

Primary science: scientific inquiry

These seven learning activities, which focus on 'scientific inquiry' 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 facilitate the procedures ...

Teacher resource

A reading intervention for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students

This teacher resource is about a strategy to improve the reading and writing skills of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students at five public high schools in the Australian Capital Territory. The strategy takes a multi-pronged approach that calls for a focus on explicit core literacy strategies and cultural competency. ...

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Raising the Bar Closing the Gap maana

This teacher resource is about the maana (moving forward) program that supports Aboriginal students through a whole-school approach to literacy and/or numeracy and cultural inclusion. The program is an extension of the Raising the Bar reform and is implemented in five regional and rural schools in Tasmania. The resource ...

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Joan Winch, 2003: Indigenous health workers

This clip is an excerpt from 'Joan Winch' (26 min), an episode of 'Australian biography' series 9, produced in 2003. In the clip Joan Winch - a Nyungar-Martujarra Elder, nurse, midwife, academic and educator - talks about setting up an Aboriginal health workers' program in Western Australia. She asked the community to nominate ...

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Intentional teaching: So many possibilities - Extending children's ideas

This video shows practical examples of a kindergarten teacher using intentional teaching strategies to extend children’s ideas. The teacher facilitates problem solving and encourages children to find reasonable solutions. The resource includes discussion questions for teachers and leaders. The video is 3 minutes and 55 ...

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Intentional teaching: So many possibilities - Responding to children's ideas and interests

This video shows practical examples of a kindergarten teacher using intentional teaching strategies to respond to children's ideas and interests. The teacher uses a real life investigation for children to develop and test hypotheses and explore solutions. The resource includes discussion questions for teachers and leaders. ...

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Intentional teaching: So many possibilities - Learning through routines

This video shows practical examples of a kindergarten teacher using intentional teaching strategies during routines and transitions. The teacher encourages the children to identify risks and ensure their own and others' safety. The resource includes discussion questions for teachers and leaders. The video is 2 minutes and ...

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Intentional teaching: So many possibilities - Group learning

This video shows practical examples of a kindergarten teacher using intentional teaching strategies during group time. The teacher models strategies to settle the group and encourage children to focus and practise listening. The resource includes discussion questions for teachers and leaders. The video is 2 minutes and ...

Interactive Resource

Mindomo: mind mapping

This is an iPad app that creates mindmaps, turns them into presentations, allows the user to share them with others, and exports them as images or PDFs. Maps can be made as 'cloud maps' from an online account or as 'local maps' located on the user's own device. There are multiple map layouts available and maps can be customised ...

Teacher resource

Procedural writing

Students in this Year 1 class learn about different procedural texts and the criteria for writing their own procedure. In a lesson, the students write a procedure for making fairy bread. The teacher reiterates the steps the students need to follow and relates this to a practical activity from the previous day's lesson. ...

Interactive Resource

Truth be told

This resource embeds the use of online collaboration tools and 21st century learning skills in a Stage 5 English project. Students explore the English textual concepts as they collaborate to research and create a personal story. Tasks include analysing a variety of personal stories told in different media and exploring ...