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Coaching and whole-school commitment improve numeracy outcomes

This teacher resource describes whole-school strategies to improve numeracy outcomes at Moana Primary School in South Australia. Strategies included appointing a full-time numeracy coach to act as coordinator and form collaborative partnerships with teachers; using diagnostic testing to inform programming; and developing ...

Teacher resource

Targeted Early Numeracy

This teacher resource describes a New South Wales strategy to support early years teachers in improving numeracy outcomes for Foundation to year 2 students likely to perform at or below the national minimum standard in numeracy in year 3. The intervention program involved professional learning for Targeted Early Numeracy ...


Henry Lawson, c1912

This black-and-white photographic portrait shows the Australian poet and short-story writer Henry Lawson. His thin face, dominated by his characteristic bushy moustache, is turned away from the camera and he stares into the distance in a pose of contemplation and sadness. Sitting cross-legged on an upholstered bench and ...


Signed photograph of Banjo Paterson, c1930s

This is a black-and-white photograph of Andrew Barton 'Banjo' Paterson taken in the late 1930s. In the photograph Paterson has a pipe in his mouth and is looking downwards at a piece of paper that he is holding in both hands. He wears a high collar, dark tie, light-coloured three-piece suit and a hat. The bottom right of ...


Australian writer Miles Franklin, c1905

This is a black-and-white photograph, measuring 12.0 cm x 9.7 cm, of Miles Franklin (1879-1954), taken around 1905. Franklin is standing in a formal pose, looking straight at the camera with hands clasped in front and holding what appears to be a feather fan. She is wearing a blouse with short, puffed sleeves and lace trim. ...


Australian writer Miles Franklin, c1901

This is a black-and-white mounted photograph showing a three-quarter-length portrait of Miles Franklin (1879-1954). She is dressed in a dark, tailored suit and is standing side on to the camera, facing to the right. Her head is turned towards the camera and she is holding a dark parasol under her left arm, military-style. ...


Tim Winton on location, 1997 - item 2

This is a colour photograph of author Tim Winton standing beside a four-wheel drive vehicle beneath a wide expanse of blue sky with cumulus clouds in the remote northern coastal region of Western Australia. The photograph was taken in 1997 during the shoot of the documentary 'The Edge of the World'.


Tim Winton on location, 1997 - item 1

This is a colour photograph taken on the remote northern coast of Western Australia at night with writer Tim Winton in the foreground.


Snowy Hydro - The Jindabyne Story, c1965: Banjo's place

This clip shows the district of Jindabyne before it was flooded to make Jindabyne Lake, a dam that is now part of the Snowy Mountains Hydro-electric Scheme. It includes shots of the old township, the surrounding district and settler's dwellings, including Spencer's Cottage, where poet AB 'Banjo' Paterson is said to have ...


Kylie Tennant, 1986: The Battlers

This clip shows an interview with Australian writer Kylie Tennant, filmed in a bush setting. Tennant describes her research for her book 'The Battlers' (1941), which included taking to the road in a horse and cart to experience first-hand the lives of the unemployed during the Great Depression. She goes on to describe the ...


Bastards from the Bush, 1998: Taree High School

This clip shows footage of Taree High School in New South Wales as writer Bob Ellis provides a voice-over about poet Les Murray's early days there. Bob Ellis prompts Les Murray to recall his memories of attending the school. Murray recollects painful events such as the bullying he suffered, especially from girls, and reflects ...


Dust jacket for 'We are going', 1964

This is a colour image of the dust jacket of 'We are going', a book of poetry by Kath Walker (later Oodgeroo Noonuccal) published in 1964. The relatively simple cover consists of a large black-and-white photograph of Walker superimposed on a red background.


Two portraits of Henry Lawson

This is a black-and-white image, produced in 1931, comprising two juxtaposed half-portrait photographs of the Australian short story writer and poet Henry Lawson. The portrait on the left is estimated to have been taken in about 1915, when Lawson would have been in his late 40s. The date of the other portrait is unknown, ...


Robert Ray discusses 'The sentimental bloke', 2005

This is an edited sound recording of the Australian choreographer Robert Ray recalling the challenges of working on the adaption of 'The songs of a sentimental bloke' staged by the Australian Ballet company in 1985. Ray discusses how he prepared himself for the task. He also outlines the positive public response to the ...


John Collins recalls illustrations by Oodgeroo Noonuccal (Kath Walker), 2007

This is an edited sound recording of John Collins, former managing director of the Brisbane-based book publisher Jacaranda Press, recalling the way the Indigenous poet Oodgeroo Noonuccal (then Kath Walker) produced illustrations for her 1980 book 'Father sky and mother earth'. He describes how a casual remark led to her ...


Brian Clouston describes the success of 'We are going', 2007

This is an edited sound recording of Brian Clouston, the founder of Brisbane-based Jacaranda Press, discussing the publication in 1964 of 'We are going', a book of poetry by Oodgeroo Noonuccal (known at the time as Kath Walker). Clouston describes the 'phenomenal' success of the book, and outlines why he believes it was ...


The Book Show - David Malouf, 1988: The discipline of writing

This clip shows Australian writer David Malouf talking about how he writes, and describing the circumstances that best allow his ideas to develop and a book to take shape. Malouf and interviewer DJ (Dinny) O'Hearn are filmed on a cliff top in South Head, Sydney. The camera focuses mainly on Malouf who stands with his back ...


The Book Show - Peter Carey, 1992: You must like your characters

This clip shows Australian novelist Peter Carey being interviewed by the ABC's 'The Book Show' host Andrea Stretton on the subject of his recently published novel 'The Tax Collector'. Filmed while sitting on the balcony of a city building, Carey appears relaxed as he responds to Stretton's questions about the novel's characters, ...

Teacher resource

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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Responsible use of ICT

Here the teacher explains how teacher confidence is key to safe and supportive learning environments when using Information and Communication Technology (ICT) with students. She achieves this by supporting teachers develop small, self-contained projects that use secure ICT learning environments and supports them in their ...