Snapshot of 21st Century Learning
Term 3 Week 9
Aboriginal Images Lesson - resources provided
Interactive Ochre - Excellent resource that provides an understanding of culture, Indigenous map and print outs. Definitely worth a look.
2013 OCHRE Document - Opportunity, Choice, Healing, Responsibility, Empowerment
Persuasion, Explanation and Narrative Rubrics - Link shared by Georgina Taylor.
Exposition Writing Unit - 21 Lessons from Australian Curriculum Lessons.
Compare the effect background music has on viewer's expectations of the movie, then use persuasive writing/explanation to explore student's reactions/feelings. Watch the Mary Poppins - the sugary sweet version and the "horror" version.
Whacky Web Tales - Online writing resource that will support reluctant writers. Students can enhance their online Whacky Tale, by adding additional adjectives, clauses and exciting sentence starters.
Speaking Topics - Lots of interetsing topics - great resource for ice breakers, 5 minute talks, small group discussions etc
Prepositions - An original way to teach prepositions to young students, whilst combining technology.
Student Book Trailers - Have your students view Book Trailers created by other students, then create their own based on a book of their choice.
Lure of The Labrinyth - Stage3 pre-algebra students. It includes a wealth of intriguing math-based puzzles wrapped into an exciting narrative game in which students work to find their lost pet - and save the world from monsters!
Angle Dance - Incorporate the Angle Dance when teaching all aspects of Maths. The Angle Dance is at the bottom of the page.
Cut The Knot - Interactive Maths site - extensive resources, problem solving, a variety of different resources that G&T students may find fascinating
The resource section has had a "makeover" making it easier to navigate.
School Tube - Embed teacher and student made videos into your teaching
Whiteboard Tutorials - Refresh your knowledge or learn new tricks.
Inspiring Ideas - This resource contains many presentations for you to present and/or learn from. Why not use one at a Staff meeting?
Crooked Brains - Stimulate your students creative thought and inventions with these pics and inventions.
Kleinspiration - Blog of exciting technology resources and ideas to use in your classroom.
Google Drive Tips - Gain a greater understanding of Google Drive from this clip.
Voice Thread - Combines sound and pictures. Plus view how one teacher used Voice Thread to create a Fathers Day presentation.
Add a clock to your blog
Laura Chaffey has created a super Dot Day Smore.
iPads and Apps
Sound Note App - It tracks what you type and draw, whilst recording
AR Flashcards - Combine the alphabet and AR to teach initial sounds to ES1
Interact With Your World - Science resources - Life, Earth, Physical Sciences resources
Science Topics - New Energy Resources
New Scheme Teachers
Movies on Effective Practice - American but still applicable in our classrooms.
The home page has links to additional resources on a variety of topics.
The Primary Literacy clips are also very useful.
Lesson Breaks - Dance along to Koo Koo Kangaroos
Just 4 Teachers Blog - Ideas to stimulate classroom activities. Stage 1
Speech Room News - Described as Speech and Language Ideas and Therapy from my Speechroom to Yours. The Special Education section has also had a "makeover".