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BBC iWonder. Master Teacher Projects. Debating Matters - Topic Guides. Debating Matters' acclaimed Topic Guides place debates in a social context: providing a framework for students’ thinking.

Debating Matters - Topic Guides

With a current library of over 50 Topic Guides, covering debates relating to big questions about science and experimentation, liberty and the law, arts and culture, health and medicine, politics, the media and more, debaters use these resources when preparing for the competition, but schools are also encouraged to use the guides for more informal debates, whether at the school debate club or as a lesson resource.

For further advice and ideas about how to your our Topic guides, take a look at our latest resource pack for schools. Here are the latest Topic Guides currently being used in the competition, but for more please use the categories on the left hand menu, or browse subjects by A-Z. The Ultimate Guide to the Independent Princess - Best Of. Fairy Tales / Folktales - Fiction - Books. Implementing the Australian Curriculum in Queensland [Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority]

Since 2010, Australia has been moving toward a national framework for schooling aimed at raising education standards and achieving nationally consistent curriculum, assessment and reporting.

Implementing the Australian Curriculum in Queensland [Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority]

The QCAA, and Queensland's school sectors — Education Queensland, Queensland Catholic Education Commission, and Independent Schools Queensland — have developed advice, guidelines and resources to support schools during the transition to the Australian Curriculum. Further advice is available from individual schooling sectors. The Australian Curriculum will include the 8 learning areas outlined in the Melbourne Declaration on Educational Goals for Young Australians (2008) (PDF, 977 kB). The following materials support teachers to develop their curriculum in English, Mathematics, Science and History. Although the materials have been developed by different sources, all essential materials are available through QCAA’s website. Mix.

Digital Badging for the Classroom and Beyond. Diversity, identity and Australian culture - History (10) - ABC Splash - Overview This teacher resource focuses on immigration and settlement patterns in Australia.

Diversity, identity and Australian culture - History (10) - ABC Splash -

It explores the migration experience, and the impact that immigrants from diverse cultural backgrounds have had on Australian society and its changing identity. Road to Refuge. Explore by Grades. First Australians - Making a Nation History Webquest and Lesson Plan. This WebQuest is one activity in an integrated History/English unit, based on the Australian Curriculum History elective: Making A Nation, for Year 9.

First Australians - Making a Nation History Webquest and Lesson Plan

This activity is only one component of a unit that will encourage students to think about different contexts, perspectives and interpretations from the past, and how people from a range of backgrounds adjusted to living together. Difference Differently. English for the Australian Curriculum. Poetry challenges. Search Results: "caricatures" - Prints & Photographs Online Catalog. Search Results: "political cartoons" - Prints & Photographs Online Catalog. Classroom Antarctica. Resources for educators of kids in grades 4-12. Pacific Stories Learning - Teachers Guide. FREE - Federal Registry for Educational Excellence. Browse By Subject Browse By Standard What is FREE?

FREE - Federal Registry for Educational Excellence

The Federal Registry for Educational Excellence (FREE) makes it easier to find digital teaching and learning resources created and maintained by the federal government and public and private organizations. Read more > Disclaimer The U.S. Ceremony - The Djungguwan of Northeast Arnhem Land. Australian Curriculum Books, Australian Curriculum Online Books, #1 Australian online bookstore. Buy discount Australian Curriculum Books. Share My Lesson - Free K-12 Resources By Teachers, For Teachers.

Unit Study - Antarctica. Shackleton's Voyage of Endurance. The Antarctic. The Antarctic is probably the most desolate continent on the planet.

The Antarctic

It is a continually changing area, especially now with global warning. Australia has had a long connection with it, not only through exploration but also through scientific research. Australia has laid claim to the largest part of the continent, though other countries also have claims to significant areas. The Antarctic has now become a tourist venue as well. This page looks at The Antarctic - the continent itself, its exploration and those who explored it, Australia’s links both past and present, Antarctic images, the Aurora Australis, print material, student activities, more. 8ways - home.

Calendar. Calendar. Resources 12-month Seasonal Calendar TemplateMake your own Seasonal CalendarFood chain cut out pageFood chainsWhat is an ecosystemAdaptations and climate For teachers A seasonal calendar is a method for passing on information that is important to a particular group of people.


Indigenous Australians pass on knowledge and information through storytelling and artwork, and people learn by observing and imitating family and friends. Student’s understanding of these learning styles will give them the freedom to explore the seasonal calendar and complete these classroom activities. Calendar. In the classroom showcase. AC History Units. The Australian Curriculum: History introduces a discipline-based approach to teaching history in primary and secondary classrooms.

AC History Units

This marks a shift away from more integrated approaches associated with Studies of Society and Environment (SOSE). A discipline-based approach to teaching history requires teachers to have an understanding of the fundamentals of the discipline. All disciplines have distinctive ways of thinking and doing things. These are encapsulated in the key concepts, skills and methods of the discipline. Indigenous Australia - Aboriginal Art, History and Culture. 109 Common Core Resources For Teachers By Category. 109 Common Core Resources For Teachers By Content Area The transition to the Common Core Standards is likely the single most significant change in the last 10 years in American public education.

109 Common Core Resources For Teachers By Category

While the English-Language Arts and Math haven’t changed, what the standards say about those content areas–and their relative complexity and rigor–are indeed different. In a recent survey, you let us know you wanted more Common Core resources and support, so we’re going to ramp up our Common Core resources over the summer of 2013, including this list of various Common Core resources, separated by content area. 32 Common Core Resources For Teaching English Articles Journals Videos 22. Primary School Year 5 & 6 Free Lesson Plans, Links and Resources.

Secondary — Years 7 to 10 « English for the Australian Curriculum. A List of Great Websites for your Kids. 10 Wonderful Virtual Field Trips for your Students. It's Spring now, flowers are coming out and the weather is getting better, hopefully no more snow.

10 Wonderful Virtual Field Trips for your Students

Resources for the Australian Curriculum. Media College - Video, Audio and Multimedia Resources. Lessons. These lesson plans were perhaps the most popular activity for last year's Digital Learning Day. The links provide a ready-made activity that you can use with your students on Digital Learning Day and beyond.

You will see that each lesson includes a full lesson plan and a short video introduction from the Digital Learning Day teacher who submitted the lesson. If you plan to use a lesson on Digital Learning Day in your classroom or school, make sure to add this activity to our map. Visit the toolkits for more lesson plans, tools to use, and tips from teachers in specific areas! I Am Malala In this innovative lesson plan, students explore the power of social media in calling for change, while also improving their understanding of various cultures and social issues that impact other parts of the world.

50 Activities To Promote Digital Media Literacy In Students. Literacy is changing–not at its core necessarily, but certainly at its edges as it expands to include new kinds of “reading.” Digital media is quickly replacing traditional media forms as those most accessible to most 21st century learners. The impact of this change is extraordinarily broad, but for now we’ll narrow it down to changes in how learners respond to the media they consume. Learn about Teach Kids To Program on instaGrok, the research engine. How to tell if a “shark in flooded city streets after a storm” photo is a fake in 5 easy steps.

The combination of increasing extreme weather and social media has created, if you’ll pardon the pun, a perfect storm for sharing photos that show post-hurricane devastation (both real and fake). Many of them take the form of of a shark swimming through flooded city streets. For better or for worse, I’m known as “the shark guy” among my friends and family, which means that every time one of these pictures pops up, I get it e-mailed to me on the order of 50-100 times.

With the hopes of lightening my inbox and edu-ma-cating our loyal readers, presented below is a simple guide to determine if any given “shark after the storm” photo is fake. 1) Use your vast knowledge of shark biology to determine if a shark that size of that species could possibly be in water that deep. The image above was one of the first “shark after a storm” pictures to go viral.

BLOSSOMS. Center on Instruction. Six Teens Dropping Out To Fix Education - Ed Zed Omega. The Differentiator. Try Respondo! → ← Back to The Differentiator The Differentiator is based on Bloom's Taxonomy, Kaplan and Gould's Depth and Complexity, and David Chung's product menu. Try It In: French Dutch • Tweet It • Like Byrdseed • Pin It Students will judge the ethics of the [click to edit] using a textbook and create an essay in groups of three. Welcome to the School of You. Online Multimedia Educational Games for Kids in Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary Grades. 5 Video Projects to Try With Your Students. Video creation projects are some of my favorite things to do with students. I like video projects for a number of reasons not the least of which is that students generally enjoy them too. I like video projects because when they're organized properly students have to write, research, produce, and revise just as they would if they were writing a story or research paper.

The difference is that shared finished video projects have the potential to reach many more people than a well-written essay does. TedEd: Series search. Top 10 TED ED Lessons for Teachers. Since its launch some months ago, Ted Ed Lessons has been making such a loud uproar in the educational circles. Educators from all over the globe have been using this service to create engaging lesson content from TED videos. Ted Ed provides several practical features for teachers to easily customize, tweak, redo, and use any video featured in TED. Lesson Plan Search – Google in Education. Here are your Virtual Field Trip Resources! Home Browse: By Categories. Internet History Sourcebooks Project.

Internet History Sourcebooks Project Paul Halsall, Editor Last Modified: Dec 11 | linked pages may have been updated more recently. Teach21 Project Based Learning. Prior to the unit, discuss project goals and expectations with science and language arts teachers. Discover remarkable treasures from Australian history & share your own! Lesson plans.

HIGH SCHOOL LESSON PLANS (Teachers.Net) Kathy Schrock's Guide to Everything - iPad in College. K-12 & Higher Ed. Media Literacy Lesson Plans. FACES. CASES Online: Creating Active Student Engagement in the Sciences. What is CASES Online? The Literacy Shed - The Literacy Shed Home.

Videos. Hans Rosling explains a very common misunderstanding about the world: That saving the poor children leads to overpopulation. Not only is it not right, it’s the other way around! Teaching Videos. Lessons Worth Sharing. Teaching Channel: Videos, Lesson Plans and Other Resources for Teachers. For Schools. Welcome to YouTube! UDLStrategies - Make Learning Visual. Web Inquiry Projects - Welcome Page. Lesson Plans, Classroom Activities and Games for Teachers Teaching in Australia. Australian Curriculum Lessons.

Summary: A small lesson on understanding the techniques of persuasion and how to get better at persuasive writing.