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Exciting changes to ClickView Online

There have been some exciting changes made to ClickView recently that help facilitate great teaching and learning. ClickView Online The whole School, including ELC and Junior School teachers and students can now use ClickView Online. Through this service, you have access to: Albert – an excellent search tool for finding videos matched to the Australian […]

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18 Apps that Support the Creative Process

If you are looking for tools that support the inquiry process, then it’s worth checking Dianne Darrow’s blog post featured in Edutopia –  Creativity on the run: 18 Apps to support the creative process.  The post provides a list of recommended apps (both paid and free) that are useful for supporting the inquiry process within […]

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iTunesU: Great Open Education Resources

If you are searching for additional material to support teaching and learning, it is worth browsing iTunesU; the largest repository of quality, free educational resources created by universities and schools.  Course materials come in a variety of formats including audio, video, books, documents and presentations, apps and iBooks textbooks and the ability to browse for  […]

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Updated ClickView App for iOS Users

ClickView have recently updated their app for Apple devices making it a useful educational tool for both staff and students. Use it to: explore and watch the School’s ClickView library and the exchange Record your own videos and easily share them with others edit videos using your workspace (will be enabled on 1st September when […]

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Digital Resources to Support the Science Curriculum for Years 5 to 10

I recently attended a webinar run by Isobel Williams; a secondary science teacher and teacher librarian and sponsored by The Australian School Library Association that promoted some useful digital resources to support the Australian Science Curriculum for years 5 to 10. The following is a slide share of the presentation and provides a list of […]

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Appitic: A Great Source of Educational Apps

Appitic is a comprehensive directory of educational apps that have been tested in the classroom and makes a good starting point to find an app to fit a particular task.   The apps have been sorted into a variety of categories including those that support specific subjects, the flipped classroom, Bloom’s Taxonomy and even those that can assist students […]

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QR Codes in the Classroom

With the introduction of BYOD and  iPads in the ELC and JS, it’s now feasible to use QR codes to facilitate a variety of learning opportunities.  QR stands for Quick Response and a QR code simply enables the user to scan the code with a device’s camera and go directly to a website without the need of […]

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Class Dojo: An Online Behaviour Management Tool

Class Dojo  is a fantastic online behavioural management tool as it enables teachers to provide instant feedback to students on their behaviour by awarding/deducting points for specific behaviours.   Students are able to log into their account to receive their feedback and there is also the option of enabling parents to monitor their child’s progress.   An iPad app is available for […]

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Wheelers Digital Library: Great eBooks for K to 8

We have recently added a new collection of eBooks (hosted by Wheelers) to our library service.  The eBook collection is being developed according to the curriculum and recreational reading needs of kindergarten to grade 8 students and staff and contains a range of reading material including non-fiction, fiction and picture books.   The digital library is available via the […]

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The Strange & Wonderful World of Ants – A Great Nonfiction App

This engaging app provides intriguing facts and illustrations about  a variety of ant species.  Apart from the very realistic ant that crawls across the screen, there are very few interactive components in this app, ensuring that the reader is not distracted from the text.  The great advantage of this app is the unique ability to alter […]

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