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Website and app reviews

By Nigel Paull

Issue 92, Term 1 2015

100 voorwerpen www.tweedewereldoorlog.nl/100voorwerpen/enUsing 100 unique objects from 25 museums in the Netherlands this website offers a unique perspective of the Second World War. The artefacts were chosen to evoke emotions, stimulate memories, and to emphasise a personal viewpoint in regards to

Website and app reviews

By Nigel Paull

Issue 93, Term 2 2015

3D printing – Kathy Schrock’s guide to everything www.schrockguide.net/3d-printing.htmlThe impact of 3D printers on industry, and therefore education, is going to be immense. Schrock succinctly explains the basics of 3D printers and their application in the classroom. She also includes a variety of

Website and app reviews

By Nigel Paull

Issue 97, Term 2 2016

Amazing world atlas itunes.apple.com/au/app/amazing-world-atlas-by-lonely/id916745147?mt=8Intended for primary students, this interactive mapping app from Lonely Planet features quizzes and games relating to continents, countries, capitals, and flags. The app can be used on its own, or as a companio

Website and app reviews

By Nigel Paull

Issue 114, Term 3 2020

Student Wellbeing Hub: COVID-19 Wellbeing Resources studentwellbeinghub.edu.au/educators/covid-19 Developed by Education Services Australia this site provides a variety of resources for K–12 students, teachers and parents to support social and emotional wellbeing in learning communities during the C

Website and app reviews

By Nigel Paull

Issue 101, Term 2 2017

Apple Education — special education www.apple.com/au/education/special-educationApple has produced a comprehensive guide to using iPads, iPhones, iPods, and Macs for teachers to enhance the learning opportunities for special education students. The features of both hardware and software are explored

Website and app reviews

By Nigel Paull

Issue 102, Term 3 2017

Augmented and virtual reality www.schrockguide.net/augmented-realityThe impact of augmented and virtual reality on education will be significant. Kathy Shrock explains the essentials of augmented and virtual reality and their application to teaching and learning. She also includes background informa

Website and app reviews

By Nigel Paull

Issue 107, Term 4 2018

2018 SAE ATOM Awards http://atomawards.orgThe annual Australian Teachers of Media (ATOM) Awards showcase the finest film and media content from Australia and New Zealand, created by both industry professionals and the education sector. Of the 34 categories, many pertain to primary and secondary stud

Website and app reviews

By Nigel Paull

Issue 106, Term 3 2018

Australian Girls Choir http://ausgirlschoir.com.auThe Australian Girls Choir has been offering girls eminent performing arts education and opportunities to perform for over 30 years. Its website features background information, enrolment details, training levels, performance highlights, and policies

Website and app reviews

By Nigel Paull

Issue 105, Term 2 2018

Association for Library Service to Children www.ala.org/alscTeacher librarians seeking to expand their horizons will locate a variety of pertinent information from this US site. Of particular relevance are links to book awards, a blog, professional resources, and elearning.SCIS no. 1858313 Autism ap

Know your rights and responsibilities: teaching digital citizenship

By Susan Marshall

Issue 103, Term 4 2017

None of us could imagine a world without the internet. It has become an ever-increasing element of our daily life — and it is often the school library staff’s role to support students and classroom staff to maximise the benefits of engaging with the online world for learning, creating, playing and c

Website and app reviews

By Nigel Paull

Issue 112, Term 1 2020

Australian poetry australianpoetry.org‘Australian Poetry intends to do all that it can do to connect with, and genuinely support, contemporary and aspiring Australian poets.’ With this in mind, Australian Poetry’s website offers information on forthcoming competitions, readings and launches; their p

Website and app reviews

By Nigel Paull

Issue 109, Term 2 2019

150 science experiments www.fizzicseducation.com.au/category/150-science-experimentsOne hundred and fifty categorised science experiments are available on this easy-to-navigate website. Clear, step-by-step instructions and photos are also a feature. Details are available regarding school visits by t

Website and app reviews

By Nigel Paull

Issue 108, Term 1 2019

Alannah & Madeline Foundation www.amf.org.auThe goal of the Alannah & Madeline Foundation is to ‘keep children safe from bullying, cyberbullying, and violence’. Details of the variety of programs, workshops, and events offered to parents, families, schools, and communities are available on t

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By Nigel Paull

Issue 110, Term 3 2019

10 Minutes A Day Times Tables apps.apple.com/gb/app/10-minutes-a-day-times-tables/id775904110Dorling Kindersley offers this free, engaging times tables resource for primary school students. Students are encouraged to beat the clock in a series of short games. Has hints and tips on how to reach highe

Website and app reviews

By Nigel Paull

Issue 111, Term 4 2019

15 Best School Website Designs webalive.com.au/school-websitesSchools wishing to develop a new website or enhance their current website would benefit from analysing the examples portrayed here. Each sample outlines the outstanding design and technology features used to create an informative and appe

Website and app reviews

By Nigel Paull

Issue 103, Term 4 2017

Australian Council on Children and the Media childrenandmedia.org.auACCM is a national community body ‘committed to promoting better choices and providing stronger voices in children’s media’. The website provides: specifics of the organisation; searchable reviews of child-centred apps and movies; a

Website and app reviews

By Nigel Paull

Issue 104, Term 1 2018

ALIA National Simultaneous Storytime www.alia.org.au/nssGet prepared for National Simultaneous Storytime, which is occurring in both Australia and New Zealand on Wednesday 23 May. The book for this year is Hickory Dickory Dash, written by Tony Wilson and illustrated by Laura Wood. The website includ

Website and app reviews

By Nigel Paull

Issue 116, Term 1 2021

AUSTRALIA’S DEFINING MOMENTS DIGITAL CLASSROOM digital-classroom.nma.gov.au The National Museum of Australia has developed an interactive timeline of over 120 significant events in Australian history from 65,000 years ago to the present day. Student-centred resources include critical thinking activi

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By Nigel Paull

Issue 115, Term 4 2020

NZ Parliament: Educators and Students parliament.nz/en/visit-and-learn/educators-and-students The New Zealand Parliament’s education staff have produced a thorough and contemporary resource relating to the workings of parliament. Features include a virtual reality tour, outreach programs, videos, a

Finding Scootle resources that support the Australian Curriculum

By Daniel Hughes

Issue 97, Term 2 2016

The next time a distraught colleague comes to you asking, 'How on earth am I meant to teach this part of the Australian Curriculum?', consider pointing them in the direction of Scootle resources. Most Scootle resources support at least one Australian Curriculum content description, cross-curriculum