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Website and app reviews

By Nigel Paull

Issue 113, Term 2 2020

Bushfire education bushfireeducation.vic.edu.auAn abundance of pertinent bushfire teaching and learning resources are provided on this website from the Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority. Four aspects of bushfire education are covered: learning about bushfires, preparing for bushfires, re

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 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 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

tion news and articles feature on this authoritative website. Users can search by topic or browse through a variety of categories including podcasts, reviews, trends, opinions, and a selection of subject areas.SCIS no. 1909653 Pizza fractions 1 https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/pizzafractions-1/id3740

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

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

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 103, Term 4 2017

itted 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; and details of advocacy, conferences and associated research.SCIS no. 1831768 Beneath the waves museum.wa.go

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 101, Term 2 2017

ks of code. They can then progress to programming smart toys, robots, and drones. SCIS no. 1774659 The internet sites selected in 'Website & app reviews' are often of a professional nature and should be initially viewed by teachers and library staff to determine suitability for students. The li

Website and app reviews

By Nigel Paull

Issue 100, Term 1 2017

film and TV recordings; document studies; education kits; and notes for teachers. SCIS no. 1789325 The internet sites selected in Website & app reviews are often of a professional nature and should be initially viewed by teachers and library staff to determine suitability for students. The lin

Website and app reviews

By Nigel Paull

Issue 99, Term 4 2016

s, how to become a human rights advocate, and where to access assistance or support. SCIS no. 1777752 The internet sites selected in Website and app reviews are often of a professional nature and should be initially viewed by teachers and library staff to determine suitability for students. The lin

Website and app reviews

By Nigel Paull

Issue 98, Term 3 2016

ibrary of Victoria’s Centre for Youth Literacy, this site encourages young adults to explore the works of Australian and international writers, share reviews, contribute to blogs and forums, and join a book club. SCIS no. 1276536  Learning potential www.learningpotential.gov.auPublished by the Austr

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 96, Term 1 2016

ideo resources. Most of the websites listed are free and do not require registration.SCIS no. 1744464 The internet sites selected in Website and app reviews are often of a professional nature and should be initially viewed by teachers and library staff to determine suitability for students. The lin

Website and app reviews

By Nigel Paull

Issue 95, Term 4 2015

t aspects of science. The site also encourages students to explore careers in science.SCIS no. 112584 The internet sites selected in Website and app reviews are often of a professional nature and should be initially viewed by teachers and library staff to determine suitability for students. The lin

Website and app reviews

By Nigel Paull

Issue 94, Term 3 2015

ones; students will be able to gauge the dramatic impact the internet has had on society.SCIS 1716983 The internet sites selected in Website and app reviews are often of a professional nature and should be initially viewed by teachers and library staff to determine suitability for students. The lin

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