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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 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 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 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 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

Website and app reviews

By Nigel Paull

Issue 117, Term 2 2021

AUSLAN STORYTIME apps.apple.com/au/app/auslan-storytime/id975809635 Aimed at young children who sign, or are learning to sign using Auslan, this app features illustrated videos of classic children’s books signed by young students at the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children. Emphasis is placed

Website and app reviews

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

Website and app reviews

By Nigel Paull

Issue 120, Term 1 2022

Aboriginal & Torres Straight Islander Mathematics Alliance Astima.com ATSIMA is an Indigenous-led charity that seeks to develop innovative techniques and resources to enhance the teaching of mathematics for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. Content includes professional learning, r

Website and app reviews

By Nigel Paull

Issue 121, Term 2, 2022

Canva for education www.canva.com/education Canva offers K–12 students and teachers free access to their templates for worksheets, lesson plans, reports and presentations. Also available are fonts, images and details on how to create and share assignments. SCIS no: 5394929 Hot topics legalanswers.sl

CD-ROM Reviews

By Dianne Lewis

Issue 3, Term 3 1992

OPIC and SOURCE. It also includes field such as LITERATURE TYPE, AWARDS, and AUTHOR GENDER/ETHNICITY. The ADFA library has an extensive collection of reviews which are indexed on AUSTLIT. It is possible to obtain copies of these reviews from the ADFA library at a cost of $8.00 per article. This auth

Reviews

By Nigel Paull

Issue 26, Term 3 1998

Collection Management Issues Providing more with less: collection management for Australian school libraries is the aptly named title of a recently published book, edited by Ken Dillon and James Henri of Charles Sturt University. This comprehensive work tackles the problem school libraries are facin

Reviews

By Schools Catalogue Information Service

Issue 31, Term 4 1999

Impressions: Texts from Asia for the lower Secondary English Classroom Publisher: Curriculum Corporation ISBN: 1 86366 415 7 SCIS: 935224 RRP: $14.95 Reflections: Texts from Asia for the Middle Secondary English Classroom Publisher: Curriculum Corporation ISBN: 1 86366 416 5 SCIS: 939500 RRP: $19.9

Reviews

By Nigel Paull

Issue 30, Term 3 1999

Australian Training Reform -Revised Edition: Implications for Schools Publisher: Curriculum Corporation, Jack Keating 1998 ISBN: 1 86366 428 9 RRP: $24.95 SCIS order number: 944782 Designed to provide a broad description of the changes affecting vocational education and training particularly those r

Reviews

By Nigel Paull

Issue 28, Term 1 1999

Title: Understanding Australia: The land and its people Level: Upper primary Publisher: Department of Education Victoria RRP: $85.00 ISBN: 1 87597 205 6 SCIS Order Number: 919614 System requirements: Windows and Macintosh compatible. 486DX/33MHz IBM compatible PC, Windows 3.1 or 95, 8MB RAM, 256-col

Reviews

By Nigel Paull

Issue 27, Term 4 1998

Title: Boys and Literacy Professional Development Units and Teaching Units Publisher: Curriculum Corporation, Carlton Victoria, 1997 RRP: $59.95 ISBN: 1 86366 419 X or Teaching Units only $39.95 ISBN:1 86366 4211 Description: Professional Development Units and Teaching Units Review: 'Are boys less l

Reviews

By Schools Catalogue Information Service

Issue 34, Term 3 2000

MindMatters -A Mental Health Promotion Program for Secondary Schools Publisher: Mind Matters Consortium ISBN: 0 642415 285 RRP: $59.95 SCIS order number: 1008856 The MindMatters program uses a whole-school approach to mental health promotion and suicide prevention. It aims to develop school environm

Reviews

By Schools Catalogue Information Service

Issue 32, Term 1 2000

A Survival Guide to the Internet tor Teachers Publisher: Curriculum Resources, South Australian Department for Education and Children's Services, 1997 RRP: $84.95 This is a resource that every school should have for its teachers! The aim of this CD-ROM is to provide teachers with help in understandi

Reviews

By George Przywolnik

Issue 33, Term 2 2000

Science Australia 1 and Science Australia 2 ISBNs: 1 86366 390 8 and 1 86366 391 6 Publisher: Curriculum Corporation RRP: $31.95 each volume Science Australia 1 is intended for year 7 students, and consists of eight chapters spread over 216 pages, including a comprehensive index. The chapters cover