Archive for the ‘School of Education’ Category

On trial: Drama Online

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

Want more drama in your life? Want: 1000+ plays from Aeschylus to the present day 100+ scholarly works 500 +  images from the Victoria and Albert Museum's rich archive of production stills We have Drama Online on trial until 18 July. Please take a look - and let us know what you think think via our feedback form.  

New: Videatives (260 early childhood videos)

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

Are you studying early childhood? This new subscription to Videatives means that you have access to about 260 clips that show children thinking, sorting through problems, experiencing life! As an example, find out what happens when a butterfly lands on a four year old? Videatives seeks to "...implement its mission to make ...

New: PsychTESTS (via OVID)

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

We now subscribe to PsychTESTS (via OVID). PyschTESTS has coverage from 1910 to the present and is a ..."research database providing downloadable access to psychological tests, measures, scales, and other assessments as well as descriptive and administrative information" Great resource for psychology and education students and staff. Take a look ...

150th Anniversary Melbourne Cup – resources for education

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

This year is the 150th running of the Melbourne Cup. On this website - Resources for schools -  you will find a range of resources, information and activities  for all Australian schools to celebrate this event and its contribution to Australian life. Information on the *Cup*, the horses, the people, the dressing ...

Children’s Book Week – Canberra events!

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

Children’s Book Week is almost here! And this year’s theme of Across the Story Bridge promises to be great fun! MONDAY 23 AUGUST TUESDAY 24 AUGUST 11:30 – 12 Talk by Rosemary Thomas, ACT Book Council Judge on How to select great children’s books. Book ...

New – Math Solution ebooks

Monday, November 16th, 2009

New resources! Math Solutions eBooks are great resources for those studying and teaching maths to school aged children. Topics include: Differentiating instruction Teaching English language learners Fundamentals: from arithmetic to algebra Assessment and testing Coaching and schoolwide improvement Connecting math, language and literacy Teaching English language learners

The Le@rning Federation

Friday, September 18th, 2009

If you are an education student and looking for great curriculum resources, don't forget The Le@rning Federation. The Le@rning Federation develops digital curriculum content for all Australian and New Zealand schools, from preschool to Year 12. You will need to register to use The Le@rning Federation. The materials are in two formats learning objects, ...

Trial – Maths Solutions eBooks

Friday, September 4th, 2009

This trial only lasts until 1 October. Math Solutions eBooks are great resources for those studying and teaching maths to school aged children.     Topics include: Differentiating instruction Teaching English language learners Fundamentals: from arithmetic to algebra Assessment and testing Coaching and schoolwide improvement Connecting math, language and literacy Teaching English language learners Please take a look and let us know what ...

National Literacy and Numeracy Week

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009

This week is National Literacy and Numeracy Week, 31 August - 6 September. The theme for this year is 'getting the basics right'. You'll find displays with resources and information in the Brisbane, Strathfield (top floor Education area), Canberra and Melbourne campus libraries. The photo below was taken at the Strathfield campus library. If ...

Children’s Book Week – 2009 Book of the Year Award Winners

Friday, August 21st, 2009

The Children's Book Council of Australia has announced the 2009 Book of the Year Award Winners. Book of the year: older readers. Shaun Tan - Tales from outer suburbia Book of the year: younger readers. Glenda Millard - Perry Angel's suitcase Book of the year: early childhood. Bob Graham: How to heal a ...