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Resources for English:

Resource name:

Description/purpose:

Link - URL or file on Google Drive (see above link)

Literacy Ideas

This site explains to students how to write a range of text types such as procedural texts, narratives, etc. Very useful… All Free...

http://literacyideas.com

Microsoft Sway

Digital Storytelling with Microsoft Sway

https://education.microsoft.com/en-us/course/2b57129d/overview

How to build stories -

Provides short video explanations on various components for how to write a story.

https://education.abc.net.au/home#!/digibook/2000107/how-to-build-stories

Poetry -

Similar to above (love the ABC)

https://education.abc.net.au/home#!/digibook/2118213/what's-with-poetry

Collins Big Cat Interactive eBooks

There is a free 14 day trial which gives access to 334 interactive Big Cat eBooks. Children will acquire language skills with words highlighted as text is read aloud. They will also develop comprehension skills through the interactive activity included in every eBook.

https://lioncrest.com.au/our-range/literacy/collins-big-cat-ebooks-detail

Rising Stars Reading Planet

There is a free 14 day trial which will give you unlimited access to the Reading Planet 204 eBook library which is available at home and on any device.

https://lioncrest.com.au/our-range/literacy/reading-planet-online-library-detail

Kidz Book Hub - Online eBooks

This is an Australian developed site that has 100 online reading resources for early literacy. They are currently offering a free 3

month trial.

https://lioncrest.com.au/our-range/stem-technology-ict/kidz-book-hub-online-ebooks-detail

PebbleGo

PebbleGo is an online multimodal literacy research program designed specifically to meet the needs of F/K-Year 5 researchers and is aligned to support Australian Curriculum. There is currently a free 14 day trial.

https://lioncrest.com.au/our-range/stem-technology-ict/pebblego-and-pebblego-next-detail

Engage Literacy Online eBooks

There is a free 14 day trail on 136 levelled with audio, easy to navigate, digital eBooks.

https:

//lioncrest.com.au/our-range/literacy/engage-online-ebooks-detail

Storyathon

Access to free writing activities. There is a subscriber extended session but this has been offered free for the next month or two as well.

www.storyathon.com

Time for Kids

Access to current news articles with comprehension questions, which is great for building stamina and independence.

https://www.timeforkids.com/

News Ela

Access to current news articles with comprehension questions, which is great for building stamina and independence.

https://newsela.com/

National Geographic Kids

Access to current news articles with comprehension questions, which is great for building stamina and independence.

https://www.natgeokids.com/au/

Super Teacher Worksheets

https://www.superteacherworksheets.com/

ABCya

ABCya provides over 400 fun and educational games for students pre-foundation through to grade 6.

https://www.abcya.com/

The Literacy Shed

The Literacy Shed is home to a wealth of visual resources. The sheds are broadly thematic, activities are suggested to support the clips.

https://www.literacyshed.com/home.html

Phonics Hero

Phonics Hero teaches school-aged children to read and spell with systematic phonics. Using a step-by-step approach, the 850 games teach children the 44 sounds, the reading and spelling of words, and how to conquer sentences. Available on tablets and computers.

https://www.phonicshero.com/coronavirus-support/

Reading Eggs

An online program filled with activities, educational games and teaching resources to help students develop reading, spelling and vocabulary skills.

Recently added the Fast Phonics tool, which teaches synthetic phonics through explicit and systematic instruction.

There is a 30-day free trial you can register for.

https://www.3plearning.com/software/reading-eggs/

Readiwriter Spelling

A sister program to Mathletics that focuses on spelling and vocabulary.

There is a range of fun activities to help students learn words from pre-built word lists or custom lists that you can create.

The live spelling test is perfect for consolidating learning. It takes no time to run with the class and it’s all automatically marked.

Readiwriter currently has a 30-day free trial available.

https://www.3plearning.com/software/readiwriter/

Resources for Digital Technologies and Design Technologies:

Resource name:

Description/purpose:

Link - URL or file on Google Drive (see above link)

code.org

A very large, US-based, online platform with free courses on coding. While often run in-class, the courses can be used out of the classroom and teachers can monitor student progress.

code.org

Passy’s World of ICT

Plenty of videos on VB.Net and Python Programming. Each Video has a Project to follow along with and complete and then one or more challenge tasks. There is also a Playlist on Context and DFD Diagrams for VCE Software Dev Students.

https://www.youtube .com/user/passyworldofict

Grok Learning

Online learning platform for a variety of coding languages. Teacher accounts available with the ability to monitor student progress and review their code. Some free content available, plenty of paid content.

https://groklearning.com/

Adobe Spark

A free platform for students to create content and express their creative ideas, understandings and learning.

Adobe Post allows students to create quick and simple graphics with visual wow factor.

Adobe Page is a tool for creating beautiful web pages, complete with ability to embed photos & videos (include Adobe Spark Videos).

Adobe Video: quickly put together fun, dynamic and engaging videos with music, captions, photos and voice-overs.

Create in minutes and share instantly..

Upload your own photos and videos, or use any number of thousands of photos from the web.

https://spark.adobe.com

Code Jumper

An inclusive physical coding language

https://education.microsoft.com/en-us/course/b38ae828/overview

Minecraft

STEAM integration with Minecraft

My Minecraft Journey is an introductory course for educators wanting to learn how to use Minecraft: Education Edition in their classroom.

Hour of Code

Remote Learning with Minecraft

https://education.microsoft.com/en-us/course/beb9828a/overview

https://education.microsoft.com/en-us/course/d82e4e01/overview

https://education.microsoft.com/en-us/learningPath/3a51df06

https://samuelmcneill.com/2020/03/19/remote-learning-with-minecraft-education-edition-across-the-internet/

Ohbot

Use coding to control a physical device

https://education.microsoft.com/en-us/course/054e2152/overview

Tinkercad

Amongst several things: a simulated environment to construct and program Arduino boards. This is especially good if students are studying Arduino but don’t have access to the physical boards.

http://Tinkercad.com

Hacking STEM

Browse our free library for downloadable, hands-on, teacher-tested projects and activities that use everyday materials to make STEM affordable, accessible, and fun for everyone.

Hacking STEM: Activity Library.

Lego Mindstorms

By combining their design and coding skills, students can create innovative solutions to real-world problems with the use of LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3.

https://education.microsoft.com/en-us/learningPath/cd307022

Vortals

A mixed reality (AR/VR/3D/2D) creation platform that allows students to design, create and publish immersive education projects while developing vital future skills.

www.vortals.app

CMU CS Academy

A full FREE online course to teach python. Students work at their own pace through 12 units. Monitor progress of each student and automatic grading.

https://academy.cs.cmu.edu/

SCOOTLE

You can search by curriculum area *lots of food, food and fibre and junior design process activities there!

http://www.scootle.edu.au/ec/acSubject?name=%22Design%20and%20Technologies%22

Technology Student

Technology Student – some resources are a little outdated, but for the most part the tools and safety content is great

http://www.technologystudent.com/equip1/equipex1.htm

ABC Education

ABC Education – search by topics, lots of videos and interactives!

https://education.abc.net.au/home#!/home

Victorian Gov FUSE:

Lesson ideas mapped to our curriculum

https://fuse.education.vic.gov.au/VC/Teacher?design%20and%20technologies

Resources to Help teach the Design & Technologies Curriculum Online

A range of lesson plans, project ideas and useful links for teachers delivering the D&T curriculum online - includes Design Thinking, Materials Tech, Textiles, Systems Engineering, Robotics and Primary

https://www.datta.vic.edu.au/content/help-teaching-online

Resources for the Humanities:

Resource name:

Description/purpose:

Link - URL or file on Google Drive (see above link)

SCOOTLE

You can search by curriculum area

http://www.scootle.edu.au

Google Expeditions

(Geography)

Go on virtual excursions (students can print and made a google cardboard headsets)

https://edu.google.com/products/vr-ar/expeditions/?modal_active=none

Google Earth Voyager Education

(Geography)

Use Googles Geo Technology supported by educational resources

Heritage at your touch.

(History)

Virtual tours of a colonial house.

My Place

(History)

My Place for Teachers

My Place for Students

https://www.myplace.edu.au/home.html

https://www.abc.net.au/abc3/myplace/update-flash.htm

https://www.google.com/earth/education/resources/

https://www.nationaltrust.org.au/educationprograms/heritage-at-your-touch-2/

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Online Resource Hub for VicTeachers
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Tags Coronavirus, Teaching, Remotework
Type Google Doc
Published 09/05/2021, 03:56:22

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2020 Online Videos & Activities for Kids during COVID-19