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Free Oxford Publisher Resources
"To help you prepare for remote teaching, we are providing complimentary access to selected Years 7–10 English, Humanities, Mathematics and Science obook assess resources via Oxford Digital."
Free Jacaranda Resources
Free Jacaranda Publisher Resources
Please contact the Library if you would like access. "Not using Jacaranda? We are offering schools free digital/PDF access to teachers and their students for all of Term 2. We kindly ask teachers to submit one request per school. Please note, we cannot accept requests from students or parents."
3 Strategies for Personalizing Feedback Online
"Feedback is one of the most powerful tools teachers have in their “teaching toolbelts” for guiding learners toward mastery. Without feedback, students do not have a clear sense of what they are doing well, what they need to focus on, and what they can do to improve ... "
getting it right
Educational Leadership Special Report: Getting Remote Learning Right
"This spring, school leaders and educators across the world entered what the superintendent of one major district has called "truly uncharted waters." The spread of the novel coronavirus—and the subsequent shutdown of many school systems—has created a new reality in K–12 education, one in which many educators and families have had to make a rapid, unplanned-for transition to remote (or distance) learning and in which issues of student equity and well-being loom larger than ever ... "
Box of Books
Box of Books - Classroom Continuity Plan
Box of Books is our digital textbook platform and they have supplied a document which serves as a reminder of the features that can be utilised by teachers to facilitate Learning@Home. The document includes links to "how to ... " videos.
StudyVibe for Teachers
StudyVibe for Teachers
"We are supporting teachers, students and parents with curriculum resources and activities as many schools are moving to an online learning environment due to the COVID-19 pandemic." The site delivers resources for a variety of different subjects, wellbeing resources, study help and more.
A collection of useful resources to support a variety of different disciplines.
Adolescent Success -
"Some teachers are now required to teach from home and we hope this page serves as a curation of sites that might be useful to you as you put together your on line lesson plans."
"Maybe you have a backlog of books to plough though while you are home, but with public libraries closed and most bookshops too, how do you lay your hands on the latest books? Look no further than you local bookshops where you can order online and have them delivered."
Kids Reading Guide
Kids Reading Guide
"The books in this guide have been chosen and reviewed by the Australian Booksellers Association, booksellers who use their expertise to encourage and support reading for all ages.
Smartcopying _ Remote & Online Learning During the COVID-19 Outbreak
"This information sheet is confined to distance education for the purposes of school closures and student self-isolation due to COVID-19. It covers the situation where materials that were going to be used in class now need to be made available by teachers through distance learning (online) ... "
Australian Teacher Response | AITSL
"Since the emergence of COVID-19 (coronavirus), teachers and school leaders have been quick to adapt and innovate in the many ways they provide education for students across Australia. As part of its Australian Teacher Response initiative, AITSL has developed resources to help support teachers and school leaders during these changing times."