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Tania Sheko

Pleasure Reading Survey « National Reading Campaign - 3 views

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    Past research has found that reading for pleasure is linked to better overall satisfaction with life, higher incomes, healthier relationships (lower divorce rates), and better mental health.
Tania Sheko

http://www.aifs.gov.au/nch/pubs/sheets/rs25/rs25.pdf - 0 views

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    The purpose of this Resource Sheet is to provide information on resources available for parents regarding online safety for their children. For another NCPC Resource Sheet relating to online practices see: Images of Children and Young People Online (Horsfall, 2010).
Tony Searl

National curriculum - 6 views

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      nothing new in this but worth a repeat on a different stage SMH
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    Rather than taking the time to get it right, we're using an outdated view of what kids need at school - dividing all the knowledge up into separate academic subjects and disciplines and then overloading those with content
Chris Betcher

Learning Curve - National Times - smh.com.au - 0 views

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    These are testing times for parents, students, principals and teachers. Share your experiences of schools and the education system with Anna Patty, the education editor for The Sydney Morning Herald
Tania Sheko

AJET 27(1) Southcott and Crawford (2011) - The intersections of curriculum development:... - 0 views

  • Recently, in Australia both the National Review of School Music Education and The Australian Curriculum identify the importance of technology in school music education. However, the understanding of music technology, as demonstrated by state and territory curricular guidelines, is limited with technology mostly recognised as a tool. In comparison, contemporary Australian information and computer technology (ICT) curricula appear to have a very different understanding of how technology can enhance learning in the arts, specifically music. Through a comparison of the Australian States and Territories Years 7-10 curricular guidelines this article compares understandings in the two domains - ICT and the arts (particularly music). The different perspectives on the use of technology in music education can be seen as either using technology as a tool to support instruction in drill-like programs or as a platform for collaborative and creative learning that resonates with students in Australian music classrooms.
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    The intersections of curriculum development: music, ICT and Australian music education
Tony Searl

F for fail: 'overcrowded, incoherent' national curriculum panned - 3 views

  • The NSW Board of Studies and teaching associations for science, maths, English and history have all raised serious concerns about the draft curriculum, saying it is inferior to existing NSW standards and should not go ahead in its present form.
Grace Kat

Investigating National Treasures with Warren Brown - 1 views

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    Provides teachers with classroom ideas, printable worksheet pages and interactive student activities across a number of curriculum areas including History, Art and English."
John Pearce

National Museum of Australia - Learn & play - 0 views

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    The following interactives use objects from the Museum's collection to help you learn more about Australia.
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