Resources and links

Curriculum links for our DigiTech Incursions

Robokids-CurriculumLinks

Code2Create CurriculumLinks

SCOOTLE – the complete national repository of online content FREE for schools to use. http://www.scootle.edu.au

Digital Technologies Hub – 250+ resources linked to the Australian Curriculum: Digital Technologies.  https://www.digitaltechnologieshub.edu.au

Great resources to share with the whole school community!

Try these apps with your kids! We will update and add to these app lists regularly so be sure to come back and check!

Explain Everything – this app lets you annotate, screencast, narrate anything on your screen and share. This is a very popular education app.

Smiling Mind – this app provides modern meditation tools for young people.

iMotion – this app allows you to create, edit and share your own animations and stop motion videos.

Scratch Jnr – this app introduces computer coding to students.

Duo Lingo – this app supports online language learning. Chose from a range of European languages or Vietnamese to support your child’s language program at school.

Apps for you!

Evernote – a great way to take notes, sync files across your devices, save webpages and share with friends and family.

Haiku deck – this tool uses free images and fonts to create easy to use presentations with devices and desktop.

Flipboard – this allows you to bring all your social media sites together as your own personal magazine.

Latest websites to support kids learning.

Safe School Hub  – your one stop shop  with information and resources that you may find useful in helping to make your child’s school experience a positive and happy one. http://safeschoolshub.edu.au/

ABCSplash – full of great ABC resources aligned to the Australian Curriculum http://splash.abc.net.au

Code.org – explore computer coding with your kids. Try a course or play in the game gallery. http://code.org/

Cool Australia – a site to support your kids with science projects and explore sustainable solutions.  http://www.coolaustralia.org/

Government initiatives and other sites to support parents:

Safe School Hub– http://safeschoolshub.edu.au/for-parents

ACMAhttp://www.cybersmart.gov.au/Parents.aspx

eSmart schoolshttps://www.esmartschools.org.au/Pages/default.aspx

Life Educationhttps://www.lifeeducation.org.au/parents

Think u knowhttp://www.thinkuknow.org.au/site/

Commonsense Mediahttps://www.commonsensemedia.org/

Check out these sites for information on Robots and Coding!

Scratch Jnr

Scratch for desktop

Bee bots     Dash and Dot    Sphero and BB8

Turtle Robot

For ipad parent controls – https://support.apple.com/en-au/HT201304

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