Whole school resources

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.

FUSE – packed with great things to play, experiment, create, explore and more.     https://fuse.education.vic.gov.au

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/

Splash – 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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