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
eSmart schools– https://www.esmartschools.org.au/Pages/default.aspx
Life Education– https://www.lifeeducation.org.au/parents
Think u know– http://www.thinkuknow.org.au/site/
Commonsense Media – https://www.commonsensemedia.org/
Check out these sites for information on Robots and Coding!
For ipad parent controls – https://support.apple.com/en-au/HT201304