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Great Writers: Inspirational literature from the University of Oxford

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Great Writers Inspire; explore the material to find out why. This significant collection contains inspirational lectures, talks, ebooks, and contextual material freely available to the public and the education community worldwide. Some of these Open Educational Resources are collected together by theme and writers, and much more is available within the virtual shelves of the Library. Thousands of literature resources can be discovered for the benefit of teaching and learning everywhere. See how great writers can inspire you.

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The Romantics - BBC documentary - Nature (2005)

For more information, see: http://www.open2.net/romantics/nature.html The Industrial Revolution sought to dominate Nature as a means to create profit. Romant...
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Isabel Allende: Tales of passion | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Author and activist Isabel Allende discusses women, creativity, the definition of feminism -- and, of course, passion -- in this talk.

Novelist Isabel Allende writes stories of passion. Her novels and memoirs, including The House of the Spirits and Eva Luna, tell the stories of women and men who live with passionate commitment -- to love, to their world, to an ideal.

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Bye Beautiful" by Julia Lawrinson and example of student Wiki

Bye Beautiful Wiki

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A study on "Bye Beautiful" by Julia Lawrinson

Wiki produced by year nine students at Mater Christi College Belgrave 2007

 

Teacher notes here: http://www.penguin.com.au/educationcentre/title-notes.cfm?SBN=9780143003823&Author=Lawrinson Julia

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My Shakespeare - a new poem by Kate Tempest

Artists from every continent have been commissioned to create new work for the myShakespeare social platform.

 

First on the site is rapper, poet and playwright, Kate Tempest, with her new poem, My Shakespeare. Watch out for more commisions over the next few weeks.

http://myshakespeare.worldshakespearefestival.org.uk/

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The Lizzie Bennet Diaries Brings Jane Austen to YouTube

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YouTubers Bernie Su and Hank Green are releasing a modernized spin on Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice as told through a series of vlog entries in The Lizzie Bennet Diaries. With the main thread of the story playing out from Lizzie Bennet’s perspective, other characters are turning to social media to fill in the details.

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Classroom - Tim Winton's - cloudstreet

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Welcome to cloudstreet classroom- a realm to transport teachers and students into Tim Winton's world of No.1 Cloud Street. This bountiful resource opens the front door and takes you and your students inside for a full and comprehensive multimedia learning experience.From descriptive drama analysis and synopses - to set design and wardrobe, students of both English Literature and Media Studies will discover in cloudstreet classroom Australian Curriculum relevant inspiring, informative and interactive resources to promote and enhance learning.

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Digital Booktalk

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TEACHERS & PARENTS: If you register for this site, you will have full access to the UB the Director link at the top of this page, which provides our curriculum model, teaches how to visualize the books being read and how to utilize the story invention process to create your own video book trailers. We have currently attracted close to 3,000 subscribers worldwide who are teachers and parents just like you. This list is growing daily. Each week we are now receiving over 10,000 page hits and are attracting over 5,000 unique visitors from all over the world.

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CCProse

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CC Prose is dedicated to making classic literature accessible to people around the world. By combining high quality audio, large print text, synchronized closed captions, and machine translations in multiple languages; we provide something for everyone.

Learning to read? What better way than to follow along with an expert?

Learning English? We include English audio and text in all our videos, but also provide subtitles in over 50 languages (these are machine translations, so they are not perfect, but they can be just the ticket for trying to follow along).

Vision impaired? Our large, High Definition (HD) text based video should be just what you need

Hard of Hearing? We've got you covered with text embedded on the video and in subtitles.

Just enjoy audiobooks? Well, we have you covered there, too, on your Android phone, your iPad, your tablet, your computer, or other web-enabled device.

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myShakespeare - Tim Minchin talks about what Shakespeare means to him - Royal Shakespeare Company

Comedian and musician, Tim Minchin, is the first to join the myShakespeare conversation, describing, in his light-hearted introduction to the site, how the 4...
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The Hunger Games - quiz

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You're off to see the film of The Hunger Games, but how well do you know the books?

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