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All my stuff for digital resources for teaching :-))
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TeacherTube - Teach the World

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TeacherTube is an educator and student friendly site for sharing the best content including educational videos, docs, audios and photos for your classroom, staff, and campus.
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TeacherTube is like YouTube but for teachers! I was recommended this site by the Assistant Principal at Condell Park Tahlea Taylor. 

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Positive Behaviour Intervention and Support

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TA Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports
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This site describes some of the aspects of Positive Behaviour Intervention and Support. A similar system of behaviour support has been used in Australia called Positive Bahviour for Learning (PBL).

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Why I Let My Students Cheat On Their Exam

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Zocalo Public Square connects people to ideas and to each other in an open, accessible, non-partisan and broad-minded spirit.
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This article by a university teacher describes how he allowed students to "cheat" during a test. By allowing the students to work together.. "transformed a class where many did not even speak to each other into a coherent whole focused on a single task." And that " To win at some games, cooperation is better than competition."

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Come Somersault With Sarah!

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A great example of how students might use blogs. 

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Naturally 7 Wall of Sound

A video of "Vocal Play" group Naturally 7 creating their "Wall of Sound" with vocal play. Everything you hear is the human voice! No instruments are used. A ...
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Here's a youtube video we were shown as part of our music subject at uni. It's completely vocal noises and sounds amazingzing. 

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Play

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We never really grow up, we only learn how to act in public. 
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Eric gave an amazing presentation tonight at the University of Sydeny Teachmeet about how to teach students using fun and games. Really inspring. 

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Announcing Wikispaces Classroom

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I've used wikispces for various non-education related projects. I am in the process of assessing if it will be useful for the classroom.

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The Lost Thing 2010

The Lost Thing is a 15 minute animated short film based on the highly acclaimed picture book by multi award winning author and illustrator, Shaun Tan.
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Awesome story for Stage 3. Could be used as a basis for an lesson using IWB. 

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KimP's Blog - It's all about the learning!

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Here's Kim Pericles' Blog. She is AP at Belomore South where I did my prac and is also massively into Digital Media. 

 

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