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I Education Apps Review - App of the Week: iBooks!

I Education Apps Review - App of the Week: iBooks! | NSW English K-10 syllabus | Scoop.it
With Apple's recent update to the iBooks app, we are realizing how much you can really do with the iBooks app! On this week's MacReach podcast (Episode 37), we challenged ourselves to come up with 9 different ways to use the iBooks app with students in the classroom! iBooks can be so much MORE than just an e-Reader app!
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Using iTunes as a Digital Portfolio

Using iTunes as a Digital Portfolio | NSW English K-10 syllabus | Scoop.it

An integral part of iPod in the classroom is the connection with iTunes. iTunes is best-known as a digital jukebox and music manager. However, it’s also an incredibly powerful database that can be used to manage curriculum content and student files. One example is the use of iTunes to create digital portfolios of student work.

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What the experts say -Qld Courier Mail

What the experts say -Qld Courier Mail | NSW English K-10 syllabus | Scoop.it
What the experts sayCourier MailEducation experts and stakeholders have to say on the Australian Curriculum and each state and sector's preparation.
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ABC Content Free and Linked to the National Curriculum ... - Dhoozy

ABC Content Free and Linked to the National Curriculum ... - Dhoozy | NSW English K-10 syllabus | Scoop.it
Teachers and students will be able to tap into the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's database of contemporary and archival content, transferred to digital form and linked to the national curriculum.
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The role of literature in language and literacy learning

The role of literature in language and literacy learning | NSW English K-10 syllabus | Scoop.it
The Shape of the Australian Curriculum: English (ACARA 2009) describes literature for students as inclusive of poems, films, stories, websites, plays and a range of other literature forms. Enthusiasm in literature is a crucial ...
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Musings on English: Extending students

Australian Curriculum English: Foundations to Year... Misson, R. Questioning popular culture · Peel, R. (2010). The 'Cultural studies' model of E... Learning Log Response to the ACARA document, The s...
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Friday debate: The state of education - ABC Online

Friday debate: The state of education - ABC Online | NSW English K-10 syllabus | Scoop.it
Friday debate: The state of educationABC OnlineALI MOORE: Steven Schwartz, let me bring you in here, because of course Tom Alegounarias is giving us a New South Wales view, and New South Wales is the only state where English is actually a...
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Upper Primary Conflict Unit

Upper Primary Conflict Unit | NSW English K-10 syllabus | Scoop.it

One of our classes has been undertaking a unit with a focus on World War 1, making comparisons between the years 1900-1920 with a WW1 focus, and the new millennium. They have been making comparisons between “then” and “now”, looking at technology, fashion, specific roles and expectations of men and women, medical practice, and how changes are incurred directly and indirectly through the advent of war. The teacher requested that I fill in the gaps with a focus on war literature.

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Why great narratives must be passed on - Sydney Morning Herald

Why great narratives must be passed on - Sydney Morning Herald | NSW English K-10 syllabus | Scoop.it
Why great narratives must be passed onSydney Morning HeraldAccording to a 2008 Department of Education, Employment and Training study, the average age of English teachers is around 51, and rising. But all is not lost in English land.
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K-10 draft syllabus consultation in 2012 - Board of Studies News

K-10 draft syllabus consultation in 2012 - Board of Studies News | NSW English K-10 syllabus | Scoop.it
New South Wales Government. NSW BOS ... K-10 draft syllabus consultation in 2012. A second round of consultation on the K-10 draft syllabuses for English, Mathematics, Science and History will be held during term 1, 2012.
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Introduction and Literature Review … too long. | Bianca Hewes

Introduction and Literature Review … too long. | Bianca Hewes | NSW English K-10 syllabus | Scoop.it
Moreover the current NSW Stage 4/5 syllabus (2003, p. 4) and the Draft Australian Curriculum: English (2011, p. 11) both stipulate that teachers are required to help students to become productive, creative and confident users ...
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New national curriculum standards endorsed - Ninemsn

New national curriculum standards endorsed - Ninemsn | NSW English K-10 syllabus | Scoop.it
New national curriculum standards endorsedNinemsnState and federal education ministers have endorsed the standards by which students will be assessed in the new Australian curriculum.
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Australian Teacher of the Year a Teacher Librarian « The Hub

Australian Teacher of the Year a Teacher Librarian « The Hub | NSW English K-10 syllabus | Scoop.it
... profession extends well beyond the local community. She is an active leader in the Australian School Library Association in the Northern Territory and is contributing to a trial of the new Australian English Curriculum.” AITSL ...
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School Students Wanted for ‘Pens Against Poverty’ | Public Relations Consultancy in New Zealand - Network PR

ChildFund New Zealand joins forces with leading playwright, actors and schools for inaugural national scriptwriting challenge Intermediate students from...
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Children to learn why Australia Day is also known as 'Invasion Day' - The Daily Telegraph

Children to learn why Australia Day is also known as 'Invasion Day' - The Daily Telegraph | NSW English K-10 syllabus | Scoop.it
Children to learn why Australia Day is also known as 'Invasion Day'The Daily TelegraphEducation Minister Peter Garrett will announce today that "the significance of January 26" will become a non-negotiable part of history classes under the new...
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School test results not improving - The Age

School test results not improving - The Age | NSW English K-10 syllabus | Scoop.it
The AgeSchool test results not improvingThe AgeCritics claim the high-stakes tests sat by students in years 3, 5, 7 and 9, lead to a narrowing of the curriculum and teachers ''teaching to the test'' to improve schools' results, which are published...
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Life in a Inquiry Driven, Technology-Embedded, Connected ...

Life in a Inquiry Driven, Technology-Embedded, Connected ... | NSW English K-10 syllabus | Scoop.it
In my English classroom, this looks a lot different than in my biology & chemistry classrooms (which you can read about here). My English curriculum is largely skills-based, which provides a fair amount of flexibility.
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The role of literature in language and literacy learning

The role of literature in language and literacy learning | NSW English K-10 syllabus | Scoop.it
The Shape of the Australian Curriculum: English (ACARA 2009) describes literature for students as inclusive of poems, films, stories, websites, plays and a range of other literature forms. Enthusiasm in literature is a crucial ...
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Musings on English: Digital narratives

Australian Curriculum English: Foundations to Year... Misson, R. Questioning popular culture · Peel, R. (2010). The 'Cultural studies' model of E... Learning Log Response to the ACARA document, The s...
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Why English teachers should care about project-based learning ...

Why English teachers should care about project-based learning ... | NSW English K-10 syllabus | Scoop.it
Traditionally English in Australia has been viewed as a teacher-centred discipline with a heavy focus on linguistic literacy – reading and writing. However the introduction of multimodal and multimedia texts into the Australian ...
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Mike Chunn: Songwriting should be part of the curriculum - New Zealand Herald

Mike Chunn: Songwriting should be part of the curriculum - New Zealand Herald | NSW English K-10 syllabus | Scoop.it
Mike Chunn: Songwriting should be part of the curriculumNew Zealand HeraldDespite songs being a staple in the diet of life, the weaving together of words and music such as a song is cannot be assessed in the music curriculum.
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Assignment 5: Draft thesis proposal | Bianca Hewes

Assignment 5: Draft thesis proposal | Bianca Hewes | NSW English K-10 syllabus | Scoop.it
In fact, this impetus towards pedagogical change is reflected in the federal government's Digital Education Revolution (DER) and (surprisingly for some) the new Australian Curriculum: English. .....
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Next Stop: AERA! and AARE, and AATE… « Kelli McGraw

Next Stop: AERA! and AARE, and AATE… « Kelli McGraw | NSW English K-10 syllabus | Scoop.it
In the end I ultimately stopped being involved in AARE because I needed to narrow my focus and concentrate on English curriculum teaching and scholarship. Since then I've been going to ...
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Education ministers back new national standards | Your Daily ...

Education ministers back new national standards | Your Daily ... | NSW English K-10 syllabus | Scoop.it
State and federal education ministers have endorsed assessment standards for the new Australian curriculum and a framework for national teacher registration. They have also got behind a proposal to fund ...
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Australian Curriculum material shows prep pupils will explore languages and ... - Courier Mail

Australian Curriculum material shows prep pupils will explore languages and ... - Courier Mail | NSW English K-10 syllabus | Scoop.it
Australian Curriculum material shows prep pupils will explore languages and ...Courier MailEducation Queensland deputy director-general Lyn McKenzie said C2C was not compulsory but would allow teachers to concentrate on teaching rather than trying...
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