As a Teaching Artist with The Song Room, I encounter students from a diverse range of backgrounds. Many students are recent arrivals and have a language background other than English. This was the case in some Foundation and years 1 and 2 classes I worked with recently, with a significant group of children in each … Read more
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The new remote learning packs on ARTS:LIVE have activities that are easy to share with students of different year levels, and have links to curriculum areas including physical activity, literacy, and numeracy. The packs include engaging bite-sized activities that will motivate students through music, visual arts, drama and dance.
Bring literature to life with the ‘Go Home Cheeky Animals’ animated video. This resource introduces children to the remote Northern Territory locale of Canteen Creek and the cheeky animals that live there. The resource includes activities to help children immerse themselves fully in the story. Children work together to bring the narrative to life using … Read more
From Page to Stage is a Drama resource that guides you through transforming a narrative text into a performance. This course uses the Children’s Book Council of Australia Award-winning book Go Home, Cheeky Animals! by author Johanna Bell and illustrator Dion Beasley as a stimulus, however the process and development of this course can be applied … Read more
New Remote Learning Packs have been designed to support teachers who are teaching remotely during Term 2. Over a hundred activities will be available across music, drama, visual arts and dance that have strong links to literacy, numeracy, physical activity and well-being so that teachers are easily able to include them in their lesson planning. … Read more
Tools to support remote learning and provide engaging at home activities for children are currently in great demand due to the unprecedented increase in at-home learning caused by the COVID-19 virus. This demand is coming from both the education sector, and from parents who are under enormous pressure to manage school workloads, their own workload, … Read more
Encourage children to build their resilience, develop literacy skills and foster respect through our new ARTS:LIVE resource, Harmonic Shift: Songs of Resilience. Harmonic Shift: Songs of Resilience is a collection of songs and stop-motion animation videos centred around wellbeing. All videos are supported by backing tracks, lyrics and chord sheets, giving teachers the ability to support or … Read more
Tools to Help Build Understanding and Resilience It’s been a tough start to the year, with support and sympathy expressed for those affected by the Australian bushfires from across the world. As a nation we all feel the impact on our communities and look for ways to help those devastated by the crisis. For many … Read more
Immerse children in literature and help foster a love of learning through this creative animation that is designed to engage children cognitively and emotionally. Children will have the opportunity to see, feel and play as the award-winning book, ‘Too Many Cheeky Dogs’ is brought to life in this resource. Set in the remote Northern Territory … Read more