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2017 Adobe Certified Associate World Championships

The 2017 Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) World Championship is now open for students between ages 13-22 to enter. For this design challenge, students are given a real-world brief for which you will create material using Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and/or Illustrator. The Song Room is proud to be the 2017 charity partner for this amazing competition. … Read more

Create Site Specific Theatre

Easy ways to create site-specific theatre

Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP) and The Song Room have partnered to create an ARTS:LIVE resource focusing on site-specific theatre. Our new Plan a Performance course features the Site-Specific Work activity, rich in contemporary contexts but inspiring students to delve deep into history. Members of ATYP took to Sydney’s docks to demonstrate what makes a … Read more

Dance and Literacy on ARTS:LIVE

Dance your way to literacy – with a dash of science

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

Visual Art Starters on ARTS:LIVE

Visual Arts Starters on ARTS:LIVE

These resources will help give you the confidence to teach Visual Arts in your classroom. Give it a go! Don’t be afraid to take some creative risks. By incorporating Visual Arts you offer students a rich and stimulating learning environment to make, imagine and explore.  Sign in to get started with the Visual Art Starters course. … Read more

Tips for using Music in the Classroom

Tips for using music in the classroom

There are many reasons to bring music into the classroom. Music builds listening and analysis skills, engages students’ imaginations and changes the mood of the classroom. Music can create a springboard for learning and it is a wonderful way to strengthen relationships with students by sharing your connection with music. Make sure you have a laptop, tablet, … Read more

Welcome to the new ARTS:LIVE!

Welcome to the new ARTS:LIVE! The Song Room is building on its reputation as Australia’s leading arts education provider by launching the new-look ARTS:LIVE digital music and arts education hub. Originally launched in 2013, ARTS:LIVE has grown to become Australia’s gold standard for online arts education resources, being used by over 1 million students in more … Read more

Arts Professional Development for Teachers

Run a Professional Development session: Tips for the Terrified

So, you’ve been asked to run a professional development session for the teachers at your school? Don’t panic! It’s not as daunting as it sounds. This article will provide some tips and techniques to consider when planning a fun, interactive and worthwhile session for your school. Running effective creative learning sessions for teachers Language If it’s the … Read more