The Song Room in partnership with SharingStories Foundation is thrilled to launch a new resource on ARTS:LIVE - Woonyoomboo: The Night Heron. Made in collaboration with Nyikina senior custodians, young people and community members of Western Australia’s Kimberley region, students will be introduced to the Walangarri (songlines) of Woonyoomboo: The Night Heron, a Creation Ancestor for the Nyikina People. The resource provides … Read more
As clearly outlined in the Australian Curriculum, general capabilities play an important role in equipping young Australians to live and work successfully in the twenty-first century. Integrating general capabilities through The Arts adds depth and richness to student learning. Music, dance, drama, media and visual art experiences provide students with the opportunity to communicate, collaborate, problem solve, and reflect. Authentic arts learning experiences … Read more
Why is building wellbeing and resilience so important? When physical, emotional and social needs are met, students are in the best position to engage in the learning process. Students who have their needs met are students who can learn. When children experience anxiety or low self-esteem, they tend to shut off and shut down, exacerbating … Read more
One of the challenges that teachers face at the beginning of each school year is building a strong group dynamic within their classroom. To create strong connection we must create space for building positive relationships. Methods to engage students and get them working well together will differ from class to class. Explore different approaches to … Read more
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.
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. Activities … Read more
The end of term is almost here. You’re so close to being able to take a well-deserved break! But before you do, we thought that some fun, creative and educational projects may be just the thing to keep the energy up in your classroom as we race towards the end of term. With that in … Read more
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If you’re stuck for ways to entertain the kids these holidays, we’ve got a range of ‘At Home’ Activities for kids of all ages and inclinations. From arts and crafts, to songs and dance, there’s hours of holiday fun for kids (and parents!) on ARTS:LIVE. 1. Paper Boats In this activity your child can … Read more
Children are naturally playful and creative. In fact, they express themselves musically from birth, starting with their very first sound – their voice. Play is children’s work; it’s how they learn about the world. New ideas are tested out and thoughts and experiences are formed through a process of trial and error.