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Cover General Capabilities in Term 3

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

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Building Wellbeing and Resilience in Your Students

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

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Top tips to rebuild strong classroom connections

By Katie Hull-Brown   Making time for play through music, dance, art and drama After the disruption to schooling this semester, one of the challenges that teachers face is bringing the class together and building a strong group dynamic. As is the focus at the beginning of every school year, we once again need to … Read more

Remote Learning Packs designed to support remote teaching

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

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Improve Reading and Maths through The Arts!

Can you believe it’s Semester 2 already! While you’re steadily flying through the school year, we wanted to highlight the importance of incorporating music and arts into your teaching practice to improve literacy and numeracy outcomes. A recent study has shown that 1 in 5 Australian students are not at the required reading level and 3 in 10 … Read more

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Classroom Resources for Term 2

Term 2 is upon us and ARTS:LIVE has got just what you need to inspire your students as they explore, learn and apply creative skills in the classroom. You don’t need to be an arts learning expert, our digital platform developed by educators, provides everything you need to bring creative learning to life in your school. ARTS:LIVEcourses range from one-off lessons to … Read more

New Year, New Resources!

It’s a brand new school year and that means you have a brand new class of students to take on an educational journey! ARTS:LIVE provides you with all the tools you need to inspire your students as they explore, learn and apply creative skills in the Arts and across other subject areas. ARTS:LIVE courses range from one-off lessons to a … Read more

The Listies Launch at Victorian Children’s Week

The popular children’s theatre-makers and authors, The Listies, have partnered with The Song Room to celebrate Children’s Week celebration at Deakin Edge on October 25. This event officially launched the new ARTS:LIVE resource The Listies Make a Scene. 

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We’ll Get You Through Term 2

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