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Characters from Woonyoomboo: The Night Heron created by First Nations primary school student from the Nyikina community

Introduce your class to the Bookarrikaara (dreaming) story from the Nyikina community

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

New Professional Learning course for Primary School Teachers!

Today The Song Room launched What’s that Instrument?, the first course in new collection of professional learning resources on ARTS:LIVE called The Music Classroom. The series includes practical, time-saving solutions to help increase the confidence and capability of primary school teachers to bring high-quality music education into their classroom. What’s that Instrument? is now available on ARTS:LIVE. It is a perfect … Read more

Five arts activities to do with the kids these school holidays

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

Improve literacy and numeracy through the arts

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

Creative Learning Lives Here ARTS:LIVE

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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Announcing ARTS:LIVE Competition Winners!

Late last year we ran a competition offering one of five VISA pre-paid gift cards to ARTS:LIVE users who took out a Full Access subscription between October 22nd and December 31st 2017. We’re pleased to announce that the winners are: A. Farrugia, NSW C. Larsen, VIC G. Bell, QLD J. Freeman, VIC M. Hancock, NSW Congratulations! Winners … Read more

How to Make a Music Video

Music Industry Insight – New Resources Out Now!

The new Music Industry Insight activities feature the work of some of Australia’s finest musicians and industry experts, including Gotye, Gossling, Clare Bowditch, Henry Wagons and Bluejuice. These activities provide a ‘behind the scenes’ look at the music industry. You can use them to help students find their musical niche and share it with the world. While these resources are secondary-focussed, … Read more