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World Creativity and Innovation Week 2018

This week (15 – 21 April) marks World Creativity and Innovation Week. Individuals, families, leaders, nations, students and groups from around the globe are invited to use their creativity to consider fresh approaches to difficult questions which will have a positive impact on some of the world’s most challenging issues. In an education context, thought … Read more

World Creativity and Innovation Day
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Teaching the Elements of Music

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.

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Sustainable Songs

  • Music
  • At Home

Age 5-12

We’ve all played with our food, but when was the last time you actually played your food? Sustainable Songs is a fun and imaginative music project that encourages children to make connections between food, sustainability, and music. The project, produced in partnership with The A2 Milk Company, takes children through a process of making and … Read more

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Early Learning

  ARTS:LIVE’s early learning courses use songs, movement, reading and games to engage young children in early literacy and learning. They have been created to support teaching and learning in early years programs, encouraging children to increase their vocabularies, to develop the confidence to join in group activities, and to learn to enjoy books, songs … Read more

The Song Room Early Learning
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Poetry and Drama

  • Drama

Age 5-12

Lift a poem off the page and bring it to life with movement to create a meaningful and dramatic short play. Poetry and Drama brings excitement to the world of literature, improving your understanding of the English language beyond the written word. Poetry and Drama takes you through an introduction to poetry where you look … Read more

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Visual Storytelling

  • Visual Arts

Age 5-12

Visual storytelling is one of the oldest forms of storytelling. In this resource you’ll enlist a range of art forms including song, dance, drama, mime, craft, sign language and visual arts to tell a story.

Visual Storytelling
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Get Your Music Out There

  • Music

Age 12-16

How do you get your music heard? Find out how to get your music out there from industry insiders. Filmed at Bakehouse Studios in Melbourne, award-winning musicians Clare Bowditch and Stavros Yiannoukas from Bluejuice, as well as Matthew Rogers from Unified Records, guide you through their own personal experience of the music industry. They share … Read more

Clare Bowditch on getting your music out there
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Write Way to the Top

  • Music

Age 12-16

Contemporary, award-winning Australian songwriters and creative collaborators, Helen Croome (aka Gossling) and Henry Wagons, share their perspectives on where to find inspiration, giving meaning to your songs and great techniques on how to finish a song! Let them inspire you to write and perform your own songs as they share their individual process for song … Read more

Write Way to the Top with Henry Wagons and Gossling
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Shocko Doco

  • Media Arts
  • At Home

Age 5-12

Shocko Doco introduces you to the concept of video interviewing. You will see the common mistakes that are made, and consider ways to fix them. Once you know the pitfalls to avoid, you can plan and shoot your own video interviews.

Create a Documentary
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Create an Alphabet Dance

  • Dance

Age 5-12

This is the second course in ARTS:LIVE’s Dance Your Socks Off series. Now you’ve created a ‘dance vocabulary’ or Alphabet Dance, we’ll take you through a process of inventing transition moves and forming simple choruses to combine all the elements of the dance. Remembering all the moves is a workout for both your memory and … Read more

Create an Alphabet Dance