Curriculum - Useful Websites

 

School Licenced Websites

 

Essential Assessment

https://www.essentialassessment.com.au/

 

Students can access their ‘My Literacy’ and ‘My Numeracy’ activities based around their individual learning goals

 

Literacy Planet

https://www.literacyplanet.com/au/

 

Students enjoy playing Literacy games and activities set by their teacher and are also free to explore many other engaging Literacy based games.

 

Mathletics

https://community.mathletics.com/signin#/student

Students enjoy playing Numeracy games and activities set by their teacher and are also free to explore many other engaging Numeracy based games.

 

Other Interesting Websites

Storyline Online

https://www.storylineonline.net/library/

Watch videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. Readers include Viola Davis, Chris Pine, Lily Tomlin, Kevin Costner, Annette Bening, James Earl Jones, Betty White and dozens more.

 

National Geographic for kids

https://www.natgeokids.com/au/

 

Children can enjoy researching and reading about many interesting facts on a variety of current topics in ‘kid friendly’ language.

 

Behind the News

http://www.abc.net.au/btn/stories.htm

Children are able to watch news presented in an engaging way about a variety of current topics aimed at children.

 

History for Kids

http://www.historyforkids.net/

 

A fun child-friendly website that presents historical facts in an interesting and engaging way.

 

FunBrain

https://www.funbrain.com/books

 

Gives you access to a range of good quality texts for students to read online. Also contains engaging Numeracy games to help students revise concepts that have been covered at school.

Herald Sun

https://www.heraldsun.com.au/kids-news/news

 

News articles that allow children to be up to date with current issues and news stories.   

 

ABCYA

http://www.abcya.com/

Gives you access to a variety of engaging, educational games for children.

 

Websites for Parents

Department of Education and Training

https://www.education.vic.gov.au/school/parents/Pages/default.aspx

 

Raising Children

http://raisingchildren.net.au/school_age/school_age.html