Scootle Filters

Scootle Filters

This article was originally published in the Term 1, 2016 edition of the SCIS Connections journal. Due to recent updates to the functionality of the Scootle website, parts of this article have been adapted to reflect these changes. Scootle users often tell us, ‘I know there are great resources in Scootle, but when I search …

Social media connects Koori kids to their language

During a quiet Sunday afternoon two primary school aged children use their iPads to learn Wemba Wemba, the language of their people, from their home 50 km out of Melbourne. The Friday prior, ESAs Schools Catalogue Information Service (SCIS) team had posted a link on their Facebook page to the ABC News article: Swan Hill …

See the latest edition of the ESA news featuring events and resources to celebrate National Literacy and Numeracy Week

The ESA News is a monthly publication sharing teaching and learning resources, strategies, networks and events across Australia. Subscribe at http://www.esa.edu.au/esa-newsletter/subscribe-esa-news to stay up to date with all the latest Australian education news.   Dear colleague In this edition of the ESA news we feature lesson ideas, apps, videos, and interviews to help explore, celebrate and …

myfuture industry profile – defence

In remembering the events of 100 years ago, we can also reflect on what Australia’s Defence Forces offer in today’s world. Defence is part of the Public administration and safety industry, which comprises government departments, parliamentarians and council workers alongside correctional and emergency services. The essential connection between this large industry and the modern world …

Two new Language Learning Space apps are now available for free on iTunes and GooglePlay

RasaBahasa (Indonesian) and NihongoGo (Japanese) are two fun and education applications for language learning available on any device. The two mobile apps follow 2013 Australian Mobile Awards  winning CanyuHanyu (Education and Family) for learners of Chinese. Consisting of five engaging digital recall games the Language Learning Space mobile apps make language learning enjoyable and accessible, anytime, anywhere. These excellent game …