Maths

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National Library of Virtual Manipulatives (NLVM US) Whole host of interactive Maths objects from K-12


Maths Playground Maths resources for primary and middle school aged children. Includes Math Manipulatives, Computation practice, programming and maths worksheets.Mathsway Step-by-step maths problem solver. Shows how to solve algebra, trigonometry and calculus problems and more


IES Manipula Math with Java (lots of Maths interactive applets)Maths Open Reference Interactive Maths Java Applets


Scratch Maths Activities Gallery of hundreds of different maths projects built using Scratch. Students can download, view and modify the source code.


Yenka Statistics 3D tool for teaching statistics and probability. Free basic version available for schools. Free for teachers and students to use at home.


A Collection of Java Websites to Support Maths Education*


Indices applets*


Virtual Dice


Mean, mode and median applets


Pythagoras applets


Folding/Unfolding applets


Studying Polyhedra applets


Nets applet*


WisWeb applets


Illuminations applet


Lure of the Labyrinth is a digital game for middle-school pre-algebra students. It includes a wealth of intriguing math-based puzzles wrapped into an exciting narrative game in which students work to find their lost pet - and save the world from monsters!


Carrotsticks Maths game for years 1-5


A really interesting blog from Moama Anglican Grammar School



Primary


Spotting numbers problems Exploring number patterns


Math Cats Open ended maths explorations


Tessellations.org a wonderful resource for explaning symmetry and tessellation


The Tooth Tally Project The Tooth Tally Project gives teachers a way to integrate an important event in the life of a child - losing a tooth - with reading, maths, writing, social studies and technology.


Time for Time is a resource for teachers and students to learn everything you could want to know about the concept of time including quizzes, interactive clocks and more.


Jenny Eather's Maths Dictionary


Maths activities from Freudenthal Institute Challenging interactive maths activities


Maths Mind reader game


Australian Bureau of Statistics Education section - including games


Number Recognition Listening and number recognition activity supports NS3.1 Orders, reads and writes numbers of any size


Worldometers: world statistics updated in real time Dynamic display of world statistics. Rapidly changing numbers show what is happening in the world right now.


Multiplication Help students learn the skill of mathematical multiplication. Uses interactive format. Allows students to get enjopyment and instant feedback when learning times tables.


Timtim: draw and colour online Students can draw and colour using thier mouse or fill in colourson provided clipart imagery.


DataGenie Use DataGenie to explore interactive visualisations based on current data from the International visitor survey conducted by Tourism Research Australia.


Interactive Clock Interactive Clocks, both analog and digital.


Interactive Clocks Two interactive whiteboard resources for teaching the time using an analogue clock. Facility to move the hands of the clock.


Number Nut This site explores shapes and colours, dates and time as well as all areas of number.



Secondary


Year 7 Mathex Wiki lots of examples of maths videos, using a voicethread to solve maths problems and other web 2.0 offerings to keep the students focused on maths learning.


A collection of interactive Learning Object for teaching Calculus


Geobra GeoGebra is a free and multi-platform dynamic mathematics software for schools that joins geometry, algebra and calculus.


Jim Reed's Argyll Centre* Fantastic secondary Maths resources including some very useful applets.


Financial Literacyresources* from the Learning Curve Blog


Linear Function Applet Move the sliders to change the values of coefficients a and b and note the effects it has on the graph. See also Quadratic Function Explorer and Cubic Function Explorer


100 Incredible Open Lectures for Math Geeks


Maths Formulae Generator Mathematical formulae ... how to represent them on web pages, wikis, blogs, in a Moodle course? Here is a convenient tool and some information about other possibilities.


Australian Bureau of Statistics Education section - including games


DataGenie Use DataGenie to explore interactive visualisations based on current data from the International visitor survey conducted by Tourism Research Australia.


Scientific Notation


Comparable size of fractions


Order of Operations


Virtual Dice


Linear Function Explorer


Linear Expressions


Google Public Datais a bit like Gapminder





History/HSIE/Humanities

Open Australia OpenAustralia combines Hansard (the official transcript of the proceedings of the parliament), with information about Australian members of parliament. Search for information, follow a particular debate or theme - eg, climate change. Run by non partisan volunteers as a free digital-democracy-resource for Australia.
Dust Echoes
A series of twelve beautifully animated dreamtime stories with interactive elements from Central Arnhem Land, telling stories of love, loyalty, duty to country and aboriginal custom and law.

First Fleet Online
First Fleet OnLine is a(n Australian) resource for students and teachers of any age. It has been provided free of charge by the University of Wollongong as a community service. It contains a database of the First Fleet convicts; background notes about the sources of the data in the database; diary extracts, stories and letters of the time.
The History Teachers of Australia page has links to workshops and conferences and each state association.
Australian War Memorial - Education
Designing the Gallery of Australian Democracy (GAD) for Teachers and Students
The Civics and Citizenship Education website Australia's pre-eminent civics and citizenship education web portal
Department of Veterans' AffairsAs part of the Australian Government's Commemorations program, Saluting Their Service, the Department of Veterans' Affairs produces a range of resource material for schools.
Fordham University This site from Fordham University provides a huge range of primary and secondary sources, from modern to ancient history on line. It also includes activities which assist students to check the authenticity of documents and generally apply their historical skills.
History Channel ClassroomThe site provides television programs that middle school, junior high and high school teachers can videotape and keep for up to a year - along with support materials to help with lesson plans and class activities.
Historical MapsThe site from the University of Texas allows you to obtain an amazing range of historical maps.
The National Centre for History Education
xtimeline create your own timelines online and access many made by other people such as the life of Adolf Hitler, HIstory of Buddhism, the life of Barak Obama etc.
John Larkin's History blog John teaches senior school History in NSW
BBC UK Ancient Greece A great site all about the city of Athens and the people who lived there including the Olympic Games.
Classtools.net timeline maker
Secondary Australia's Culture Portal Access over 4,000 websites and 2.5 million pages about Australia's culture and recreation.
Middle Ages This site for the lower secondary school is inspired by 'The Western Tradition' video. Menu allows access to various aspects of medieval life and there are links to primary sources.
The ABC's Gallipolli site
Wordle can be used to create word clouds shedding light on key content on historical documents like the U.S declaration of idependence, the Obama inaugauration speech or speech by Matin Luther King
Virtual Tours explore cities, famous landmarks and buildings, museums,
Pompei, the Louvre, the Vatican, Stonehenge
and outer space. You can learn how things are made, explore the human body or that of a life-sized whale.
Australia's cultural portal provides access to Australia's culture websites from all levels of government and non-government sectors
Australian HistoryAustralianHistory.org aims to document Australia's history through our own interpreted stories and research from historical facts, to promote open dialogue on current issues and to provide a quality educational website.
Teaching History with Technology resource created to assist HSIE and History teachers incorporate effectively.
Edistorm Brainstorming


Primary

BBC Mummy maker explores how the egyptians mummified bodies in an interactive applet.
Pyramid builder
Egyptian Tomb adventure from the National Museum of Scotland
TeacherTube We Are Australian Created by a year 4 class
Australian History AustralianHistory.org aims to document Australia's history through our own interpreted stories and research from historical facts, to promote open dialogue on current issues and to provide a quality educational website.
kidcyber website for K-6 students and teachers with easy to understand text for student research
Burke and Wills' expedition across Australian continent follow their expedition in Google Earth
Graphic Organisers A variety of graphic organisers to focus student learning available under Creative Commons
Commemorating the legacy of Lachlan and Elizabeth Macquarie Comprehensive site with many links.
Inside NSW Parliament House Explore the main features of New South Wales Parliament's historical and cultural site.
Ida Traill's quest Ida's Quest is designed for primary school students living in Central Western NSW who are learning about their local history.
Junior Landcare Junior Landcare encourages young people to play an active role in ensuring the safe future of their environment.
ReefEd Interactive site from Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority.
Whales, dolphins and porpoises Information from Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts.
Two Valley Trail Educational Resources Virtual tour. A 13 km walk extending along the Wolli Creek and Cooks River Valleys from Bexley North to Campsie, through areas of bushland and parkland, within easy walking distance of many schools.
Wild forest adventure Join characters Serge and Kim in an interactive comic book adventure exploring the amazing worlds of woodwork, ferals and poo.
Floral emblems of Australia Commonwealth and state floral emblems.
State flags and emblems
National symbols of Australia Australian government site.
Flags and emblems of NSW Information provided by the NSW Government.
Australia before Federation Federation and the Parliament of NSW - background information
Australia before Federation Australian Government culture portal
Timeline - national and state
Menzies Virtual Museum Timelines relative to lifetime of Sir Robert Menzies.
World Religions Stages 1 and 2 An interactive activity that asks children to match world religions to associated artefacts. Includes early years activities related to Buddhism, Judaism, Hinduism, Sikhism, Islam and Christianity.
Festivals Around The World A calendar of festivals with information about each.
Ollie's World An interactive sustainability resource for kids.
Rubbish Challenge Recycle Rubbish Challenge Game
Euro Tales Folk and fairy tales and festivals
Houses Around The World Images and text about houses around the world
Build Your Community A simple interactive game
Communities What communities provide for us.
Build Your Community Businesses and the services they provide to a community.
Community Club Early readers learn about community workers.
Your Neighbourhood People in your neighbourhood who help you. US site.








Geography

Google Earth - Google Earth combines the power of Google Search with satellite imagery, maps, terrain and 3D buildings to put the world's geographic information. Tilt and rotate the view to see 3D terrain and buildings, or look up to explore the sky
Spatial Information eXchange (SIX) Viewer Display and question a wide range of spatial (location based) information including aerial photography, satellite imagery, property, and geographic information.
Open Street Map OpenStreetMap is a free editable map of the whole world. It is made by people like you to edit wiki style.
Onemotion Sketch & Paint Sketch and Paint landforms and other geographical items.
GIS and Geographic Enguiry from e-School news website
An interesting example of a Geography application for Voicethread

Primary
Spelling City Geography-based word games

Google Maps

Basics - Google Maps User Guide
Using Different Views, including street view, - Google Maps User Guide
Google Maps by Australian local government area
Trans-Siberian Railway Virtual journey on Google Maps. The joint project of Google and the Russian Railways lets you take a trip along this famous route.

Google Earth

Google Earth http://earth.google.com is a virtual globe, map and geographic information program that allows users to investigate not only maps of the world but superimpositioned images obtained from satellite imagery, aerial photography and GIS 3D globe. Use the Layers palette to access
• current and historical ABC news data http://www.abc.net.au/apps/earth/
• ocean data including fish tracking and more
• amazing ultra high def images like the ones found at the Museo del Prado in Madrid.
Google Earth Virtual Tours Tour cathedrals, bridges, art museums, palaces, castles, skyscrapers ........
Google Lit Trips Using Google Earth, students discover where in the world the greatest road trip stories of all time took place.


English

AIS English resources wiki Please feel free to add your own favourite links to this wiki
Australia's Culture Portal Access over 4,000 websites and 2.5 million pages about Australia's culture and recreation.
Debatepedia is a wiki encyclopedia of pro and con arguments and quotations in important public debates from around the world. It is considered "the Wikipedia of debate" as it centralises arguments and quotations from millions of different articles, essays, and books into a single encyclopedia.
Miriam Webster's Visual Dictionary
Wordle Wordle generates “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes.
Guess the Google Exploring visual literacy, have a look at this website which involves a simple game: identify keywords using a google image search.
Time Magazine Photo of the week
John Pearce's Digistories resource wiki
Myths and Legends comic book story creatorAn example of Wordle used to explore key words in fairytales
epals electronic penpals project. hook up with a classroom somewhere else in the world and send emails instead of letters.
One Look Dictionary. Contains more than 13 million words in 1,024 dictionaries indexed, definition finder, translations,reverse dictionary. Advanced help allows the use of 'wildcards'.
Piclits team beautiful pictures with the right words to tell a story online.
Google Lit Trips Using Google Earth, students discover where in the world the greatest road trip stories of all time took place.
Lots of animated sties here at http://www.sillybooks.net/Catalog.htm
Digital library designed to provide an adaptive reading experience, allows access to readers with impaired vision http://www.readeasily.com/

Primary
Roy Tale of a singing zebra Fun Interactive early literacy Reading Games that can be used on an interactive whiteboard or computers.
Kideos Collection of videos suitable for children 9-11 drawn from Youtube and other online sorces includes lots of songs.
Scholastic Storystarter website
Flat Stanley Literacy Project
Spelling City resources includes games and activities and provides a section where teachers can upload spelling lists and students can test themselves.
Mt Isa Literacy Coaches Resources website has a host of resources for spelling, grammer and much more.
Discovery Education Puzzlemaker create your own crossword puzzles, word searches and more.
Interactive Stories for Kids Talking big books and big books to read yourself eg Aesop's Fables
Lots of animated sties here at http://www.sillybooks.net/Catalog.htm
Delightful big books, or publish your own at Issuu
Create digital storybooks
Mrs P digital storyteller
Blabberize Make pictures come alive with speech. Mouth moves as image speaks.
Literacy: KS1 Word Work Beginning Readers, working with sounds and words.
Lexipedia: where words have meaning A word search site, provides graphic representations of connected words.
Learning Vocabulary The Fun Way to Build Vocabulary Skills. Vocabulary Building Made Fun.
Sight words with Samson Variety of interactive exercises to practice sight words, Early Stage 1, Stage 1
Read Easily! The Ebooks Online Library Free ebooks online library. Many on line texts. Possible to select font size, font colour and background colour.
Letter Writing Fun Writing letters. Ideas, tips and hints for writing letters.
Kids' Vid Instructional website to help teachers and students use video production in class to support project-based learning.
Plot diagram Interactive resource for creating a plot diagram for any piece of literature.
Graphic Map Interactive resource thatg encourages students to list, evaluate and rank a range of possible aspects.
Timetoast Timeline tool
Charlie and Lola. Story time Use interactive features to enjoy characters and paericipate in story.
I'm reading! Provides a systematic phonics approach and phonemic awareness practise.
Creature Features Teachers could use this site as a starting point to teach descriptive writing, using animals as the topic.
Images of delight Images of Delight is primarily an online gallery of original contemporary children's book illustration.
Into the Book is a reading comprehension resource for K-4 students and teachers. Focus on eight research-based strategies: Using Prior Knowledge, Making Connections, Questioning, Visualizing, Inferring, Summarizing, Evaluating and Synthesizing. Try the online interactive activities.
My storymaker My StoryMaker lets you control characters and objects - and creates sentences for you! Once you are done with your story, you can print it out.
Paul Jennings About Paul has a biography (+ many other sections)
Literactive: teaching children to read R
eading material for pre-school, kindergarten and grade 1 students available online.



Secondary
Google Lit Trips - A different way to read great literature. Using Google Earth, students discover where in the world the greatest road trip stories of all time took place... and so much more!



Science

Encyclopedia of Life portal - The Encyclopedia of Life portal aims to document all species of life on Earth. It makes all key information about all life on Earth accessible to anyone, anywhere in the world.
Miriam Webster's Visual Dictionary
Worldwide Telescope Interactive virtual map of the Universe as seen through the eyes of the space-based Hubble, Chandra and Spitzer telescopes.
Night Sky Online Paul Floyd's Astronomy and space website
Emapps The project focuses on communities of creative, networking children within the 9-12 age range in the new EU Member States. It has provides innovative ways of learning, using computer games and mobile learning in schools.
CSIRO's Science by emailpage strange and amazing science news from Australia and around the world. Discover science activities you can try at home or at school.
Science SPLATS by Peter Macinnis are short statements about common theories and understandings in many areas of Science. This includes biology SPLATS, Chemisty SPLATS and more
Freezeray in Association with Great Barr School: A Specialist Science College This site offers a growing bank of imaginative, highly visual teaching-aids developed for use with interactive whiteboards.
Interactive Periodic Table
Earth Observatory NASA provides this website that showcases our changing Earth with stunning photographs and detailed descriptions obtained from their research facilities.
Food Webs Great starting point for ecology based units. Has pimary and secondary activities.
A really interesting blog from Moama Anglican Grammar School


Primary
Toys from Trash gives ideas for simple science and maths toys that can be made from things we throw away, great step-by-step images and instructions.
http://www.kidsforfuture.net/ This website shows tips to help you think about the environment and your actions.
Life cycle interactive activity - Butterfly and frog (suitable for early stage 1/ stage 1)
Food Chains and Food Webs Interactive food web. Create your own food web online.
NASA Kids Club features interactive games (for Grades K-4) on the solar system, rockets, addition, guess what number I'm thinking of ...
EcoLogic:creating a sustainable future is an interactive program in the EcoLogic exhibition. It demonstrates the use of sustainability indicators at a community level. A sustainable indicator provides information on how far a community is from its goal of sustainable development. Discussion is needed over what the community really values.
Curious George Video clips, interactive games and activities suitable for Early Stage 1
Online Interactives for Kids The Call of the Wild requires young users to match animals to the sounds they make and to thier natural habitat.
ElectroCity Online game in which students start with a small town that they build into a modern city, exploring energy and environmental issues as they work.
Ollie's world: an interactive sustainability resource Focuses on principles of reduce, reuse, recycle and rethink in the areas of waste, water, energy, air and biodiversity.
The Haunted House: how does your body move? Exciting activities and games designed to educate students about the human body and how it moves.
Making Science Fun Showcases science experiments.
Earthquakes for Kids Many links including learning links and earthquake activities, latest quakes, cool earthquake facts.
Earthquakes Enchanted Learning site showing the Earth's Plates (using animations) and Continental Drift.
Diagram of Ant Labelled and unlabelled diagrams plus definitions.

Physics

Forces and Fields is an audio visual resource developed by CLI for senior Physics students. It contains in-depth and varied interactive activities in the areas of electric, magnetic and gravitational forces and fields, across 10 individual sections.



Languages

AIS Languages Website
Lullabies of Europe Education Project Wiki
Little Explorers Picture Dictionary Includes resources for Dutch, French, english, german, Italian, Japanese (Romanji), Portuguese, Swedish
Stardolls Dress your own virtual celebrity (male and female) dolls. Great for learning colours and clothing and on the interactive whiteboard. Change interface language from English to Dutch, French, Polish, Swedish, Italian, and many more (click the tiny world map icon in top right hand corner).
World National Anthems on google Maps
Comiqs Create your own comics online
One Motion Sketch and Paint without needing to download any software. Great for creating simple line illustrations such as comics.
NSW Migration Heritage Centre The Migration Heritage Centre identifies, records, preserves and interprets the heritage of migration and settlement in New South Wales from 1788 to the present day. It aims to validate migrants’ experiences and challenge myths and prejudices as well as to give new perspectives on Australian history, ensure a more representative heritage is preserved for future generations.
Random Letter Generator is great for language and word building games
Issuu is an online publishing website that generates interactive books when you upload your files. Also lots of magazines, journals and books in many languages other than English.
BBC Languages website lots of resources for French, german, Spanish and Italian as well as many others.
BBC UK Languages lots of subtitled videos and resources of all kinds for many languages.


Chinese - Mandarin

Online Pinyin convertor
Poisson Rouge School of Chinese
Asian & Middle Eastern Languages & Cultural Technical Support Site from the Univeristy of Virginia
University of Virginia Chinese Resources Page
Free Language Mandarin Resources
Online Chinese Tools
Cozy Chinese Website Convert page converts a variety of text into other formats for printing chinese.
Chinese Character DictionarySearch for words by Pinyin, Cantonese, Characters and many other options. Search results also include sound links with pronunuciation.

Japanese

Write Kanji by Tom Yee. Learn to write Kanji on this interactive Site
Photo Essays by students from website of New Zealand Association of Japanese Language Teachers (NZAJLT)
Sketch and Paint Could be a great tool to teach Japanese kanji as you can apply different stroke pressure
Asian & Middle Eastern Languages & Cultural Technical Support Site from the Univeristy of Virginia
Name Exchange - Change English names into Japanese characters
Jim Breen's WWW J Names Server a site designed to help you write your name in Japanese in various formats.
Japanese Newspapers

French

Virtual Paris by night panorama
Mama Lisa's World Nursery Rhymes Maison de comptines anglaises
Wordle can create world clouds in languages other than english such as this french example
Poisson Rouge School of French has Maths, Vocabulary and many more games for primary/junior level French.
French Newspapers
French Network ACT Wiki
Lexilogos French Dictionnary online with links to Laurousse, Tresor and visuel dictionnaries.
Chillolalearn your first words in English, Spanish, French, German and Italian. Print out activities and learn about different countries, cultures and people. Lots of interactive vocabulary for IWB.

Spanish

Mama Lisa's World Nursery Rhymes Casa de rimas infantiles inglesas
The Storyplace Spanish & English versions. Listen to interactive children's stories , play with on-line activities, print out take-home activities, reading lists and more.
Spanish Teachers' Association of NSW Australia Blog
Chillolalearn your first words in English, Spanish, French, German and Italian. Print out activities and learn about different countries, cultures and people. Lots of interactive vocabulary for IWB.

German

Tina Wilkinson's German resources wiki
Chillolalearn your first words in English, Spanish, French, German and Italian. Print out activities and learn about different countries, cultures and people. Lots of interactive vocabulary for IWB.

Italian

Chillolalearn your first words in English, Spanish, French, German and Italian. Print out activities and learn about different countries, cultures and people. Lots of interactive vocabulary for IWB.

Arabic

Arabic Keyboard Type on a non-arabic keyboard using this onscreen tool to convert text to arabic script
Interactive Arabic alphabet
e-arabic learning portal a Growing Repository of Arabic eLearning Resources & Technologies | CASAW | Centre for the Advanced Study of the Arab World | مركز الدراسات المتقدمة للعالم العربي | Universities of Edinburgh, Durham & Manchester
Asian & Middle Eastern Languages & Cultural Technical Support Site from the Univeristy of Virginia
Tashkeel A tool from Google to add missing diacritics to Arabic text.

Greek

Poisson Rouge Greek School

Latin

eclassics ning Students and teachers of Latin, ancient Greek, and Classical literature can exchange ideas on the role of technology in the Classics classroom here.
Virtual Latin Keyboard
The VRoma Project is first and foremost a community of scholars, both teachers and students, who create online resources for teaching about the Latin language and ancient Roman culture.
eclassics ning videos
Getting Started with Latin includes downloadable .mp3's for teaching beginners of Latin
Latinum podcast
Forum Romanum Latin texts and translations




Commerce

An great example of a commerce application of Voicethread related to a buying a second hand vehicle(Yr 10)
Step by step to buying a caran example of a student created Voicethread



Visual Arts

Add your links to our public page
The Google Art Project deserves to go at the top of the page here! Watch the guide to see how to easily view artworks and museums
Visual Arts Resources shown at the AIS Visual Arts Conference May 2009
Art Galleries Major world wide galleries
Artchive Online virtual artwork library and reference site
Surreal Painter by Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art. Make your own surrealist art in minutes.
Artcyclopedia A guide to great art on the internet
The National Gallery of Australia's Google Earth 'Ocean to Outback' tour Travel across the continent of Australia using Google Earth and visit the locations depicted in the paintings in 'Ocean to Outback' and view the works of art within the context of the landscape that inspired them.
Ian Potter Centre, National Gallery of VictoriaNational gallery of Australia, Australian Collection.
National Library of Australia Online Images
Picture Australia image library
Time Magazine Photo of the week
Introductory Digital Photography Course by Bryn Jones, designed to teach all the basics to primary school aged children but very useful for students of all ages. Covers compostion, photographing animate and inanimate objects and more.
Onemotion Sketch and Paint
Photosynth allows you to take a bunch of photos of the same scene or object and automagically stitch them all together into one big interactive 3D viewing experience that you can share with anyone on the web.
SUMO Paint free image editing software
BRUSHster online painting machine for all ages. Includes more than forty brushes and customizable size, transparency, texture, and stroke options. A rainbow palette, along with a toolbox of special effects that blur, ripple, smudge, blend, and fragment your designs help make BRUSHster a full-feature painting program.online painting machine for all ages.
ArtRage ArtRage 2.5 Starter Edition gives you 8 painting tools and lets you create, save, and print as many pictures as you like and doesn't limit their size.
Sketch and Paint
offtype.net Create images online
Online gallery turning the pages Turn the pages and view masterpieces.
Use Wordle as a way of experimenting with contemporary techniques exploring the surrealist automatic writing conceptas was done here
Art Studio Chalkboard information and resources for artists and art students that focus on the technical fundamentals of perspective, shading, color and painting. (note: excellent research site, not very interactive)
Metropolitain Museum of Art Interactive Learning Resources
NGA Kids Still Life Composer create interactive compositions that mirror the paintings of the old masters. This Art Zone activity is suitable for all ages. Young children can explore spatial arrangement, perspective, proportion, and balance while creating engaging, interactive still life compositions that mix everyday objects with elements borrowed from famous works of art. More advanced artists will enjoy creating complex arrangements, and then switchng to the painting mode to add and manipulate textured 'brushstrokes" that give their art a more abstract, painterly quality.

Online painting, drawing and sketching tools
Imagination Cubed is a great online art tool see here for a brief overview
Muro by deviantart online painting and drawing.
CloudCanvas
SketchPad simple online drawing software
FlashPaint Online darwing tool
ScribLink web-based drawing sketchpad
Myoats is a community for people who want to draw cool designs using an online drawing tool. These designs are shared to other users and can be rated, downloaded as wallpapers or archived for further editing.
FlockDraw Online collaborative sketching and drawing
ScribblerToo darw arty skecthes online




Design & Technology/ Computing Studies

Google Sketch-up - Create 2D and 3D technical and mathmatical drawings quickly and easily
Floor Planner - Makes 2D and 3D floor plans. Some say it's easier to use than Google Sketch-up
Webby Awards 2008 Honoring the Internet's Best. The leading International award honoring excellence in interactive design, creativity, usability and functionality on the Internet.
Tourism Tasmania's free Online Marketing e-kitcovers everything from the basics of developing a good website to advanced topics like search engine marketing and online product distribution.
Design at the Design Museum
Search for information about designers of fashion, architecture – includes information, often a Q&A with the designer, timeline history, further reading and photographs of works. Also searchable by keyword.
Aloha-Editor




Music

Freeplay Music - Download a variety of MP3 songs for use in video production, composition and podcasting
Royalty Free Music
Music Fun A huge range of great ideas have been created by music teachers for music teachers. Download worksheets, games and more.
Music SMART lessons
SMART Board Revolution
Article The Power of Using the SMART Board in the Music Classroom
Mustech Wiki
Interactive music theory website
SMART Board Music
philharmonia.co.uk > Using the dictation tool in the sound exchange
Music Theory.net
New York Philharmonic Kids
Phil Tuga
SFS Kids
Northumberland Virtual Orchestra
21st Century Learner
Guide to the Orchestra
Bb 2.0 a You Tube Video mash-up that allows the user to create a musical collage of their own making.
Guitar SMART Notebook guitar lesson great for primary or secondary students as an introductory lesson.
Pentatonic Scale (Bobby McFerron)
Musopenis an online music library of copyright free (public domain) music. Includes a host of resources and a collaboratively built open source music textbook.
SMART Educator Resources
Samual Wright's Blog (Music teachers course AIS 12th March 2010
Music Tech Teacher This site is an extension of the music technology classroom at Central Park School in Birmingham, AL. by K.Garrett.
Note Flight "An online music writing application that lets you create, view, print and hear music notation with professional quality, right in your web browser."

Free Resources


Free music archive
Royalty free music
Dig CC Mixter

Sound Effects
Sound bible
Free SFX

Make Your Own
Jam Studio


Primary
New York Philharmonic Kids Zone
Virtual Orchestra Click on the intruments to see a picture and hear a the sound they make.
Dallas Symphony Orchestra Kids page
Kideos Collection of videos suitable for children 9-11 drawn from Youtube and other online sorces includes lots of songs.
The Standards Site UK lots of music related activities for stages 1 and 2
Make Music Create music by dragging musicians onto the stage.
Music Interactive Sites Links to numerous interactive sites from playing Christmas Carols on reindeer noses to composing music
SMART Board Music Files Music Notebooks

Secondary
The Standards Site UK lots of music related activities for Stage 3



Studies of Religion

An example of a year 9 voicethread assignment on the beatitudes of Christ.
A selection of examples of voicethreads based on studies of religion
An example of wordle used in religious studies or this one exploring Psalm 25



PDHPE

AIS PDHPE resources wiki Please feel free to add your own favourite links to this wiki
Girl Power Body Image resource see how easy it is to change someone’s appearance in this Swedish advertising campaign using the interactive elements to compare the original models appearance with the retouched version.
The Perfect Lie YouTube video (Photoshop Transformation) great body image resource showing how a portrait can be improved with the right Photoshop skills.
Dove Evolution Commercial- shows a model being made-up, photographed then retouched in Photoshop to create a billboard ad.



Careers

myfuture website will help you locate training course, get help with a buisness idea and much more.
Careers Online Career research, resume help, job hunting tips, job links, positions vacant and more...
Career Advice Australia helps young people, aged 13 to 19, to connect to their future.
My Future Resume Builder
Resume writing Australian Style




Gifted and Talented Resources

Hoagies' Gifted Education Page consists of over 1000 pages of information on gifted children and adults
Gifted Development Centeris a U.S service of the Institute for the Study of Advanced Development
QAGTC website has an ’ask an expert’ facility to answer your questions about gifted education, as well as an ‘advanced teacher network’ on line.


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