Amazing resource for students and teachers. Links to web sites for all subjects that meet the NSW curriculum. Great resource for current HSIE sites.
Fantastic resource with graphic organisers, Literacy and Numeracy Games, Teaching Tools, School Management... It's got everything!
Downloadable colourful resources for use with the IWB e.g. Child Rolls, Seasons, Weather, Visual Timetables etc
I love this site! - 'Ideas to Inspire' is a collection of collaborative presentations, which offer a large number of ideas for engaging lesson activities. They are the result of the collaboration of teachers from all around the world.
Yammer is a microblogging service that has become popular with NSW DET staff as a great way of communicating with colleagues. Yammer is like Facebook, except, only people with the same employee email are networked together.
A Beginners Guide to Yammer (pdf, 939 KB)
Mrs Hurley's ESL Site - The Place for English Language Learners and Teachers.
Simple site that contains downloadable games, game templates, and utilities that teachers can use to enhance any lesson. You can then save as Excel, Word or PowerPoint... VERY SIMPLE and great for IWB.
TOOLS4teachers - Large collection of tools for teachers of IWB and web 2.0 in particular. You can even create your own page. Great graphic way to organise all of your favourite links for the IWB!
Using text organisers to assist students with the writing process. Free levelled examples and blank organisers, very handy site!
Free lesson plans, activity ideas and resources for primary teachers. All files are submitted by teachers and can be saved and edited. You can also search - Definitely worth a look!
A great site with lots of useful and regularly updated links. Site includes Presentations, Wikis, Quotes, Resources, Fonts, Videos and lots, lots more!
A non-profit site that links to valuable webtools and resources. All links contain an explanation and can be sorted by grade and subject.
Thousands of SMART Notebook lesson. Don't just look in one country as many lessons from other countries can be downloaded and modified.
Resources, videos, displays etc... all sorted by topic as well as KLA. Definitely worth a look.
Great ready made Notebook lessons and search facility for IWB.
All of the Primary SMART Notebooks are organised into the specific year groups. Each Notebook has an accompanying blurb, which briefly describes its content. Where necessary the SMART Notebooks contain teacher's notes explaining what to do on individual pages. The Notebooks themselves can be downloaded for free and again modified to suit the needs of your students.
Excellent list of interactive links sorted by subject, to be used on SMART boards.
A comprehensive list of links where notebook files can be downloaded. There is also a customised search function to locate specific Notebook files.
These software tutorials were provided to participants involved in Sydney Region ICT projects. They are tricky to find on the Sydney Region Website. All files are in PDF format and are written for the Windows version of the software. These are the exact course notes that you would receive if you attended any of these Sydney Region Courses. You can also participate in free training tutorials directly from the Microsoft website.
These are great stage based activities which encourage teachers and students to use the DET email. They are simple to use, requiring little preparation time.
Provides lots of teaching and learning resources to make the use of the interactive whiteboard in the classroom easier and more productive.
Free site that provides students with the ability to take NAPLAN tests online and strengthen their abilities. Teachers and other education professionals are able to track the progress of their students by conducting online assessments in a reliable and standardised manner.
Over 20,000 relevant links personally selected by an educator with over 30 years of experience.
Contains many wonderful items for class use and also class tools to design your own work. They are terrific, especially the word find maker that can be made into different shapes.
Great School Websites with Free Lessons and Worksheets
- Lake Munmorah Public School - Many online worksheets
- Copacabana Public School - Great resources
- Bilambil Public School - Wonderful links
- Mrs Mac's Library Site - Amazing Webquests for every Stage