Primary

General Curriculum     Activities and printables
Mathematics     English   Science  Technologies
Health and Physical Education    Humanities and Social Sciences
Student/Class Blogs  Leadership


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General curriculum

  • A Novel Classroom, practical tips, tricks and ideas from a classroom teacher.
  • Denyse Whelan Blogs, For Denyse, blogging is about communication and connection.
  • Classroom Chit-Chat, teaching tales and classroom resources.
  • Lee Hewes, TBC
  • Little Leaps of Learning, mainly years 1-3. Reflection on learning and good teaching practice that makes students make those little leaps in learning.
  • Little Lifelong Learners, posts from my days as Prep teacher; teaching inspiration and printables for the classroom; and a stack of ideas for play and learning at home too.
  • Maggie’s Miss EDventures, I am a Primary School Teacher with a passion for nurturing creativity and giving students and teachers the opportunity to learn, create and grow in an area that inspires them.
  • Miss Jenny’s Classroom, TBC
  • Mrs. Poultney’s Ponderings, my thoughts, ideas and ramblings.
  • My Mum, The Teacher, I love creating and searching for great teaching resources.
  • Oz Curriculum HQ, a place to share resources, ideas, thoughts and products that help educators meet the classroom demands of the Australian Curriculum with a focus on Foundation to Year 6.
  • Paula’s Place, exciting, challenging and engaging learning tasks for students and teacher friends.
  • Stars and Wishes, TBC
  • Teaching in the Primary Years, teaching in the 21st Century requires teachers to be flexible and versatile in providing students with a range of tools to support their learning.
  • The Travelling Marveller, here I chart my journey to become a professional marveller: a thinker, a researcher, a collaborator and co-constructor of what we call learning.
  • Top Notch Teaching, practical, time saving tips and resources to help make your life as a teacher (or tutor) that little bit easier.

Activities and printables


Mathematics


English, literacy and languages

  • Aboriginal Englishes, the importance that Aboriginal English has to Indigenous primary school students’ education, culture and identity (updated 2016).
  • Learning with Literature, this blog highlights what we do daily at Glen Park Primary School and also features literature unit plans which I put on Teachers Pay Teachers.
  • Ripper Reading Resources, rigorous teaching resources for higher order thinking.
  • The Book Chook, brings tips to parents and teachers about encouraging kids to read, write, create and learn. You’ll find book reviews of wonderful children’s literature, educational software reviews, and explanations of how to use great online resources with your kids. The Book Chook is the blog of Susan Stephenson, an Australian teacher and writer, who is fascinated by technology and what it can do to motivate kids and help them learn.

Science

  • Jewel’s School Gems, helping busy primary teachers like you save time so you can focus more on teaching and enjoying your hours after school.

Technologies

  • Brian’s Blog, showcasing my own personal journey of learning, pedagogy, reflection and discovery. Inspiring the integration of technology within the curriculum.
  • Christine Haynes, my continuous professional learning journey, and hopefully engage other learners to comment, share ideas and learn from one another.
  • Code the Future, we connect developers with educators to help kids in schools learn how to code.
  • Greg Whitby, argues for the need to radically rethink the nature of learning and teaching in a connected world.
  • Grubby Pandas, ICT, coding, STEM and Digital Citizenship.
  • High Possibility Classrooms, Technology Integration for 21st Century Learning.
  • Level Up! Learning With Ms Lockyer, in 2015: Year Two. In 2016: Library and Adventures in Digital Literacies.
  • Teaching Techie Teens, the early and middle years and blog about teaching, learning and educational technology.
  • TechnologyLearningJourney, This blog is a way for me to share thoughts and ideas on my journey through teaching, particularly through the use of technology.
  • thinkDigitalClassroom, leaders at the forefront in the area of ICT and 21st-century learning. Our aim is to make it as easy as possible for you and your students to use and understand technology.

Health and Physical Education


Humanities and Social Sciences


Student/Class Blogs

  • Year 5rc, two Year 5 classes in Sydney Australia. In total there are 49 of us and we are all girls. We all love different things to do in our spare time but one thing we all agree on is that blogging is fun.
  • Our Global Classroom, 3/4J are currently increasing their ICT skills working with Web 2.0 tools, blogs, google hangouts, Mystery Skype, iEARN Projects and very closely with schools around the world.

Leadership

  • Adrian Camm, learning, leading and running.
  • Corinne Campbell, thoughts about education, life and other things.
  • , equity in education and engaging our hardest-to-reach kids and communities.

Updated 27 February 2017