Other useful resources

As well as State Library resources numerous other organisations have resources that are useful for parents, teachers and students.

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The learning@home is a Department of Education website of curated resources for parents and students to maintain education from home during school closures. The site provides several online tools and resources that can be printed and are designed as a support tool for students to continue their learning and engage in familiar activities essential to their learning and wellbeing.

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Queensland Museum has put together a collection of quality education resources to support student learning. The Queensland Museum resources cover a range of curriculum areas including Physics, Geography, Biology, Geography and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies, and provide instructional videos, related images and inquiry activities.

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QPAC is bringing together some of the most amazing art and artists from around the world online during their closure. Explore videos of extraordinary live and on-demand performances from around the world for you to enjoy from the comfort of your home.

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Engage with the QAGOMA Collection through flexible units designed to support creative students learning from home. 

 

 

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State Library Queensland are offering a free Adventure Reading Club to keep young people reading and engaged with literacy during school closures, and beyond. Complete online reading challenges, share stories, poems and artworks and connect with readers from across the country.

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Now more than ever, we need to ensure young people and families are safe online. eSafety has listed their top tips and resources to help school leaders in protecting the safety of their wider school communities while learning from home.

The Cyber Safety Project have taken all the hard work out of Cyber Safety while learning from home by producing resources that can be access online by schools and families. The Cyber Safety Project home learning portal provides fun and engaging cyber safety lessons for young people aged 6-12years, and interactive activities, worksheets and reflection questions.

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State Library of Queensland also has a range of cyber safety resources including blogs, Lynda.com courses and ebooks. These resources are designed specifically to help teachers and parents during COVID-19 school closures and available FREE for the month of March & April, 2020.

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Teachers and students can enrich their studies in Drama with Shake and Stirs online resources, including Shake and Stir virtual, a collection of performances available to stream online and Shake and Stir Interact, weekly online drama lessons for students in Prep – Grade 6.

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Engage your students, inspire tomorrow’s leaders and achieve positive outcomes… with the help of Street Science!

The Virtual Learning Toolbox by Street Science provides captivating and curriculum aligned content that will delight budding scientists everywhere. The Virtual Learning Toolbox is your complete Science Learning experience at home.

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As the arts industry navigates the impacts caused by COVID-19, La Boite's team have curated a list of online art, events and virtual courses for your at-home entertainment and enjoyment.

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Queensland Family and Child Commission Art Activity for Parents of Queenslanders aged 4–7 years. The Growing Up in Queensland project gives children the opportunity to tell us what it’s like to be a young Queenslander in 2020. For more information, read through the information for parents.

 

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The QCAA provides State, Catholic and Independent schools with high quality products and services in the areas of curriculum, assessment, reporting, testing and certification from Kindergarten to Year 12.

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ABC Education is supporting teachers, parents and students during school closures by providing thousands of free curriculum-linked resources. Watch daily education programs, explore interactive games and explore current affairs and world events.

Keep in touch

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Email
learning@slq.qld.gov.au