Other Links

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Twinkl - content for all year levels

Twinkl are offering a one month free membership for parents to access their resources from home. Head to www.twinkl.com.au/offer and enter the code CVDTWINKLHELPS.

There is also support for parents to learn how to navigate the site and resources at

https://www.twinkl.com.au/blog/how-to-utilise-twinkl-during-the-coronavirus-shutdown-a-guide-for-schools.

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TeachStarter - content for all year levels

TeachStarter is offering a free one month subscription to its premium service, TeachStarter Plus. You just need to sign up for a free account, then go to the following link to access the free month membership https://www.teachstarter.com/freeplus/

The site also has some put together ‘learning from home packs’ that can be found here

https://www.teachstarter.com/au/blog/covid-19-teach-starters-support-for-schools-teachers-parents-students-affected/#section-2

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Education.com - content for all year levels

Education.com is offering additional resources from its premium section to all free tier members. These include stay at home work packs, interactive games and other activities across all curriculum areas.

You can sign up for a free account at www.education.com, then browse their library for resources.

There are also stay at home kits available at https://www.education.com/workbooks/independent/?cid=10.174                                         

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Code.org - content for all year levels

Code.org is a resource used worldwide to teach students the fundamentals of the digital technology curriculum. You can sign your child up for free and take them through a sequence of lessons combining videos, games and offline activities to teach principles of coding, from directional coding through to text based jigsaw coding - www.code.org

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Think & Learn Code-a-Pillar - suitable for all students - APP

This app accompanies the Code-a-Pillar robot that we use to introduce directional coding concepts to students. The app sees students use directional symbols to navigate a caterpillar through a series of maze. It is available on the Apple App Store and Google Play and is free.

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Scratch Jr. - suitable for middle and upper primary levels - APP

Scratch Jr. uses block based symbol coding to allow to create moving videos. They can select characters, setting and items and program them to do a variety of different movements and actions. The app is free on both the Apple App Store and Google Play.

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Topmarks.co.uk - content for all year levels– Interactive Games

This site hosts a huge range of free resources, but in particular a strong bank of interactive educational games.

150 Blue Mountain Drive
Joondalup WA 6027

Phone:
 08 9233 5800
joondalup.esc@education.wa.edu.au