IPSHA TL Umbrella Group presentation, March 2014

The following presentation ‘Australian Curriculum Resources and Literature and the Australian Curriculum’ was presented at the IPSHA Teacher Librarian Umbrella Group, 13th March 2014, at Danebank Anglican School for Girls.

Please note that a couple of pages have been removed, the format has slightly changed and there is a double up of words on some slides.

The Literature and the Australian Curriculum presentation was based on some of the Posts related in the Teaching and Learning category within the School Library Owl blog.

A summary of the AC resources is available below.

Teacher associations support Australian Curriculum

Free, practical digital resources for teachers by teachers Article in SCIS Connections Issue 88, 2014

Australian Curriculum English

English for the Australian Curriculum Units of work covering curriculum content supported by digital resources and interactive worksheets.

Global Words Aims of global citizenship education and English in support of students to become ethical, thoughtful and informed citizens, predisposed to take action for change. Units of work aim to build the essential knowledge, skills and values young people need to participate actively, critically and creatively as global citizens.

Teaching AC English Practical, professional resources for teachers. Collection of video snapshots that illustrate ideas, approaches and strategies for teaching, learning and assessment.

PETAA The Primary English Teaching Association Australia. Membership provides access to publications, practical applications, teaching resources.

Australian Literacy Educators Association Professional association dedicated to literacy and English language learning at all levels of education. Membership provides access to Literacy learning in the Middle Years Journal and monthly newsletter.

Australian Curriculum Maths

Top Drawer Teachers Expert advise, teaching suggestions, classroom activities

Maths Dictionary for Kids Animated, interactive online math dictionary for students which explains over 600 common mathematical terms and math words in simple language. Over 250 free printable maths charts or math posters suitable for interactive whiteboards and classroom displays.

Australian Curriculum History

AC History Units Eight units developed by the History Teachers’ Association of Australia to support teachers in the implementation of the Australian Curriculum History.

Australian Curriculum Science

Science Web Australia Fifteen units of work to support teachers in the implementation of the Australian Curriculum Science F-10. Each unit consists of an overview, five lesson plans, and additional links and resources.

CoolAustralia Sustainability resources, lesson plans, activities. Free membership.

Tigtag Tigtag offers films, activities, lesson plans and activities matched to International Science curriculum. Subscription.

Australian Curriculum Geography

GeogSpace Practical classroom ready resources.

Oxford Australian Curriculum Atlas Atlas F-2, 3-4 and 5-6, Teacher Resource book and Digital interactive topic introductions to introduce and teach Australian Curriculum geography, history and science topics.


  1. So glad to find this so I didn’t have to miss out entirely! Now to investigate some of those great resources. Thanks!


  2. Jo what a great example of thinking around developing resources inline with the National Curriculum. Thanks for sharing.


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