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Teaching and learning resources

This list of resources helps teachers to continue student learning when students are temporarily not at school.

Our Learning SA

Our Learning SA is a new online curriculum website that has been set up for South Australian students to access learning resources. Our Learning SA will support their education at home.

General resources

  • Scootle – a national collection of digital resources for Australian schools aligned to the Australian Curriculum.
  • Suggested ways to deliver learning remotely (from the NSW government).
  • ABC Education – curriculum-linked videos, games and class resources.
  • Australian Childrens Television Foundation – programs, books, films, apps and support materials.
  • Ted Ed – short videos in the TEDTalk style, with support material designed for teachers. 
  • List of digital learning resources (from the NSW government) 
  • PhET – science and maths interactives that allow students to work through a situation or problem, usually allow you to change variables to see the result.
  • BBC Bitesize – the UK version of ABC Splash, has resources and interactives from primary and secondary. Since you're outside the UK you won’t be able to use BBC iPlayer, CBBC or CBeebies.
  • ABC Education games – interactive activities and games.
  • The National Geographic – many activities include a game, simulation or interactive to explain key concepts.

Maths resources

  • Scootle – a directory of quality-assured digital learning resources aligned to the Australian Curriculum, with a useful search filter to search for specific years, learning areas and resource type eg video, audio, app, text (primary and secondary).
  • NRich (Mathmatical thinking) – mathematics resources (primary and secondary).
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mathematics Alliance – inspiring, promoting and supporting improved mathematics outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students (primary and secondary).
  • Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers – units of work, photos videos and resources for teaching mathematics (primary and secondary).
  • reSolve: Maths by Inquiry – resources to help students learn mathematics in an innovative and engaging way (primary and secondary).
  • Flinders University – STEM Outreach Program aspires to inspire high school students, teachers and the wider community to understand and enjoy the STEM and the environment (secondary).
  • Desmos - Advanced graphing calculator that can be used in a web browser and through the mobile app (secondary).

Science resources

  • Flinders University – STEM Outreach program aspires to inspire high school students, teachers and the wider community to understand and enjoy the STEM and the environment (secondary).
  • Primary Connections – linking science with literacy is the Australian Academy of Science's flagship primary school science program (primary).
  • Science by doing – comprehensive online website for high school science years 7 to 10 covering the Australian Curriculum (secondary).
  • Scootle - a directory of quality-assured digital learning resources aligned to the Australian Curriculum, with a useful search filter to search for specific years, learning areas and resource type eg video, audio, app, text (primary and secondary).
  • ABC STEM education – free teaching resources, educational games and videos for schools and students (primary and secondary).
  • Australia's Science Channel – education – a free feed of videos, articles, resources and teacher tools to support STEM teaching in class, all linked to the Australian Curriculum (primary and secondary):
  • Experimentary – curriculum-based science experiments aligned to the Australian Curriculum (primary).
  • SA Water education and resources – learning programs, education resources, online tools including lessons, games and activities (primary).
  • South Australian Space School – South Australian Space School and National Space Camp applications.
  • ASTA – Australian Science Teachers Association, STEM X Academy (primary and secondary).
  • ASTA's ScienceASSIST – a national online service for school science educators and technicians, developed by The Australian Science Teachers Association (secondary).
  • SASTA – South Australian Science Teachers Association (primary and secondary).

Contact

Learning Improvement division

Phone: 8226 1017

Email: Education.LearningImprovement [at] sa.gov.au