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Home WW1

Access the State Library of Victoria’s online Ergo research resource on the home front during WW1. Australian men rushed to enlist while loved ones tried to support them any way they could. Soldiers prepared for the new style trench warfare while mothers, daughters and wives at home supported them by sending woollen clothing, care-packages and encouraging words. (http://ergo.slv.vic.gov.au/explore-history/australia-wwi/home-wwi) Topics include:

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Dig – The Burke & Wills Research Gateway

From Melbourne, Burke and Wills set out into terra incognita – the unknown land.  Discover an extensive range of resources and stories created by the State Library of Victoria from Burke and Wills expeditions. Dig Resources include: Original documents Artefacts Natural history specimens Images Geocaches Contact information for expedition historian David Phoenix. http://burkeandwills.slv.vic.gov.au/

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Going Global – New Foreign Language Magazines

We are building on our collection of foreign language resources in the Library for students to access immersive, on-level articles and content from nations and cultures outside of Australia. Pick a copy up and browse through the pages to see the latest news for teens direct from Italy, Germany, Spain and Japan all the while building on your comprehension and

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StageMilk

StageMilk is an acting and theatre information site that offers a range of resources and information for students, actors, writers and theatre lovers. This Australian created website is an up to date online resource which may be of interest to students studying drama and the creative arts. Resources include: Acting Games Monologues for different age groups and genders Acting Scenes

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22 Rules of Storytelling

With the Barossa Friends of the Barossa Library recently launching the 2017 Young Writer’s Competition, we thought it would be good timing to share some storytelling tips and tools on the site. Below is a graphic we found online which is a series of rules originally tweeted by Emma Coats @lawnrocket (then a Story Artist for Pixar – now working for

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OER COMMONS

http://www.oercommons.org Open Educational Resources (OER) Support Equity and Flexibility. Here’s why you may choose to use (or freely print, share, edit and reuse) this online resource: Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching and learning materials that you may freely use and reuse at no cost, and without needing to ask permission. Unlike copyrighted resources, OER have been authored or created

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iBook: INDIGENOUS AUSTRALIANS AT WAR

This free iBook, published by Australian Teachers of Media (ATOM) and Shrine of Remembrance in Melbourne (2003)  commemorates, acknowledges and tells the story of the Indigenous men and women who served for Australia through interactive touch photo galleries and movies. (https://itunes.apple.com/au/book/indigenous-australians-at/id721435276?mt=11) It is available for download with iBooks on your Mac or iOS device.

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VideoNot.es

In support of our Guided Inquiry approach to learning at Faith, we would like to encourage you to explore tools for different stages of the Guided Inquiry process. VideoNot.es, a free web tool for taking notes synchronised with the video you are watching, is a fantastic tool to assist you in the IMMERSE and EXPLORE stages of your inquiry (even

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Read complete digital magazines anytime, anywhere, on PCs, Macs and Mobile devices with zinio for libraries

Zinio Digital Magazines for Libraries is the world’s largest online magazine newsstand for libraries. This user-friendly site offers South Australian public library customers with access to over 400 full colour digital magazine titles, many of which are Australian. Download popular titles as soon as they are released. New issues are often released as soon as the print edition hits newsstands.

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Access Australian film resources online

  AustralianScreen contains information about and excerpts from a wide selection of Australian feature films, documentaries, television programs, newsreels, short films, animations, and home-movies produced over the last 100 years. Film can be an excellent primary or secondary source of information. There are currently 1065 clips with teachers’ notes in the Education section. Topics presently covered in the educational area of this

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