Explore the many ways life reveals itself on Earth, with a collection of videos that capture much of the diversity of plants and animals, the challenges they face and hope for the future.
Screen adaptations of books by author, actor and comedian David Walliams.
If you need any extra inspiration to head out and collect rubbish in your suburb on Clean Up the World Day, explore the problem waste represents on a grander scale and learn how a little bit of local effort contributes to a global solution.
These videos address the following professional standards for teachers: standard 2 — Know the content and how to teach it; and focus area 2.5 — literacy and numeracy strategies. Observing best practice teaching with videos such as Mini Lessons and Reading@HomeTV, reflecting upon the concepts illustrated in the videos and using that knowledge to assist in the learning of your students now and in the future may count towards your teacher identified hours of professional learning.
While the future has never been more uncertain, recent events have revealed how workers and workplaces can adapt. Explore this collection of videos to see how new jobs are emerging in a changing economy, discuss what kind of skills we're going to need, and listen to some advice to put the challenges of preparing for this world into perspective.
In the lead up to R U OK? Day on Thursday, check out our professional learning for student wellbeing collection for a range of videos on managing stress and mental health. These videos inform AITSL focus area 4.4: Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments and maintain student safety. Reflecting on the issues raised in these videos and applying the knowledge to your teaching may count towards your teacher-identified hours of PL.
These videos address the following professional standards for teachers: Focus area 1.4: Strategies for teaching Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. Focus area 2.4: Understand and respect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to promote reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians. Watching these videos, reflecting upon the issues raised and using that knowledge to assist in the learning of your students now and in the future can count towards your teacher identified hours of professional learning. Increasing knowledge of the history of Aboriginal Australians is a key part of developing understanding and respect for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Programs such as Spread the Word can provide ways to teach Aboriginal language and culture. Consider the ways you can incorporate Aboriginal perspectives into your teaching and think about the way past injustices have affected generations of Aboriginal people.
Dive into the science of the ocean for National Science Week 2020, with a collection that explores some of the technologies developed to clean up and study the deep. Start with Australia's Seabin invention, with videos from Scope and Foreign Correspondent, and explore the Deep Blue: Innovations for the Future of Our Oceans guide for activities.
View this collection for some awesome movies that you can watch in the classroom to get your students excited about careers and career goals.
While Tokyo postpones the summer Olympics sit back and learn all about the Olympics in the classroom (or virtual classroom).