Wordplay
1:25:21

Wordplay

SBS April 2, 2017

English

Literacy

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
An in-depth look at The New York Times crossword puzzle, its editor Will Shortz and the wonderfully unique and loyal fan base Shortz has built and nurtured during his 12-year ...

An in-depth look at The New York Times crossword puzzle, its editor Will Shortz and the wonderfully unique and loyal fan base Shortz has built and nurtured during his 12-year tenure at the paper. Crossword aficionados Bill Clinton and Jon Stewart speak about their love and fascination for the New York Times' particular brand of crossword. The film also takes us to the final of the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament where the top three contestants compete in front of a room full of admirers.

Making Child Prodigies: Diaries
12:06

Making Child Prodigies: Diaries: Callum

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC Me June 18, 2018

Personal and social capability

Literacy

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Twelve-year-old heavy metal guitarist Callum takes his music to the streets of Canberra, jams with famous guitarist Smokin' Joe Robinson, and films his first ever music video ...

Twelve-year-old heavy metal guitarist Callum takes his music to the streets of Canberra, jams with famous guitarist Smokin' Joe Robinson, and films his first ever music video - all in a day's work for an aspiring musician.

Class Of
44:00

Class Of

Season 1 Episode 5 Ten September 12, 2012

Personal and social capability

Literacy

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
It's the start of Term 2 and the students are coming back after a 2 week break. This is the toughest part of the year. The time when students start to go off the rails, miss ...

It's the start of Term 2 and the students are coming back after a 2 week break. This is the toughest part of the year. The time when students start to go off the rails, miss classes, or drop out.

Fry's Planet Word
57:54

Fry's Planet Word: Uses And Abuses

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC March 25, 2012

English

Literacy

9-10
11-12
Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)
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This episode looks at the ways language is used and abused. While not everyone approves of 'bad' language, Stephen learns that swearing plays an important part in human ...

This episode looks at the ways language is used and abused. While not everyone approves of 'bad' language, Stephen learns that swearing plays an important part in human communication all over the world.

Fry's Planet Word
56:21

Fry's Planet Word: The Power And The Glory

Season 1 Episode 5 ABC April 8, 2012

English

Literacy

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Storytelling has been with us as long as language itself. In this episode Stephen uncovers why certain words can make us laugh, cry or tear our hair out and discovers through ...

Storytelling has been with us as long as language itself. In this episode Stephen uncovers why certain words can make us laugh, cry or tear our hair out and discovers through history what has made a good story.

Class Of
43:01

Class Of

Season 1 Episode 9 Ten October 10, 2012

Personal and social capability

Literacy

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
It's exam time at Bradfield Senior College and by the end of the week they'll find out how much they have and haven't learnt. This is the moment of truth for the class, who ...

It's exam time at Bradfield Senior College and by the end of the week they'll find out how much they have and haven't learnt. This is the moment of truth for the class, who will pass the test?

Class Of
43:54

Class Of

Season 1 Episode 1 Ten August 15, 2012

Personal and social capability

Literacy

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Today is the first day of term at Bradfield Seniors college for students with different worries: Daniel was bullied at his last school, Lisa has a fiery temper and Koray ...

Today is the first day of term at Bradfield Seniors college for students with different worries: Daniel was bullied at his last school, Lisa has a fiery temper and Koray hasn't been to school for four years. This documentary series follows fifteen Year 11 students as they try to get their academic careers back on track.

Making Child Prodigies
28:22

Making Child Prodigies

Season 1 Episode 5 ABC June 26, 2018

Personal and social capability

Literacy

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Opening night looms for artist Aelita, marking her first Australian show in years; Anwen makes her debut performance as a composer; Finn meets Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, ...

Opening night looms for artist Aelita, marking her first Australian show in years; Anwen makes her debut performance as a composer; Finn meets Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, armed with his very own legislation.

Making Child Prodigies
28:34

Making Child Prodigies

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC June 5, 2018

Personal and social capability

Literacy

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Guitar virtuoso Callum is recording his debut single, abstract artist Aelita is determined not to have her creativity constrained, while budding scientist Finn learns an ...

Guitar virtuoso Callum is recording his debut single, abstract artist Aelita is determined not to have her creativity constrained, while budding scientist Finn learns an important lesson in resilience.

Fry's Planet Word
58:46

Fry's Planet Word: Spreading The Word

Season 1 Episode 4 ABC April 1, 2012

English

Literacy

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Stephen Fry explores 'The Written Word'. Writing is our greatest invention - making it possible to communicate across space and time. Without writing we would have no history, ...

Stephen Fry explores 'The Written Word'. Writing is our greatest invention - making it possible to communicate across space and time. Without writing we would have no history, and very little technology.

Making Child Prodigies: Diaries
9:48

Making Child Prodigies: Diaries: Aelita

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC Me June 4, 2018

Personal and social capability

Literacy

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Ten-year-old professional artist Aelita has been painting since she was a baby. Despite getting ready for her big solo exhibition in Melbourne, she still finds time for her ...

Ten-year-old professional artist Aelita has been painting since she was a baby. Despite getting ready for her big solo exhibition in Melbourne, she still finds time for her home-schooling, her hobbies, and her menagerie of pets.

Making Child Prodigies: Diaries
11:07

Making Child Prodigies: Diaries: Finn

Season 1 Episode 4 ABC Me June 25, 2018

Personal and social capability

Literacy

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Eight-year-old genius Finn wants to be a rocket scientist when he grows up. He visits astrophysicist Professor Alan Duffy for advice, and with the help of his mentors, he ...

Eight-year-old genius Finn wants to be a rocket scientist when he grows up. He visits astrophysicist Professor Alan Duffy for advice, and with the help of his mentors, he launches his very own rocket, high into the clouds.

Making Child Prodigies
28:30

Making Child Prodigies

Season 1 Episode 4 ABC June 19, 2018

Personal and social capability

Literacy

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
It's a big day for guitar prodigy Callum as he records his very first music video. Kenzie is about to step up and perform with the Queensland Ballet. Young scientist Finn has ...

It's a big day for guitar prodigy Callum as he records his very first music video. Kenzie is about to step up and perform with the Queensland Ballet. Young scientist Finn has an important message for the prime minister.

Making Child Prodigies
28:28

Making Child Prodigies

Season 1 Episode 6 ABC July 3, 2018

Personal and social capability

Literacy

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Dancer Kenzie faces her toughest audition yet at the world's most prestigious ballet competition. Guitarist Callum plays in a live rock band. Budding rocket scientist Finn ...

Dancer Kenzie faces her toughest audition yet at the world's most prestigious ballet competition. Guitarist Callum plays in a live rock band. Budding rocket scientist Finn finally sees his prototype come to life.

Class Of
43:14

Class Of

Season 1 Episode 8 Ten October 3, 2012

Personal and social capability

Literacy

9-10
11-12
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
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Tough love is certainly the order of the day across the college, as English teacher Rhema is forced to take Jess aside to lay down the law; meanwhile, class 'bad girl' Taylor ...

Tough love is certainly the order of the day across the college, as English teacher Rhema is forced to take Jess aside to lay down the law; meanwhile, class 'bad girl' Taylor has turned the corner.

Class Of
44:10

Class Of

Season 1 Episode 2 Ten August 22, 2012

Personal and social capability

Literacy

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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The first formal assessments are handed out, and, as half-term approaches the class is struggling to cope with the college's demands.

The first formal assessments are handed out, and, as half-term approaches the class is struggling to cope with the college's demands.

Class Of
43:00

Class Of

Season 1 Episode 6 Ten September 19, 2012

Personal and social capability

Literacy

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Preparations are well under-way for the first Parent Teacher night. It's a bib moment for the students: their first formal reports after four months of lessons, some sweat and ...

Preparations are well under-way for the first Parent Teacher night. It's a bib moment for the students: their first formal reports after four months of lessons, some sweat and a lot of tears.

Making Child Prodigies: Diaries
9:04

Making Child Prodigies: Diaries: Kenzie

Season 1 Episode 6 ABC Me July 9, 2018

Personal and social capability

Literacy

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Ten-year-old ballerina Kenzie gets up at 6am every morning and dances for hours, and there's nothing that makes her happier. One of her dreams is about to come true as she ...

Ten-year-old ballerina Kenzie gets up at 6am every morning and dances for hours, and there's nothing that makes her happier. One of her dreams is about to come true as she gets ready to perform with the Queensland Ballet.