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Assessment: Australian Curriculum: Digital Technologies sample Data assessment tasks: years 7-8

Resource description This resource provides strategies for assessing students' understanding of the ways in which data can be sourced, organised and represented to maximise options for analysis, evaluation, decomposition and visualisation in order to create digital solutions. The context of the resource is the liveability ...

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ACARA sample assessment task: years 7-8

This resource provides strategies for assessing students' understanding of the ways in which data can be sourced, organised and represented to maximise options for analysis, evaluation, decomposition and visualisation in order to create digital solutions. The context of the resource is the liveability of the places in which ...

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Brush Your Teeth

This persuasive digital text is an illustrated jingle that persuades readers to brush their teeth. The resource includes a teaching sequence related to the Big Six components of literacy development (oral language, phonological awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension) with student activities, graphic organisers ...

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Get ready to learn! Interoception and self-regulation

Interoception (mindful body awareness) refers to the perception, recognition and understanding of the internal physical states. These body signals can be understood as emotions and/or feelings which can then be responded to. Self-regulation is the ability to moderate or control emotions and actions in order to function ...

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How am I responsible for my increasing independence?

In this unit students investigate how their level of independence changes over time. They identify influences which can affect decision making and that decision making affects their personal safety and that of others within their community. Students explore networks which can provide advice and support in their community.

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The gambling zone: Issues and consequences

In this lesson, students work through an article outlining some of the factors influencing gambling-related behaviours. Using a quiz, students compare the mechanics of games to gambling before exploring scenarios looking at the health impacts of gambling harm and discussing strategies to minimise harm. The lesson is outlined ...

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Risks, gambling and reducing harm

In this lesson, students explore the risks of gambling by creating a risk matrix to compare gambling to risk-taking behaviours. Following this, students work together to explore the facets of gambling and activities that can be considered gambling. The lesson is outlined in detail including NSW curriculum links, learning ...

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The convergence of gaming and gambling

In this lesson, students examine the convergence of gaming and gambling. The correlation between the two activities and their effect on health and the potential harms is discussed. To conclude, an awareness campaign is initiated through designing posters. The lesson is outlined in detail including NSW curriculum links, ...

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How do I keep myself and others safe? - Early Stage 1

In this unit students investigate safe and unsafe features of specific environments and explore actions to enhance their own and others’ safety and wellbeing. Through practical application students develop help-seeking skills and adopt strategies to help keep themselves and others safe. Students develop their ability to ...

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Work sample Year 7 and 8 Health and Physical Education: Including others

This work sample demonstrates evidence of student learning in relation to aspects of the achievement standards for Year 7 and 8 Health and Physical Education. The primary purpose for the work sample is to demonstrate the standard, so the focus is on what is evident in the sample not how it was created. The sample is an ...

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Work sample Year 9 and 10 Health and Physical Education: Decision-making

This work sample demonstrates evidence of student learning in relation to aspects of the achievement standards for Year 9 and 10 Health and Physical Education. The primary purpose for the work sample is to demonstrate the standard, so the focus is on what is evident in the sample not how it was created. The sample is an ...

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Creating a yarning circle: yarning and wellbeing

This learning activity will help you make connections between yarning and wellbeing programs, and how you can use yarning circles to support respectful, honest and open communication to promote connectedness among students, particularly using the morning circle routine. It is part of a sequence of 8 individual learning ...

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Brain break bops

Brain break bops are interoception activities(mindful body awareness activities) for pre-school and early primary school students. Building interoceptive awareness (feeling more connected with your body and your bodily signals) requires students to actively notice changes in their body state. This series of two-minute animated ...

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Work sample Year 10 Geography: Geographies of human wellbeing

This work sample demonstrates evidence of student learning in relation to aspects of the achievement standards for Year 10 Geography. The primary purpose for the work sample is to demonstrate the standard, so the focus is on what is evident in the sample not how it was created. The sample is an authentic representation ...

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Work sample Year 3 and 4 Health and Physical Education: Food and nutrition

This work sample demonstrates evidence of student learning in relation to aspects of the achievement standards for Year 3 and 4 Health and Physical Education. The primary purpose for the work sample is to demonstrate the standard, so the focus is on what is evident in the sample not how it was created. The sample is an ...

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Work sample Year 7 and 8 Health and Physical Education: Personal safety

This work sample demonstrates evidence of student learning in relation to aspects of the achievement standards for Year 7 and 8 Health and Physical Education. The primary purpose for the work sample is to demonstrate the standard, so the focus is on what is evident in the sample not how it was created. The sample is an ...

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ABC News: Light rail plan for western Sydney

Long lines of cars, frustrated drivers in peak traffic: familiar? As the population of Australia's major cities continues to rise and spread outwards, increased strain is placed on existing infrastructure such as roads. People often look to government to fix urban problems. Could a light rail system solve Sydney's western ...

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ABC 7.30: If you build it, they will come

It's been 'all systems go' in the Northern Territory, with a range of new development projects springing up. In this clip from 2013, see Territorians coming up with novel solutions to the age-old problem of housing. Could a shortage of affordable housing derail the good economic times?

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ABC News: Sydney slips in world cities rankings, 2012

A 'Cities of Opportunity' study in 2012 found that, while Sydney was regarded as a 'livable' city, its residents faced some significant urban issues. With other cities moving ahead of Sydney in the rankings, questions have been asked about why the cost of living in Sydney is so high and what should be done to solve some ...

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Laptop wrap – improving liveability

A page with a focus on using geographical data to plan for future community needs, with supporting activities and links to resources.