Teaching English And Maths Primary

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the Victorian Government Strategic Partnerships Program

Teaching English And Maths Primary


Multimodal resources include the range of digital and non-digital resources used in Early Years and Primary for teaching and learning. Literacy and Mathematics. These include: video, presentations, video conferencing recordings,  tutorials, podcasts and apps.






EYE ed 5 [video 1-4]
Ian Potter Children's Foundation Garden

Christine Joy is the education coordinator at the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne Education Programs in the Ian Potter Foundation Children’s Garden. Christine works with children and families to encourage children to explore the wonders of plants in an interactive hands-on environment. The educational programs are experienced-based, creating connections through gardening, play and stories.

EYE ed 6 [video 2]
Practice Principle of high expectations for every child

Sharryn Clarke (Bachelor of Early Childhood Education, Honours) is the director at The Merrell Kindergarten located in North Balwyn in the Eastern Metropolitan Region. She leads a team of early childhood educators who provide educational programs to 2 groups of children in the three year old program as well as two groups of children who participate in the funded kindergarten program.

EYE ed 11 April 13 [video]
Interview with Professor Dr Ferre Laevers on Wellbeing & Involvement

Wellbeing and involvement are both important qualities in learning experiences for children. They are also two key aspects in the Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework (VEYLDF). Belgian early childhood expert Professor Dr Laevers talks about his research on:

  • What children’s wellbeing and involvement is.
  • What to look for in seeing and understanding children’s levels of wellbeing and involvement.
  • How to create powerful learning environments to support and improve children’s wellbeing and involvement.
EYE ed 12 April 16 [video 2]
Interview with Professor Sue Dockett on educational transitions

Transition to school is an important milestone for all children. It provides opportunities to develop and strengthen collaborative partnerships and professional conversations that contribute to positive transitions.  Professor Sue Dockett talk about:

  • current research on transition to school
  • multidisciplinary collaboration across early childhood and the early years of primary school to support a continuum of learning.
  • supporting transitions for children and families with complex support needs.
Teaching Primary Literacy with iPads

Linda Nash, Diocese of Parramatta Slideshare resource explores a range of apps for learning:

  • Screen sharing                                 Build Letter awareness
  • Read Alouds and Think Alouds           Building Vocabulary
  • Mindmapping Apps                           Pre-writing Activities
  • Visualising for comprehension           Reading on the iPad
  • Re-enact the story
ICT for Primary Literacy: Corrie Barclay

Corrie Barclay is a teacher at Manor Lakes Primary. This Slideshare covers a range of digital learning approaches trialling 1:1 iPads as part of the Strategic Partnerships Program with the Victorian Department of Education and Training

Manor Lakes Primary: SPP 1:1 iPad program: Corrie Barclay

Numeracy and Literacy Week- Wattlegrove Primary

TEAMP provides ongoing professional learning program for Early Years and Primary teachers throughout the year. Registration for this professional learning activities is available through the MAV.


Digital Storytelling

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Learning without Frontiers: School libraries and meta-literacy in action [vimeo]

Judy O'Connell discusses learning without frontiers. With the maturation of the web we now use and interpret multiple kinds of literacy which are embedded in multimodal texts. Because of it we have found ourselves in the midst of highly dynamic and dramatically changing literacy learning landscapes – new frontiers populated by a plethora of mind matters as diverse as Alice in Wonderland, Angry Birds, Audioboo and Augmented Reality.

Learning without Frontiers Presentation [slideshare]
National Literacy and Numeracy Week

Prominent literacy and numeracy Educators present on various Early Years and Primary school level topics. There are 25 literacy videos and 18 numeracy resources, parents' advice:









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