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Professional reference links with a focus on current school priorities


Link here to Confidential
Staff Files - Staff Policies and Procedures.

Mandatory Reporting Hotline
13 14 78

Download a prenotification checklist to support you in the process.

Click here to report on line

How Boys and Girls Learn
Interesting site with some good resources about gender difference.


Economics and business resources for SA teachers

APS Specific Comprehension Information

Teacher Standards

Australian Curriculum Assessment and Reporting Authority - Go here for the national Curriculum

Memory and How to Develop it.
Learn how to improve students memory skills.

Comprehension Link
Deb Drapper

The 2011 Persuasive Marking Guide has been released and is available on the NAPLAN website Marking_Guide_2011.pdf and will also be available soon on the DECD website Assessments

Studyladder is a highly effective, logically organised, Mathematics and Literacy program. It has been developed by experienced educators to inspire and motivate learning. It is suitable for Primary and Junior High School students and is very easy to use - students simply login with a username and password to access all the learning materials

Go here for our great list of
Web Resources
for Lessons.

Child Protection Portal

Writing: Genre Information and website to use with kids

Staff Counselling Services
1300 360 364

Literacy Secretariat Resources

4 Mat
model of Learning:
A structure for designing effective lessons.

Professional Standards for teachers.

Adolesent Literacy Resources and teaching information: Great site

Learner Wellbeing Website
Access the DECD framework

Understanding Learning Difficulties.

Northern Adelaide Region Website

The Writing Road to Reading

Developing Phonemic awareness

NEW - Australian National Curriculum Online Resources and information.

Responding to concerns from parents and caregivers.
A resource pack for managing complaints and challenging situations

In Teacher's hands
Effective Literacy Practice it the Early Years.

This site has videos of good practice and reports about what works

Middle Years - Decs

Middle Years Info from QLD:
Good Resources

Learning Technologies
DECD suport for ICT and Teacher Development.
Teaching resources for getting kids ready for the test.
Education QLD
Productive Pedagogies Site

Entry Point

Reading Research - Powerpoint presentations
Protective Practices
for staff in their interactions with students

Amazing site full of Reading Resources and
information about the teaching of reading

Raising children Network
A great site for a wide range of information about raising children.

Perfect for informaton to put in parent newsletters.

Accelerated Literacy
The National Accelerated Literacy program website
Preparing students for the
genre demands of LaN

Taking Charge of

Discipline without Stress, Punishment or Rewards
resources for teachers
Social Development Links Aboriginal Education Site:
Support for Aboriginal Education Workers and Aboriginal Education Teachers
Aboriginal Education Resource Centre

Research about Resilience

the Website of Andrew Fuller


How can Social Development be enhanced by the use of Multi - Media?
Learn more about how multimedia could be used to make students reflective about their behaviour .

To see our final report go here

Link to List of Curriculum Resource sites
or download the list as a word document.
Download as word doc


Sensory Integration
What is it how can it b
e developed?

The National Curriculum Board
learn where curriculum is headed.
Gail Gillion's Phonological Awareness Program

What works for
Aboriginal Students

Science Resources.
View and order them here
Boy's Education Information Learning Intervention
Resource links to assist parents and teachers to recognize and respond to developmental issues that can block student learning.


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