GOOD LINKS AND WEBSITES (contributed by AVRACS ICT day participants)


AVRACS teachers Wiki: http://avracsteachers.wikispaces.com/
Deidre Senior's Wiki: http://deidre.wikispaces.com

LITERACY WEBSITES:
ICT Games: http://www.ictgames.com/ (mainly junior - middle school)
Starfall: http://www.starfall.com/ (junior)
BBC: http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/websites/4_11/site/literacy.shtml (mixture of levels)
Book backchat http://english.unitecnology.ac.nz/bookchat/ NOT CURRENTLY WORKING
Woodlands School http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/interactive/literacy/index.htm (junior)
English Online Units http://english.unitecnology.ac.nz/resources/units/home.html ( all levels)




MATHEMATICS WEBSITES:
NZ Maths site: http://www.nzmaths.co.nz/ (all levels)
ICT Games: http://www.ictgames.com/ (mainly junior - middle)
e-maths wiki (list of interactive maths activties): http://e-maths.wikispaces.com/interactive+activities
BBC: http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/websites/4_11/site/numeracy.shtml (mixture of levels)
Rainforest maths: http://www.rainforestmaths.com/ (mixture of levels - arranged in levels for ease of use)
Primary Games (mixture of levels, some useful some just fun!) http://www.primarygames.com/curriculum/index.htm
Woodlands http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/maths/index.html (mainly junior)
More maths games http://www.counton.org

OTHERS:
Playsport: http://www.ophea.net/Ophea/PlaySport/activities.cfm All levels - great games with little animations to show how, skill focus, ideas for extension.
Enchanted Learning: http://www.enchantedlearning.com/Home.html Child friendly information and resources on nearly any topic imaginable)
Thinking contracts/thinking keys: http://www.kurwongbss.qld.edu.au/thinking/thinking.htm (all levels - could be used as a whole class with Juniors or independent tasks for older children, excellent stuff!)
Inquiry: http://www.in2edu.com/
Thinkers keys (Tony Ryan): http://www.thinkerskeys.com/cms/pages/!/display.html
Little fingers (New Entrant games) http://www.little-g.com/shockwave/games.html
Department of Education Tasmania (sample inquiry units including junior) http://ltag.education.tas.gov.au/focus/earlyyears/sampleunit.htm