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2 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING What is The Le@rning Federation? National project including NZ – State and Territory Education Ministers 2001 – 2009  High quality online educational content for T – 12 (over 6, 200 items) –Free for education (schools and tertiary) –License free

3 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING Two types of engaging content Learning Objects (single or aggregates) Digital Resources (single, collections/ sets/ themes) Chunks of digital material - graphics, text, audio, animation, interactive Tools. Range of approaches: Decision-making Experiential learning Games Investigation and inquiry Modelling Predict, observe, explain (POE) Problem-solving Research Simulation Moving image clips, documents, line drawings, paintings or maps, photographs or audio files of songs or broadcasts. Licensed from a range of cultural institutions, including the National Film and Sound Archive, National Library of Australia and CSIRO. Learning design embedded – specific learning outcomes; scoffolded; feedback; promote higher order thinking No embedded learning design – include descriptions, interpretations of their educational value  teachers decide how to use them.

4 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING How do I access TLF content? Scootle – Online system for teachers only - Find TLF content > save content > provide access to students Scootle Manager (for each school)  Registration email  register with your ntschools email address Do not share your Scootle login

5 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING Scootling Tips Run the Software Analyser – from Scootle and TLF homepageSoftware Analyser –Ensures your computer has correct software to run learning objects –Give instructions to parent so they can run the analyser on their home computer Pop up blocker – Turn off TLF catalogues – on Scootle home page - great for browsing for suitable content to support your program TLF Updates - monthlyTLF Updates - latest TLF news + other interesting stuff to do with LT

6 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING Login – your email address Password - self selected when users register See 3 page info sheet for basic use Teacher handbook (detailed) from Scootle home page

7 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING Scootle search for EY content Basic search Advanced search Timeline search Map search Literacy – Letter Planet - Dragon’s jumble - Lifecycles - Words and pictures Numeracy and Maths TLF learning materials can help students work towards learning area outcomes, EsseNTial Learning and Learning Technology outcomes.

8 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING Assessment learning objects Developed as a result of requests from teachers Learning objects – designed to teach concepts and skills Assessment learning objects – based on a set of learning objects but ASSESS what students have learned as a result of using the learning objects. - provide teachers with assessment data All have ‘assessment’ as part of title Scootle Advanced search > select ‘Title only’ and enter “assessment”. More and more assessment LOs being developed in literacy, numeracy and Science.

9 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING Scootle learning paths Students don’t login and search Scootle BUT Scootle provides easy access to the content teachers have found by creating LEARNING PATHS for students 1.From homepage click 2. 3.Learning path appears with clickable links! See page 3 of Scootle instruction handout

10 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING Learning Technology Outcomes Communicating Through Presentation, Publication or Performance Problem Solving and Decision Making Through Research Operating Computer ComponentsICT in Society P1: Producing multimedia presntns or performances P2: Interacting locally or globally with others P3: Using a range of software tools to enhance presntns R1: Searching electronic information R2: Critically evaluating information R3: Recording and manipulating information R4: Problem-solving and decision- making skills O1: Operating computer equipment and peripherals O2: Using programs and systems O3: Identifying limitations and opportunities O4: Optimise computer functionality S1: Comply with expectations and protocols S2: Intellectual property and ethical principals S3: Impact of technology on society

11 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING Designing for learning – making LT integral to learning Digital Natives Enhance how students learn Enhance how students demonstrate what they know and can do Culminating Rich Task LT Outcomes

12 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING Integrated Units of Work with LOs Minibeasts in the Garden (Transition – IEU)Minibeasts in the Garden Environments Near and Dear (T/1) Finding Nemo – Yr 3/4 The Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch (late EY > early PY)The Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch Unit of work template

13 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING NT Resources – NT Schools Portal Instructions Your school code: 12345sch 12345cec 12345hlc

14 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING Support Cassy Coggins – Project Manager LT and TLF contact officer (NT) Ph: 8999 4311 Sue Thomas – Indigenous Project Sue Carter – Scootle administrator

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