Introducing Jacaranda learnON

The immersive and flexible digital learning platform that transforms trusted Jacaranda content to make learning more visible, personalised and social.


With learnON, everything is in the one and right place for a dynamic and uninterrupted learning experience.

Compare with eBookPLUS


Support for all users on a single platform means simpler administration and the flexibility for individual teachers to move along the digital continuum at their own pace.

Digital resources fit for digital natives

Jacaranda learnON has been developed to achieve the highest level of digital sophistication, while supporting a wide range of users from the digital novice to the digital expert. That’s why every title delivered by learnON comes with printables (PDFs) of the reading content and activities, as well as the opportunity for teachers to unlock premium features for their classes.

Jacaranda learnON replaces eBookPLUS for select Years 7-10 titles across all curricula starting in 2017. Compare eBookPLUS and learnON to see the difference. All titles powered by learnON comes with these powerful features out-of-the-box:

Everything in the one place


Easy access to theory/reading content, media, questions, answers, solutions and more, creates a seamless learning experience

Integrated media


Hundreds of videos and interactivities are embedded at the point of learning (no more opening in a different browser tab!) to support and enhance learning

Student visibility


A user-friendly dashboard and 360-degree view of progress and achievement levels give students immediate insights into their own performance and work habits

Immediate feedback


Immediate feedback via auto-marked questions and worked solutions or exemplary responses help prevent the creation of misconceptions



Features such as highlighting, adding notes and creating favourites personalise the learning experience

Discussion widgets

Mimicking a typical classroom interaction, discussion widgets enable teachers to post a question or statement and students to respond and comment

Transform teaching and learning with premium features

Teachers can unlock premium features at any time, at no additional cost.* This means teachers and students are connected to each other in the same class to create a virtual learning environment.

Premium features open up more advanced functionality and even more possibilities. Teachers can:

  See their students


With full visibility into the progress and performance of every student, as well as continual access to all students’ activities. teachers have access to evidence-based insights into students’ progress, engagement and understanding.


  • Teachers can track every student and intervene at the right time
  • Enables the early diagnosis of learning abilities to facilitate differentiation

  Coach their students


Teachers can provide meaningful feedback to students by directly answering questions and comments online, providing real-time feedback in assignments or assessments, and annotating students’ working via the workboard.


  • Teachers can intervene at the right time
  • Answers and solutions are provided for students who get ‘stuck’ on questions

  Connect to students


For the first time, students are connected to every member of their class and their teacher, for a virtual classroom experience that extends beyond the bell.


  • Students receive just-in-time help from peers and their teacher
  • Inspires independence to remove the burden of the teacher being the only expert

  Customise each title


A fully flexible platform, teachers can upload their own resources, create assessments, change marking schemes, assign any part of the title and even control access to collaboration.


  • Teachers can adapt to their needs and preferences
  • Flexibility ensures the diverse needs of individual students and classes are met

*Premium features require certification by individual teachers. Certification (coming September 2017) will count towards Professional Development accreditation hours.

So many features, so many benefits to students and teachers.

Compare eBookPLUS and learnON

See the additional features and benefits you receive when you switch to learnON. Click each item to expand.
  • What students get

    eBookPLUS learnON learnON with premium features
    Everything in the one place, from theory to media, questions, answers, results and more Not-available success success
    Integrated videos and interactivities (no more opening in a different tab!) Cross success success
    Visibility of their own progress and performance Cross success success
    Immediate feedback and worked solutions/sample responses for every question Not-available success success
    Exemplary responses for essay-type questions Not-available success success
    The ability to highlight, add notes and create favourites to personalise the learning experience Not-available success success
    Workboard to input handwritten or draw-like solutions (great for Mathematics!) success success success
    Student-student and student-teacher collaboration success success success

  • What teachers get

    eBookPLUS learnON learnON with premium features
    The ability to provide immediate and personalised feedback to students Cross Cross success
    Visibility of individual student and class progress and performance Cross Cross success
    The flexibility to upload their own resources and assign them to students Cross Cross success
    Quarantined assessment materials success success success
    Curriculum mapping success success success
    Work programs success success success
    Quarantined assessment materials that can be assigned to students success success success
    The ability to customise for differentiation (create groups and assign personalised activities) success success success

  • Specifications

    eBookPLUS learnON learnON with premium features
    Works on all platforms/OS success success success
    Includes offline back-up success success success


Available but inconsistent (e.g. some features, subjects or questions only)


Jacaranda’s new digital learning platform for Years 7-10

See for yourself how learnON dramatically improves teaching and learning.


See learnON in action

See what’s possible when teaching with a title on the learnON platform. Select the learnON features from the menu to cycle through them in detail.

Embedded videos

Videos are embedded at the point of learning to allow students to gain an overview of each topic

Integrated interactivities

Interactivities are embedded at the point of learning to enhance student engagement

Audio files

Audio files assist students with reading and understanding of excerpts

Visual glossary

Visual glossary links allow students to select a key geographical term to see the definition of the term and, where applicable, an image to help consolidate understanding of the term

Google Earth links

Google Earth links help students quickly and efficiently locate and interact with key places that are referenced in the text, from the Google Earth application

Built-in workboard

For the first time, each question includes a built-in workboard so students can explain their ideas, demonstrate their thinking and show their mathematical working

Practical Investigations

Student can access Practical Investigations online or as a Word document to suit a range of uses in the laboratory classroom

Worked solutions

Worked solutions for every question – which appear on the same screen as the question, answer and student working – enable students to immediately rectify errors and assist those who get ‘stuck’

Exemplary responses

Exemplary responses supplied – which appear on the same screen as the question and student working – enable students to immediately rectify errors and assist those who get ‘stuck’


Discussion widgets mimic a typical classroom discussion, enabling teachers to pose a specific question or statement, and students to provide their view point and comment on others’ responses


Auto-marking of most questions means students receive immediate feedback, their progress is tracked and teachers save a considerable amount of time


Collaboration and discussion features are built in to facilitate discussion and debate

Teacher feedback

Teachers can provide feedback to individual questions and annotate students’ working on the workboard so students receive comments at the point of learning, and teachers can intervene at the right time

Explore titles on the learnON platform for your curriculum

learnON titles are available as a single subject resource or as part of the Jacaranda Bundle plus: