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Interactive History atlas for Years 7-10


myWorld History Atlas is a unique digital atlas that brings to life the content of the printed Jacaranda World History Atlas.


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History Atlas

Bring History to life.


myWorld History Atlas is Jacaranda’s unique digital atlas that enables students to discover not only what happened in history, but where and when, and draw conclusions about the relationships between key historical events, regions of the world and periods of time. Students can explore maps and case studies of places and important events, watch stunning videos featuring rare archival footage and test their knowledge and skills.

With myWorld History Atlas Teacher Edition, teachers can access individual student and classroom results to track progress and performance, and create reports on student achievement.

Together, myWorld History Atlas and the Jacaranda History text provide a complete teaching solution for Years 7-10.

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Features


Covers study content from the History Syllabus through 120 key historical studies to give teachers confidence in their coverage of the curriculum

Includes a bank of interactive, short answer and multiple choice questions that provide instant feedback to avoid the creation of misconceptions

Features interactive chronologies, beautifully designed maps and highly graphic summary screens featuring key historical sources

Creates opportunities for personalisation, including the ability for students to create their own case studies, add notes and upload media

Provides additional insights for teachers via a student progress tracker which pinpoints individual student strengths and weaknesses

Accessible anywhere, anytime and on any device from the JacarandaPLUS online portal, as part of the Jacaranda Digital Bundle or standalone purchase

Why use myWorld History Atlas?


myWorld History Atlas complements existing classroom practice by delivering a range of benefits to both students and teachers:

Increases student engagement

myWorld History Atlas enables students to explore the world—past and present—through an interactive globe featuring a range of case studies, stunning imagery and videos, and an interactive timeline of key historical events that students can navigate. The ability to add notes, videos and images to their globe, and create their own case studies, personalises students’ learning.

Enables early intervention

With myWorld History Atlas, each one of the 1,000 interactive questions is linked to a progress tracker so students have full visibility of their progress and performance. Teachers can view and report on individual student and aggregated class results with myWorld History Atlas Teacher Edition. Armed with insights into individual students’ strengths and weaknesses, teachers can intervene at the right time.

Saves valuable teacher time

myWorld History Atlas features 120 key historical studies that specifically cover overview and depth study content from the History Syllabus to minimise the time spent on lesson planning and preparation. Teachers also save time thanks to auto-marked questions that provide instant feedback to help prevent the creation of misconceptions.


Award-winning learning resource

At the 26th International Cartography Conference in Dresden, Germany, the cartographic product “Jacaranda World History Atlas for the Australian Curriculum” won the first jury prize in the category Educational cartographic products. The jury stated: ‘Superb integration of a paper atlas with an interactive and dynamic online history learning environment.’


What are teachers saying about myWorld History Atlas?


Mater Maria Catholic College Warriewood NSW

“Students find History more ‘alive’ and engaging thanks to the web links, interactivities and video clips available in the eBook and myWorld History Atlas.”

Sharon Esterman, Teacher, Mater Maria Catholic College Warriewood, NSW

Australian International Academy Kellyville, NSW

“Students love to search on the myWorld Atlas and they engage with the videos and texts.”

Sumaia Elkadomi, Teacher, Australian International Academy Kellyville, NSW

Media gallery


  • Journey through time

    Explore 120 key historical studies

  • An interactive world

    Compare the past and the present through dynamic maps and interactive timelines

  • Choose your story

    With a range of case studies, stunning imagery and video, myWorld History encourages personalised learning and the freedom to explore

  • 1,000+ Questions

    Questions are interactive and provide students with instant feedback

  • Engage and Share

    Students can enter notes, upload media and share information with their friends

myWorld History Atlas FAQ


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  • Does the Teacher Edition come with access to myWorld History Atlas that students use?

    Yes. myWorld History Atlas Teacher Edition includes access to myWorld History Atlas Student Edition.

  • Is myWorld History Atlas linked to the relevant Jacaranda resource?

    Yes. myWorld History Atlas is completely aligned to the History Alive and Retroactive series, which include links back to the relevant case studies in the myWorld History Atlas.

  • Is myWorld History Atlas linked to the curriculum?

    Yes. The myWorld History Atlas includes 120 key historical studies that specifically cover overview and depth study content from the History Syllabus. myWorld History Atlas is suitable for use in all states across Australia.

  • Is myWorld History Atlas compatible with the iPad?

    Yes.

  • What are the system requirements for using myWorld History Atlas?

    To use myWorld History Atlas, at home or in the classroom, each student will need:

    • modern hardware (iPad or Android tablet, laptop or desktop)
    • an up-to-date internet browser
    • good internet connection
    • Adobe Flash 10+
    • JavaScript enabled (most browsers are enabled by default)


NEW FOR 2017

Check out our new eBook, learnON


Jacaranda History Alive for the Victorian Curriculum and Australian Curriculum is now available on learnON, Jacaranda’s brand new, immersive eBook. Whether you’re just starting your digital learning journey, or want to take it to the next level, learnON is worth a look.


How to buy myWorld History Atlas?


myWorld History Atlas is available as a standalone purchase, as part of a value pack (combined with the History Alive or History text) or as part of the Jacaranda Bundle plus (a package of 10+ premium digital resources) to suit the needs of all schools and individual parents.

Below is a brief summary of all options:

Standalone Value Pack Jacaranda Bundle plus
Individual online purchase via the Jacaranda Shop
Payment is made over a secure connection
myWorld History Atlas Student Edition $24.95
myWorld History Atlas Teacher Edition $114.95
Victorian Curriculum
Australian Curriculum
NSW Australian curriculum
Value pack pricing from $79.95
Not available as an individual online purchase. Institutional license only. Contact your Jacaranda Sales Consultant for more information.
Institutional license Contact your Jacaranda Sales Consultant for more information.
Bundle pricing from $100 per student.

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Bundled with 10+ other quality resources.


Experience unmatched value for money with the Jacaranda Bundle plus: 24/7 access to 10+ high quality digital resources across core subjects, including myWorld History Atlas, at a fraction of the cost of individual purchases.

Jacaranda Bundle plus shown is for the Victorian Curriculum.

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