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Australian Curriculum: Geography


Digital product suite includes:

GEOGRAPHY ALIVE EBOOKPLUS (YEARS 7-10)

Available as a familiar eBookPLUS, Geography Alive provides the most engaging coverage of the Geography syllabus.

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JACARANDA GEOGRAPHY LEARNON (YEARS 7-8)

Geography Alive for Years 7-8 is now available on the learnON platform for a better learning experience.

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JACARANDA GEOGRAPHY LEARNON PREMIUM (YEARS 7-8)

Everything in Jacaranda Geography
learnON plus even more features to transform teaching and learning.

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JACARANDA MYWORLD ATLAS (YEARS 7-10)

The Jacaranda myWorld Atlas instantly engages students by bringing the world to life in 3-D.

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Geography Alive 7-10 for the Australian Curriculum eBookPLUS


Researched and written by a team of passionate, experienced and respected authors, Geography Alive is based on the highly successful Humanities Alive series and introduces new and exciting features, along with all-new content, to meet the requirements of the Australian Curriculum Geography syllabus.

Designed exclusively for teachers, the eGuidePLUS combines the student eBookPLUS with full teacher support to reduce lesson planning time and help navigate the curriculum. The range of resources includes work programs for every chapter, curriculum grids, a complementary suite of digital resources and fully customisable Skillsheets, WorkSheets and chapter tests.

Content highlights


New topics and content from a range of regions and scales around the world

Up-to-date case studies exclusively online, enabling information and statistics to be updated as required

Activities are clearly structured around the General Capabilities and the seven concepts outlined in the Australian Curriculum

Customised Geographical Inquiry or Fieldwork modules based on the popular ProjectsPLUS structure

Engaging digital resources


Geography SkillBuilder, an online interactive resource that develops students’ geographical skills

A new video series to engage students at the start of each new topic

Unique ICT-based projects that use an innovative research management system

Interactivities and games to enhance students’ learning

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    Main Screen

  • Resources menu

    Resources Menu

  • Chapter menu

    Chapter Menu

  • Interactivities

    Interactivity

  • Videos

    eLesson

  • Quality Content

    Content

  • Digital Documents

    Digital Document

For individual online purchases, click here for the eBookPLUS or click here for the eGuidePLUS.


Jacaranda Geography 7-8 AC learnON


Developed specifically to exceed the aspirations of the Australian Curriculum, Jacaranda Geography 7-8 AC learnON delivers the same quality content as eBookPLUS on the learnON platform for a better Geography learning experience.

The Teacher Edition includes additional quarantined question sets and answers for each topic to save time with ready-made tests, curriculum grids for each topic to help navigate the Victorian Curriculum and teaching notes to assist in lesson planning.

Jacaranda Geography 7-8 AC learnON comes with these powerful features out-of-the-box:
Everything in the one place

One-click access to theory, exposition, questions, answers, exemplary responses/solutions, assessments and results creates a seamless learning experience

Integrated media

Hundreds of videos and interactivities are embedded at the point of learning 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

Worked solutions for every question and auto-marking of most questions mean students receive immediate feedback, their progress is tracked and teachers save time

Customisation

Features such as highlighting, adding notes and creating favourites enable a completely personalised experience


Jacaranda Geography 7-8 AC learnON premium


Enjoy everything in Jacaranda Geography 7-8 AC learnON and these additional game-changing features:
Teacher visibility

Visibility into the performance of every student and continual access to all students’ activities provide evidence-based insights into students’ progress, engagement and understanding

Teacher feedback

Teachers can intervene at the right time by providing immediate and personalised feedback to students

Collaboration

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

Premium customisation

From uploading their own resources, to creating assessments, changing marking schemes, assigning any part of the title, and even controlling access to collaboration, teachers can make each title their own

See the new Geography title in action


Click the buttons on the menu to cycle through each feature:

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 deepen students’ understanding of key geographical concepts and processes

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 theory, from the Google Earth application

Interactive maps

Interactive maps allow students to manipulate map layers to help them identify and build up their understanding of geographic patterns, and create customised maps which can be saved as images

Interactive climate graphs

Interactive climate graphs allow students to compare and contrast climate graphs of places around the world with Australian capital cities

Discussion

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

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

Teacher feedback

Teachers can provide feedback to individual questions so students receive comments at the point of learning, and teachers can intervene at the right time
PREMIUM FEATURE

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Jacaranda myWorld Atlas


Jacaranda’s unique digital atlas combines the content of the iconic Jacaranda Atlas with the latest online technology, including interactive maps, a statistical mapping tool and links to the three-dimensional Google Earth, to instantly engage students and provide an online environment for students to explore, test their geographical skills, gain instant feedback and create their own case studies.

The Jacaranda myWorld Atlas Teacher Edition provides teachers with individual student and aggregated class results from over 1000 questions that cover 50 key geographical skills and 200 geographical studies of trends, events and places around the globe.

The Jacaranda myWorld Atlas is fully compatible and optimised for all tablet devices including iPad.

GIS-style maps

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Provides interactive GIS-style maps for students to create their own maps

Interactive globe

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Each student’s globe comes to life as they progress through key geographical skills and case studies of amazing places and important events around the world

Case studies

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Many case studies are provided to allow students to explore and learn about topics, addressing key areas of the curriculum

Statistical mapper

Statistics

An updated statistical tool for students to generate their own maps and graphs

Question bank

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An interactive question bank to test student knowledge and understanding

Video footage

Video

Includes stunning video footage from National Geographic and the ABC

For individual online purchases, click here for the Student Edition or click here for the Teacher Edition.


AUSTRALIAN CURRICULUM

Get these digital products as part of the Jacaranda Digital Bundle


With three options to suit your school’s needs, the Jacaranda Digital Bundle: Australian Curriculum provides unmatched value for money, straightforward implementation, ongoing support and powerful analytics.