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Victorian Curriculum: Geography


The Jacaranda Geography Alive series has been updated to meet and exceed the aspirations of the 2017 Victorian Curriculum: Geography for Years 7-10.

Jacaranda is delivering brand new Victorian Curriculum editions on a brand new eBook powered by learnON. The result? Trusted Jacaranda content delivered in new and better ways to dramatically improve student learning outcomes.

Trusted Victorian Curriculum Geography content delivered in new and better ways


The new Geography title will be offered in three different formats including one print and two new eBook versions on the new learnON platform. The new eBook also includes additional teacher resources such as quarantined questions and answers, curriculum grids and teacher notes — no separate eGuide purchase is required. To complement the Geography Alive series, the Jacaranda myWorld Atlas is available for Years 7-10.

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Geography Alive 10 Victorian Curriculum

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What is it?
Jacaranda’s new immersive eBook Everything in learnON plus teachers and studented are connected 24/7 for real-time collaboration and personalised feedback The familiar printed textbook that includes an activation code for learnON
Who is it for?
Schools starting their digital learning journey and those that are comfortable using eBookPLUS but appreciate a more seamless learning experience Schools that want to take their digital learning to the next level Schools that want or need the flexibility of a digital and print environment
How to buy?
Available through your preferred bookseller (as part of your booklist) or direct from Jacaranda (institutional license) Available direct from Jacaranda only (institutional license) Available through your preferred bookseller (as part of your booklist) or direct from Jacaranda (institutional license)

Content highlights


Jacaranda Geography Alive 7-10 VC learnON features the high quality, curriculum-aligned content that schools expect from Jacaranda.

SkillBuilder

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SkillBuilders provide an in-depth learning sequence to help students master more than 70 geographical skills across the Jacaranda Geography Alive series

Concepts section

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A Geographical Concepts section defines and explains each of the seven concepts, with activities to help students develop and apply their understanding

Links to myWorld Atlas

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Links are provided to case studies in the Jacaranda myWorld Atlas for teachers seeking supplementary content to develop deeper student learning

Structured topics

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Topics have been structured into subtopics that present sections of content to suit classroom teaching practice

End-of-topic reviews

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‘Review and Respond’ feature allows students to consolidate knowledge, skills and concepts, and demonstrate progress

An immersive experience

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Reading content with integrated media provides a dynamic and uninterrupted learning experience

Jacaranda Atlas

Celebrating 50 years with a brand new edition.


In 2017, Jacaranda is publishing the ninth edition of the iconic Jacaranda Atlas. For the first time, the hardcover atlas comes with a complimentary eBookPLUS so students and teachers get the best of both formats.

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Platform highlights


Every title on the learnON platform comes with these powerful features out-of-the-box:

Everything in the one place, from theory to media, questions, answers and more, creates a seamless learning experience

Videos and interactivities embedded within the reading content, at the point of learning, support and enhance learning

Students gain visibility into their own performance via a user-friendly dashboard and on-demand reportsd

Customisation features such as highlighting, notes and favourites personalise the learning experience

Students receive immediate feedback via worked solutions and questions that are automatically marked

Teachers gain visibility into student performance with continual access to all students’ activities and results

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

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Collaboration enables a virtual classroom experience as students are connected to their teacher and peers

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Premium customisation enables teachers to upload their own resources, create and assign assessments, and more

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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 text, 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
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Interactive Geography atlas for Years 7-10

myWorld Atlas takes the content of the iconic printed Jacaranda Atlas online to bring Geography to life.

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