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5 ‘to dos’ for the holidays to prepare for 2017 school year

With the school year for 2016 now officially done and dusted, it’s time to turn our attention to the 2017 school year. First - time for a celebration as all teachers will now be on holiday! Congratulations to you for getting through another year; we hope that it has been a successful one and that you’re now planning on having some well-deserved rest and relaxation.

3 steps to get started with learnON

3 steps to get started with learnON

Are you upgrading to learnON, Jacaranda’s new eBook in 2017? Here are three easy steps you can take now to ensure a smooth start to the next school year.

Tech of the Month: Diigo

Tech of the Month: Diigo

This instalment of tech of the month covers Diigo: a social bookmarking site that allows users to customise webpages with annotations and highlighting.

Five reasons children need digital citizenship education

5 reasons children need digital citizenship education

Jacaranda explores five reasons why students need digital citizenship education to ensure they have the skills and knowledge to navigate a digital world.

Tech of the Month: Planboard

Tech of the Month: Planboard

For this installment of Tech of the Month, Jacaranda looks at Planboard: an app that helps teachers get organised and reduce classroom prep time.

What is digital citizenship?

What is digital citizenship?

As students continue to use ICT in the classroom, schools must help them become digital citizens. Jacaranda explores exactly what digital citizenship means.

The teacher’s guide to Term 4

The teacher’s guide to Term 4: six quick tips

To help teachers prepare for Term 4, Jacaranda has prepared a brief guide with advice on how to navigate the challenges of the coming months.

Tech of the Month: StudyBlue

Tech of the Month: StudyBlue

For this installment of Tech of the Month, Jacaranda looks at StudyBlue: an app that can help students study by creating and sharing digital flashcards.

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We’ve found it: the right VCE/HSC study aid for you

Jacaranda has the perfect study aid for VCE and HSC students: studyON, an interactive and highly visual study, revision and exam practice tool.

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Tips to manage out-of-field teaching

Jacaranda gives a rundown on how best to handle teaching out-of-field, and how the new Jacaranda Geoactive teaching programs are an excellent resource.