Useful links for programming

Find KLA specific links that can support you with writing literacy and numeracy rich programs and planning your lessons.

English

English for the Australian Curriculum – Secondary (7-10) Units of work that use the natural world to extend engagement with English and literacy, through literature and language, to the learning areas of geography, science and mathematics.

Sample units for the NSW English Syllabus (7-10) NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) provide sample units for use by Stages 4-5 teachers. Scroll down to the English K-10 link and download documents suitable for your students.

Mathematics

Sample units for the NSW Mathematics Syllabus (7-10) NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) provide sample units for use by Stages 4-5 teachers. Scroll down to the Mathematics K-10 link and download documents suitable for your students.

Science

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures (7-10) ACARA have published illustrations of practice to help science teachers incorporate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures into teaching and learning.

Sustainability (7-10) Teaching and learning resources from the department to support the cross-curriculum priority of sustainability.

PDHPE

Anti-bullying (7-10) Evidence-based resources for school communities to identify bullying, prevent bullying and respond to bullying behaviours.

Racism No Way (7-10) Anti-racism education for Australian schools.

Sample units for the NSW PDHPE Syllabus (7-10) NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) provide sample units for use by Stages 4-5 teachers. Scroll down to the PDHPE K-10 link and download documents suitable for your students.

Crack the code playlist. (7-10) A YouTube playlist of online tutorials on the use of Arduino to learn to code.

Design Thinking resource (7-10) A cross-curriculum digital teaching resource designed to introduce students to the design thinking process through a series of videos and interactive activities.

NSW Department of Education TAS sample units (7-10) These resources could easily be added to and utilised within any learning management platform.

stem.T4L Learning Library (7-10) A collection of teaching activities, units of work and how-to videos to support schools with STEM-focused technologies.

Sample units for the NSW HSIE Syllabus (7-10) NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) provide sample units for use by Stages 4-5 teachers. Scroll down to the HSIE K-10 link and download documents suitable for your students.

Geography

Asia and Australia's engagement with Asia (7-10) Provides snapshots of learning for each stage with case studies that support teachers to include the diversity of Asia, achievements and contributions of peoples of Asia and Asia-Australia engagement in geography.

Geography for small schools (7-10) A supplementary document aimed to support small schools implement the geography K-10 syllabus.

Guide to picture books in Geography (7-10) Supports teachers to integrate picture books to enhance their geography teaching and programming and provides examples of learning activities.

History

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and culture (DOCX 115KB) (7-10) Cross-curriculum resource provides teaching and learning activities and links to resources to integrate the teaching of key concepts of Country/Place, Culture and People with syllabus outcomes and content.

NSW Department of Education History programming (7-10) Sample learning sequences that can be adapted for use in a learning management platform.

NSW Department of Education History resources (7-10) Support for embedding literacy and numeracy skills and learning across the curriculum content into History. Help with including links to teaching and learning activities and case studies.

Sustainability (DOCX 83.8KB) (7-10) Provides ideas for classroom teachers to embed the cross-curriculum priority of sustainability within a history program through learning snapshots and links to resources across different topics.

Dance

NSW Department of Education Dance resources (7-10) These resources can be added to and used in any learning management system.

NSW Department of Education knowledge and skills creative art (7-10) This resource contains lesson plans and resources for the teaching of technical dance skills.

Drama

NSW Department of Education knowledge and skills creative arts (7-10) This resource support the knowledge and skills of creative arts - KASCA drama framework.

u.b.do – student digital resource (7-10) Google site for a five-week teaching and learning program which supports students to become more self-aware of the responsibilities and roles of living and surviving in an online and human-centred world. This is an innovative, digital and collaborative drama learning experience.

u.b.do – teacher resources (7-10) Program documents and lesson plans associated with the student digital resource.

Music

NSW Department of Education knowledge and skills creative arts (7-10) This resource contains lesson plans and resources for the teaching of technical music skills.

Other Voices (7-10) "Other Voices is a performance, recording and education project based on three new electroacoustic works for flute and electronics by Australian composer/educators Cat Hope, Tristan Coelho and Fiona Hill. It provides access points for young composers, performers and their teachers to explore the potential for combining electronic music with instruments and voice.

Photography and digital media

Mise en Scene (7-10) A student-centred online unit that builds understanding of the importance of mise en scene in film-making and photography. Students will investigate the practice of classic filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock and his influence on four contemporary photographers inspired by his practice. Students will demonstrate their understanding of mise en scène in their art historical and critical writing and their artmaking. The activities would be appropriate for Photographic and Digital media and Visual Arts students.

NSW Department of Education knowledge and skills photography and visual arts (7-10) This resource contains lesson plans and resources for the teaching of technical photography and visual arts skills.

Visual arts

NSW Department of Education knowledge and skills creative arts (7-10) This resource contains lesson plans and resources for the teaching of technical visual arts skills.

Visual design

NSW Department of Education knowledge and skills photography and visual design (7-10) This resource contains lesson plans and resources for the teaching of visual design skills.

Arirang (7-10) A resource for the first 100 to 200 hours of learning Korean.

Go Hanyu! (7-10) This resource is a series of four videos with supporting activities for learners of Chinese.

Intercultural communicator (7-10) A resource that enables students to deal with new and unfamiliar situations and establish positive relationships with new people.

Useful languages links (DOCX 70KB) (7-10) Outlines additional resources to support teaching.

Waking up in Indonesia (7-10) A resource that embeds online collaboration tools and 21st-century learning skills to support students.

Waking up in Japan (7-10) A resource that embeds online collaboration tools and 21st-century learning skills to support students.

Yaho! Hangugeo (7-10) A resource with a series of videos with supporting activities for learners of Korean.

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