1. Media Watch - 28/8/2017 : ABC iview

    Audio-visual document  Scrutinizing the capacity for media to be exploited for story bias. This is why we need to be media savy.. media literacy. SOM.

  2. Visual literacy and media 29 items
    Some resources regarding visual impact, messaging, and media representations
    1. Emily Levine: How I made friends with reality | TED Talk

      Webpage  The wisdom of the balance between life and death as a metaphor for understanding sustainability and human conditions. (What?) OK, how not to think of yourself as the center of the universe and why that's a good thing to not think. SOM.

    2. (129) Virtual Creative Professionals in Schools Project - YouTube

      Audio-visual document  How you can utilise digital devices to make films with students. Perfect. Integrated curriculum at their finger tips. SOM.

    3. Film It | the filmmaker's toolkit | ACMI

      Webpage  Step by step process to create your own films/digital resource. You can make it big or you can make it quick-and-dirty (low budget), the choice is yours. Enjoy and explore, SOM.

    4. Frances Frei: How to build (and rebuild) trust | TED Talk

      Webpage  TED talk. How to re-build trust. On every level. Perfect. SOM.

    5. AFTRS Media Lab – Free media arts resources for schools

      Website  Making documentaries, podcasts, film and more? . Explicit resources for Media projects for use in schools, teaching and learning. Very useful. SOM.

    6. Ancient Rome 101 (Digital story telling. STEM possiblities)

      Webpage  Roman history 101... This is a great example of a digital artefact that integrates many subject areas. Look and learn. SOM

    7. Howard C. Stevenson: How to resolve racially stressful situations | TED Talk

      Webpage  Racial Literacy ... the tools, techniques and understandings of how to reduce intolerance (for all 'other' groups). Check it out and grow. SOM.

    8. Google finds STEM skills aren't the most important skills

      Webpage  Who would have known that the arts are important to 'world ready' skills? Enjoy, SOM.

    9. (70) Solli Raphael, 12, becomes youngest winner of Australian Poetry Slam - YouTube

      Audio-visual document  Highly expressive and engaging. This is a great example of what young people can think and do. Don't underestimate their capacity to extend the learning you can offer. SOM.

    10. How to Teach Art to Kids, According to Mark Rothko

      Webpage  A clear direction to understanding 'awareness'. SOM.

    11. Anna Rosling Rönnlund: See how the rest of the world lives, organized by income | TED Talk |

      Webpage  Comparing living standards by income 'across the world'. How many spoons do you have at home? Watch and appreciate. SOM.

    12. Elizabeth Gilbert: Your elusive creative genius | TED Talk |

      Webpage  From the success of her book "Eat, Pray, Love" to critically thinking about 'creativity'. This is an excellent resource for your students.. and you... and me. Enjoy, SOM. (TED Talk)

    13. Decolonising urban spaces; the power of Indigenous street art | NITV

      Webpage  Indigenous street art - another place to create the conversations.

    14. Science of the arts: The new field of neuroaesthetics is probing the relationship between art and the brain - Washington Post

      Webpage  How we "share" the experience of movement and emotions "with" others at shows and cinema. Neural research and ART.

    15. (1) Art Periods and Art Movements | LittleArtTalks - YouTube

      Audio-visual document  A concise 'little' chat about the arts and times. Good food for thought and a great jumping off point for further research. SOM

    16. (2) dove evolution - YouTube

      Audio-visual document  Photo enhancement to 'create' a more 'natural' looking model. Young people need to know how this is done. The un-achievable you. SOM

    17. (2) Beauty Pressure - YouTube

      Audio-visual document  The saturation of implicit and explicit body image dis-satisfaction has massive impacts on young people. Being informed may make a difference. SOM

    18. Is this 'fearless' rapper the best art teacher on the planet?

      Article  Arts integration with "life", and with "School",... this is a total commitment to why everybody "needs" art.

    19. Anil Seth: Your brain hallucinates your conscious reality | TED Talk |

      Webpage  TED talk. How your brain creates the effect of your life. Confronting but very cool.

    20. Adjectives Adverbs & Pronouns by MindMuzic (Official Music Video) - TeacherTube

      Webpage  Really good literacy wrap. Music and English... who would have thought. ? listen, and compose.

    21. Taylor Mali: What teachers make | TED Talk |

      Webpage Required The importance of "What Teachers Make"... yes you,.... Listen , and see if this is what you make... if not ...why not.

    22. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: We should all be feminists | TED Talk |

      Webpage  Critical discourse through experience in Africa... what is Feminism, and why is equality essential for our futures. Watch it and question yourself , friends and family concepts.

    23. Christopher Bell: Bring on the female superheroes! | TED Talk |

      Webpage  Media companies don't tell you what to think... they tell you what to think about...? They control the conversation. See for yourself.

    24. Pixar in a Box: Character Development for stories 27/3/2017

      Audio-visual document  How to develop characters for stories. Very informative and entertaining. It works.. You try it.

    25. Mini maestro, little girl conducting a church choir, Kyrgyzstan: Девочка руководит хором 28/2/2014

      Audio-visual document  The intensity of a child fully immersed in the moment. This is why we need musical education. (Short video)

    26. Litterati - This app makes it fun to pick up litter | Jeff Kirschner 22/3/2017

      Audio-visual document  A litter free world, AND statistical analysis for the classroom. Cool... yes, way cool.

  3. Drawing and its' utility 8 items
    This section has specific drawing resources
    1. How to Draw an Optical Illusion Triangle the Easy Way 6/4/2015

      Audio-visual document  Optical illusion. Simple triangle

    2. How 2 Draw Animals

      Website  Step by step easy instructions to draw animals. Is geometry useful for arts? Use it and see.

    3. "The Secret of Drawing" Episode 1: "The Line of Enquiry" 2005 Refelcting on Da Vinci 11/5/2014

      Audio-visual document  Leonardo Da Vinci's medical drawings, and how they are used in modern surgery. The surgeon draws in blood, but it looks beautiful and is an instant teaching tool for his colleagues. (No it's not like the chanisaw massacre.. you can see it an be intrigued).

    4. Tilt Brush: Painting from a new perspective 3/5/2016

      Audio-visual document  Interactive painting in virtual environment. Future thinking.

    5. Elements and Principles of Design | John Lovett Design

      Webpage  John Lovett's resources on art. worth a look. SOM.

    6. The Purpose Of Storyboarding 30/10/2012

      Audio-visual document  Explore the nature of story boarding... explains the 'why' of this wonderful tool. Disney used them all the time.

    7. Your body is my canvas | Alexa Meade 6/9/2013

      Audio-visual document  Boday as Canvas. alexa Meade, TED talk.

    8. Alexa Meade Art

      Website  2D and 3D mix of art and life. Very cool.

  4. Explicit Teaching and Learning resources 17 items
    Teaching and Learning resources VCAA ,Vic Curric, AusVELS and more
    1. Watch This Guy Balance Rocks on Water in the Most Mesmerizing Way

      Webpage  Ephemeral art, science, mystery... and great concentration. Perfect really. SOM.

    2. (41) Ada Twist, Scientist - Read Aloud - YouTube

      Audio-visual document  Young Scientists beware... inventions, intentions, are everywhere. SOM.

    3. (41) Rosie Revere, Engineer - YouTube

      Audio-visual document  A beautiful story for primary school Engineers. STEAM. cool, SOM.

    4. (41) Iggy Peck, Architect - YouTube

      Audio-visual document  Prep-architect ... paper and glue ... phew. Primary STEAM. SOM.

    5. About | Project Zero

      Webpage  Project Zero, form Harvard is all about Arts in education. Comprehensive. Well worth the look. SOM.

    6. Helen Pearson: Lessons from the longest study on human development | TED Talk |

      Webpage  This is the "why" education is important. Watch it and understand parent - student - teacher engagement.

    7. Learning in Design and Technologies - Victorian Curriculum, Design Brief

      Webpage  Details for design briefs and other design and technology concepts. Read it, it will help.

    8. Search results - Victorian Curriculum - Design Brief

      Webpage  Provides a range of information regarding the utility and function of the "DesignBrief"

    9. The Arts: Introduction - The Australian Curriculum v8.1

      Webpage  The Australian curriculum v 8.1; The Arts. The introduction video is essential viewing for all pre-service teachers

    10. AusVELS - The Arts - Introduction - Victorian curriculum and assessment authority

      Webpage  AusVELS

    11. art_theory_map.png (PNG Image, 1800 � 878 pixels) - Scaled (80%) - Rama Hoetzlein 2009

      Webpage  Art and History timeline. what happeened at the same time? Of interetst. Art/Thinking/Being

    12. Discover MWorld Monash University

      Webpage  Monash university Curiosity Project. Supported learning for yourn people.

    13. Holistic Approach to Technology Enhanced Learning (HOTEL) | Classroom Aid

      Webpage  Extensive map of teaching learning theories/theorists. great resource.

  5. Visual and perfroming arts resources 32 items
    Ways of thinking about how to integrate the arts in the public domain
    1. TEDxSydney - Richard Gill - The Value of Music Education 16/6/2011

      Audio-visual document  Music is a language, an emotion, an experience which eclipses the written word for crossing cultural boundaries. SOM

    2. Manoush Zomorodi: How boredom can lead to your most brilliant ideas | TED Talk |

      Webpage  Neuroscience and the concept of 'boredom'. It can be a good thing. Check it out.

    3. Vanessa Ruiz: The spellbinding art of human anatomy | TED Talk |

      Webpage  Human anatomy, art, science, illustration and sculpture come together. beautiful.

    4. Gordi - Heaven I Know (Official Video) 26/6/2017

      Audio-visual document  Mathematics , dance/dram, music. listen carefully from the start. Great counting.

    5. Amit Sood: Every piece of art you've ever wanted to see -- up close and searchable | TED Talk |

      Webpage  a deep and enthusiastic story of how you can understand and access art. Try ... see it.

    6. Music Education In Cuba. Integrated curriculum 19/5/2016

      Audio-visual document  Integrated curriculum... Cuban style. Latin learning engagment throuygh song, music playing, dance and more. Bet you can't keep your feet still ?

    7. Bobby McFerrin: Watch me play ... the audience! | TED Talk |

      Webpage  Booby McFerrin plays the audience as a musical instrument... through voice. Yes way..? Accessible interactive performance art.

    8. Beardyman: The polyphonic me | TED Talk |

      Webpage  Explorartions and extending the concept of the human voice. Hi tech-low tech interface.

    9. Mark Applebaum: The mad scientist of music | TED Talk |

      Webpage  Highly creative musicologist. Is it music? wrong question... is it interetsing? How to refelct on your own role as ???

    10. Musical Futures Australia - Musical Futures Australia

      Website  Musical Futures Australia... extensive resources... have a look. You can use these.

    11. How To Go To Space (with XKCD!) 10/11/2015

      Audio-visual document  Big Science in simple language? Is it possible? See how an up-goer flys into space.

    12. Pin-Barrel Harp with Chris Wood & Robert Jarvis, Caesar 5/2/2010

      Audio-visual document  Old school music generator. Pin barrel. Dare you to watch.

    13. Virtual Warrane II - Sacred Tracks of the Gadigal 24/7/2012

      Audio-visual document  Enaging use of virtual reality to connect with Indigenous heritage. Have a look.

    14. Severn Cullis-Suzuki at Rio Summit 1992 16/8/2012

      Audio-visual document  Dr David Suzuki's 12 year old daughter addresses 1992 Rio Climate Summit. Are these issues still relevant today?

    15. Flash mob. Rembrandt’s Night Watch. Rijksmuseum. 1/4/2013

      Audio-visual document  The Arts and public awareness. How would you do/use this?

    16. Rembrandt_Nightwatch painting

      Webpage  The painting that inspired the Rijksmuseum's flash mob

    17. Where the Hell is Matt? 2012 20/6/2012

      Audio-visual document  Achievable performances and community engagement

    18. Gotye - Somebody That I Used To Know (feat. Kimbra) - official video 5/7/2011

      Audio-visual document  Modern art influences. Where else might this have occured?

    19. Patrick Thimbleby Art History Map (Rama Hoetzlein 2009-2010)

      Webpage  An Art History Map - what simultaneous events occured accross recent histroy, and how are they connected?

    20. Every Painting in the MoMA on 10 April 2010 13/4/2010

      Audio-visual document  See what you like... what you don't like... what you are curious about... what you don't understand-yet?

    21. RSA ANIMATE: Changing Education Paradigms 02/02/2015

      Audio-visual document  Sir Ken Robinson; Changing education Paradigms

    22. Dumb Ways to Die 14 Nov 2012

      Audio-visual document 

    23. 25 Incredible Camouflaged Animals 15/10/2012

      Audio-visual document  where does camouflage come from? See... if you can see.

    24. KINGS OF Camouflage HD (cuttle fish EXCLUSIVE) 21/9/2013

      Audio-visual document  The incredible attributes of Cuttlefish camouflage

    25. matisse-1-770x506.jpg Art inspires fashion

      Webpage  Matisse's work used for fashion inspiration. Does this have anything in common with camouflage?


      Audio-visual document  Sometimes ... things just happen. Ideas for dramtic performance... here.

    27. Push The Buzzer! Surprising Talent In Covent Garden 11/4/2013

      Audio-visual document  And now for something completly different. More enjoyable drama. Sing along if you like.

    28. St Patrick's Day Flashmob in Sydney by Tourism Ireland 16/3/2011

      Audio-visual document  Spontaneous group activity...? It works.

    29. VirtuREEL Irish Dancing. Sydney Australia 2012 15/3/2012

      Audio-visual document  Whaat the Flying preaties. Are they real or virtual...or really real? Tap yopur toes and see.

  6. Design and Technology resources 16 items
    Interesting and amazing natural and human made technologies
    1. (165) Limbitless Solutions - YouTube

      Audio-visual document  Personalised bionic limbs for young people. Perfect solutions at this point in time. 3D printing and rapid manufacture. Prosthetics are changing for the better. SOM.

    2. Sam Harris: Can we build AI without losing control over it? | TED Talk

      Webpage  Now this 'is' a big question ... and like personal computers, it isn't going away. watch and think. Excellent, SOM.

    3. (72) How does a Material Recovery Facility (MRF) work? - YouTube

      Audio-visual document  A great little animated video about recycling processes. This could be an example of your digital artefact assessment task. SOM.

    4. National Geographic Wild. Eco balance with wolves in Yellowstone National park

      Webpage  How reintroducing a local species re-set the balance of the whole system. Incredible. See for yourself. SOM.

    5. NG Live!: Amber Case: We're Already Cyborgs

      Webpage  Living with adaptive technologies. We were always in the future. Very informative. SOM.

    6. StoveTeam International Home - StoveTeam International

      Website  Minimal wood for burning, no smoke for diseases, a beautiful low-tech sustainable solution. SOM.

    7. Newly-Unveiled Dinosaur Fossil Is Best Preserved of Its Kind

      Webpage  Fantastic fossil details. This IS what they look like. Awesome.

    8. VS Ramachandran: 3 clues to understanding your brain | TED Talk |

      Webpage  The crazy road through your brain. Excellent explanations for how and why we think and feel.

    9. The Fourth Industrial Revolution | Full Version (Subtitled) 13/4/2016

      Audio-visual document  New humanity. Moving from steam and fossil fuels to a new living model. Watch and think. Change is not an option, it is critical.

    10. Ari Wallach: 3 ways to plan for the (very) long term | TED Talk |

      Webpage  Long term solutions beyond the voting or tweeting cycle. Watch, and then think... what does this mean for Human beings to come.

    11. The Early Earth and Plate Tectonics 20/11/2014

      Audio-visual document  Earth's plasticity

    12. Plastic Bottle Lights Up Filipino's Lives 1/9/2011

      Audio-visual document  Sustainable Lo-tech lighting solution to high density housing


      Webpage  How do memory and the brain really work? How could you use this information?

    14. Mysterious Islands in the Sky Unlock Secrets of Our Past: "Return to the Tepuis” 11/12/2014

      Audio-visual document  Sky Islands, and their mysteries. Would you find something unique? Have a look.

  7. Delivering Authentic Arts Education - Dinham, Judith 2015

    Book Required Critically reflect on chapter 1

  8. Dumb Ways to Die 14 Nov 2012

    Audio-visual document Recommended simple ways to bring technology, literacy, emotional inteligence, and the arts together

  9. AusVELS - The Arts - Introduction

    Webpage Recommended AusVELS 'The Arts' website Use this site for domains, levels, and cross-curriculum resources

  10. Elements of Design, Canleyvale High School

    Webpage  A very useful and simple resource for understanding the elements and princples of art and design

  11. Color Wheel, Color Circle, & Color Relationships

    Webpage Recommended A highly useful resource for understanding colour

  12. Where the Hell is Matt? 2012 20 Jun 2012

    Audio-visual document  Dance and integrated curriculum potential

  13. OK Go - This Too Shall Pass - Rube Goldberg Machine version - Official 1 Mar 2010

    Audio-visual document  design and technology, music and fun

  14. AusVELS - The Arts - Introduction - Victorian curriculum and assessment authority

    Webpage Recommended AusVELS

  15. Lascaux 14 Jun 2007

    Audio-visual document  17,300 years ago. Cave paintings

  16. Plate Tectonics - A Documentary 14 Oct 2011

    Audio-visual document  interesting video on plate tectonics

  17. Foret Hill School UK

    Website Recommended Music, dance, sport, respect