ERGO - State Library of Victoria
This practical guide to research, essay writing and studying shows you how to find resources, write great essays and prepare for exams


FUSE is a place for teachers and students to FIND, USE and SHARE quality EDUCATIONAL resources. FUSE brings together content from Victoria's cultural institutions such as the Museum, the NGV, The State Library and ACMI among others.

scootle.jpg Scootle: a one stop shop for online curriculum content

Here is some more information on Scootle: a one stop shop for online curriculum content from Curriculum Leadership 12 June 2009. You can subscribe to Curricum Leadership here

Exploratree is run by Futurelab UK. It contains interactive and
collaborative learning tools. ( http://www.exploratree.org.uk/)

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Making a difference (available on your desktop) is broken down into sections covering all aspects of the research process for teachers and for students.

  • Research Process - looks at the skills and strategies of researching including defining, locating and selection.
  • Prethinking -helps teachers devise strategies in planning a unit of work.
  • Locating -enables teachers to help students identify how to use search tools and locate resources
  • Organising -includes tips for students on sorting information, note taking and recording bibliographic details
  • Evaluating - helps students think about the process and the information they have gathered
  • Presenting - helps students think about the best way of presenting their information
  • Selecting - has strategies for teachers when evaluating and choosing relevant resources.
  • Defining - focuses on the purpose of research and planning questions and the scope of the task.

external image vels_logo.gifThe VELS: The Victorian Essential Learning Standards is the Prep to Year 10 Curriculum for Victorian schools.

PEEL Project for Enhancing Effective Learning. An online site to stimulate and support student learning. Username: olmc Password: mercy06

Edna Thousands of resources identified and contributed by Australian educators and educational networks

Filamentality will guide you through searching the Web, gathering internet links, and turning them into e-learning activities. It includes how to make Hotlists, ScrapBooks, Hunts, Subject Samplers and WebQuests.