Teacher & Student Resources
The Charles Sturt Library Service runs a number of programs throughout the year. This resource page has been developed to provide a one-stop-shop for ALL of the programs and services run by the library service that teachers, students and parents would find helpful and in which children can participate.
- Book Week
- Children's Search Engines & Websites
- eBooks - Online Electronic Books
- Educational Resources for Parents & Teachers
- Homework Help
- Josiah Mitton Prize
- Library IELTS
- Mayoral Make-A-Book
- Reading Resources
- School Bulletin
The theme for 2012 is 'Champions Read'.
The Library will host a variety of guest author sessions in the Libraries, and also librarian school visits, during the week of 20 - 24 August. The program is designed for primary school classes, and information will be emailed to schools shortly.
Access TumbleBooks - Online Read-Along books for small children. Talking picture books you can read online, or have read to you.
Access TumbleBookCloud - Online collection of read-along, e-books and video titles for use by teachers, high school and primary school students. Good resource tool for ESL students (English as a Second Language).
Read more about TumbleBookCloud.com
Assignments - Subjects
Count me in too - maths resources parents & teachers
Edna - resources including essay writing, English as a second language, mathematics, computing, technology and more.
English - Help sheets
English Tips - Reading
English Tips - Writing and Spelling
Helping your child with mathematics
Interactive whiteboard sites
Maths - Help sheets
Maths - Resources for parents
Maths dictionary for kids
Parents Count too - pamphlets to help teach mathematics to your child
What is my child learning in English? - DECS
What is my child learning in mathematics? DECS
A world of online encyclopedias including:
World Book for Kids - Easy-to-read articles, multimedia, games, science projects, interactive tools, and activities for young readers.
World Book Info Finder - Reference content plus science fair projects, a Biography Center, links to world newspapers, 21st century research guides, and much more.
World Book Reference Center - This site offers encyclopedic content as well as computer and Web tutorials, government resources, e-books, and primary source documents.
World Book Discover - A collection of resources for differentiated learning including read-aloud, text translation, video, and clear, easy-to-read information.
The following are a list of recommended Homework websites for you to use:
Wikipedia - World's best known FREE online encyclopedia.
Mr Rosie's Homework help - Teachers homework help page, suitable for younger students.
Blackstump Homework help - Links to 100's homework topics.
Kids.Net.Au - over 40 helpful homework sites
Kidcyber - subject directory, advice for parents, help with school projects.
Kids Click - links to hundreds of interesting websites.
Fact Monster - Almanacs, dictionaries, world information on countries, homework center, and games & puzzles (US site).
Discovery Education - Maths, science, English, social studies, technology resources (US site).
Think Quest - List of subject topics recommended by children.
School A to Z
Road to IELTS - Resources provided hours of intensive work on vocabulary, reading, writing, listening and speaking.
Note: you will need to enter your library card number to access the resources.
Road to IELTS Resources
Annual award for the "best all round" student chosen from each school in the City of Charles Sturt. The award is chosen using criteria at the discretion of each school. The award ceremony occurs in November of each year at the Town Hall and celebrates the awardees achievements.
Mayoral Make-A-Book is a fantastic and rewarding literature program for children who live or attend a school/kindergarten in The City of Charles Sturt.
Entries for Mayoral Make-A -Book close on Monday 3 September 2012. The exciting news is that you can now submit entries in digital format. Read more...
Premiers Reading Challenge - link to website with reading lists.
Children's Book Council of Australia - Book of the Year awards, reading lists and more...
The Little Big Book Club - recommended Reading Lists.
Published quarterly, this bulletin will help keep you informed about what's going on in the Library and out in the City of Charles Sturt for children, youth, teachers and parents. It also includes competitions, staff bios, book reviews and fun facts. Submissions from the community are welcomed.
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