1. The Arts experts

Downloads:

The Arts workshop – expert voices

(PDF, 399KB)

The essentials of maths – the essentials in maths learning

https://youtu.be/RSSW7rDHwkk

Professor John O’Toole – The Arts

Video (3.48 mins)

John O’Toole is the Chair of Arts Education at the University of Melbourne.

Here he speaks about the essentials of The Arts learning.

https://youtu.be/tVJeGd7AIMA

Christine Morrow – The Arts

Video (1.10 mins)

Christine Morrow is Director of the Australian Experimental Art Foundation (AEAF).

Here she speaks about the essentials of The Arts learning.

https://youtu.be/RSSW7rDHwkk

Professor Ellen Dissanayake – The Arts

Video (5.13 mins)

Ellen Dissanayake is Affiliate Professor, School of Music, University of Washington, Seattle.

Here she speaks about the essentials of The Arts learning.

2. What ‘Adelaideans’ think about The Arts

https://youtu.be/35m6GXE9KBc
Video (2.18 mins)

Teachers, students and community members talk about what they think The Arts are for.

This video clip promotes discussions to reflect on what we believe The Arts are for and what we want our students to take forward into their lives from it. We call this the essence of the learning area.

Downloads:

The Arts workshop – Sound bites

(PDF, 399KB)

What ‘Adelaideans’ think about the Arts

3. The Arts animation – What are they for?

https://youtu.be/PRdmHc2ohEU
Video (5.07 mins)

A video animation describes the essence of The Arts and how the components of this learning area work together.

A useful starting point for a conversation with teachers, students and community.

4. The Arts ‘Bringing it to life’ [BiTL]

A process tool that demonstrates how we can bring together what we want students to learn and how we want them to learn it – to engage our students in deep learning.

*Click the ‘enlarge icon’ to access the full benefits of this tool (located on the bottom right).

5. Learning Area Explorer

The learning explorers (A3) summarise the Australian Curriculum learning area for easy reference during learning design.

Downloads:
Dance:

F-2

(PDF, 165KB)

9-10

(PDF, 178KB)

3-4

(PDF, 150KB)

5-6

(PDF, 146KB)

7-8

(PDF, 171KB)

Drama:

F-2

(PDF, 141KB)

9-10

(PDF, 171KB)

3-4

(PDF, 147KB)

5-6

(PDF, 168KB)

7-8

(PDF, 149KB)

Music:

F-2

(PDF, 166KB)

9-10

(PDF, 150KB)

3-4

(PDF, 151KB)

5-6

(PDF, 229KB)

7-8

(PDF, 147KB)

Media Arts:

F-2

(PDF, 145KB)

9-10

(PDF, 151KB)

3-4

(PDF, 145KB)

5-6

(PDF, 150KB)

7-8

(PDF, 148KB)

Visual Arts:

F-2

(PDF, 148KB)

9-10

(PDF, 152KB)

3-4

(PDF, 170KB)

5-6

(PDF, 156KB)

7-8

(PDF, 150KB)

6. The Arts wordles

Identifying the core ideas of each section of The Arts curriculum.

Downloads:

Aims

(PDF, 139KB)

Rationale

(PDF, 269KB)

Viewpoints

(PDF, 255KB)

Dance:

Aims and rationale

(PDF, 205KB)

Band descriptions

(PDF, 252KB)

Content descriptions

(PDF, 205KB)

Achievement standards

(PDF, 116KB)

Drama:

Aims and rationale

(PDF, 225KB)

Band descriptions

(PDF, 239KB)

Content descriptions

(PDF, 242KB)

Achievement standards

(PDF, 177KB)

Music:

Aims and rationale

(PDF, 244KB)

Band descriptions

(PDF, 237KB)

Content descriptions

(PDF, 236KB)

Achievement standards

(PDF, 185KB)

Media Arts:

Aims and rationale

(PDF, 228KB)

Band descriptions

(PDF, 237KB)

Content descriptions

(PDF, 210KB)

Achievement standards

(PDF, 152KB)

Visual Arts:

Aims and rationale

(PDF, 261KB)

Band descriptions

(PDF, 196KB)

Content descriptions

(PDF, 201KB)

Achievement standards

(PDF, 121KB)

Resources Working with curriculum The Arts