New titles from ClickView this September

September 2020 Production Release

By Jennifer Gough

The ClickView Content and Production teams create and acquire content for an incredibly broad range of subjects, and this month’s offerings truly express that diversity!

For primary students we have a powerful series about how the body and brain work together to feel safe and calm which has been designed to support children with trauma; as well as a range of Geography and Science-focused content exploring erosion, weathering, extreme weather, and rivers.

For secondary students and teachers we have an incredibly useful series about how to create instructional video for use in the classroom, four videos concerning new technologies in agriculture and a welcome update of the current FSANZ food standards and labelling laws series that is ideal for all types of food and hospitality students.

Read more about the upcoming releases below.

Primary:

My Body and Brain Working Together

This Miniclip series is designed for Year 4 – Year 8 students, and supports students in understanding how their body and brain work together to help them feel safer and calmer. The episodes have been created from a trauma informed perspective and was created in collaboration with Innovating Minds. The series looks at calm breathing strategies, the brain and senses, finding feelings, and feeling safe.

  • Covers outcomes from the Personal Development and Health curriculum for Years 3 and 4 (ACPPS035, ACPPS038), Years 5 and 6 (ACPPS053, ACPPS056), and Years 7 and 8 (ACPPS072, ACPPS075).
  • Teacher pack includes teacher support notes and activity ideas to support students.
  • Written by Dr. Asha Patel, and animated by Ailing Tay, Alice Donaldson and Irene Macias

My Body and Brain Working Together - Primary teaching resource

Rivers of Australia

This Miniclip for students in Years 3 and 4 journeys along the three longest rivers in Australia while explaining how rivers are formed and structured.

  • Covers outcomes from the Geography and Science curriculum for Year 3 (ACHASSK066) and Year 4 (ACSSU0975).
  • Teacher pack includes both collaborative and student-directed activities, research tasks, a creative writing task, worksheets, a plethora of additional videos to support further learning, and an interactive video.
  • Written and animated by Ingrid Candido.

Rivers of Australia - Primary teaching resource

Earth’s Changing Surface

This Miniclip three-part series for students in Years 4 to Year 6 explores erosion, weathering, and extreme weather and how these processes affect the Earth’s surface.

  • Covers outcomes from the Science and Geography curriculum for Year 4 (ACSSU075), Year 5 (ACHASSK114) and Year 6 (ACSSU096).
  • Teacher pack includes a range of classroom experiments, online games, collaborative student activities, a plethora of playlists and additional videos to support further learning, and interactive videos for each video.
  • Written and animated by Irene Macias.

Earth's Changing Surface - Primary teaching resource

Secondary/Tertiary:

Agriculture and Technology

Agriculture, one of the world’s largest industries, uses new technologies to solve various problems. This four-part series explores how technology can be used to tackle agricultural problems such as water shortages and methane emissions, and the challenges that these technologies bring themselves.

With the help of scientists at four agricultural research institutes in Australia: Ellinbank, Tatura, Horsham and Hamilton, students will gain useful insights into cutting-edge technologies that are being tested and implemented on farms today.

Agriculture and Technology - Secondary teaching resource

The four clips are:

  • Defining the Problem
  • Developing Technological Solutions
  • Impact of New Technologies
  • The Challenges of New Technologies

This series is designed for TAFE and Senior Secondary Agriculture and Horticultural Studies, Years 9/10 Design and Technology, Years 9/10 Earth & Environmental Science – Science as a Human Endeavour.

Written by Nathaniel Moncrieff, directed and produced by Thomas Baricevic, edited by Jane Moore, graphics by Michael Demetriou and sound by Elliott Klein.

Creating Instructional Video

Ideal for teachers who are new to creating instructional video or those looking to extend or improve their methods of delivering content to students, these videos contain practical advice and guidance from long-time Blended Learning advocate, Steven Kolber. He covers the four key forms of instructional video: screen capture, boards, classroom observation (video on demand) and green screen.

The six videos are titled:

  1. The Why and Basics
  2. Making a Video
  3. Research-informed principles: Making them Better
  4. Forms of Video: Making them Different
  5. Using the Videos in Class: Applying Them
  6. Pedagogy: Using them Effectively

Creating Instructional Video - Online teaching resource

Some key ideas and content covered in the six videos are:

  • Instructional video give teachers more freedom in the classroom to do interesting and engaging things with students.
  • There is strong evidence-based research that tells us how to make effective instructional video, including the cognitive load and the redundancy principles.
  • There are some simple but effective ways to increase student engagement, such as using gestures, tone and metaphors,
  • There is a range of free and licensed software that are easy-to-access, learn and master.
  • Choosing an appropriate filming location, working out how to handle mistakes and deciding to script (or not!) are just some of the things to think about when creating your own instructional videos.
  • Deciding which editing software to use and where to publish your videos are things to consider as part of the production process
  • Instructional videos are an essential tool for teachers to use when partially or fully flipping a teaching and learning program.

Steven Kolber - Online teaching training

This series is designed for tertiary, secondary and primary level teachers/Teacher Professional Development.

Consultant: Steven Kolber, produced by Edwina Baden-Powell, directed by Sascha Karner, edited by Jane Moore, graphics by Michael Demetriou and sound by Elliott Klein.

FSANZ and Food Safety

Food Standards Australia New Zealand, or FSANZ, plays a crucial role in our food systems. This series explains FSANZ and its regulations. It is a practical resource for Senior secondary and tertiary level Food Technology and Hospitality students.

FSANZ and food safety teaching resource

The two new titles are:

  • The Food Labelling Code
  • The Food Standards Code

This series is designed for TAFE and Senior secondary Food Studies/Food Technology/Hospitality students.

Consultant: FSANZ, writer Simon Garner produced and directed Sascha Karner, graphics by Rob Wilby and sound by Elliot Klein.

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