November Production release
Here we are, good people, at the pointy end of the year. It’s tempting to say, ‘We’ve made it!’ but there is much to do yet. It was only last month where that light seemed like a teeny tiny speck; now it’s starting to warm the skin with the lure of summer holidays just around the corner!
It’s our pleasure to share the penultimate delivery of fresh original content for the year. Here’s what the ClickView Content and Production teams have prepared for you in November:
The Gold Rush
Audience: Year 5 (ACHASSK107, ACHASSK108, ACHASSK109, ACHASSK110)
- This new four-part Miniclips series introducing and exploring the Australian gold rush. The series (written by Lucy Singer and animated by Irene Macías) includes the following episodes:
- Who, When, Where and Why?
- Life on the Goldfields
- The Eureka Stockade
- Long-Term Impacts
- This series also comes with a student-directed activity booklet. Each episode has a collection of activities including comprehension, research tasks, creative activities, and a final assessment in the form of a historical “keepsake box”. These resources provide opportunities to assess Ethical, Intercultural and Personal and Social Capabilities.
World War I
Audience: Year 9 (AU), Level 6 (NZ)
Subject: History (AU), Social Sciences (NZ)
- The videos include clear maps to show alliances and significant locations during WWI, original black and white video footage and stills of the soldiers and battlefields of WWI, as well as interviews with Australian WWI historian Ross McMullin and outspoken author/journalist Paul Daley.
- This series include four episodes:
- Causes of World War I
- Australia Goes to War
- Australian Experience of World War I
- All videos are accompanied by print resources that provide further opportunities to assess Critical and Creative Thinking, Ethical, Intercultural and Personal and Social Capabilities.
- Written by Cameron Moloney, produced by Thomas Baricevic, onlined by Michael Demetriou, sound by Elliott Klein and Den Belmont. Consultant: Bernie Howitt, ACARA History curriculum writer, historian and rock and roll enthusiast.
Strategic Tools for Business
Audience: Senior Secondary and Tertiary
Category: Business Studies
- This series unpacks four of the fundamental tools that business strategists use with businesses. Clear infographics are explained alongside real world examples, like Netflix and Ikea, to give students an idea of what these tools are, what they do, and how they can be applied for business success.
- These tools are used for strategic planning and managing change in businesses, and will be assessed by senior Business courses, and applied in tertiary courses and beyond:
- PESTLE Analysis
- SWOT Analysis
- Lewin’s Force Field Analysis
- Porter’s Generic Strategies
- Consultant Blair Cooper, Director of VCE Studies at Peninsula Grammar, written by Simon Garner, produced by Edwina Baden-Powell, onlined by Rob Wilby, sound by Elliott Klein.