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Crash Zone - Cyber-citizens of the World Unite!

These lesson ideas explore the relationship between humans and cyborgs (human-like machines). What are the implications for ethics, politics and citizenship in contemporary societies.…

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Crash Zone - The Robin Hood Factor: Creativity, Ethics And Piracy!

Many students think it is okay to copy other people's software programs and Internet pages. They are either oblivious to intellectual property laws or they don't know about them or don't care!…

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Crash Zone - What's In A Game?

These lesson ideas invite students to explore some of the ways of 'reading' computer games and interpreting their possible effects by examining storylines and other characteristics of selected games.…

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First Day (1995) - Study Guide

… The First Day Study Guide accompanies the First Day (DVD) program and presents an overview of the changes that children go through when they first attend school. It offers guidelines for teachers and parents to help them cope with the changes school life brings.… First Dayis a documen…

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Genie From Down Under - What's Mine Is Mine

Students explore the concept of property ownership including landrights and examine some legal aspects of property. They consider some philosophical issues about property and the real sources of happiness.…

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Genie From Down Under - Would I Lie To You?

Students explore the nature of lies, do a PMI activity about what the world might be like using Lennon's Imagine as the stimulus; create a slogan about truth and explore the concept of truth in media.…

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House Gang - Study Kit

House Gang is a six episode comedy series about a group of people with an intellectual disability whose lives are imposed upon by their bankrupt landlord, Mike and his vitriolic teenage daughter Chloe. The series challenges the stereotypes of what constitutes disability. Together with the education…

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Kaboodle - Teachers' Notes

Kaboodle is an anthology series of short stories designed to impart a love of storytelling and develop specific understandings about literature. Each episode includes both live action and animated stories, varying in length from a few minutes up to 24 minutes. Some stories are adaptations of popula…

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Legacy Of The Silver Shadow - Suburban Superheroes

Students explore what it means to be a hero and a superhero. Discussion extends beyond the qualities of superhero power to consider qualities such as helpfulness, kindness, compassion and generosity.…

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Li'l Elvis Jones & The Truck Stoppers - God's Gift To Television

These activities may be selected and taught individually. They would, however, be most effective if incorporated into a broader unit of work on media.…

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Lift Off! - Chill Out!: Teachers' Guide

The Chill Out! resource uses TV to teach children about conflict resolution, bullying prevention, fairness and relationships. It utilises dramatic segments from Lift Off, the ACTF's award-winning entertaining and educational series for young children.… The Chill Out! Teach…

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Lift Off! - Clash

This episode of Lift Off deals with conflict resolution. Students view the stories in the episode, discuss the issues raised then explore conflict as a narrative device and create their own stories.…

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