Supporting Remote Learning
Great ideas and useful links for fun and learning at school, home, anywhere.
It's important to us to continue to help schools, communities, students and families continue learning about sustainability and the world around them through investigation, experimentation and action.
There's a wonderful world of information and activities available online, here's some interesting and useful ones we've come across (there are more links on our Resources For Schools page).
ResourceSmart Schools Gippsland
Supporting Home Learning
Your school will have advice and support for you and your children when it comes to remote learning, but ResourceSmart Schools Gippsland is keen to provide a selection of links and online resources to help.
Step out into the backyard, get some sunshine and fresh air, and have fun with these 6 simple and engaging ideas.
- Create Your Own Nature Scavenger Hunt (pdf)
- Just One Quiet Gum Tree – Gippsland ResourceSmart Schools lesson plan (pdf)
- Start An Observational Nature Study Journal – Nature Study Australia free resources.
- Aussie Backyard Bird Count - BirdLife Australia also has a bird count app to help with bird ID.
- The Great Insect Safari - Yates lesson plan and insect ID activity sheet.
- Build A Bee Hotel - ABC's Gardening Australia giving an old TV a new life.
Department of Education and Training
Advice to schools about how they can support learning continuity for children and young people during disruption caused by coronavirus (COVID-19).
Advice, tips and resources to help parents and carers support their child’s continuity of learning from home.
Established to support school and early childhood leaders, teachers, students, children and parents access digital resources that can be used to support learning at home.
ResourceSmart Schools Program
To assist schools with Sustainability Certification and to achieve school’s sustainability goals, a range of resources are available - ResourceSmart Modules
More Great Online Resources
WE'RE STILL HERE - WE'D LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU
Even though in-person visits have been put on hold & remote learning is underway, our facilitators are still on the job and keen to help schools and teachers.
Get in touch with us if your need suggestions for activities that enable social distancing while cultivating an appreciation for the natural world and the role we play in making it a sustainable place to live.
Bass Coast & Latrobe Alison Taylor (Coordinator) | m: 0409 879 910 | Alison.Taylor@gwrrg.vic.gov.au
Baw Baw & Latrobe Simone Taylor | ph: 5625 0255 | Simone.Taylor@gwrrg.vic.gov.au
South Gippsland & Bass Coast Lyndal Peterson | ph: 5662 9324 | m: 0409 924 555 | email@example.com
East Gippsland Rebecca Lamble | ph: 5153 9500 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Wellington Raquel Harris | m: 0429 172 889 | email@example.com
Latrobe City Council Waste Peter Collins | ph: 5128 6134 | firstname.lastname@example.org