Online Learning


Useful Links Intro | Online Learning | Teachers | Upper | Middle | Lower

Teachers are invited to share resources and recommended links by forwarding them to Planet ThinkSafe by email so they can be added to this section of the site. In doing so, you will be agreeing to provide the resources free of charge and on the understanding that they may be changed into a suitable format for online learning; copyright will be attributed to the forwarding teacher unless other details are included in the email. 

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Moodle Moodle has been used to build this website. It is a Course Management System (CMS), also known as a Learning Management System (LMS) or a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). It is a Free web application that educators can use to create effective online learning environments.


"Brightcookie is a creative learning development and technology company specialising in innovative and engaging elearning solutions for teachers, trainers, schools and corporate organisations. They provide expert assistance during all phases of the design, development, and implementation of your elearning solutions. Brightcookie takes responsibility for ‘back end’ systems and processes so that you are free to get on with what you do best – delivering dynamic learning experiences for your users." Brightcookie website, August 2013

Digital Education Research Network

"Digital Education Research Network (DERN) is managed by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) in Melbourne, Australia. It is a network for leaders, researchers and educators interested in the use of digital technologies for learning. It is not focussed on teaching and learning per se but is looking for robust research evidence of good educational practices." DERN website, August 2013

The Alannah and Madeline Foundation - eSmart Schools

The Alannah and Madeline Foundation's eSmart Schools system is designed to help schools manage cybersafety and deal with cyberbullying and bullying. "eSmart Schools is making a real difference in schools across all sectors and year levels, equipping them with the resources and knowledge to effectively create a school culture that embraces the positives of the ever-changing cyber-world." For most schools there is a small fee to access the full site, but some brochures and fact sheets are available free of charge and there are other useful links. The Alannah and Madeline Foundation website, August 2013