Rainforests is a popular topic for Stage 3 here are some helpful sites.

This topic also provides a useful way of discussing bias in websites and information. Get the students to think about why the site is written, who has written it and what message the site is trying to send.

Daintree Rainforest Discovery Centre

Rainforest Rescue

Rainforests of Australia

Gondwana Rainforests

Australian Rainforest Wildlife

Australian Rainforest Association

Kid Cyber – Rainforest Biome

Rainforest Action Network


How to Use ICT in the Classroom

ICT should be an integral part of any program. Often teachers are unsure how to use ICT in the classroom and aren’t equiped with the knowledge and skills to develop effective learning activities for their students. Sometimes the teachers are limited by the access they are given by the school adminstrators. Below are a number of links that will assist in helping teachers develop their skills and knowledge for developing teaching and learning programs integrating ICT.


Classroom 2.0

This site is a great place to find ideas for classrom activities and the benefits of using Web 2.0 technologies in the classroom.

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