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Digital resource
Cost
Free, no bookings required
Questions?
For any questions regarding the event, please reach out to the Community Learning Team:
Phone: 82077239
Email: SLSAEducation@sa.gov.au

Did you know that the State Library of South Australia keeps pop-ups and moveable texts in the Children's Literature Research Collection?

We are offering digital resources designed to support learning and inquiry into this collection and support learners to investigate the art of paper engineering then design and make their own pop-up or moveable texts for specific purposes.

Key inquiry questions

  • How have historic and contemporary paper engineers incorporated moveable mechanisms to help tell a story or convey an idea?
  • How will I generate and communicate my own design ideas in both written and graphic form?
  • What materials and tools will assist me to achieve my intended design solution?

Links with the Australian Curriculum

  • The learning experiences are aligned with the Australian Curriculum for schools, with a particular emphasis on the learning area of Technologies: Design and Technologies, and the general capabilities of literacy, and critical and creative thinking.
  • Effective Learning principles strongly underpin the learning design.
  • Elements of this resource have been co-designed in partnership with children to provide relevant learning experiences that effectively engage young learners.

View the digital resources

 

Download a free interactive e-Book
"A Theatre Inside the Book; Paper Engineering from the Collections of the State Library of South Australia" is downloadable from the Apple Bookstore and provides a variety of multimedia assets includes images, video and audio to engage learners in independent exploration.

The following 'Welcome Video' is for young learners and educators. It provides an overview of the role of the State Library of South Australia in collecting, preserving and sharing the stories of the state. Take a behind-the-scenes glimpse into some of the areas in the library and the work that we do.

EVALUATION 

Please assist us by completing the appropriate survey after you have used our digital resources.

DIGITAL RESOURCE - EDUCATOR SURVEY

Interested in more of our DIGITISED ONLINE RESOURCES?
Have a look at our Digital Collections under the Toys and Games theme.

Remember to return to the Primary Years page for more Digital Resources.

How much does using a Digital Resource cost?

All Digital Resources are provided free by the State Library of South Australia and are available for download on the website.
 You are responsible for providing the tools and materials for your activities.

How do I know what to do with or how to use the Digital Resources?

We have provided a Guide for each of the Digital Resources which gives ideas for exploring the concepts and using the tools. 

Do I need to use all the resources?

The resources have been provided as a tool for you in the exploration of the concepts. You are welcome to use those you see as most closely aligning with your teaching plan. 

We would ask that you complete the surveys attached to the Digital Resource you use, to tell us what you found useful. This will enable us to develop the resources further.

Is there someone I can speak to about the resources if I need assistance?

For any questions regarding the resources, please reach out to the Community Learning Team.

Phone: 8207 7239
Email: SLSAEducation@sa.gov.au

What can I do if the videos don't work?

The issue with MS Edge and YouTube video playback is a known issue which Microsoft is supposedly working on.

Meanwhile:

- Enable Edge Flag "WebRTC Min/Max Video Encode Accelerator dimensions" (it was on Default).
- Disable "Use hardware acceleration when available" from System.
- Switched the Flag back to default.

We suggest you check that your browser is up to date and supported by YouTube > https://www.youtube.com/supported_browsers

 OR –  use a different browser. We recommend using Google, Chrome or Safari.