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Click here to register for access to Scootle resources.

 Scootle is the portal to in excess of 20,000 digital resources that are free for use in all Australian schools through the National Digital Learning Resources Network. The resources are made available to teachers through State and Territory portals or Scootle. Tertiary academics and pre-service teachers can now access resources through the Scootle portal. You must register. See below for instructions to fill fields in the registration form.

Scootle Registration Guide

Follow these steps to register for access to Scootle resources.

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What is this guide about?

Your Library provides a range of resources to ensure that you have access to quality information to assist you in your studies.  Use this guide to find sources related to becoming a Teacher. It provides a general overview to the range of resources available to you through the Library and beyond. To learn how to search for information, see the How To...Guides.

Use the tabs along the top to navigate through this guide.

Find resources for classroom activities in the Curriculum Collection on Level 2

The National Professional Standards for Teachers

Getting Started

Before you begin searching for information, make sure you understand your topic and what you don't know.

  1. Write down what you already know about the topic and what you need to find out.
  2. Find dictionaries, encyclopedias for an overview of your topic.
  3. Find academic books to broaden your knowledge of your topic and to identify keywords.
  4. Find academic journal articles for detailed arguments about specific points.


Image of the assignment process. Write down what you know and need to know. Find dictionaries. Find textbooks. Find academic journal articles.

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