TEACHER TOOLKIT

NSW Ports and The National Theatre for Children invite you to use these e-learning resources to guide and educate your students about important HSIE and STEM education around goods, trade, the supply chain, sustainability and STEM.

These digital materials and resources are designed to get your students inspired and motivated to better understand Australia’s system of trade and the key function that ports play in the supply chain.

The Marine Team Livestream Event available for students learning both at-school or at-home, the accompanying Student Workbook, digital games, teacher toolkit and extended activities, are designed to be an easy, accessible and engaging way to provide this important curriculum. Teachers are a vital part of The Marine Team program because your insight and guidance is invaluable in supporting your students.

Want to know the best way to use the related videos, games, and other lessons to educate your class? Watch this short video and learn how to easily utilise The Marine Team in your curriculum!

EDUCATOR PREPARATION VIDEO


Educational Standards  

We know your class time is extremely valuable. That’s why we ensure that all of our digital e-learning materials are aligned with state and national educational standards. It’s important that The Marine Team program adds to your existing curriculum and keeps students on track with their ongoing learning.

Click below for details about how each digital activity aligns with educational standards and corresponds with your curricula.

Educational Standards

PROGRAM OVERVIEW  

Our livestream education events offer teachers a convenient, online-accessible option for experiencing educational theatre.
This 35-minute show presents a livestream lesson in HSIE and STEM for grades 1-6. Through an interactive web platform, a live host will introduce entertaining and educational episodes featuring a variety of characters in professionally filmed scenes from our educational theatrical productions.

The episodes and your Actor/Educator host will focus on the following educational points:

  • What are goods and trade?
  • Why are ports important?
  • How we get the goods we need
  • How we receive our goods sustainably

Whether watching in the classroom or at home, your students will experience important lessons about goods and trade, the supply chain, Port Botany as a key link to our commodities, and the science and technology powering the ports and trade system.

EDUCATOR ASSESSMENTS  

Follow-up, formative assessments for you to gauge the learning of your students are especially important with e-learning. Below are some suggestions for how you can assess your students’ performance quickly and effectively.

These assessments are easy for you and your students to complete and help ensure your class is getting the maximum educational value, retention and engagement from the related digital activities.

STUDENT ACTIVITIES  

The Marine Team student activities page features games and downloadable PDFs. Access in the classroom or at home to learn more and have fun joining the The Marine Team!

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TEACHER GUIDE

This downloadable PDF features expanded information and additional resource links. If you want to dig deep with your class, use this reference guide to help you make the most of this program.

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INFO-GRAPHIC POSTER

This downloadable PDF features the program educational points and can be placed in classrooms and school offices to provide a visual reminder and reinforcement of the learning outcomes.

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EVALUATION

We take your feedback and suggestions very seriously. Hearing from educators with firsthand experience with our programs ensures that we continue to improve our digital resources, making them as beneficial as possible for you and your students.

Please complete this brief, two-minute evaluation to let us know what you thought.

Thank you for your time and valuable input.

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