Teacher Toolkit

Preparing for the Incursion

Find all the information you need to prepare for your incursion by selecting either the LIVE or LIVESTREAM option from the dropdown menu below.

 

Find all other resources you need below, or use the menu on the left to jump to the section you would like to see!

 
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In association with 

visiting schools nation-wide
for CBCA Book Week 2021!

Hey Teachers! Welcome to the resource area for BIGGER, BETTER, BRIGHTER! for Book Week in Schools 2021. On this page you can access all the resources you need to supplement the program. Participating in this program and using its supplementary materials is easy and can integrate seamlessly with your established teaching methods. And remember to direct your students to the Student Activities page!

CLICK ON YOUR BOOKED INCURSION TYPE:

LIVE INCURSION


BEFORE THE PERFORMANCE:

  • Review the Teacher Resource Pack below – and share with staff that will be assisting students to participate in this program.
  • Review the Summary of the CBCA Shortlisted Books outlined in the Teacher Resource Pack that are to be featured in the Live-In-School Performance.
  • Discuss the program with your students and the featured CBCA books, and explain to them about the upcoming Live-In-School Performance.
  • Prepare in advance the number of students that will be attending the Live-In-School Performance so you can inform our Team Leader on the day.
ON THE DAY OF YOUR PERFORMANCE:
  • Performance Venue: The performance area needs to be approx 3 metres wide x 6 metres long. Please make the space available and clear at least 30 minutes prior so the performers can prepare the space to start on time.
  • Safety: Please ensure the space is clean and clear for the safety, health & wellbeing of both your students and the performers. To ensure we provide a COVIDsafe incursion to your school, our performers have been trained with appropriate procedures, and they are ready and able to attend to any school specific procedures you may require.
  • Table Request: The performers will require one medium-sized table to be available 30 minutes before the scheduled start time.
  • Performer Arrival Time: Performers will arrive approx 30-40 minutes before the scheduled performance start time.
  • Teacher Presence: We request teacher presence in the venue and support for the performers at all times.
  • Student Numbers: Please provide the total number of students in attendance to our Team Leader before they depart your school.
AFTER THE PERFORMANCE:
  • Head to Perform Teachers and evaluate the program for your chance to WIN $200 for your classroom.
  • Utilise the Classroom Activities found in the Teacher Resource Pack below.
  • Direct all students onto the Student Resources to have fun and get creative with all of the digital games and downloadable activities.




LIVESTREAM INCURSION


BEFORE THE LIVESTREAM:

  • Watch the Teacher Preparation video below, and share with your teaching staff.
  • Review the Teacher Resource Pack below – and share with staff that will be assisting students to participate in this program.
  • Review the Summary of the CBCA Shortlisted Books outlined in the Teacher Resource Pack that are to be featured in the Live-In-School Performance.
  • Discuss the program with your students and the featured CBCA books, and explain to them about the upcoming Live-In-School Performance.
  • We will send you an email with instructions and your private school login password to access your Livestream Event, share with all staff and students/parents who may be remote learning at home.
ON THE DAY OF YOUR LIVESTREAM:
  • Your school contact teacher will have been emailed in advance your private school login password to access your Livestream Event. This will include all instructions how to access the Livestream. Make sure to share with all staff and students/parents who may be remote learning at home.
  • Ten minutes before your scheduled start time, go to www.performlivestream.com and enter your private school password which will take you directly to your Livestream performance.
AFTER THE LIVESTREAM:
  • Head to Perform Teachers and evaluate the program for your chance to WIN $200 for your classroom.
  • Utilise the Classroom Activities found in the Teacher Resource Pack below.
  • Direct all students onto the Student Resources to have fun and get creative with all of the digital games and downloadable activities.
  • You will receive a recording of your school's Livestream performance - so share with staff and students to watch again year-round.
WATCH THE TEACHER PREPARATION VIDEO BELOW:





 

Teacher Resources

Teacher Resource Pack

Teacher Guide with instructions for the program, content information, classroom activities and curriculum links.

 

School Promotional Materials

On this page you will find digital resources you can use at school to promote the Book Week In Schools program to students, parents and the wider school community. Materials include:

  • Program Overview

  • Poster

  • Pre-written long and short form copy for newsletters or social media

  • Social Media Squares and captions 

  • Social Media #hashtags

  • Links to promotional videos

 

Music Tracks

Thanks for watching! Now download or listen online here to all the songs from the show.

Song Lyrics

Music Credits:

Music and lyrics: Craig Christie

Vocals by Francesca Arena and Drew Downing

All arrangements by Craig Bryant

Produced by Craig Bryant and Craig Christie

Recorded at Paxus Productions, Melbourne, Australia

Copyright © No Mates Productions 2021

Check out the lyrics to your favourite songs from BIGGER, BETTER, BRIGHTER! so you can sing along!

 

Student Activities

Teachers, here you can find all Student Activities related to BIGGER, BETTER, BRIGHTER!

 

Teacher Evaluation

Hey Teachers! Your opinions really help us out to make our programs more educational and relevant for your school and students. Complete our very quick survey by clicking below.


Once you submit this survey you will be automatically be entered in the draw to WIN $200 for your classroom!

 

Ask us a question

Thanks for watching! If you have any questions or would just like to send us a comment or say hello, email our team on tour@performeducation.com