Making connections – Luther and the Cloud-Makers

Who is the cloud-maker?

From Darkness to Light - please read
Creative Commons License Photo Credit: Evan Leeson via Compfight

“Luther and the Cloud Makers”by Kylie Newburn and illustrated by Sarah Nelisiwe Anderson  is a beautifully written and illustrated picture book that is not only a great book to share with younger children but is a perfect example of a resource to support student inquiry into Sharing the Planet.

Read an in-depth review by  the Picture Book Nook.

This book will be one I recommending for the Year 2 Sharing the Planet unit.

View the book trailer below.

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Sharing the planet: Using apps to express and explore

The Prep students have been growing a garden as a part of their inquiry into Sharing the Planet.The students have been using tellagami, Scootle and iPads to share their learning.



See below for links to these apps and some tutorials.




Using Scootle in Education Ed Of ICT wikispaces resources



Feature Picture Book – Tree: From Little Things Grow

The story of TREE: From little things big things grow is beautifully written by Danny Parker and illustrated by Matt Ottley.

This tree was photographed in Tasmania.
Information about Tasmanian forestry.

Find teaching notes using the QR code below.
This story book is perfect for the Units of Inquiry related to
• Environment
• Life cycle
• Seasons
• Sustainability

Additionally TREE reflects the Learner Profile of BALANCED.