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Parent resources

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learning@home

learning@home

learning@home refers to the ways schools will maintain teaching and learning in the event of a prolonged school closure or student absence.

The Department of Education has a number of online tools and resources to support students.

Curriculum resources for Mathematics and English are available for students to complete at their own pace. Students in Prep to Year 3 may require support to read and understand instructions.

The resources provided here are a sample of activities that can be printed and are designed as a support tool for students to continue their learning and engage in familiar activities essential to their learning and wellbeing.

Additional online resources are available for Queensland state school students through the Learning Place website using student log in. This is the same logon and password that students use to log onto the computers in their classrooms.


About this page

This page is dedicated to supporting our parents to become active participants in their child’s education and in the general life of Karalee State School. Research tells us that students are more likely to be successful when their parents are engaged in their education. A wide range of research has shown that when parents are truly engaged, children:

  • Attend school more regularly
  • Are better behaved
  • Have better academic outcomes
  • Have a greater sense of how to be successful in school
  • Are more likely to graduate and go on to post-secondary education

Resources and websites that support our parents

Karalee State School reading goals (PDF, 217KB)

The Karalee State School reading goals were collaboratively developed by the curriculum team with input and feedback from classroom teachers.  All students at Karalee have their own personal learning goals in reading.

Question answer relationships (QAR) (PDF, 251KB)

The question answer relationship models underpins our reading program at Karalee. This information brochure outlines how parents can use the QAR question prompts when reading with their child at home. The pause, prompt, praise technique, which is a simple tool that parents can use when their child is presented with an unknown word or when meaning breaks down, is also included in this brochure. Laminated bookmarks are also available from Lindy Montague-Pope our head of curriculum who can be contacted via email: mgmon0@eq.edu.au or by phoning 3294 5333.

Term overviews for parents

The following term overviews have been prepared for parents to outline the curriculum demands for each learning area for every year level in the school.

Booklists

Booklists for years 1 to 6.

Learning in the Prep year: Information for parents (PDF, 1.2MB)

This useful brochure provides useful information on the preparatory year of schooling.

Websites

Cybersafety

Cybersafety is designed to support and encourage participation in the digital economy by providing information and education which empowers children to be safe online.

Parents and carers website

Helpful tips and resources for parents and carers to support their child's education can be found at education Queensland's parents and carers website.

Literacy and numeracy resources

There are a number of resources available and activities that you can do each day to assist your child with literacy and numeracy. You will find some useful fact sheets and activity sheets.


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Last reviewed 24 March 2020
Last updated 24 March 2020