Education Resources for a Better World

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But you might know us as Cool Australia (we've been creating resources for Aussie teachers for over 13 years). While our name has changed, our mission hasn't. Our real-world, curriculum-aligned teaching resources equip educators to teach the stuff that matters, creating better outcomes for humanity.

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Keep the Fire Burning This NAIDOC Week

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Caring For Country: Fire Connections

  • Early Learning
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures
  • Social
  • Equality
  • Indigenous Education
  • Social and Emotional Learning
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Cool Burning - Traditional Land Management

  • Secondary
  • Year 7 - 10
  • English
  • Science
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Geography
  • History
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures
  • Social
  • Indigenous Education
  • Presentation
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First Fire Farmers

  • Primary
  • Year 5 - 6
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures
  • Environmental
  • Climate Change
  • Conservation
  • Land Management
  • Sustainability
  • Professional learning
  • Cool+
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Teach Indigenous Land Management Using Fire

  • Secondary
  • Year 8 - 10
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Geography
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures
  • Environmental
  • Land Management
  • Sustainability
  • Social
  • Indigenous Education
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  • Cool+
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Caring for Country - Introductory Lessons and Themed Activities for Children

  • Early Learning
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures
  • Environmental
  • Land Management
  • Social
  • Indigenous Education
  • Professional learning
  • Cool+
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Teach Caring for Country Using Fire

  • Primary
  • Year 3 - 5
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Geography
  • History
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures
  • Environmental
  • Land Management
  • Sustainability
  • Social
  • Indigenous Education
  • Professional learning
  • Cool+
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Beginning to Include First Nations Peoples' Perspectives in Your Classroom (45 Minutes)

  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures
  • Social
  • Indigenous Education
  • Professional learning
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How To Do an Acknowledgement of Country (45 Minutes)

  • Early Learning
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • Parents
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures
  • Social
  • Indigenous Education
  • Leadership

Popular Professional Learning courses

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From Neurodiversity to Neuro-advantage with Andrew Fuller: Part 1

  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • Social
  • Mental Health
  • Social and Emotional Learning
  • Professional learning
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Trauma-Informed Responses to Challenging Behaviour (45 minutes)

  • Early Learning
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • Social
  • Mental Health
  • Physical Health
  • Social and Emotional Learning
  • Professional learning
  • Cool+
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Beginning to Include First Nations Peoples' Perspectives in Your Classroom (45 Minutes)

  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures
  • Social
  • Indigenous Education
  • Professional learning
  • Cool+
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Relationships Part 1: Building Relationships with Andrew Fuller

  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • Social
  • Mental Health
  • Social and Emotional Learning

Popular Primary Lessons and Units

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Social Emotional Learning

  • Primary
  • Foundation
  • Year 1 - 2
  • Social
  • Social and Emotional Learning
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Systematic Synthetic Phonics Instruction: Lesson 1

  • Foundation
  • English
  • Speaking
  • Reading
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Love Food? Love Bees! - Investigating Native Bees

  • Primary
  • Year 5 - 6
  • Science
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Geography
  • Environmental
  • Biodiversity
  • Citizen Science
  • Lesson
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Jersey Design: Celebrating Diversity and Belonging

  • Primary
  • Year 3 - 6
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Health
  • Social
  • Equality

Popular Secondary lessons

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Cool Burning - Traditional Land Management

  • Secondary
  • Year 7 - 10
  • English
  • Science
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Geography
  • History
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures
  • Social
  • Indigenous Education
  • Unit
  • Cool+
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First Nations Science

  • Secondary
  • Year 10
  • Science
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Earth and Space
  • Human Endeavour
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures
  • Social
  • Indigenous Education
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The Island: Survival and Storytelling

  • Primary
  • Year 6
  • English
  • Creative writing
  • Informative writing
  • Persuasive writing
  • Learning through literature
  • Text Analysis
  • Speaking
  • Reading
  • Discussion
  • Environmental
  • Biodiversity
  • Sustainability
  • Unit
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Real-Life CSI - Exploring Forensic Science in the Real World

  • Secondary
  • Year 9 - 10
  • Science

New Courses: Trauma-Informed Responses to Challenging Behaviour

In this 45 minute course, join Megan Corcoran to explore ways we can teach students about their behaviour, ways we can work alongside them while they develop their skills, and how we can win back some of our teaching time.

New Course: Andrew Fuller Tackles 10 Top Behaviour Management Challenges

You asked, We answered! Join clinical psychologist and family therapist Andrew Fuller in an exploration of the top 10 behaviour management challenges facing educators at the moment, as posited by the Cool teaching community.

New Cool+ presentation slides

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Creating a Meaningful Acknowledgement of Country

  • Primary
  • Year 4
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • History
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures
  • Social
  • Indigenous Education
  • Presentation
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Kinship and Moiety for First Nations Peoples

  • Primary
  • Year 5 - 6
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Health
  • Social
  • Indigenous Education
  • Presentation
  • Cool+
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Continuing First Nations Culture

  • Primary
  • Year 2
  • Science
  • Chemistry
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures
  • Social
  • Indigenous Education
  • Presentation
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The Energy that Powers the World

  • Secondary
  • Year 10
  • Science
  • Earth and Space
  • Environmental
  • Energy

The Cool.org Hope and Act Frameworks for Education

The Cool.org Hope and Act Frameworks have been developed to support educators in teaching about challenging topics in ways that inspire hope and action whilst ensuring psychological safety. They are grounded in research from positive psychology and Hope Theory, Design Thinking methodologies and critical and creative thinking.

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