Information for Teachers

Curriculum

  • The program addresses nine outcomes in English and Science from the new Australian K-10 Curriculum. Student performance is assessed against these outcomes over the ten-week program. 

  • At the completion of the program, the student receives a Record of Achievement with teacher comments on each of the outcomes.

  • Around 15 weeks from the start of the program students will receive a full colour, printed edition of their twenty-page Picture Book, which they can share and promote at their own Book Launch.

  • All the completed books will be available to preview and purchase online through the WebCatS Book Shop.

Technology

  • WebCaTS programs use a range of technologies that fully integrate IT into the curriculum. Detailed information can be found in the Technology Guide below. 

  • Interactive learning activities and downloadable resources will be available 24/7 via our dedicated website

  • Email will be just one of our regular communication tools. 

  • Video meetings and webinars will be conducted using Zoom.us or Adobe Connect (IT support provided)

  • Scanners will be used to convert students' illustrations to digital files for publication.

  • Students will be given free cloud file storage in 'Box'.

  • Each student will need a USB drive for storing & transferring text and art files.

Pricing

  • Over ten weeks, the Program is delivered by Judith Radin, a highly experienced educator of gifted and talented children. Art instruction is provided by accomplished, practising artists and illustrators who are also experienced teachers.

  • The low $265 price per student includes: two (2) full-day writing and illustration workshops, weekly webinars and/or school artist visits, regular communication and feedback to students and their teachers, high-quality colour scanning, digital conversion & colour balancing of images, full editing and publishing of each student's book. 

  • Each student will receive one free copy of their book and may purchase up to ten copies at a special WebCaTS price. Further copies are available at special bulk order rates, which we have negotiated with the printers. Please note: orders from the Book Shop are at full retail price set by the printers.

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