The new Australian Curriculum (Version 9) has finally been approved by Education Ministers. Now that there’s been some time to digest it, we’ve gathered different perspectives and sources of information looking at the changes and understanding the critical implications for teachers and your textbooks, resources, and content for curriculum planning.
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes. ReadCloud syncs every two to three minutes. You can log in on up to six devices at the same time and view the same content.
There are two easy ways to log into ReadCloud:
- From the log in page, enter your school address and your school’s ReadCloud password, which your teacher or school admin will give you.
- Use Readcloud’s Single Sign-In (SSO) feature, which allows you to use your own normal school credentials, instead of having to remember a separate ReadCloud password. From the log in page, enter your school address and ignore the ReadCloud password box underneath. Instead, select ‘Login with Google’ or ‘Login with Office 365’ (depending which your school uses). In the dialogue box that opens, enter your normal school log in details and select ‘Sign in’.
After the first time, ReadCloud will remember you credentials and pressing the SSO button will log you straight in from then on.
Open an eBook by simply clicking or tapping on the thumbnail. The first time you do this, the resource will download and from now on you can open that same resource even if you have no internet connection. It will then open to the front page.
To access Interactive Resources, click or tap the thumbnail in the same way, and a browser will open taking you to the publisher’s log in page.
A ’tile’ refers to the picture in your Bookshelf that represents one digital resource.
eBooks, both PDFs and ePubs, can be read offline after being initially downloaded and are housed in your “My Purchases” cloud. In contrast, Publisher Interactive tiles are located in your “My Interactive Logins” cloud.
Both can also be accessed in their corresponding Class Cloud, which usually have a mixture of both eBooks and Interactive Content tiles.
The eBook thumbnail image is identical to the front cover of the physical textbook, whereas the thumbnail of an interactive tile has the publisher’s interactive platform name or logo.
Yes, ReadCloud works with schools to establish a blended model of resources – both print and digital. Using our partnerships with world-class publishers, we can organise both their digital resources are allocated into your Class Clouds, and print textbooks complete with covering and numbering, delivered to your school.
Your school resources can be accessed via native apps downloaded to your preferred device from the Downloads page or via our web app. The web app is accessed via https://app.readcloud.com/ in your browser and can only be used while you are connected to the internet.
You cannot also upload and manage third party content via the web app. We recommend downloading our native app where possible.
To change your password, head to the ReadCloud Settings icon in the bottom left of your Bookshelf, where there will be an option called ‘Change Password’ which allows you to change it right there from inside the app.
However, please check with your teacher or school administrator before doing so.