These young tech students created an innovative device that could massively improve the lives of visually impaired people.

How six young women invented a life-changing device in less than a day
It's hard enough being a teenager, but battling depression makes it even trickier. A recent study found that teenage girls are especially prone to depression. NPR investigates further.

Depression Strikes Today's Teen Girls Especially Hard
Like reading and trying new books? Have some books to share or swap? Find one of these delightful street libraries near you and get reading. [ Link ] #SOHlearning

Street Library Australia
The Met has made 375,000 artworks available for public use. Such an incredible selection. Take a look!

The Met Places Over 375,000 Artworks into the Public Domain for Unrestricted Use
In Episode 2 of This Kid Life our little thinkers with big ideas chat about education: [ Link ]
The second episode in This Kid Life podcast series has just dropped on Itunes and Stitcher. This episode kids talk about education. As you might imagine school and homework feature prominently and there's also a visit to circus school: [ Link ]
What conversations are you having with your kids around gender? Not sure where to start? Katie Couric unpacks gender identity in a 2 hour documentary series for National Geographic. #SOHlearning

Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric
Our friends Powerhouse Youth Theatre (PYT) are bringing back TRIBUNAL, last year's sold-out show, for a strictly limited season March 1st – March 11th. Interrogating Australia's past and present, by telling parallel personal stories of Indigenous Australia and newly arrived refugees.

“TRIBUNAL, it’s a must-see of a very special kind” — Ben Neutze Daily Review

TRIBUNAL produced by PYT | Fairfield 1st March – 11th March 2017
Creativity is way more than a 'nice' thing to do. Guardian Australia looks at how it can transform, connect and empower people of all ages. #SOHlearning

Creating is not just a 'nice' activity; it transforms, connects and empowers
A Muslim family in Tasmania reveal their challenges with navigating the Australian public school system. #SOHlearning

My first year as a Muslim mum in the Tasmanian public school system
Why are significant numbers of teachers leaving the profession? ABC news finds out. #SOHlearning

Why do teachers leave? – ABC News Australia
Stalker Theatre Company production of Creature takes audiences on a journey through the Australian bush, spotting plenty of wildlife along the way: Coming to Sydney Opera House 19-23rd April [ Link ]
Do you have the next 'Harry Potter' books in your head just waiting to be written? This competition for aspiring Children's book writers could be just your thing.

Aspiring Writers Mentorship Program 2017 · Aspiring Writers Mentorship Program · The Children's Book Council of Australia - NSW
Our new series 'Would You Rather Be...?' delves deep into the world of behind the scenes arts jobs. This episode compares a choreographer and composer, as they work on rehearsals for dance performance CRAZY TIMES: [ Link ] #SOHkids

Thanks to co producers Sydney Dance Company and Co3 Contemporary Dance Company of WA
"I am not interested in doing wordless picture books because I love having the text saying one thing in an adult voice, but the picture subverting what the text does. Kids love that because it makes them stretch – they see the picture, they read the text and they think that's not what Old Tom is doing, he's playing up and it's a sort of a game for them." Leigh Hobbs

'Horrible Harriet'...
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50 children's books celebrating acceptance and diversity. #SOHkids

Standing Together: 50 Mighty Girl Books Celebrating Diversity and Acceptance
We love how this teacher brings joy to his students. #SOHlearning

CMS teacher connects to students with special handshakes
Do you have insight into growing up Aboriginal in Australia? Black inc Books is calling for submissions. #SOHlearning

Call for Submissions: Growing up Aboriginal in Australia