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Let’s get ready to learn 

Welcome to "back to school 2021" 

We want to make it easy as possible for you and your students to learn this year. That’s why we’ve pulled all the information and resources you’ll need to get ready to learn onto this page.  

 

Remember, we are here to help any time. Please reach out to your local education consultant or customer care at any time.  

Browse the page or jump ahead to find the support you need: 

TEACHER TIP: Bookmark this web page so you can easily access it throughout the year.

 

How do I log into my Pearson Places or Pearson.com.au account? 

There are two Pearson websites that you may need to login to. 

 

pearsonplaces.com.au

 

  • Access resources like eBooks, digital assessment, teacher resources and solutions/answers
  • Set up or update student access, teacher access and classes
  • Explore support videos and documents in the Pearson Places knowledgebase

 

Login to pearsonplaces.com.au

pearson.com.au

 

  • Purchase resources
  • View purchase history
  • View sample pages
  • Request inspection copies
  • Browse webinars & blogs
  • Learn about other resources

 

Login to pearson.com.au

Forgot your password? 

No worries. Just click “Reset password” on pearsonplaces.com.au or pearson.com.au to easily regain access. 

How do I access my eBooks?

 

How to access your eBooks

  1. Login to pearsonplaces.com.au
  2. From the homepage, scroll to the "Bookshelf" section
  3. All your existing Pearson eBooks will show in this section
  4. Click on the eBook you want to access
  5. The eBook will launch in a new tab, ready for you to use

 

Learn about student and channel partner eBook access

How to access a new eBook

To access a new Pearson eBook for the first time, you need to add it to your Pearson Places bookshelf. You only need to do this once.

  1. Login to pearsonplaces.com.au
  2. From the homepage, scroll to the "Bookshelf" section
  3. Click the "Add eBook" button on the right side
  4. Enter your eBook access code and click "Add book"
  5. Your new eBook will now be showing on your bookshelf whenever you login
  6. Click on the eBook to access the content
  7. The eBook will launch in a new tab, ready for you to use

How to access your eBooks offline

 

You can access your Pearson eBooks offline using the Reader+ app for mobile, tablet and desktop.

 

View detailed instructions

Learn about student access

Download the app

How do I use my Pearson eBooks?

How to navigate your Pearson eBook in Reader+

You can access your eBook from Pearson Places or from the Reader+ app. Use these features to navigate your eBook:

  1. Table of contents
  2. Turn page arrows
  3. Page navigation bar
  4. Display settings
  5. Bookmark
  6. Additional resources
  7. History
  8. NoteBook

TIP: Skip to 0:32 if you already have your eBook open

How to access the teacher resources for your eBooks

You can access your teacher resources from the eBook itself, or from Pearson Places.

Access from your eBook:

  1. Click the diamond icon in the top right corner
  2. This will open a list of resources on the left side of the page
  3. Click the down arrows to view the resources for each section

Access from Pearson Places:

  1. Navigate to your bookshelf
  2. Find the eBook you want to access resources for
  3. Click “View more”
  4. Click the down arrows to view the resources for each section

How do I access my premium teacher resources?

A selection of Senior Science and Language resources have separate Teacher specific resources. Check if you have these resources:

  1. Navigate to your bookshelf
  2. Find the eBook you want to access resources for
  3. Click “View more”
  4. Look for “Premium Resources” next to the “Resources” header

To find out how to get the teacher eBook or Teacher premium resources, contact your local Pearson Education Consultant

How to access the solutions for your eBooks

You can access the solutions from Pearson Places.

  1. Navigate to your bookshelf
  2. Find the eBook you want to access the solutions for
  3. Click “View more”
  4. Click the down arrows to view the solutions for each section

How do I use the assessment features?

How to access assessment features 

You can access your assessment features from your eBook or from Pearson Places.

Access from your eBook

  1. Click the diamond icon in the top right corner
  2. This will open a list of resources on the left side of the page
  3. Click the down arrows and click a “Lightbook Starter” title to access assessment

Access from Pearson Places

  1. Login to pearsonplaces.com.au
  2. Under the APPS section, click Lightbook
  3. All your assessment courses will show in this section
  4. Click on the course you want to access

 

Download the teacher guide

How do I set up or update students, teachers, and classes?

How to create and manage Pearson Places accounts

Teacher, student and class management can be performed from the menu in Pearson Places.

 

View account management details

Steps to mindfulness for teachers and learners

 

Defined as "paying attention in a particular way; on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally" by Jon Kabat-Zinn, the connection between mindfulness and the classroom is clear.

 

Download the 'First steps to mindfulness' guide

Are there professional learning opportunities available to me for back-to-school 2021?

Pearson offers an array of professional learning opportunities throughout the year, accessible via Pearson Academy. We’ve recommended those best for back-to-school 2021 below.

 

The EAL/D Lens: Strategies for Inclusive Differentiation in your Secondary Classroom

This professional learning session is intended to equip Secondary teachers with a toolkit of practical strategies to lift participation and the understanding of EAL learners across all classroom settings in all curriculum areas.

 

Learn more about the EAL/D Lens workshop

How can I get more support?

 

We are here to help any time.

Online support

Other than the Ready to learn web page, you can also find online support on the following pages:

Your local Pearson education consultant

Our team of passionate education consultants are ready to help you find the resources, tools, and development opportunities you need to get your classroom ready to learn this year!

Get in touch

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