This isn't a textbook.

With our teacher-friendly app you can track your progress, personalise notes, share your ideas, build anecdotal records and get support anytime.



Mark tasks as 'Complete'.


Marking tasks as complete is like a bookmark. MAPPEN will track your progress, meaning that the next time you login you will be taken to the next task automatically. In the event of an unplanned absence, it will assist a relief teacher to find the next lesson to facilitate.

To mark a task as complete, click on the tick next to the title of a task. You can undo this by clicking on the link again.

I have finished delivering a unit, how can I display the next unit at the top of my homepage?

Open the next unit, and mark the first task as complete. When you revisit your homepage, the first week of the next unit will be displayed at the top.



Use notes to personalise tasks


MAPPEN is built for differentiation. If you want to modify a task to suit the needs of your students, or your teaching preferences, you can record a note alongside any task. You can upload an attachment and a link to a website, movie or book that you will use in your classroom.

You can post your note privately, share it with other users in your school, or post it publicly to share with everyone using MAPPEN. We encourage you to share your ideas and creations with other teachers in your school, or, even better, the entire MAPPEN learning community.

To record a note:

  1. Open a task.
  2. Click on the NOTES link on the right-hand side of the opened task.
  3. Write your note and then click Post.

Where can I find a list of all of my notes?

  1. Click on your name on the top right-hand corner of the page.
  2. Click SEARCH NOTES. From here you can find notes by searching for keywords, filtering by dates, year levels or visibility.

Get real-time help.

We are committed to providing you with a resource and service that meets your needs. The MAPPEN team are passionate about growing with you and helping to make your experience an enjoyable one. Not only do we welcome feedback about our units and resources, but we are also there to help if you have a question on the fly.

Use our live chat widget, which is available on any page in MAPPEN, and get chatting with one of our friendly staff.

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Record students notes.


MAPPEN allows you to enter anecdotal notes about students’ academic achievements, behaviour or social interactions specific to each task. You may select multiple students for each entry and use these notes for report writing and parent-teacher conferences.

To add a list of students:

  1. Click on your name on the top right-hand corner of the page.
  2. Click on STUDENTS. From here you can add a list of students. You can also print off a list of students notes.

To add a student note:

  1. Open a task.
  2. Click on NOTES on the right-hand side of the opened task.
  3. Click on STUDENT JOURNAL.
  4. Write your note and select either Social, Academic or Behavioural. Add the names of the student(s) who the note is referring to.
  5. Click Post.
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Log professional learning.


MAPPEN is more than a curriculum resource, it is a just-in-time professional learning platform. Professional learning videos explaining the benefits of a teaching strategy are embedded alongside lesson plans, providing teachers with an opportunity to understand theory alongside the exemplary examples.

During planning, we recommend teams of teachers watch these short associated professional learning videos together. They can discuss how they will implement teaching strategies and use the common language in the staff room. 

If there is professional learning attached to a particular task, it can be found at the bottom of an opened task. Once you have watched a video, a one-hour entry is automatically added to your professional learning log.

To view your Professional Learning Log:

  1. Click on your name on the top right-hand corner of the page.
  2. Click on PROFESSIONAL LEARNING LOG. From here you can add reflections and links to professional standards. You can also filter the list by date and print your log for re-registration.
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View the curriculum maps.

To assist teachers in planning and reporting, we have developed maps to show which learning areas are addressed in each unit. You can view which learning areas are addressed in each unit by visiting the curriculum maps. To see how our units cover the mandated standards in your region, check out our comprehensive curriculum maps. 


To view the curriculum maps:

  1. Click on the menu (three white lines) at the top-left corner of the page.

  2. Click on CURRICULUM MAPS. From here you can see an overview of which learning areas are addressed in each unit.

  3. Click on the name of a learning area (e.g. The Humanities). From here you can see a detailed list of which unit addresses the content in the learning area.

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Share what you are doing in the classroom.

Click on the title of a unit below to download a summary of each unit.