FAQs

What is thinkdrive?
itc thinkdrive is a one-stop digital resource for unpacking all your regularly-used cognitive verbs, access to feedback strategies, cooperative learning tools, vocabulary building resources and much more.   
There are downloadable and writable templates for all the itc thinking tools and feedback strategies, saving hours of work.
Other resources include practical material on cooperative learning, vocabulary building, lesson quick starts and reading certificates.

Do you need training to use itc thinkdrive?
thinkdrive is intuitive and simple to use; no training is required.

Can I trial thinkdrive?
Yes. Try the thinkdrive lite version which gives you free access to a few features.  https://app.itcthinkdrive.com.au/login?returnUrl=%2F
Upon request, we also offer FREE 30-day school trials.

How do I access thinkdrive on my web browser?
To access thinkdrive on your web browser type www.itcthinkdrive.com.au into the URL bar at the top of a new internet page. Click on the Sign in button on the top of the screen if you are a registered user.

Which Internet Browsers are best?
Google chrome, Firefox and Safari are all excellent. Internet Explorer, especially older versions, is not recommended.

What is new about thinkdrive?
You will notice updates to the design, easier to use thinking tool templates, more assessment response exemplars and hundreds of new resources on feedback, vocabulary building, reading and divergent thinking. You will also notice improved speeds and navigation.

Are the thinkdrive and Queensland Curriculum Assessment Authority (QCAA) cognitive verbs aligned?
Yes.

The definitions of the 66 cognitive verbs on thinkdrive are aligned with QCAA. The 66 cognitive verbs are unpacked with a student-friendly definition, aligned thinking tools, sentence starters / connectives and assessment response exemplars. They are clustered in 15 Major Verb headings.

There remains only 9 QCAA cognitive verbs not unpacked by thinkdrive:
Communicate, Conduct, Detailed, Experiment, Implement, Infer, Resolve, Sketch and Use

Is thinkdrive hosted in Australia?
Yes – with Amazon Web Services (Sydney).

Does thinkdrive store school data?
No. The resources on thinkdrive are for viewing and / or downloading. There is no storage of student or teacher data.

Thinkdrive does record usage statistics with Google Analytics, however this data is anonymised. Thinkdrive does not recognise individuals in the data, as they all appear as different sessions from the same "user".

Does everyone access thinkdrive from our school as the same user?
Yes. Each school licence is supplied both its own Username and Password and a unique URL file to ensure easy access.
School administrators are supplied with a username and password which they can use to log in and manage the school subscription.
All student and teacher users log in to the content component using a special link which identifies them as an authenticated user from that school. This link does not give those users access to subscription or billing information.

Note: Each school has different user accounts.

How much does thinkdrive cost?
Individual Licence (12 months)
$49.95 including GST p.a

School Licence (12 months)
This is the most affordable and convenient way of purchasing thinkdrive for every teacher and student in your school. It provides unlimited access for 12 months.
Primary School: $660 including GST p.a
Secondary School: $880 including GST p.a
K-12 School: $1 320 including GST p.a
Schools with less than 10 Full Time Teaching Staff: $220 including GST p.a

If your school would like to purchase a school licence but does not fall into one of the three school categories (Primary, Secondary or K-12), please contact itc publications directly.

Payment Information:
Credit Card
Visa and Mastercard are accepted.

Credit Card Processing
Online credit card transactions are processed using eWay (www.eway.com.au). This gives you the highest level of credit card security. We charge no credit card fees when processing payments.

Payment by Invoice
This option is available for the thinkdrive School Licences only.
If you wish to purchase a thinkdrive school licence, please contact us directly:
info@itcpublications.com.au or (07) 3890 4068 and we can arrange this.

By Phone or Email
Orders can be made via phone or email direct to itc publications.
Phone: (07) 3890 4068
Email: info@itcpublications.com.au
Mail: itc publications, PO Box 300, Cannon Hill QLD 4172
 


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