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Teacher Home Page - FUSE - Department of Education and Early Childhood Development

Teacher Home Page - FUSE - Department of Education and Early Childhood Development | Australian Curriculum History | Scoop.it
FUSE is a Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (Victoria, Australia) digital repository and sharing space. It contains websites, images, video, audio, interactives, documents and other rich media types with all resources tagged according to school audience.
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The Australian Curriculum v5.2 History: Rationale

The Australian Curriculum v5.2 History: Rationale | Australian Curriculum History | Scoop.it
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The Australian Curriculum sets out the core knowledge, understanding, skills and general capabilities important for all Australian students. It describes the learning entitlement of students as a foundation for their future learning, growth and active participation in the Australian community. It makes clear what all young Australians should learn as they progress through schooling. It is the foundation for high quality teaching to meet the needs of all Australian students.

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Home | Global Education

Home | Global Education | Australian Curriculum History | Scoop.it
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Global education emphasises the unity and interdependence of human society, developing a sense of self and appreciation of cultural diversity, affirmation of social justice and human rights, as well as building peace and actions for a sustainable future in different times and places.

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Home | Asia Education Foundation

Asia Education Foundation website - resources for the study of Asia and Asian life. For school leaders, teachers and students. Specific sites for China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia and the Philippines.

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Origins: History of immigration from China - Immigration Museum, Melbourne Australia

Origins: History of immigration from China - Immigration Museum, Melbourne Australia | Australian Curriculum History | Scoop.it

Chinese settlers first rushed to Victoria in large numbers hoping to strike gold. Most were men contracted to agents who sponsored their voyages, and they faced years of difficult repayments. They also sent money back to their families in China.


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Anti-Chinese Racism | Australian Gold, History & Culture Info/Chinese On The Australian Gold Fields

Anti-Chinese Racism | Australian Gold, History & Culture Info/Chinese On The Australian Gold Fields | Australian Curriculum History | Scoop.it
Most migrants who joined the Australian goldrush left behind family and home. This was particularly difficult for the Chinese who came from a traditional culture that focused heavily on parents, family and the ancestral village.

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The Nautical Charts of Zheng He

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The Nautical Charts of Zheng He is the earliest collection of nautical maps ever existed in the world. The original chart is a long scroll.


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Sailing West: Admiral Zheng He's Voyages Worksheet | Lesson Planet

Sailing West: Admiral Zheng He's Voyages Worksheet | Lesson Planet | Australian Curriculum History | Scoop.it
In this Zheng He worksheet, students read about the famous Chinese explorer Zheng He and answer fill in the blanks and short answer questions about him. Students complete 22 questions total.

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Living with our neighbours

Living with our neighbours | Australian Curriculum History | Scoop.it

"Long before any Europeans ventured to our shores the Macassans had contact with the Yolgnu people of east Arnhem land."

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Macassan History in Arnhem Land - ABC Darwin - Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Macassan History in Arnhem Land - ABC Darwin - Australian Broadcasting Corporation | Australian Curriculum History | Scoop.it
If you listen to the Yolngu language of East Arnhem Land closely, you'll come across a few familiar sounding words, for example 'Rupiah', the Indonesian word for money.

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Chinese New Year

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On 10th February 2013 we waved goodbye to the Dragon and welcomed in the Year of the Snake!

What Is Chinese New Year?

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BBC - Schools - Festivals & Events: Chinese New Year

BBC - Schools - Festivals & Events: Chinese New Year | Australian Curriculum History | Scoop.it
Festivals and Events.
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Chinese New Year: Make A Lucky Lantern

Chinese New Year: Make A Lucky Lantern | Australian Curriculum History | Scoop.it
In this arts and crafts activity, let your kindergartener learn more about Chinese New Year by creating beautiful lanterns to hang around the house!

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Check out the AC History resources from the Western Adelaide Region 2013. Use the links on the left hand side of the web page to navigate through the resources.

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Learn, teach and collaborate using digital resources to support the Australian Curriculum

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Curriculum resources | Asia Education Foundation

Curriculum resources | Asia Education Foundation | Australian Curriculum History | Scoop.it
Explore contemporary and traditional aspects of Asia. Explore Australia’s place in the region. Access online resources and materials to support the texts. Numerous text-based and online resources and lesson plans.
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Fantastic resource for all aspects of the Australian Curriculum.

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Ancient India - Ancient Civilizations for Kids

Ancient India - Ancient Civilizations for Kids | Australian Curriculum History | Scoop.it
This site covers the history of ancient civilizations for students in primary or secondary schools.

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The Australian gold rush | australia.gov.au

The Australian gold rush | australia.gov.au | Australian Curriculum History | Scoop.it

The gold rushes of the nineteenth century and the lives of those who worked the goldfields - known as 'diggers' - are etched into our national folklore.


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It's official: Admiral Zheng beat Cook to Australia - theage.com.au

A British historian says Captain Cook was an also-ran, and Columbus a fraud. A Chinese admiral beat them both to the New World. Go figure. Peter Fray reports. - The Age

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Evidence of Chinese oceanic voyages in 1421

Evidence of Chinese oceanic voyages in 1421 | Australian Curriculum History | Scoop.it

In the year 1405 AD, Chinese emperor Zhu Di ordered a fleet of 100 ships to sail to the ends of the earth in what was the first effort at globalization. There is evidence that the Chinese oceanic voyages in 1421, which were the sixth of what was to be a total of seven voyages, actually circumnavigated the globe.


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Digital History - Zheng He

Digital History - Zheng He | Australian Curriculum History | Scoop.it

"Great resource with links and suggested activities"


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'8. Rock art evidence for Macassan–Aboriginal contact in northwestern Arnhem Land' in Macassan History and Heritage by Edited by Marshall Clark... | ANU E Press

'8. Rock art evidence for Macassan–Aboriginal contact in northwestern Arnhem Land' in Macassan History and Heritage by Edited by Marshall Clark... | ANU E Press | Australian Curriculum History | Scoop.it

"Teacher reference materials plus a number of images that can be shown to students including rock art."

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Cultural Heritage - Australian Museum

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The Indigenous cultures of Australia are the oldest living cultures in the world. One of the reasons they have survived for so long is their ability to adapt to change.

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Education - Chinese New Years

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Jennifer Baker is using Pinterest, an online pinboard to collect and share what inspires you.

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Chinese New Year celebrations | Asia Education Foundation

Chinese New Year celebrations | Asia Education Foundation | Australian Curriculum History | Scoop.it
This module is about symbols and legends associated with Chinese New Year celebrations. Students have the opportunity to make Chinese lanterns, a Chinese dragon or lion, and perform a dance.
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The Chinese New Year is known as the Spring Festival, the most important festival in Chinese culture. If someone would like  to know something about the Chinese culture, the Chinese New Year must be the first target to know.