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VCE Context study for creating and presenting
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Yr 12 VCE Encountering Conflict Context Blog: The exam is on the way!

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Heather Stapleton's comment, October 16, 2011 4:20 AM
Thanks for this great resource Jenny.
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resourcesforhistoryteachers - Key Concept 6.2

resourcesforhistoryteachers - Key Concept 6.2 | Encountering Conflict | Scoop.it

This collection of links includes resources on communism and Nelson Mandela, suitable background material for encountering conflict students. I expect the page will grow given it is targeted at a Key Concept in US history classrooms: Global conflicts and their consequences

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Bono's call to action for Africa | Video on TED.com

Bono's call to action for Africa | Video on TED.com | Encountering Conflict | Scoop.it

TED Talks Musician and activist Bono accepts the 2005 TED Prize with a riveting talk, arguing that aid to Africa isn't just another celebrity cause; it's a global emergency. Some very interesting ideas about responding to conflict here. 

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31st January 1942: Singapore struggles to cope with Air Raid victims as bombings cause huge casualties amongst Chinese and Malay civilians

31st January 1942: Singapore struggles to cope with Air Raid victims as bombings cause huge casualties amongst Chinese and Malay civilians | Encountering Conflict | Scoop.it
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Emmanuel Kelly The X Factor 2011 Auditions Emmanuel Kelly FULL - YouTube

This illustrates a particularly moving story of responding to conflict. It would be a great discussion starter and more invetigation of this story is needed. 

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Mia Farrow: Conflict Robs Children Of Their Childhood

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UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Mia Farrow wrapped up her visit to the Democratic Republic of the Congo yesterday with an urgent plea for better vaccination campaigns and protection for children to stamp out polio and save ...
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If You Don't Care About The Syrian Conflict, This Video May Well Change Your Mind

If You Don't Care About The Syrian Conflict, This Video May Well Change Your Mind | Encountering Conflict | Scoop.it

Must-see footage from the hellish city of Homs. You will need to read through to the comments to get a sense of the issues here - the senselessness of it all and some discussion about whether or not the rest of the world should give a damn and get involved. What you are after here is reflections on war, its impact and it senselessness. 

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Afghan conflict forced 500000 to flee homes, Amnesty says - Ottawa Citizen

Afghan conflict forced 500000 to flee homes, Amnesty says - Ottawa Citizen | Encountering Conflict | Scoop.it
Aljazeera.comAfghan conflict forced 500000 to flee homes, Amnesty saysOttawa CitizenAfghanistan's decade-long conflict has forced more than half a million people to flee their homes - many of whom are at risk of disease, hunger and possible death ...
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Nobel Peace Prize Honors Three Women : Discovery News

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Liberia's president, a fellow Liberian "peace warrior" and a Yemeni activist were awarded the prize on Saturday in Oslo.
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Children caught in conflict - The Drum Opinion (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Children caught in conflict - The Drum Opinion (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Encountering Conflict | Scoop.it
Are the children of Palestine not as important as the children of Israel? Well apparently not.
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Six Rules of Essay Writing

Plan x 2 = brainstorm ideas for the topic, organise them, then make a list of techniques you'll use.
Dramatic opening paragraph - it's really important to grab the reader's attention. Use a quote...This is sound advice for expository writing

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great quote for writing

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Jacalyn Job's curator insight, May 25, 2013 9:12 PM

This quote shows the insight of the "flight or fight" principle when encountering conflict, it relates to an aspect of conflict that to do nothing is a worse crime than the conflict itself.

WordyNerdBird's comment, June 19, 2013 10:25 PM
Very thought-provoking!
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Julia Bacha: Pay attention to nonviolence | Video on TED.com

Julia Bacha: Pay attention to nonviolence | Video on TED.com | Encountering Conflict | Scoop.it
TED Talks In 2003, the Palestinian village of Budrus mounted a 10-month-long nonviolent protest to stop a barrier being built across their olive groves. Did you hear about it? Didn't think so.
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17th February 1942: Marched into captivity on Singapore – witness to the ‘Sook Ching’ massacre

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A Step-by-Step Approach to Persuasive Writing

A Step-by-Step Approach to Persuasive Writing | Encountering Conflict | Scoop.it
Do you use the PEEL technique for persuasive writing? This technique makes your argument easy to follow because it uses reason as well as emotion.
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Deep Divisions Hobble Syria’s Opposition.

Deep Divisions Hobble Syria’s Opposition. | Encountering Conflict | Scoop.it
February 24, 2012 – After a Year, Deep Divisions Hobble Syria’s Opposition: Pictures above, Tunisia's foreign minister, Rafik Abdessalem, left, and Qatar's prime minister and foreign minister, ...
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As conflict in Syria worsens, the West asks: How many more bodies before ... - Telegraph.co.uk

As conflict in Syria worsens, the West asks: How many more bodies before ... - Telegraph.co.uk | Encountering Conflict | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.ukAs conflict in Syria worsens, the West asks: How many more bodies before ...Telegraph.co.ukBy Con Coughlin There comes a point in every conflict when the world suddenly wakes up to the full horror of what is taking place in some far-away...
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Modern Conflict (Android) - Download

Modern Conflict (Android) - Download | Encountering Conflict | Scoop.it
Modern Conflict, download grátis. Modern Conflict 1.0.7: Jogo de guerra com tanques e soldados.
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Conflict Map

War, Conflicts, Map, Nobelprize.org, Nobel, Nobel Prize, peace, 20th century, Nobel Peace Prize, game, edutainment, flash...
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Teach Better with The Differentiated Instruction Book of Lists

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sounds interesting

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AdviceToWriters - Home - Start As Near the End As Possible

AdviceToWriters - Home - Start As Near the End As Possible | Encountering Conflict | Scoop.it

Sound advice for the start of your writing

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Openings & Endings

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"Oh wilt thou leave me so unsatisfied?"
It's happened to us all. You cosy up on the couch to watch a movie but despite the massive bowl of popcorn, industrial size bag of malteesers, pint glass of...good narrative writing advice here

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