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British Actors Read Poignant Poetry from World War I

British Actors Read Poignant Poetry from World War I | Humanities curriculum news | Scoop.it

The First World War (1914-1918) changed Britain to a degree that was unthinkable in 1914. Pre-war certainties and values such as honor, fatherland and progress disintegrated on the battlefields and trenches in France and Belgium.


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will use this with my year 8s.

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Australian Curriculum: History resources | Asia Education Foundation

Australian Curriculum: History resources | Asia Education Foundation | Humanities curriculum news | Scoop.it
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via Sue Burvill-Shaw. AEF has a range of materials to support an Asia focused History curriculum. Explore curated lists, learning sequences and professional learning modules.

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Tons of Free public Domain Materials to Use in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Tons of Free public Domain Materials to Use in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Humanities curriculum news | Scoop.it
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Moments in Time

Moments in Time | Humanities curriculum news | Scoop.it
Moments in Time is an interactive timeline presenting key events that occurred around the world between c. 650 and 1918 CE.
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a wonderful resource for History students

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Rights and freedoms

Rights and freedoms | Humanities curriculum news | Scoop.it
After the atrocities of World War 2 the United Nations General Assembly created an international treaty called the...
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A good collection of links under the organiser Rights and Freedoms.

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untold stories & official histories of WW1

untold stories & official histories of WW1 | Humanities curriculum news | Scoop.it
untold stories & official histories of WW1
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This site is an online resource that opens up untold stories of the First World War and shows the tragedy that shaped Europe from different sides of the conflict. Contains rare documents, film and personal papers ...

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How To Use YouTube In Your History Class - Edudemic | Diigo

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a great starting point - worth investigating an Australian playlist.

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Battle of Salamis app review: A history app with interesting facts about an ancient battle

Battle of Salamis app review: A history app with interesting facts about an ancient battle | Humanities curriculum news | Scoop.it
People who know me will tell you I’m quite a history buff. I really enjoy playing games set in a period of time in the past (or the future for that matter), and I lov...
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One to explore!

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Aboriginal Studies WWW VL

This site is maintained in conjunction with the Center For World Indigenous Studies' (CWIS) Indigenous Studies WWW Virtual Library -- which contains links to General Indigenous Studies Resources, as well as resources Africa, Asia and the Middle East, Central & South America, Europe, and the Pacific. In addition, see archived former CWIS site. See also the excellent Circumpolar Peoples WWW Virtual Library formerly maintained by the late Dr Eberhard Wenzel, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia.

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The Internet guide to Aboriginal Studies includes links to Indigenous News Online, Koori Web Resources and Australian Native Title. 

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Research Meets Gamification With A Google A Day

Research Meets Gamification With A Google A Day | Humanities curriculum news | Scoop.it
As with any skill, research takes practice. The more students search, the better they will become at finding what they need online. I use A Google a Day to “gamify” research in my classroom. After I present tips for searching smarter, I want students to have ample opportunities to practice those
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Queensland's World War 1 Centenary | Queensland's World War 1 Centenary

Queensland's World War 1 Centenary | Queensland's World War 1 Centenary | Humanities curriculum news | Scoop.it
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The Shapes of Stories, a Kurt Vonnegut Infographic

The Shapes of Stories, a Kurt Vonnegut Infographic | Humanities curriculum news | Scoop.it
My take on visually presenting Kurt Vonnegut's theories about archetypal stories, designed after researching the subject. 11"x17" (click for larger version)
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Ups and downs of main character represented visually. Via Ruth Buchanan.

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Differentiated Instruction Visually Explained for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Differentiated Instruction Visually Explained for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Humanities curriculum news | Scoop.it
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11 Great Search Engines for Social Science Researchers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

11 Great Search Engines for Social Science Researchers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Humanities curriculum news | Scoop.it
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a list that could be useful to seniors looking for specific resources.

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World War I in 6 Minutes

World War I in 6 Minutes | Humanities curriculum news | Scoop.it
The history of World War I in six minutes is a quick and easy way to get up to speed on what the war was about. The centenary takes place from 2014 to 2018.
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via Sall'ee Ryman 

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Operation War Diary

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This site brings together original First World War documents from Britain's The National Archives and the historical expertise of Imperial War Museums.  Looks easy to navigate

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Mobile Learning Explained Visually ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Mobile Learning Explained Visually ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Humanities curriculum news | Scoop.it

The graphic below provides a good mapping of the mobile learning landscape. It features some interesting stats and digital habits that make out of the on the go learning  a powerful learning brand that is expected to reign in the near future.

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I like the critique of this infographic: providing food for though and action? How do we design an infographic that represents as well the millennialials who don't have access to this technology to become digitally adept and those who don't care beyond their ego-driven world.

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Difference Differently

Difference Differently | Humanities curriculum news | Scoop.it
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Explanation of the Australian curriculum alignment for the excellent resources provided on this site for History, Geography and Civics.

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British Pathé uploads 85,000 historic films to YouTube - Telegraph

British Pathé uploads 85,000 historic films to YouTube - Telegraph | Humanities curriculum news | Scoop.it
Thousands of hours of historical footage showing major events, celebrities and simple day-to-day life from 1896 until 1976 has been uploaded to YouTube
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One-Minute Animated Primers on Major Theories of Religion

One-Minute Animated Primers on Major Theories of Religion | Humanities curriculum news | Scoop.it
From Karl Marx to Richard Dawkins in 60 seconds.

Last year, Open University brought us 60-Second Adventures in Thought -- a fascinating a
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Useful for English History texts - providing context

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During Cold War, CIA used ‘Doctor Zhivago’ as a tool to undermine Soviet Union

During Cold War, CIA used ‘Doctor Zhivago’ as a tool to undermine Soviet Union | Humanities curriculum news | Scoop.it
The spy agency labored long and hard to bring the novel’s humanistic message to the Russian people.
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Geography Teachers' Association of Victoria Inc...

Geography Teachers' Association of Victoria Inc... | Humanities curriculum news | Scoop.it
The GTAV is the peak organisation in Victoria, Australia providing support for geographical educators. It offers high quality professional learning programs, produces award-winning resources and keeps its members aware of contemporary issues.
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How to reach the many offline students

How to reach the many offline students | Humanities curriculum news | Scoop.it
Educators cannot assume that all young people are old hands online, research shows
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