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Difference Differently

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free interactive online resource.  Aligned to the Australian Curriculum,Difference Differently offers modules in English, History, Geography and Civics & Citizenship for students in Years 3 to 10.

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UNICEF Photo essay - The rights of the child - II of II

The United Nations Children's Fund - UNICEF - Photo essay: The rights of the child - II of II 21 December 2005: Since its adoption, countries have created national laws to help implement The Convention on the Rights of the Child.
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Ellen Page Joins HRCF's Time to Thrive Conference - YouTube

On Friday, February 14, actress Ellen Page speaks about the brave decision to live openly and authentically. Read the transcript of her remarks here: http://...
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At Work Inside Our Detention Centres: A Guard’s Story

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An illustrated interview from inside Australia’s immigration detention system
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4 Ways Tunisia Is Now More Progressive Than The United States

4 Ways Tunisia Is Now More Progressive Than The United States | Humanities 1: History and Society | Scoop.it
Three years after the Arab Uprisings,Tunisia has come up with a constitution more progressive in many ways than the United States.
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What if companies actually had to compensate society for environmental destruction?

What if companies actually had to compensate society for environmental destruction? | Humanities 1: History and Society | Scoop.it
The environment is a public good. We all share and depend on clean water, a stable atmosphere, and abundant biodiversity for survival, not to mention health and societal well-being. But under our current global economy, industries can often destroy and pollute the environment—degrading public health and communities—without paying adequate compensation to the public good. Economists call this process
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Education wars: what the curriculum actually says about Australian history

Education wars: what the curriculum actually says about Australian history | Humanities 1: History and Society | Scoop.it
Guardian Australia examines Christopher Pyne's claims that school history neglects conservative leaders, Anzacs and western civilisation
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National Flags Made From Each Country's Traditional Foods

National Flags Made From Each Country's Traditional Foods | Humanities 1: History and Society | Scoop.it
As part of a promotion for the Sydney International Food Festival, the advertising agency...
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What if companies actually had to compensate society for environmental destruction?

What if companies actually had to compensate society for environmental destruction? | Humanities 1: History and Society | Scoop.it
The environment is a public good. We all share and depend on clean water, a stable atmosphere, and abundant biodiversity for survival, not to mention health and societal well-being.
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Embracing Messy Learning

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Learning is a messy process -- and authentic, project-based learning immerses us in unique parts of this mess. There are days when my check-ins with students reveal that many young people are lost or
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Dear 'Daddy' In Seat 16C

Dear 'Daddy' In Seat 16C | Humanities 1: History and Society | Scoop.it
You could have shifted uncomfortably in your seat. You could have ignored her. You could have given me that "smile" that I despise because it means; "manage your child please." You did none of that.
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The Ungrateful Immigrant - Yu Ouyang - Poem - Australian Poetry Library

The Ungrateful Immigrant - Yu Ouyang - Poem - Australian Poetry Library | Humanities 1: History and Society | Scoop.it
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UNICEF Photo essay - The rights of the child - I of II

The United Nations Children's Fund - UNICEF - Photo essay: The rights of the child - I of II 20 November 2005: The Convention on the Rights of the Child celebrates childhood and codifies in international law the rights due every child.
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Your vagina is not a car: Clementine Ford at TEDxSouthBankWomen - YouTube

Clementine shares her perspective on rape culture. She is a strong believer in talking about rape culture, even if this makes people feel uncomfortable. She ...
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‘Science Guy’ Bill Nye Debates Creationist Ken Ham

‘Science Guy’ Bill Nye Debates Creationist Ken Ham | Humanities 1: History and Society | Scoop.it
The updated story, recap and full video from the event are here. -- The long anticipated face-off between “Science Guy” Bill Nye and creationist Ken Ham will take place tonight live from the Creation Museum in Petersburg, Ky. Their debate, scheduled to run from 7 p.m.
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Why you’re wrong about communism: 7 huge misconceptions about it (and capitalism)

Why you’re wrong about communism: 7 huge misconceptions about it (and capitalism) | Humanities 1: History and Society | Scoop.it
Most of what Americans think they know about capitalism and communism is total nonsense. Here's a clearer picture
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163 Years Ago, A Former Slave Rocked The World With These Words

163 Years Ago, A Former Slave Rocked The World With These Words | Humanities 1: History and Society | Scoop.it
One of the most inspiring performances of "Ain’t I a Woman?" I’ve ever seen.
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Holocaust: Historical Revisionism & Trivialization

Holocaust: Historical Revisionism & Trivialization | Humanities 1: History and Society | Scoop.it
Professor Warren Blumenfeld offers a call to end the constant comparisons between those wanting to address wealth inequality with those who perpetrated the Holocaust.
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Australia Day is a time for mourning, not celebration

Nakkiah Lui: The refusal to celebrate Australia Day is part of an ongoing fight for the recognition of the abuse of Indigenous people's rights. If we give up on protesting, we might soon no longer remember the past...
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This Is The Stuff Nightmares Are Made Of. And Most Of It's On You Right Now.

This Is The Stuff Nightmares Are Made Of. And Most Of It's On You Right Now. | Humanities 1: History and Society | Scoop.it
I will never look at any of this the same again. But yay science!
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This Comic Perfectly Explains What White Privilege Is

This Comic Perfectly Explains What White Privilege Is | Humanities 1: History and Society | Scoop.it
Artist Jamie Kapp took to Tumblr with a succinct explanation of this complex issue.
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Stark color photos of segregation-era U.S. thought lost, rediscovered in photographer’s storage [10 pics]

Stark color photos of segregation-era U.S. thought lost, rediscovered in photographer’s storage [10 pics] | Humanities 1: History and Society | Scoop.it
In 1956, photographer Gordon Parks was hired by Life Magazine to follow and document the everyday life of a southern Black family.
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Child vaccinations reach 'worrying' lows in affluent Melbourne suburbs

Child vaccinations reach 'worrying' lows in affluent Melbourne suburbs | Humanities 1: History and Society | Scoop.it
A swath of inner-city, affluent Melbourne suburbs are falling below safe vaccination rates for children, leaving doctors worried about an increased risk of potentially fatal diseases.
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