From Foundation to Year 7 this board has a comprehensive list of ideas for teaching Australian History. Personal and family histories, present and past family life, the past in the present, community and remembrance, first contact, the Australian colonies and Australia as a nation. See more at: http://www.ricgroup.com.au/categories/society-environment-history/
TED is another wonderful source of educational and inspirational videos to use in your class and for your professional development. A few days ago TED released its annual list of the most popular talks of the year featuring a number of interesting presentations covering different topics (e.g ). However, the list we have curated for you below goes beyond’s TED official collection to embed some wonderful talks directly relevant for us in education. We invite you to check it out below and as always share with us your feedback. Enjoy
Building creativity into the primary school classroom
Von Sawers's insight:
How to develop creativity in a school. Let's be creative. How to not be so prescriptive. Bring back teacher judgement to develop creative learning opportunities. Even within a fixed curriculum. Take risks and be innovative.
Essay by Penny Hutton to explore the broader context, structural features and assessment of persuasive texts...
By the Middle Ages rhetoric had become a university discipline and the emphasis was shifting from skills in oracy to skills in writing.
Today the ability to use language skilfully and precisely to persuade and influence others continues to be highly valued within our language repertoire. This paper will consider how students can be supported to create and interpret a variety of persuasive texts.
Use of social media in education have introduced new learning activities in classroom. Instagram can be a great tool in the classroom too! We suggest you 7 ways by which you can implement Instagram effectively in classroom. Share…Read more ›
Metta helps turning stories into short movies out of pictures, videos, text and sounds that are already published on the web. Polls and quizzes can also be embedded anywhere inside a video presentation to get controlled responses from viewers.
Find out more about OPALat ww.outdoorplayandlearning.org.uk This video was shot over 20 minutes of a typical playtime at Beacon Rise Primary School. There wa...
Von Sawers's insight:
If only all schools could offer such wonderful play spaces for children. The trust afforded to these children is wonderful. Congratulations to the principal and hard working staff who made this happen. Great equipment and opportunities for learning.
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