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Join The Program - Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation

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Good k-6 PDHPE website. Topic: Balanced Eating.

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World Map with Latitude and Longitude

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World Map with Latitude and Longitude is meant to provide you the latitude and longitude of the places across the world and world map equator. latitude and longitude map provided by mapsofworld
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www.mapsofworld.com  provides world map of places around the world which is a useful resource to use in the classroom. Various maps such as word political maps, maps for kids, maps outline are great teaching resources. World maps in various languages are great in teaching English in a multicultural classroom. Reading world maps or drawing a world map are great tasks to teach about global perspectives in K-6 HSIE of all stages.

 1. What is it? World map with latitude and longtitude gives you information about sizes and relations between Australia and other countries in the world.

2.How does it link to HSIE S2 outcomes?

Students make global statement about their rights and responsibilities.

3. What is the teaching idea?

Before the independent activity, teacher shows students a world map and asks them to find their origins. They then compare which country is bigger?biggest? List 10 Australian's neighboring countries from the map.Then in a group of 5, students are given a world map layout and draw their own world map.

4. Is the learning experience meaningful, authentic, engaging?

This is a good hands-on experience. The activity is authentic and meaningful as students have relatives and connections in other countries. This encourages global connection and understanding.

5. What are the learning indicators?

Students can draw their own world map including Australia and 10 neighboring countries

6. How can it link to other KLAs?

English. Students make a short video to explain what globalisation means to them by using free video maker softwares.

Reference:

http://www.globaleducation.edu.au/hot-topics/eco,-social-and-cultural-rights.html

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2012 National NAIDOC Poster | NAIDOC

2012 National NAIDOC Poster | NAIDOC | Services and Contributions made by community organisations and groups | Scoop.it
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The NAIDOC website is a valuable digital resource that is safe to use in the classroom. Material is contemporay and written by Aboriginal people. Materials present both men's and women's roles. The source shows the cultural diversity of Aboriginal communities and Torres Strait Islander communities across Australia. It does not contain secret or sacred nature.1. What is it?-NAIDOC is a celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and an opportunity to recognise the contributions of Indigenous Australians in various fields.

2. How does it link to HSIE Stage 2 outcomes?

SSS2.8 Investigates rights, responsibilities and decision-making processes in the school and community and demonstrates how participation can contribute to the quality of their school and community life.

3. Is learning experience authentic, engaging, and meaningful?

- Students learn about Aboriginal organisation and how it is organised.

- Engaging them with actual people, places and issues

- Through analysing information and values, students can make responsible decisions about civic issues that may affect them now or in the future

- Including perspectives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

4. What is the teaching idea?

Teacher consults with the NAIDOC community and asks for permission to use NAIDOC posters for classroom purpose. Before the activity, teacher demonstrates how to interpret the visuals. Teacher can review Aboriginal arts and symbols from http://www.aboriginalartstore.com.au/aboriginal-art-culture/aboriginal-symbols-and-their-m.php.  Before students participate in the teaching and learning activities, ask students in group discuss : What do you know about NAIDOC? and compare their answer to the same question at the end of the lesson. For independent activity, each group of 4 students will research one poster and write annotation for the poster, then display Indigenous posters around your class room during the NAIDOC week.

5. What are the indicators of student learning?

- Students develop illustrations and personal reflections about this important event.

6. How can it be linked to other KLAs?

EN2-10C- Thinking imaginatively, creatively and interpretively

-Students will think of all the words to describe the people's feelings in the posters and using http://www.wordle.net/ to present their work

References:

NSW Department of Education and Training.(2008). Aboriginal Education and Training Policy. Retrieved from https://www.det.nsw.edu.au/policies/students/access_equity/aborig_edu/aetp_intro.pdf

 

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My China by Kylie Kwong

Discover Kylie Kwong's inspirations for her new cookbook, My China. Available in the UK from May 2008.
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1. What is it? This video is a talk made by Kylie Kwong, a famous Chinese Australian born celebrity chef. She shares her stories about her background, food love and inspirations for her new cookbook.

2.How does it link to HSIE S2 outcomes?

SSS2.7

Students will learn about significant people in Chinese community and how internet affects their lifestyle.

3. What is the teaching idea?

For preparation, teacher can go to Kylie Kwong website to review information about her background and her cooking www.kyliekwong.org.

While watching the video, students will try to answer these questions about Kylie Kwong: Who is she? What is her background? What is her job? List 5 things they learn about Chinese cuisine after watching the video.

Before the independent group activity, students do some research about YumCha :  http://www.orientalteahouse.com.au/yumcha/recipes, Teacher can organise a Yumta tasting exprience during Recess or Lunch. In group of 4, they will use a flowchart to show steps to make one yumcha recipe that they like.

 4. Is the learning experience meaningful, authentic, engaging?

YumCha is a popular food. Kids are willing to share their experience and curious to know about it. Students will learn that it is a symbol dish of Chinese community and learn how to appreciate other people's perspectives.

5. What are the learning indicators?

Children can fill a flowchart to show steps of making Yumcha

6. How can it link to other KLAs?

Reading and writing Procedure Text Type

 

Reference:

http://www.nswteachers.nsw.edu.au/IgnitionSuite/uploads/docs/18pp%20PTSF%20book%20v6.pdf

http://k6.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/files/english/k6_english_syl.pdf

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Chinatown Online - Shop 'till you drop

Chinatown Online - Shop 'till you drop | Services and Contributions made by community organisations and groups | Scoop.it
Chinatown Online - Shop 'till you drop
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1. What is it? www.chinatown.com.au is a good example to teach S2 students about how new technology affects other communities. This website is well presented with goods and services that Chinese community contributes to Australia. Students can have opportunity to experience online shopping experience, and other activities that form Chinese culture such as Chinese folk customs, fine arts, calligraphy...

2.How does it link to HSIE S2 outcomes?

SSS2.7

Describes how and why people and technologies interact to meet needs and explains the effects of these interactions on people and the environment.

3. What is the teaching idea?

Before the independent activity, students will investigate the origins of goods in the classroom. Students and teacher create class data about the origins of goods.Class discussion about different types of shopping experience and how new technologies affect their shopping experience and different payment methods such as cash, cheque, credit card. Students will enjoy an online shopping experience under the teacher supervision.

4. Is the learning experience meaningful, authentic, engaging?

Real online shopping experience makes the task authentic and engaging as kids love buying small, cute gifts for themselves or others. Browsing the well-presented website helps students learn how technology affects their lives and other people. It is a meaningful activity to learn about the effect of technology on money exchange.

5. What are the learning indicators?

Students can fill a flow chart to show steps to do a safe online shopping.

6. How can it link to other KLAs?

Maths. Develop money concepts through fractions and decimals.

Reference:

http://k6.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/files/maths/k6_maths_syl.pdf

Mishra,P.,  & Koehler, M. (2006). Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge: A Framework for Teacher Knowledge. Teachers College Record. 108(6), pp. 1017-1054. USA: Columbia University.

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2013 Chinese New Year Celebration Luncheon | Australian Chinese Community Association 澳華公會

2013 Chinese New Year Celebration Luncheon | Australian Chinese Community Association 澳華公會 | Services and Contributions made by community organisations and groups | Scoop.it
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1. What is it? www.acca.org.au is a great resource for teacher to plan useful activity for S2 students. The website provides great perspectives about the contributions and services of the Chinese Community in Australia. Information about upcoming events, Chinese language classes, and taichi and yoga classes are great for students to know about  other community groups in Australia.

2.How does it link to HSIE S2 outcomes?

Students can identify other people's needs and how peple meet their needs and meet other needs. In this learning experience, they learn about the Chinese community in Australia and their needs and services.

3. What is the teaching idea?

Before the lesson,  teacher will go this website to review activties that Chinese community maintains and develops to meet their needs. Before the independent activity, each students group will brainstorm using the question:  what do they think about.....?. Here, it is about the Chinese communities in Australia. What  do they do to be healthy?What do they do to entertain? What do they eat? What celebrations do they do?. Then, students will compare the answers at the end of their lesson.

4. Is the learning experience meaningful, authentic, engaging?

The use of real pictures and facts from the website will attract the students' attention. The use of ICT will help teacher communicate effectively with students. This activity can change student's attitudes about other community and promote inclusion and anti-racism at school.

5. What are the learning indicators?

Students can make a table to compare what they know and what learnt about Chinsese community needs.

6. How can it link to other KLAs?

Maths: Students can make data  about the favourite foods, sports, or hobbies of Chinese community in Australia.

Reference:

http://k6.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/files/hsie/k6_hsie_syl.pdf

Mayer, R., E. (2003). The promises of multimedia learning: using the same instructional design methods across media. Journal of educational psychology, 84(4), 444-452.

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