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Hexagonal Learning - David Didau: The Learning Spy

The mantra of all successful lesson observations these days is that students should be seen to be making progress. Perhaps the best way to show that you’re having an impact on their knowledge and understanding is to show that the learning is ‘deep’. By that I mean, knowledge that transfers from students’ working memories into
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Free ANZAC Day Multi Touch Book for iPad and Mac

Free ANZAC Day Multi Touch Book for iPad and Mac | Ideas for the History Classroom | Scoop.it
Last year, I created a simple multi touch book using iBooks Author for my class. It was on the topic of ANZAC day and it focused on the famous poem "In Flanders Fields" written by John McCrae. Once...
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This is a fabulous resource for Yr 9 History

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Cooperative Learning in History

Cooperative Learning in History | Ideas for the History Classroom | Scoop.it
I was introduced to Cooperative Learning structures more than a year ago by a colleague/fellow. She taught a course of 4 lessons or workshops at my school. What can I say. I am a bit slow. This wee...
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WW1 teaching resources

WW1 teaching resources | Ideas for the History Classroom | Scoop.it
Resources for the commemoration of the First World War in 2014-2018. This site provides a range of teaching resources, primary sources, digital content and ideas for how teachers might address this significant historical event in the classroom.
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Was Sydney's smallpox outbreak of 1789 an act of biological warfare against Aboriginal tribes?

Was Sydney's smallpox outbreak of 1789 an act of biological warfare against Aboriginal tribes? | Ideas for the History Classroom | Scoop.it
An outbreak of smallpox in Sydney in 1789 killed thousands of Aborigines and weakened resistance to white settlement. Chris Warren argues that the pandemic was no accident, but rather a deliberate act of biological warfare against Australia’s first inhabitants.
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Cartoon PD in a Package

This free educational resource is designed to develop confidence and proficiency in secondary school teachers and students using cartoon resources in the study of history and politics.
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Let It Marinate: The Importance of Reflection and Closing

Let It Marinate: The Importance of Reflection and Closing | Ideas for the History Classroom | Scoop.it
I am one of those people who regularly figures out exactly what to say after the moment has passed. I will be deep in conversation with someone, sharing thoughts and bouncing around ideas. Yet, as th
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How To Determine A Student's Prior Knowledge - Edudemic

How To Determine A Student's Prior Knowledge - Edudemic | Ideas for the History Classroom | Scoop.it
When you first step into a classroom, poised and ready to launch into a new discussion or lesson, you probably feel a sense of excitement. You’re about to embark on a journey with your class and every student is along for the ride. The problem, however, is that many students are not on the same …
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Visible Thinking Routines for Blogging

Visible Thinking Routines for Blogging | Ideas for the History Classroom | Scoop.it
Our school's fabulous PE teacher, Claire Arcenas, is bringing blogging to her PE classes. She is incorporating Visual Thinking Routines to help her students become reflective commenters. In a recen...
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10 useful websites for convict research | Inside History magazine

10 useful websites for convict research | Inside History magazine | Ideas for the History Classroom | Scoop.it
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First world war: memories of the last survivors

First world war: memories of the last survivors | Ideas for the History Classroom | Scoop.it
In a special project with four other Europa newspapers, we talk to some of the few who still recall those momentous events
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