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Scaffold Like an Ant- A simple scaffolding example

Scaffold Like an Ant- A simple scaffolding example | HSIE K-6 | Scoop.it
I am teaching a class where I allow the students a set amount of time to draw out what they know about a subject. Today, the students did their pre-class work, then came to class, and we began to d...

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Catherine Smyth's curator insight, November 21, 2013 7:16 PM

Use this scaffold to plan social investigations about current issues in HSIE K-6.

 

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We don't accept Child Labour in Australia

so why do we in Bangladesh? Visit unicef.org.au/childlabour

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Catherine Smyth's curator insight, November 26, 2013 11:44 PM

Stimulate discussion about human rights with this very short Unicef ad that highlights the issue of child labour. Compare the rights of a child in Australia with another country and explore the social systems that exist in two different countries.

Annette Cullinan's curator insight, November 28, 2013 10:02 PM

Human Rights

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K-6 Educational Resources :: Human Society and Its Environment (HSIE)

K-6 Educational Resources :: Human Society and Its Environment (HSIE) | HSIE K-6 | Scoop.it

Locate the K-6 HSIE Syllabus and other resources on the NSW Board of Studies website. Locate information and advice on the implementation of the Australian curriculum in NSW on this website as well.

 

 


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Wind farm on King Island, Tasmania?

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Discover some of the issues surrounding a plan to build Australia's biggest wind farm on King Island, near Tasmania....
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Outback House - last day of shearing

Outback House - last day of shearing | HSIE K-6 | Scoop.it
Imagine leaving your home to travel back over 150 years ago, to live and work on an outback farm. Sixteen Australians...
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the Landfill Harmonic Orchestra


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Catherine Smyth's curator insight, September 27, 2013 2:35 AM

This is a truly inspiring and creative story about recycling.

Thomas Engesser's curator insight, April 13, 2014 3:32 AM

Have a look at what can be create-ed when we give people access to a precious resource. What, access to the precious resource of garbage, I hear you say? No, the precious resource that is creativity.

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Another Way of Viewing Strength

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It is time to get over the notion that not being lost in hatred is a sign of weakness or giving in. We are ready for another way of viewing strength and a fresh approach to improving life on this planet.

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Catherine Smyth's curator insight, November 21, 2013 10:39 PM

"If you hit a Talib with your shoe, then there would be no difference between you and the Talib."(Malala Yousafzai)

Investigate Human Rights, values, social systems, roles, rights and responsibilities etc;  in HSIE K-6 with a focus on Malala Yousafzai, the 16 year old Pakistani student who was shot in the head by a Taliban gunman.

 

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How toilet paper explains the world

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A country's most popular hygiene product has a lot to do with its demographics.

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Siri Anderson's curator insight, January 22, 2014 8:17 AM

Middle School World Geography gem.

Catherine Smyth's curator insight, January 23, 2014 8:42 PM

This topic would appeal to many primary children!