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"Then and now", celebrations, lifestyle, school etc.

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How times change. Days of the Week Song. Skwirk Stage 1: Months and Seasons. Games children play. Playgrounds, billycarts and hot rods - History (1,2) Sydney doll hospital - ABC online education. Transcript 00:00:00:00Dolls' heads on a shelf.

Sydney doll hospital - ABC online education

Dolls' legs hanging up.00:00:00:00REPORTER:Has your doll lost its head? Or perhaps it's missing a leg or two. Well, you're in the right place. Robots, monsters and rocking horses - ABC online education. Cooking food in the past and present - ABC online education. Holidays, past and present. A student:

Holidays, past and present

State Library of NSW. A student: HT1-4 demonstrates skills of historical inquiry and communication Students: Comprehension: chronology, terms and concepts sequence familiar objects and events (ACHHS031, ACHHS047) distinguish between the past, present and future (ACHHS032, ACHHS048) Use of sources.

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Life Then, Life Now Travel back in time as you learn about what life was like long ago. By the end o ... Outback House (tv series episode); arrival of the hawker - ABC online education. Transcript.

Outback House (tv series episode); arrival of the hawker - ABC online education

This house: settling in Broome (game) - ABC online education. Sovereign Hill Promotional Video. BBC Bitesize - What were classrooms like 100 years ago? School in the 1940s - History (1,2,3) 00:00:00:00Black-and-white archival footage of a bus arriving at the Barossa District Technical School.

School in the 1940s - History (1,2,3)

A sign reads, 'Day and evening classes.' Young boys walk inside. In a classroom, a teacher works with the boys on carpentry. In another room, girls jump over a vaulting horse. In yet another room, young children play at tables, watched by female teachers. First day jitters - History (1) Transcript Footage of parents and children on a busWOMANSchool's down here.

First day jitters - History (1)

We've gotta go... (Speaks indistinctly)A boy jostles another boy out of the way, pushing him overBOYBoom! Children walk into school, some joined by a parentWOMANIsn't it gonna be good! Finally, we go back to school with all the children. Bell's gone! - History (1,2) What's for lunch on the first day of school? - ABC online education. Twinkle, twinkle, little ducks - ABC online education. Henry's life. BOY: My names Henry.

Henry's life

This is my place. And when we grow up, me and my friend Franklin are going to start a company. -Mller and Wong. -Wong and Mller. One, two, three. We will make amazing things. FRANKLIN: More testing needed. History - School of the Air-Broken Hill (download the 1965 magazine) From the early 1900's, the education of isolated children across Australia was catered for by the Correspondence Schools in the capital cities of their respective states.

History - School of the Air-Broken Hill (download the 1965 magazine)

Lessons took days and sometimes weeks to reach their destinations and by the time the completed lessons were dispatched to their teachers, marked and returned to the children, months could have elapsed. As these children rarely had an opportunity to visit their teachers at the Correspondence School, the children inevitably completed their entire schooling without ever meeting their teacher or schoolmates. The aim of School of the Air was to bring isolated children out of the silence and give them a sense of belonging. The first "School of the Air" in Australia was established at Alice Springs on 8th June 1951.

The radio network, maintained by the Royal Flying Doctor Service, was used by the school to make two-way broadcasts to the children in that area via HF Radio. Following a visit to Central Australia, the Hon. Digital learners out bush - ABC Splash - ABC Splash - Imagine if your school day kicked off with lessons with a governess, was peppered with tales from the mouths of travellers and wrapped up with a spot of horseriding.

Digital learners out bush - ABC Splash - ABC Splash -

Sounds like something out of a 19th century novel, right? Well, schools with this sort of routine are a little closer to home than you might think. Welcome to the School of the Air, originating in Australia in 1946 when Adelaide Mithke, vice-president of the South Australian Royal Flying Doctor Service, came up with the idea. A few years later, in 1948, the first lessons were broadcast to children in remote areas from the Alice Springs RFDS base. (Read more about the history here.) The Mount Isa School of the Air (MISOTA), which has been in operation since 1964, is one of six distance education schools in Queensland. "The majority of our students live on remote properties in Queensland and the Northern Territory," she says.

Sounds simple enough. "It is also very beautiful area in a wild way," she says. Celebrations and traditions - ABC online education. The feast - ABC online education. Easter symbols - ABC online education. NATASHA THIELE, REPORTER: This is what you might picture when you think of Easter.

Easter symbols - ABC online education

But what does a bunny, eggs and buns have in common? Well, there are meanings behind each one, so let's go on an Easter journey to find out. Easter is one of the most sacred holidays on the Christian calendar. Good Friday represents the day Jesus Christ died on the cross and Easter Sunday is a celebration of when he rose from the dead. It's a time when families get together and go to church; some Christians will even fast, giving up something they really like for 40-days in the lead-up to Easter. But Easter wasn't always a Christian festival; some people believe Easter traditions go back to the Pagan religion, which was more about nature.

She's said to have brought new life to things like dying plants and flowers. Hares featured in pagan Easter festivals because; well let's just say they're good at breeding, so the animal was thought to be best at representing new life. From eggs to hot cross buns! In the past: Christmas in the city - History (1,2) In the past: Christmas at a bush school - History (1,2) A Christmas lights extravaganza - ABC online education.

The weatherman's Christmas pudding - ABC online education. More info Copyright Metadata © Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Education Services Australia Ltd 2012 (except where otherwise indicated). Digital content © Australian Broadcasting Corporation 2012 (except where otherwise indicated). Video © Australian Broadcasting Corporation (except where otherwise indicated). All images copyright their respective owners. Text © Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Education Services Australia is licenced under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (CC BY-SA 4.0). Cite this You can use this information to reference this item. Bibliographic details for 'The weatherman's Christmas pudding':

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