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30 Things You Can Do To Promote Creativity in Your Classroom

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Here is the Key To Unlocking Your Child’s Heart

Wise parents ask their children a million questions. And so smart parents might know, but wise parents understand. I love it when someone asks me a thoughtful question for three reasons. First, it shows that the other person cares enough to try to get to know me. Apps for Education: IT Guide. BrainPOP. Welcome. The ancient past – Narrabeen Man. Level: Year 7 Topic: The ancient past – Narrabeen Man Australian Curriculum: History reference – Depth Study 1 Investigating the Ancient Past: Ancient Australia.

The ancient past – Narrabeen Man

The Teacher's Guide To Wikipedia In The Classroom. This guide, in the form of 11 questions and answers, helps clarify certain misconceptions about what has come to be one of the most popular and frequently used websites in the world.

The Teacher's Guide To Wikipedia In The Classroom

Using design to hook my students into their project. One of the best parts of PBL is the hook lesson (or the project launch, whatever you wanna call it).

Using design to hook my students into their project

I know it’s dumb to think that the very first lesson is the best part, but seriously they are as memorable as the concluding celebration of learning but with WAY less anxiety, and therefore honestly more fun. Year 7 are currently working on a project that engages them with the highs and lows of transitioning from childhood to being a teenager. They’re reading the Tim Winton novel Lockie Leonard: Human Torpedo and will be creating a website to help year 6 students in NZ and Perth to support them in their impending transition.

Designing a hook lesson for this project was tricky; I wanted them to be engaged in the ideas of the project, but I also wanted them to have fun and think critically. I still can’t remember how I came up with the idea I ended up going with, so if you suggested it to me, you should totally claim it by adding a comment below. Time For Kids. Information Skills Lesson Plans. Resources for School Librarians - Index Menu for This Page: General Collections of Lesson Plans | The Dewey Decimal System | Reference Books and Web Sites | Worksheets | Research Methods and Reports | Miscellaneous and Holiday Lessons General Collections of Lesson Plans Learn North Carolina - Searchable lesson plan database which includes information skills units.

Information Skills Lesson Plans

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The colonisation of Australia had a devastating impact on the Indigenous people who had lived on this land for over 60,000 years.

 Australians Together

Prior to British settlement, more than 500 Indigenous nations inhabited the Australian continent, approximately 750,000 people in total. (1). Their cultures had developed over 60,000 years, making Indigenous Australians the custodians of the world’s most ancient living culture. Each group lived in close relationship with the land and had custody over their own traditional country. In 1770, during his first Pacific voyage, Lieutenant James Cook claimed possession of the east coast of Australia for the British Crown. Upon his return to Britain, Cook’s reports inspired the establishment of a penal colony in the newly claimed territory. A day in the life of a convict.

Some hapless individuals experienced the full horrors of convict transportation.

A day in the life of a convict

It was no wonder that some, like Anderson, endured periods of mental instability. Navy seaman and thief Charles ‘Bony’ Anderson arrived in Sydney from Devonshire in 1834, aged 24. He was heavily tattooed, with designs of a mermaid, anchor, buoy, cottage, flag, heart, crucifix, sun, moon and seven stars, Adam and Eve, serpent and tree. Life at the time of Federation. Curriculum areas: Australian history, geography Years: 6–10 Key curriculum links: Time, Continuity and Change; Place Space; Culture; Investigation, Communication and Participation This unit of work encourages students to investigate what life was like in Australia at the time of Federation by examining a 'time capsule' containing seven key objects used at the time of Federation.

Life at the time of Federation

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