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Canterbury Heritage: 100 Years Ago Today 22 July 1909: Cathedral Square Gathering Gathering in the Square At 2.30 p.m. a meeting of the unemployed was held in Cathedral Square. There was a large gathering, and a resolution was carried to the effect that a committee should be set up to hold a monster demonstration, to bring the needs of the unemployed before the public. Mr Kilgour spoke at some length regarding the problem of unemployment, and said that Mr T.

Bloom's taxonomy and English language learners Thinking Skills and English language learners English language learners should be asked critical thinking questions from all levels of Bloom's Taxonomy. Some of the tasks on the taxonomy are difficult for ELLs because they lack the language and vocabulary to work in English. However, teachers need to ask questions from all levels of the taxonomy that are age appropriate and at the English language level of the English language learners. Even very young children can work at the Synthesis and Evaluation levels.

1788 : Waruwi Warning: This resource may contain references to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who may have passed away. Waruwi is an Aboriginal girl looking after her Nana while the rest of her extended family is away from camp. It's just for a day but what a day it turns out to be.

CBD scene compared with 100 years ago Last updated 08:25 22/07/2014 Click here to view on mobile device Inner-city Christchurch has truly been knocked back in time by the earthquakes. Photos taken in July 1914 reveal a bustling, lively-looking city centre, complete with many of the iconic buildings lost as a result of the earthquakes. Press photographer Dean Kozanic shot the same intersections 100 years later but instead of photographing trams, pedestrians and cyclists navigating the city's heart, his pictures captured empty sites and boarded-up buildings. Road cones and fences are a part of Christchurch life in 2014 and on a grey winter's day only a few people are walking through the city centre.

Teach Up: Create a classroom that works for all students Teachers Helping Every Student Reach Their Potential: Teach Up I never get tired of reading the thoughts and ideas that Carol Ann Tomlinson shares with the educational community about how to meet students’ needs. Having seen her in action as a presenter, she is very captivating and convincing. The books and articles she has authored, many of which I have read, are scholarly, well-written, and lay out a vision for excellence in teaching. In the February 2012 edition of Educational Leadership, she co-authored an article with Edwin Lou Javius titled, Teach Up for Excellence. It was one of the most inspiring pieces I have read and gave me a great deal to think about in my work with teachers.

Pemulwuy - Barani This engraving by James Grant of 'Pimbloy' is believed to be the only known depiction of Pemulwuy (illustration courtesy National Library of Australia, from Grant’s 'The narrative of a voyage of discovery, performed in His Majesty's vessel the Lady Nelson, of sixty tons burthen, with sliding keels, in the years 1800, 1801 and 1802, to New South Wales', 1803 - Pemulwuy was a courageous resistance fighter who led a guerrilla war against the British settlement at Sydney Cove from 1788 through to 1802. Because of his resistance to the invaders, he became one of the most remembered and written about historical figures in Australian Aboriginal history. Pemulwuy was a Bidjigal man from the Botany Bay area of Sydney. He saw the damage done to Aboriginal society by the colonisers and was not tempted to befriend them as other Sydney Aboriginal people, including Arabanoo and Bennelong, had done.

The voyage out Sailing ships If you were seeking a better life in New Zealand in the 19th century, you had to take a long and often dangerous voyage by sailing ship. Not surprisingly, many people preferred to emigrate to the United States or Canada. THE FOUR SKILLS Thursday, March 22, 2012 Here are some tools that can help you build I. Transcript 00:00:00:00(Dramatic music)00:00:06:08(Melodious flute music)00:00:11:01MAN:19th of July 1770. Employed in getting everything in readiness for sea. In the morning, we were visited by 10 or 11 of the natives. Most of them came from the other side of the river, where they saw seven or eight more, most of them women and, like the men, they were quite naked. Those that came on board were very desirous of having some of our turtles and took the liberty to haul two to the gangway to put over the side.

My place is a series of video stories about the different children who lived in the same place over the last 2 centuries, beginning with stories of aboriginal children "before time" by mariannenicholas Mar 11