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AC History Units

AC History Units

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1 Historical background Recognising Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples in the Constitution: Report of the Expert Panel Millions of non-indigenous Australians have joined with us in the search for a better relationship based on equity and justice. Australians at every level of our society have put up their hands to be counted as supporters of a nation that holds as its core value a society based on mutual respect, tolerance and justice. ... I am convinced that true reconciliation that is not based upon truth will leave us as a diminished nation. And I ... am convinced that such reconciliation is possible.

The 33 Digital Skills Every 21st Century Teacher should Have By EdTech Team Updated on march 2, 2015 : The original list that was created in 2011 comprised 33 skills , after reviewing it we decided to do some merging and finally ended up with the 20 skills below. The 21st century teacher should be able to : 1- Create and edit digital audio Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill :Free Audio Tools for Teachers 5 TED-Ed Lessons about awesome women in history If it’s true that well-behaved women seldom make history, then we’d like to introduce you to a few of our favorite troublemakers. Here are 5 TED-Ed Lessons about remarkable women: 1. The pharaoh that wouldn’t be forgotten Hatshepsut was a female pharaoh during the New Kingdom in Egypt. Twenty years after her death, somebody smashed her statues, took a chisel and attempted to erase the pharaoh’s name and image from history.

30 Things You Can Do To Promote Creativity in Your Classroom The concept of teaching creativity has been around for quite some time. Below are 30 Things You Can Do To Promote Creativity in Your Classroom: Academics such as E. Paul Torrance, dedicated an entire lifetime to the advancement of creativity in education. Torrance faced much opposition in his day about the nature of creativity. Creativity was considered to be an immeasurable, natural ability.

Collections in Melbourne: A Guide to Commonwealth Government Records - Collections in Melbourne: A Guide to Commonwealth Records Celia Blake Published by the National Archives of Australia This is guide number 8 in the series of research guides published by the National Archives. The Melbourne office of the National Archives of Australia holds a wealth of material that will interest both professional and family historians. How to promote lifelong learning using technology Gerry Griffin tells the community why mobile could be the solution to a successful lifelong learning strategy. The demands of today’s ever-changing workplace have led to a growing focus on continuous and self-motivated learning. Technology can enable staff to happily and readily pick up new knowledge and skills. The first half of this article looks at how and why technology is so well placed to be the key to open the door to lifelong learning. The second half examines how people management professionals can use technology to foster such a learning culture.

Incorporating Evaluation - History Skills Online Your evaluation of sources should ultimately be seamlessly incorporated into your academic writing. Since your evaluation of sources is based upon what you found in your analysis, a number of analytical and evaluation skills should appear in each paragraph you write, alongside quotes from sources. A simple way to do this is to introduce a quote by using some analysis or evaluation: However, it is not always necessary to incorporate a quote into your analysis and evaluation of a source.

Here is the Key To Unlocking Your Child’s Heart Smart parents give their children a million answers. 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. Why did the great journey's of exploration occur? In this part of your course you are investigating some of the great explorations in world history. During the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries there was a great outbreak of exploration from Europe to unknown areas of the world. Why did this happen? Making Learning Relevant CC licensed image shared by Flickr user Steve Heath What is the purpose of K-12 schooling? Think for a moment before coming up with an answer. Consider what you believe truly matters. Is it preparation for college? Preparation for a career?

National Centre for History Education - Commonwealth History Project This section examines the key elements of historical literacy. Each of the elements is identified with its own icon. The icons are used in the Making History: Upper Primary Units and Middle Secondary Units to indicate where the historical literacies may be seen in operation. Each of the elements in the following list is examined in more detail below. Events of the past - Knowing and understanding historical events, using prior knowledge, and realising the significance of different events. Narratives of the past - Understanding the shape of change and continuity over time, understanding multiple narratives and dealing with open-endedness.

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 This unit presents a learning sequence for a topic, the mystery of Narrabeen Man, which is a case study for investigating the nature of the sources for ancient Australia and what they reveal about Australia’s past. The learning sequence models an inquiry based approach where students are supported in conducting their own investigation. The suggested assessment task that follows allows students to consolidate their learning with an independent investigation and presentation. The five funniest moments in Australian history History, let's be blunt, is hilarious. It's hilarious for the same reason life itself is hilarious: it's filled with weirdos and idiots screwing everything up in the worst ways possible. But the beauty of history as a comedic resource is that it all happened ages ago, so you don't have to pretend to feel sorry for the people it happened to.