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Master Teacher Projects. Debating Matters - Topic Guides. Debating Matters' acclaimed Topic Guides place debates in a social context: providing a framework for students’ thinking.

Debating Matters - Topic Guides

With a current library of over 50 Topic Guides, covering debates relating to big questions about science and experimentation, liberty and the law, arts and culture, health and medicine, politics, the media and more, debaters use these resources when preparing for the competition, but schools are also encouraged to use the guides for more informal debates, whether at the school debate club or as a lesson resource. For further advice and ideas about how to your our Topic guides, take a look at our latest resource pack for schools. Here are the latest Topic Guides currently being used in the competition, but for more please use the categories on the left hand menu, or browse subjects by A-Z.

The Ultimate Guide to the Independent Princess - Best Of. Fairy Tales / Folktales - Fiction - Books. Implementing the Australian Curriculum in Queensland [Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority] Since 2010, Australia has been moving toward a national framework for schooling aimed at raising education standards and achieving nationally consistent curriculum, assessment and reporting.

Implementing the Australian Curriculum in Queensland [Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority]

The QCAA, and Queensland's school sectors — Education Queensland, Queensland Catholic Education Commission, and Independent Schools Queensland — have developed advice, guidelines and resources to support schools during the transition to the Australian Curriculum. Further advice is available from individual schooling sectors. The Australian Curriculum will include the 8 learning areas outlined in the Melbourne Declaration on Educational Goals for Young Australians (2008) (PDF, 977 kB). The following materials support teachers to develop their curriculum in English, Mathematics, Science and History. Although the materials have been developed by different sources, all essential materials are available through QCAA’s website.

Australian Curriculum content Advice, guidelines and resources. Mix. Digital Badging for the Classroom and Beyond. Diversity, identity and Australian culture - History (10) - ABC Splash - Overview This teacher resource focuses on immigration and settlement patterns in Australia.

Diversity, identity and Australian culture - History (10) - ABC Splash -

It explores the migration experience, and the impact that immigrants from diverse cultural backgrounds have had on Australian society and its changing identity. Source: Education Services Australia Ltd and ABC | Learning area: History | Secondary: Year 10 About this resource Acknowledgements Source: Education Services Australia Ltd and ABC Date first broadcast: 27 March 2013 Cite this resource You can use this information to reference this item. Bibliographic details for 'Diversity, identity and Australian culture': Education Services Australia Ltd and ABC, ' Diversity, identity and Australian culture', ABC Splash 20 June 2014 Copyright information Video © Australian Broadcasting Corporation (except where otherwise indicated).

Road to Refuge. Explore by Grades. First Australians - Making a Nation History Webquest and Lesson Plan. This WebQuest is one activity in an integrated History/English unit, based on the Australian Curriculum History elective: Making A Nation, for Year 9.

First Australians - Making a Nation History Webquest and Lesson Plan

This activity is only one component of a unit that will encourage students to think about different contexts, perspectives and interpretations from the past, and how people from a range of backgrounds adjusted to living together. The following are a list of curriculum references for programming purposes. Australian Curriculum: History elective - Making A Nation, from the Depth StudyAustralia and Asia, for Year 9 students.

Content Description: the extension of settlement, including the effects of contact (intended and unintended) between European settlers and Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples. The task also incorporates literacy elements from the Australian Curriculum: English. This unit: Making A Nation, is designed to be taught over a 9 week term. Week 1: Week 2: Week 3: Weeks 4-5 First Australians – Making Headlines! Week 6: Week 7: Difference Differently. English for the Australian Curriculum. Poetry challenges. Here is Post 2 with some great EYE poems.

poetry challenges

Everyone used their EYES and everyone went hunting for EYE zinging words. I need to stock up on book prizes so just a handful to give away today. Some students from Golden Sands School at Papamoa sent in poems that had EYE popping detail. The juicy words made the subjects of their poems come alive. I loved them all but I have picked some to post. I am sending Cole a copy of Creepy Crawlies (amazing animal facts and puzzles to match his cool bat poem) and thanks to the lovely author Melanie Koster I am sending Olivia a copy of Melanie’s book, The Reluctant Little Flower Girl (this has gorgeous illustrations by Jenny Cooper and is about feisty flower girl!).

It’s marble like eyes watch intently over the land. Its striped feathers rustle as its wings spread. By Joshua, aged 7 years. Wings spread out like a speck of a tree Slimy skin slides across the stone brick wall Eyes of the bat are a fluro red colour He is looking at you … The Bat. By Cole, aged 8 down deep. Search Results: "caricatures" - Prints & Photographs Online Catalog. 53 results containing "caricatures" Larger image available anywhere (53) | Larger image available only at the Library of Congress | Not Digitized 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16.

Search Results: "caricatures" - Prints & Photographs Online Catalog

Josiah the first 1812 or 1813]. | 1 print on wove paper | Charles, William, 1776-1820PGA - Charles (W.) Search Results: "political cartoons" - Prints & Photographs Online Catalog. 538 results containing "political cartoons" Larger image available anywhere (535) | Larger image available only at the Library of Congress | Not Digitized (3) | 1. 2. 3.

Search Results: "political cartoons" - Prints & Photographs Online Catalog

The political barbecue 1834. | 1 print | Robinson, Henry R., -1850.PC/US - 1834.R661, no. 2 (A size) [P&P] | LC-USZ62-9647 (b&w film copy neg.) 4. Classroom Antarctica. Resources for educators of kids in grades 4-12. Home » Classroom Strategies Explicit strategy instruction is at the core of good comprehension instruction.

Resources for educators of kids in grades 4-12

"Before" strategies activate students' prior knowledge and set a purpose for reading. "During" strategies help students make connections, monitor their understanding, generate questions, and stay focused. "After" strategies provide students an opportunity to summarize, question, reflect, discuss, and respond to text. Teachers should help students to understand why a strategy is useful, how it is used, and when it is appropriate. The most frequently researched strategies can be applied across content areas; other content-area specific strategies are emerging, and we will include them here in the future. Pacific Stories Learning - Teachers Guide. To search for curriculum specific resource worksheets and lesson plans written by experienced teachers and FREE video clips for download.

Pacific Stories Learning - Teachers Guide

Pacific Stories Featured Films Find out more about the Pacific Stories featured films click here. Pacific Stories Further Resources For further resources on Pacific Stories click here. For surprising `Did you know?' Facts about the region, as available on the Interactive Map page. Some facts have Digital Resources associated with them. Search Curriculm Topics For easy search via subject or curriculum click here. FREE - Federal Registry for Educational Excellence. Browse By Subject Browse By Standard What is FREE?

FREE - Federal Registry for Educational Excellence

The Federal Registry for Educational Excellence (FREE) makes it easier to find digital teaching and learning resources created and maintained by the federal government and public and private organizations. Read more > Disclaimer The U.S. This site contains links to learning resources created and maintained by other public and private organizations.

Further, the inclusion of links to items does not reflect their importance, nor is it intended to endorse any views expressed, or materials provided. Ceremony - The Djungguwan of Northeast Arnhem Land. Australian Curriculum Books, Australian Curriculum Online Books, #1 Australian online bookstore. Buy discount Australian Curriculum Books. Share My Lesson - Free K-12 Resources By Teachers, For Teachers. Unit Study - Antarctica. Shackleton's Voyage of Endurance. TV Web Markers: Quest for the pole | Meet Shackleton's team | Kingdom of ice | More from Orde-Lees' diary | Other polar survival stories | Danger on the ice | Navigating the open seas | Interview with Alexandra Shackleton | Explore South Georgia | Expedition timeline 1914 to 1916 In October and November 1999, NOVA journeyed into ice-choked Antarctic waters and onto the shores of rugged Elephant and South Georgia Islands as we followed in the footsteps of Sir Ernest Shackleton.

This legendary explorer's 1914-1916 Endurance expedition is one of the greatest survival stories of all time. Then, in April 2000, we returned to document Shackleton's final trial—the crossing of South Georgia—by three of the world's most distinguished mountaineers, Reinhold Messner, Conrad Anker and Stephen Venables. Seized in the grip of the Weddell Sea pack ice, the Endurance enters her seventh month of captivity in August 1915. (Photo: Frank Hurley. The Antarctic. The Antarctic is probably the most desolate continent on the planet. It is a continually changing area, especially now with global warning. Australia has had a long connection with it, not only through exploration but also through scientific research. Australia has laid claim to the largest part of the continent, though other countries also have claims to significant areas.

The Antarctic has now become a tourist venue as well. This page looks at The Antarctic - the continent itself, its exploration and those who explored it, Australia’s links both past and present, Antarctic images, the Aurora Australis, print material, student activities, more. There are obvious links between this area and information provided on The Arctic. The Antarctic Exploration Last great unexplored area. General Sites AntarcticaEtymology, history, geography, geology, climate, population, biodiversity, politics, economy, research, effects of global warming, ozone depletion, references and external links.

Graphics. 8ways - home. Calendar. Traditional knowledge can tell us much about the ecology of northern Australia. CSIRO, as part of the Tropical Rivers and Coastal Knowledge program, worked with six language groups - the Gooniyandi and Walmajarri from the Fitzroy River area in the Kimberley region of Western Australia, the Ngan’gi, Malakmalak and Wagiman from the Daly River region in the Northern Territory, and the Gulumoerrgin/Larrakia from the Darwin region - over five years to develop a series of calendars representing Aboriginal seasonal knowledge. Calendar. Resources 12-month Seasonal Calendar TemplateMake your own Seasonal CalendarFood chain cut out pageFood chainsWhat is an ecosystemAdaptations and climate For teachers A seasonal calendar is a method for passing on information that is important to a particular group of people.

Indigenous Australians pass on knowledge and information through storytelling and artwork, and people learn by observing and imitating family and friends. Student’s understanding of these learning styles will give them the freedom to explore the seasonal calendar and complete these classroom activities. Prior to introducing the students to the online seasonal calendar, ensure that you start a class discussion about the way indigenous people from around the world pass on information. The Gulumoerrgin Seasonal Calendar is strongly aligned to the National Australian Science Curriculum in the following content areas: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Calendar. In the classroom showcase.

AC History Units. The Australian Curriculum: History introduces a discipline-based approach to teaching history in primary and secondary classrooms. This marks a shift away from more integrated approaches associated with Studies of Society and Environment (SOSE). A discipline-based approach to teaching history requires teachers to have an understanding of the fundamentals of the discipline. All disciplines have distinctive ways of thinking and doing things. These are encapsulated in the key concepts, skills and methods of the discipline. This foundation unit outlines the fundamentals of history and offers suggestions for teaching and learning for primary and secondary students: What is history?

Video discussion: Professor Stuart Macintyre: history and the Australian curriculum (Video, 2:17) Professor Stuart Macintyre is Ernest Scott Professor of History at Melbourne University and was lead writer in the development of the Australian Curriculum: History. Indigenous Australia - Aboriginal Art, History and Culture. 109 Common Core Resources For Teachers By Category. Primary School Year 5 & 6 Free Lesson Plans, Links and Resources. Secondary — Years 7 to 10 « English for the Australian Curriculum. A List of Great Websites for your Kids. 10 Wonderful Virtual Field Trips for your Students. Resources for the Australian Curriculum. Media College - Video, Audio and Multimedia Resources.

Lessons. 50 Activities To Promote Digital Media Literacy In Students. Learn about Teach Kids To Program on instaGrok, the research engine. How to tell if a “shark in flooded city streets after a storm” photo is a fake in 5 easy steps. BLOSSOMS. Center on Instruction. Six Teens Dropping Out To Fix Education - Ed Zed Omega.

The Differentiator. Welcome to the School of You. Online Multimedia Educational Games for Kids in Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary Grades. 5 Video Projects to Try With Your Students. TedEd: Series search. Top 10 TED ED Lessons for Teachers. Lesson Plan Search – Google in Education. Here are your Virtual Field Trip Resources! Internet History Sourcebooks Project. Teach21 Project Based Learning. Discover remarkable treasures from Australian history & share your own!

Lesson plans. HIGH SCHOOL LESSON PLANS (Teachers.Net) Kathy Schrock's Guide to Everything - iPad in College. K-12 & Higher Ed. Media Literacy Lesson Plans. FACES. CASES Online: Creating Active Student Engagement in the Sciences. The Literacy Shed - The Literacy Shed Home. Videos. Teaching Videos. Lessons Worth Sharing.

Teaching Channel: Videos, Lesson Plans and Other Resources for Teachers. For Schools. UDLStrategies - Make Learning Visual. Web Inquiry Projects - Welcome Page. Project Based Learning Lesson Plans, Examples & Templates for Teachers. Lesson Plans, Classroom Activities and Games for Teachers Teaching in Australia. Australian Curriculum Lessons.