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UN Peacekeeping

A sample program for Stage 5 Depth Study 6 providing teaching strategies, suggested resources and sample worksheets. United Nations Peacekeeping is designed to provide a clear insight into the formation and working of the United Nations and to Australia’s role within that organisation in the Post-War period. Links toYouTube ...

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Research and adopt a veteran

This resource guides teachers through the process of researching the historical records of a Australian First World War veteran. School communities are encouraged to 'adopt' a local veteran. Part of the Bringing communities together series in response to the NSW State ANZAC Centenary.

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Teach and learn with Adobe

This resource is an overview of Adobe tools and services available to DoE teachers and students. It highlights what software can be used for the creation of digital products and explores relevant teaching and learning resources. Links to tutorials for working with the tools are provided, along with ideas about how and when ...

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Strong start, Great teachers

A resource to support teacher induction in schools. Part of the 'Great Teaching, Inspired Learning' reform.

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Teachers talk laptops

This resource is a series of short videos about teachers using laptops in their high school classrooms. The subject areas covered are English, Mathematics, HSIE, Creative arts and PDHPE.

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Word phrases

This is a multilayered resource that focuses on how to learn and create percussion rhythms based on samba, using word phrases to create and recall rhythms. It includes three short video tutorials in which musician Chris Lewis demonstrates various rhythm techniques, and is supported by three learning activities and by teacher ...

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How times change

This resource is a website supporting teachers and students of the Australian Curriculum: History in Year 1. Includes teacher support, curriculum connections and ready-to-use digital resources about the present, past and future and about differences between their own lives and those of people in the past.

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Investigating the Ancient Past

Stage 4 Depth Study 1 - a unit of work developed around the skills used by historians and archaeologists.

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4UP – four years of laptops

A series of four video episodes telling the story of a group of Year 9 students navigating their journey using the laptops in their high school education during the years of the Rudd government's Digital Education Revolution 2007 to 2011.

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Animals in schools

The purpose of this web site is to assist schools to satisfy the requirements of the Animal Research Act 1985 (NSW) and the Australian code of practice for the care and use of animals for scientific purposes. This advice applies to all schools of the NSW Department of Education and Communities, NSW Catholic Education Commission ...

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Commemorating Anzac through engaging learning

This resource supports quality teaching and learning through specific curriculum learning opportunities to engage students, as well as enhancing whole school and community interactions and events commemorating Anzac. Part of the Bringing communities together series in response to the NSW State Anzac Centenary.

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Keeping reptiles in schools – a resource for teachers

This resource aims to increase awareness about the requirements for keeping native animals in schools. The resource also gives teachers specific advice and assistance about keeping four commonly available reptile species in their classrooms.

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Science by doing: Science as a Human Endeavour

This professional learning module focuses on the Science as Human Endeavour strand. It explores how the strands of science learning are related, teaching using the Science as a Human Endeavour substrands across years 7 to 10, why we teach science and why Science as Human endeavour is important in STEM teaching and learning. ...

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Hip-hop: an introduction

This is a teaching and learning resource of nine activities in two parts that focuses on learning about hip-hop dance and culture, and creating and performing a hip-hop dance. It includes an introduction to hip-hop, warm-up activities, learning activities focusing on five different hip-hop routines, and a hip-hop cipher, ...

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Pick the ukulele

This is an online teaching and learning resource on how to play the ukulele, featuring 14 scaffolded activities presented in three parts, ranging from learning parts of the ukulele and basic chords to developing skills, reading sheet music and performing for an audience. Each lesson is accompanied by up to three short instructional ...

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Compose yourself

This is a resource of 15 lessons that focuses on learning to read and compose music using music notation software. Each lesson contains a video which presents lessons on music notation and up to three guided student exercises using music notation software. The resource includes lesson plans that incorporate extension activities ...

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Compose some more

This is a resource of 14 lessons that extend learning on reading and composing music using music notation software. Each lesson contains a video presenting lessons on music notation, and guided student exercises using music notation software. The complete resource is supported by manuscript templates, and lesson plans that ...

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Sports and performance: Fizzie dance

This is a resource featuring two activities that focus on the similarities between sport and dance. The activities combined include a video of artistic director David Pledger discussing the similarities between dance and sport, and two videos of dance teacher Katrina Rank choreographing 'fizzie' dance phrases. Also provided ...

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Differentiating language demands

For this group interview activity, the teacher allocates roles according to different levels of English language proficiency. Those with lower levels are positioned as interviewees, and the teacher guides the higher proficiency interviewers and scribes to creatively negotiate meaning with them, for example reframing questions ...

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Royal Agricultural Show: primary school resources

This is a teacher resource containing items relevant to planning lessons and teaching primary students about food and fibre production. It contains a program overview, an Agricultural Resources Links document providing links to useful external sites and resources, and eight study units - each containing a program outline ...