1. History expert

https://youtu.be/SfPLxi1ojCw

Associate Professor Tony Taylor – History

Video (1.41 mins)

Tony Taylor teaches and researches at Monash University.

Here he speaks about the essentials of history learning.

Downloads:

History workshop – expert voice

(PDF, 421KB)

The essentials of history – the essentials in history learning

2. What ‘Adelaideans’ think about history

https://youtu.be/NB_VZjIY4po
Video (2.21 mins)

Teachers, students and community members talk about what they think history is for.

This video clip promotes discussions to reflect on what we believe history is for and what we want our students to take forward into their lives from it.  We call this the essence of the learning area.

Downloads:

History workshop – Sound bites

(PDF, 422KB)

What ‘Adelaideans’ think about history

3. History animation – What is it for?

https://youtu.be/JEJaFhUt1p8
Video (4.07 mins)

A video animation describes the essence of history and how the components of this learning area work together.

A useful starting point for a conversation with teachers, students and community.

4. History ‘Bringing it to life’ [BiTL]

A process tool that demonstrates how we can bring together what we want students to learn and how we want them to learn it – to engage our students in deep learning.

*Click the ‘enlarge icon’ to access the full benefits of this tool (located on the bottom right).

5. History BiTL printables

These posters, placemats, questioning tools and BitL overviews have been designed to be used in classrooms with students F-10.

Downloads:

Learning area specific resources available to be downloaded and printed.

6. The conceptual narratives for Learning Areas F-10

The audio series describes the big ideas and concepts in the curriculum of each learning area that grow in complexity across the year levels F-10. These brief descriptions give teachers clarity about the key concepts of each learning area and support designing learning to connect up concepts across multi-age groups.

*Click the ‘enlarge icon’ to access the full benefits of this tool (located on the bottom right).

7. Conceptual narrative – History printables

The resources show examples of how the BiTL questions can be used to develop conceptual understanding using specific learning area content from F-10.

Downloads:

Learning area specific resources available to be downloaded and printed.

F

(PDF, 346KB)

1

(PDF, 544KB)

2

(PDF, 638KB)

3

(PDF, 388KB)

4

(PDF, 691KB)

5

(PDF, 861KB)

6

(PDF, 646KB)

7

(PDF, 606KB)

8

(PDF, 638KB)

9

(PDF, 659KB)

10

(PDF, 587KB)

8. HASS F-7 Learning Area Explorer

The learning explorers (A3) summarise the Australian Curriculum learning area for easy reference during learning design.

Downloads:

F

(PDF, 247KB)

Year 1

(PDF, 227KB)

Year 2

(PDF, 229KB)

Year 3

(PDF, 233KB)

Year 4

(PDF, 234KB)

Year 5

(PDF, 239KB)

Year 6

(PDF, 239KB)

Year 7

(PDF, 242KB)

9. History 7-10 Learning Area Explorer

The learning explorers (A3) summarise the Australian Curriculum learning area for easy reference during learning design.

Downloads:

7

(PDF, 206KB)

8

(PDF, 214KB)

9

(PDF, 259KB)

10

(PDF, 226KB)

10. History wordles

Identifying the core ideas of each section of the maths curriculum.

Downloads:

Aims

(PDF, 115KB)

Rationale

(PDF, 218KB)

Content descriptions

(PDF, 254KB)

Organisation

(PDF, 256KB)

Achievement standards

(PDF, 250KB)

Inquiry questions

(PDF, 212KB)

11. Connecting content and essence

This tool supports teachers consider the Australian Curriculum Content Descriptions together with the ‘essence’ of the learning area. When they are considered together it influences how we design the learning.

1. Geography expert

https://youtu.be/VVebvcgwYys

Malcolm McInerney – geography

Video (3.01 mins)

Malcolom McInerney is Chairperson of the National Geography Teachers’ Association – ACTA.

Here he speaks about the essentials of geography learning.

Downloads:

Geography workshop – expert voice

(PDF, 392KB)

The essentials of geography – the essentials in geography learning

2. What ‘Adelaideans’ think about geography

https://youtu.be/I0TlEA-t2D0
Video (2.17 mins)

Teachers, students and community members talk about what they think geography is for.

This video clip promotes discussions to reflect on what we believe geography is for and what we want our students to take forward into their lives from it.  We call this the essence of the learning area.

Downloads:

Geography workshop – Sound bites

(PDF, 394KB)

What ‘Adelaideans’ think about geography

3. Geography animation – What is it for?

https://youtu.be/sgGb8BM2TBk
Video (4.28 mins)

A video animation describes the essence of geography and how the components of this learning area work together.

A useful starting point for a conversation with teachers, students and community.

4. Geography ‘Bringing it to life’ [BiTL]

A process tool that demonstrates how we can bring together what we want students to learn and how we want them to learn it – to engage our students in deep learning.

*Click the ‘enlarge icon’ to access the full benefits of this tool (located on the bottom right).

5. Geography BiTL printables

These posters, placemats, questioning tools and BitL overviews have been designed to be used in classrooms with students F-10.

Downloads:

Learning area specific resources available to be downloaded and printed.

Posters F–2

(PDF, 46KB)

Posters 3-4

(PDF, 74KB)

Posters 5-6

(PDF, 49KB)

Placemat F-6

(PDF, 27KB)

6. HASS F-7 Learning Area Explorer

The learning explorers (A3) summarise the Australian Curriculum learning area for easy reference during learning design.

Downloads:

F

(PDF, 247KB)

Year 1

(PDF, 227KB)

Year 2

(PDF, 229KB)

Year 3

(PDF, 233KB)

Year 4

(PDF, 234KB)

Year 5

(PDF, 239KB)

Year 6

(PDF, 239KB)

Year 7

(PDF, 242KB)

7. Geography 7-10 Learning Area Explorer

The learning explorers (A3) summarise the Australian Curriculum learning area for easy reference during learning design.

Downloads:

7

(PDF, 198KB)

8

(PDF, 218KB)

9

(PDF, 199KB)

10

(PDF, 222KB)

8. Geography wordles

Identifying the core ideas of each section of the geography curriculum.

Downloads:

Aims

(PDF, 120KB)

Rationale

(PDF, 307KB)

Organisation

(PDF, 299KB)

Content descriptions

(PDF, 284KB)

Achievement standards

(PDF, 275KB)

Inquiry questions

(PDF, 212KB)

9. Connecting content and essence

This tool supports teachers consider the Australian Curriculum Content Descriptions together with the ‘essence’ of the learning area. When they are considered together it influences how we design the learning.

1. What ‘Adelaideans’ think about civics and citizenship

https://youtu.be/zerS8ph_qrE
Video (2.50 mins)

Teachers, students and community members talk about what they think civics and citizenship is for.

This video clip promotes discussions to reflect on what we believe civics and citizenship is for and what we want our students to take forward into their lives from it.  We call this the essence of the learning area.

2. Civics and Citizenship Learning Area Explorer

The learning explorers (A3) summarise the Australian Curriculum learning area for easy reference during learning design.

Downloads:

7

(PDF, 198KB)

8

(PDF, 198KB)

9

(PDF, 198KB)

10

(PDF, 196KB)

3. Civics and Citizenship wordles

Identifying the core ideas of each section of the civics and citizenship curriculum.

Downloads:

Aims

(PDF, 131KB)

Overview

(PDF, 215KB)

Rationale

(PDF, 248KB)

Key questions

(PDF, 240KB)

Achievement standards

(PDF, 235KB)

Content descriptions

(PDF, 216KB)

1. What ‘Adelaideans’ think about economics and business

https://youtu.be/_91mFKrIjxk
Video (2.20 mins)

Teachers, students and community members talk about what they think economics and business is for.

This video clip promotes discussions to reflect on what we believe economics and business is for and what we want our students to take forward into their lives from it.  We call this the essence of the learning area.

2. Economics and Business Learning Area Explorer

The learning explorers (A3) summarise the Australian Curriculum learning area for easy reference during learning design.

Downloads:

7

(PDF, 194KB)

8

(PDF, 195KB)

9

(PDF, 196KB)

10

(PDF, 196KB)

3. Economics and Business wordles

Identifying the core ideas of each section of the economics and business curriculum.

Downloads:

Aims

(PDF, 139KB)

Overview

(PDF, 299KB)

Rationale

(PDF, 221KB)

Key questions

(PDF, 148KB)

Achievement standards

(PDF, 257KB)

Content descriptions

(PDF, 240KB)

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