Teaching to the Australian Curriculum: History K–10
Tuesday 16 August 2011 | 9.30am – 3pm | The University of Sydney
The release and implementation of the Australian Curriculum: History marks a significant change in approaches to social learning. It places emphasis on engagement with historical concepts and inquiry processes, aimed at developing learners' understanding of big ideas and ways of thinking that define history as a field of knowledge. Clearly, this orientation to history teaching and learning presents challenges to both primary and secondary teachers.
Through lecturer presentations and workshops this course will:
- map and identify key features of the Australian Curriculum: History and workshop their implications for planning, programming and history pedagogy
- introduce current research on conceptual learning in history and identify effective strategies for embedding these in classroom programs and classroom practice
- demonstrate how assessment may be used as a diagnostic aid to assist with developing and refining learners' historical thinking and understanding.
Dr Carmel Fahey and Kate Smyth
Fees & Registration
Register online here | $220 Individuals / $210 Groups from the same school (per person, GST incl.)
Nina Goodwin | T: 02 9351 6329 | E: .
|NSW Institute of Teachers Registered Professional Development|
|NSWIT Course Code TBA. This course is pending endorsement as Institute Registered professional development for maintenance of accreditation at Professional Competence. Scope of endorsement: Five years for all Elements of the Professional Teaching Standards. Please provide your 6-digit Institute Number when you register if relevant.|