Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Connecting curriculum

Image above:  YouTube video of the trial at Nuriootpa Primary School.

Related sites to Humsteach blog 
Australian Curriculum Portal
AC History Units
DECD Learning Resources for Australian Curriculum
DECD Achievement Standards Charts 
Australian Geography Teachers' Association website

Geography Teachers Association of South Australia
History Teachers Association of South Australia
History Teachers Association of Australia



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Go to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qZ8Q9jTRjaM&feature=youtu.be and listen to Sue Toone, Principal of Nuriootpa Primary School talk about the connected curriculum Geography trial conducted at her school in October 2011.

The trial focused on the integration of the draft Australian Curriculum: Geography into the schools connected curriculum. A thematic curriculum focused in 2011 on the theme of Past, Present and Future, with geography and history being integrated into the learning modules from Foundation to Year 7.

Thanks to the generosity of the Nuriootpa Primary School students and teachers in giving permission for their teaching materials and reflections to be part of this blog. In particular, thanks to Sue Toone, the Principal for the trial at Nuriootpa Primary School.

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