iTeachers and students need iMuseums
Jun07

iTeachers and students need iMuseums

Great article on page 3 of the Brisbane Courier Mail, Saturday 6th June, about 21st century students having different needs. They quote Prof Nairn, Exective director of the Australian Secondary Principals Association.  ‘If students don’t learn the way we teach, we have got to teach the way they learn.’ It seems iTeachers are tech savvy, drawing on students skills and curiosity. He says, ‘It’s about how do...

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National Trust Award for WWI Digital Storytelling Education Program
Aug30

National Trust Award for WWI Digital Storytelling Education Program

It’s official – a high commendation for our Digital Storytelling Program!  The National Trust Queensland awarded the High Commendation for the project ‘World War I Digital Stories – an education program for year nines’. We piloted the digital Digital Storytelling Program for Year Nines from Southport High School last year.  Janis Hanley  adapted the History in Place Kit for an excursion to the Mudgeeraba...

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ANZAC Commemoration Resources
May07

ANZAC Commemoration Resources

Anzac Commemoration – Year Three Excursion Resources The Year Three Anzac Commemoration Education program is an exciting day out at the Mudgeeraba Light HorseMuseum.  It covers a ranges of pre and post excursion resources, as well as the activity sheets for the visit.  The excursion is planned to align with Australian History Curriculum requirements. The Excursion is a day of adventure and new experiences for the students, and...

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7 Keys to Museum Education Programs
Oct15

7 Keys to Museum Education Programs

This workshop is written specifically for small museums and explores the keys to develop museum education programs that engage students in exploring history.  The new Australian History curriculum provides a clear framework to plan program content, as well as techniques to engage students on a journey of inquiry and discovery. The 7 keys for creating engaging programs, a nutshell are: Take an inquiry approach.  Museums are an ideal...

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