Category Archives: History Teaching

Convicts in Australia – introductory podcast

My students last year did a podcast about convicts, and I’ve decided to do one of my own to introduce the topic today. Go here for a listen. My speed in producing podcasts is getting pretty good. About 30 minutes … Continue reading

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Medieval Crime & Punishment podcast

Well, it’s a momentous occasion! This is the first podcast I’ve done for Year 8 SOSE – medieval history. The class is kind of chaotic, but maybe listening to something will help. Have a listen to it here.

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PepperGreen Podcasters

PepperGreen Farm, an old Chinese market garden in the centre of Bendigo, has been redeveloped by Access Employment. A few of our students have been working at the farm. Aldo Penbrook, the totally networked manager, is wanting to put together … Continue reading

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Simulation & Podcast: Was Australia invaded?

As we are studying pre-British history of Australia, I decided to get another class to invade mine: bash them into a corner with rolled up newspaper, give them diseases (stickers on forehead) and bribe them for their land (with minties). … Continue reading

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iHistory Plans for 2007

This year is a real test for the iHistory concept. There are a few things I’d like to do this year: some of them concern my own teaching, and some of the are about helping other teachers to experiment: Continue … Continue reading

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