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Victoria Hill Trip

Tomorrow the class is going on a trip to Victoria Hill – hopefully more than last time will turn up! Victoria Hill is an old mining site – it hosts what was once the deepest shaft mine in the world … Continue reading

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Trip to Sacred Heart Cathedral

Regular readers of this blog will know that I take my students on a one-off competitive fieldtrip around Bendigo, during which they use podcasts to complete tasks about the history of Bendigo, and hence, Australia. However, I’ve got a particularly … Continue reading

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iHistory Excursion 2007

We just recently completed the excursion using podcasts to learn about 4 historical sites in Bendigo: the old gaol, Sacred Heart cathedral, statues in the CBD and Victoria Hill mining site. We skipped the Joss House, as 4 places is … Continue reading

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iHistory Fieldwork 2007

The next iHistory fieldwork excursion in Bendigo is coming up soon. (See the 2006 one) I had planned to spread them out over the semester but an uncharacteristically relaxed approach to the curriculum (ie. I’ve been lazy) has meant we’re … Continue reading

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Help iHistory Win!

The iHistory podcast project has been nominated for an Edublog award, in the category “Best audio and/or visual blog“. Help us win by voting online! It’s easy: go to this link, click on the iHistory option and then “count my … Continue reading

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Student reflections on iHistory – video

This video is a collection of students’ thoughts about the iHistory project. The students really put a lot of energy into their responses, displaying an enviable grasp of pedagogical concepts and methods such as “going to Maccas” and “getting a … Continue reading

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Teacher reflections on iHistory fieldwork- Sue

The group was fine in the a.m. but lost the plot in the afternoon. The group used mp3 players but was a bit awkward taking it in turns, ie ‘I DID IT LAST TIME ,ITS YOUR TURN!” All skills improved … Continue reading

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