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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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Teacher reflections on iHistory fieldwork- Janie

The group I observed worked enthusiastically on the activities. They were particularly interested in the Bendigo Goal and Victoria Hill. Initially, the group allocated tasks according to the preferences of individuals. As the excursion continued, the roles changed. Confidence? The … Continue reading

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Teacher reflections on iHistory fieldwork- Alyssa

All 3 boys worked consistently for the whole day. Their enthusiasm never ran dry, and I did not hear any negative comments from them. They did not seek assistance from me, and were very resourceful. They seemed to enjoy the … Continue reading

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Students blogging on the iHistory concept

I let my students loose on this blog today. The main purpose was to get them reflecting on the use of mp3 technology and on the excursion itself. You can read their comments here. However, after they had done this, … Continue reading

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