Category Archives: iHistory Reflections

Finally done!

No, I haven’t stopped the iHistory juggernaut – my students enjoy the sound of my voice too much…but the official stuff is finished! For those of you so inclined, the report I have submitted to Knowledge Bank (one of 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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Relatively meaningless milestone

The iHistory website has passed the 1000 hits mark! I guess it’s like Y2K – doesn’t mean much but has a mysterious symbolic power. Thanks to all those who have had a look, and especially those who’ve made comments – … Continue reading

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Being paid to learn?

Today, I let my students know which group won the iHistory fieldwork competition. They were really keen to know. Interestingly, the two groups with boys got the top two spots. One of these groups I expected to perform highly, but … 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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