Category Archives: Podcasts

Bushranger Melange Podcast

As a short assessment of our bushranger unit, I got my students to write (and not so short) summaries of different Australian bushrangers. Some of them you may have heard of…others are less well known. Listen to the podcast. Advertisements

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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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Timor Leste introductory podcast

G’day all. I’m beginning a unit on Timor Leste (East Timor) with my Year 8s this week, and planning to do a stations strategy again, including a podcast introducing things. I was lucky enough to be able to interview Kirsty … Continue reading

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Cyberhistory PD

Last week I presented at a PD for history teachers on how to integrate technology into history learning. Great diversity of teachers from primary, secondary as well as state, Catholic and private. They recorded their own podcast – listen here! … Continue reading

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Bizarre stats for post

I’ve been looking on the stats page for this blog, and the Medieval Crime & Punishment podcast has passed 1,000 hits over the past 2 months since it was posted. In other words, it makes up a tenth of all … Continue reading

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The Black Death

Here is the latest Middle Ages podcast, along with gratuitous picture of people with bubonic plague. I’ve been doing a “stations” strategy with my year 8s for the Friday double: podcast, textbook questions, crossword, computer stuff and a drawing activity. … Continue reading

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Castle podcast

This is a podcast introducing castles for a Year 8 SOSE class. And the photo below is from the banks of Loch Ness, upon which I was lucky enough to walk…and no, I did not see her. Here is the … Continue reading

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