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  Teaching & Learning Principles

'Effective Practice in Civics and Citizenship Education. A Guide for Pre-service Teachers' 2009
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This comprehensive program brings together teaching and learning principles and links to resources from a national perspective.

'Social Studies in Action: A Methodology Workshop'.
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Developed in the US, this 8 part workshop includes notes, videos and suggested further reading. The 8, 60 min videos feature teachers engaged in professional learning, collegiate discussion and teaching.
'Making Civics Real - A Workshop for Teachers. Key Constructivist Methodologies'
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A 60min professional learning video & accompanying notes that show active citizenship in action in real classrooms, interspersed with interviews with practicing teachers. While developed in the US, the teaching principles are universal.

'Caring for the Community'
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A Workshop session from the US, around a unit of work in a multi-age classroom. Includes a 26min video of the classroom in action and interviews with the teacher.

  Content Knowledge

Web Site

UWA website hosting searchable databases for elections and other statistics from across Australia.
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Useful for seeing patterns, crafting research questions and more.

  Curriculum & Resources

Web Site

Home to the Australian Curriculum: Civics and Citizenship    
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Home to the Australian Curriculum: History    

'Scootle' - the portal for digital curriculum resources.
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All teachers and students in Australian schools have access through a login process.

'Getting Things Done: Dam'
Discovering Democracy resource – an annotated slideshow of photographs of various aspects of the campaign.
(The Learning Federation ID L9525 - use your Scootle Login to access)

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