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    SOUTH EAST QUEENSLAND MUSEUM CONFERENCE Presentation Notes.pdf

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    Please find attached session notes to accompany the presentation I made at the South-East Queensland Museums Conference - Plenary Session 2013. If you enjoyed my presentation why not contact me to see how I can help you enhance your museum’s school or community visits. For a nominal fee I am also available to come to your museum to conduct information sessions such as: • How to get the most out of your museum sources • What schools want and how to give it to them • Planning effective school visits • The Australian Curriculum made simple and how it can work for you. If you have any comments or questions about this presentation or anything else you feel I may be able to assist you with, please feel free to contact me. Visit the contact us tab to do this.
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    Schools and Cultural Institutions- What Teachers Want!.pdf

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    ARTICLE. This article, written by Catherine Gordon, details what teachers really want from cultural institutions and what they look for when considering school excursions. This article is also found on maNEXUS - a Museums Australia blog site.
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    Teacher Pack 21_Migration.pdf

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    TEACHER PACKS. HistoriCool is a history magazine written for Australian students, aged 8 - 14. As part of their subscription teachers receive a teacher pack with each edition. Education Creations brief was to produce a document which identified article links to the Australian curriculum and which provided a variety of activities which supported the use of those articles in various education environments. Provided are copies of the Teacher Packs developed for Issue 20 and 21.
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    Teacher's Notes - LUMIA

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    EXHIBITION NOTES. Lumia: art/light/motion was a new media exhibition presented by the State Library of Queensland in partnership with Queensland-based Kuuki collective artists Priscilla Bracks and Gavin Sade. Held at the State Library in 2011, LUMIA was a collection of bespoke, electronic creatures which explored contemporary life and encouraged thought about the future. Education Creations created the accompanying teacher notes.
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    Writing Example - Turtle Trouble.pdf

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    WRITING EXAMPLE. Catherine is often contracted to write articles for the children's history magazine HistoriCool. Turtle Trouble was written for Issue 11. Written for children aged 9 - 14, this article details an Australian First Contact situation and demonstrates an engaging way to introduce students to the historical concept of perspective.
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    Writing Example_Colonial Cruelty.pdf

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    WRITING EXAMPLE. Catherine is often contracted to write articles for the children's history magazine HistoriCool. Colonial Cruelty was written for Issue 17. Written for middle to upper primary students and lower secondary students, it includes a variety of writing approaches in one article..not just a narrative!