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1 and the School of Education Co-constructions of the past: Engaging generation NOW with the Defence of Darwin Co-constructions of the past: Engaging generation NOW with the Defence of Darwin Charles Darwin University Alicia Boyle, The Northern Institute Janice Crerar, Greg Smith and Sue Smith, School of Education

2 and the School of Education Presentation outline Project background and aims Project approach Relationship to the Australian Curriculum Inquiry Based Learning Scenario Based Learning Problem based curriculum, differentiation and intellectual quality Interactive Web Quest - ‘What’s in a name?’

3 and the School of Education In July 2008 the Chief Minister announced an $11.5 million initiative to commemorate the role of the Territory in World War II. The DDE facility was developed to form part of World War II Precinct at East Point with the Darwin Military Museum and provides links to a distributed digital experience, using the DDE website and smartphone applications, encouraging people to visit the WWII heritage sites in Darwin and beyond.DDE website smartphone applications The DDE facility focuses on the Defence of Darwin and is limited to the chronological period , covering the build-up of military defences and infrastructure in Darwin to the war’s conclusion. The facility officially opened on the 19 th February, 2012 Project background and aims (1)

4 and the School of Education Create an education package targeting primary, middle and high school students that will complement the Defence of Darwin Experience (DDE), both the permanent exhibitions as well as the distributed heritage sites featured in the smartphone application. Teacher’s guide to sites and planning a visit Teacher’s notes Student activities Recommended resources The resulting material must indicate age groups, subject areas and links to the Australian Curriculum Project background and aims (2)

5 and the School of Education Collaborative team CDU – Project Manager and 3 Teacher/Teacher Educators Museums and Art Galleries of the NT – DDE Curator NT DET – Curriculum and Phases of Learning Social Educators Association of the NT 20 NT Teachers Visited the facility and mapped the key content to relevant Year Levels in the Australian Curriculum Developed templates, iconography, mapped the hard drive location of over 2000 images and 500 text items Divided up Activity development according to areas of interest Mapped Activities to the Australian Curriculum Project approach (1)

6 and the School of Education Project approach (2)

7 and the School of Education The history curriculum aims to promote: A sense of enjoyment and interest in history A knowledge, understanding and appreciation The forces that change societies An understanding of historical concepts Evidence, continuity and change, cause and effect, perspectives, empathy, significance and contestability A capacity to undertake historical inquiry Analytical use of historical sources, critical thinking in explanation, perspectives in understanding. Relationship to the Australian Curriculum

8 and the School of Education “History is a disciplined process of inquiry into the past that develops students curiosity and imagination”. “Historical knowledge is fundamental to understanding ourselves and others”. Relationship to the Australian Curriculum

9 and the School of Education F Personal and family histories 1 Present and past family life (context of student) 2 The past in the present (Local area history) 3Community and Remembrance 4 First contacts 5The Australian Colonies 6 Australia as a Nation 7 The Ancient World 8 The Ancient to the Modern World 9 The Making of the Modern World 10 The Modern World and Australia WWII as depth study Relationship to the Australian Curriculum

10 and the School of Education Questioning Interpretation and critical analysis of sources Consideration of context Respect of perspectives Substantiate interpretation Effective communication Historical Inquiry

11 and the School of Education People and Places (http://tinyurl.com/bwgfqnq)http://tinyurl.com/bwgfqnq Investigates the population of Darwin and considers how the events of World War II shaped Darwin today. Links to Middle Years Maths curriculum (Statistics). Provides opportunity for students to interpret and critically analyse historical sources. Considers the context of the information. Looks at different perspectives and experiences. Historical Inquiry in the Middle Years

12 and the School of Education Why was Darwin Bombed? (http://tinyurl.com/9smvnlf)http://tinyurl.com/9smvnlf Investigates the links between northern Australia and Asia to form an argument that Australia was not ‘discovered’ by Captain Cook. Investigates Australia’s engagement with Asia in the lead up to World War II. Strong links with Australian Curriculum Cross Curricular priorities – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures and Asia and Australia’s engagement with Asia. Historical Inquiry in the Middle Years

13 and the School of Education Working in groups or on your own go to: Choose ‘Education’ from the left hand side menu Choose Activities ‘Upper Primary’‘Education’ ‘Upper Primary’ Scroll down to the ‘What’s in a name?’ Activity and open the ‘Educational Outcomes’ Link‘Educational Outcomes’ Click on the ‘Back Arrow’ and click on the ‘What’s in a name?’ Activity in Word format Interactive Web Quest ‘What’s in a name?’

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