Future of Teaching (history) updated version?
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Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Transcripts - Future of Teaching (history) updated version?
History for the Future:
What Future for History?
Designing History Online
National History Teachers
What is the future for (history) teaching?
History textbooks ‘replaced’ by a ream of Internet
data and content delivered by presenters on Youtube
Unprecedented age in education?
Age of distraction, Age of personalisation
Age of overwhelming data, Age of need for discerning choices
How are we developing
Historical Literacy in the
poetry and letters
History teaching as “sharing stories”
History teaching as sorting
and sifting through the
data; gathering and
analysing the evidence
History teaching as listening
to each other, to
and the open-endedness
Curious about how we
have been designing and
engaging with history in
a digital world?
“Children don’t get ideas, they make ideas ... better learning will
not come from finding better ways for the teacher to instruct but
from giving the learner better opportunities to construct.”
Seymour Papert Maker Culture
Year 8 ... Making History
Historical Fiction powerful teaching/learning
strategy - personalized history because it
evoked emotional response
We asked students to also think about the
‘space’ they were using to connect with the
historical novel to enhance their metacognition
Students made websites using
All Quiet on Western Front
Historical Fiction to
“walking in shoes”
Re-Making History Creatively Together
Year 10 History as Sharing Stories
Australian Curriculum History
Asked students to research a
successful Australian migrant
and write a script and create
short video to tell their story
History teaching as sorting
Actively teaching how to
research so students don’t
get distracted or lost ....
How are your students thinking about sources?
When sourcing articles in Google do they use country codes eg
site:sy arab spring
site:ir site:fr site:eg site:tn arab spring
teach them to be
Do your students know their country
code operators for research purposes?
discussion about the
operators are the
Are we teaching our
Activity for workshop
type into Google
url:history causes world war 1
causes of world war 1
What is the difference in number of search results?
How do you believe the conversational space
might change in the classroom?
Are your students looking
to see what has been
made online ?
And by who?
Think of learning of
the future as being co-created
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History as Listening to Others
1. Use of discussion forums to gauge
if we are listening and interacting to
develop a conversation
2. Use of programs like Edpuzzle and
Zaption to gauge whether we are
really listening and making meaning
3. set timer to make sure we get a
chance to talk?
peer to peer
EdPuzzle and Adaptive Learning
Are you making students
active listeners to Youtube?
Are you monitoring their
12e365772327de1cb9 Are you
Constructivist Approaches to history teaching
1. Students constructing meaning with
2. Participatory environment & instant
3. Maintaining sense of narrative and
inquiry that connects the past, present
and future through our conversations
digital and face to face
4. Getting students to engage through
making, re-creating and publishing
John Kennedy parallax screens for learning
Future of (history) teaching
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