DEC Scan Journal : Volume 34 Issue 3
2015 Volume 34, Issue 3 25 Contents Editorial Reflections Teaching & learning Research Curriculum support Share this Resource reviews An example of another teacher who uses PBL frequently in her teaching is Bianca Hewes, who has written about her experiences on her blog. iGeographers and the HPC model In a recent book published for teaching Geography to primary school students Associate Professor Alaric Maude (2014) makes this point: Primary teachers have a significant role in the teaching of Geography in Australia because they are responsible for seven of the nine years in which the subject will be compulsory in the majority of schools (p.1). The reality of explicit teaching of Geography content and skills is new for many primary school teachers in Australia. Although previous Social Science curriculum documents have included geography content, the division of content and skill development into a separate discipline is new. See the post on Medium. Enhancing students’ engagement in a subject like Geography using the hook of technology is endless. A new study (Hunter, 2015) validated ByDhx1(Ownwork)[CC0],viaWikimediaCommons The Aboriginal tent embassy in 2015 findings of the original research on exemplary teachers’ knowledge of technology integration (Hunter, 2013). The HPC validation process is ongoing and findings of this new research are reported in a case study: Big learning for the future (Hunter, 2015b).
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