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Teaching Stage 2 History: First Contacts

First Contacts introduces world history and the movements of peoples. Beginning with the history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Peoples, students examine European exploration and colonisation in Australia and the world to the early 1800s.

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Teaching Stage 1 History: The Past in the Present

In Stage 1, The Past in the Present provides a study of the history of their local area, examining the remains of the past and why they should be preserved.

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Teaching Stage 1 History: Past and Present Family Life

In Stage 1, students have the opportunity to learn about present and past family life, their differences and similarities. They are introduced to changes over time and the use of historical sources.

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Teaching Early Stage 1 History: Personal and Family Histories

In Early Stage 1, students have the opportunity to learn about their own History and that of their family. This may include stories from other cultures and parts of the world. Students build on their own understanding of how the past is different from the present. 

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What is History? A guide for primary teachers.

This program, along with the accompanying programs for Early Stage 1, Stage 1, Stage 2, and Stage 3, has been developed to assist primary school teachers to master changes to the History K-10 Syllabus.

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Library Adventures

Uncover the surprising stories and spaces of the State Library of NSW  in a carefully crafted adventure tailored for  all ages.

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