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    Teaching Primary History through Role-play

    This professional development day for primary teachers explores practical ways to teach skills and concepts through role-play.

    Date September 19, 2017 - September 19, 2017
    Time 9:00am - 3:30pm

    Each course provides five hours of NESA Registered PD.

    This professional development day for primary teachers explores practical ways to teach skills and concepts through role-play.

    Participants will be taken through current research into the value of using role-play to teach History. They will model and actively participate in successful role-play strategies for the classroom such as ‘teacher in role’, ‘hot seat’, ‘freeze frames’ and ‘role on the wall’.

    Time will be dedicated to reflection and open discussion on ways to integrate role-play strategies into their lessons. 

    Participants will receive a range of handouts, reading material and references to support them in implementing role-play strategies in the classroom.

    The course includes:

    Engaging students through role-play

    • The value of using role-play to teach History
    • Forms of role-play
    • Case studies using role-play

    Source-based role-play in teaching History

    • SLM education programs featuring role-play
    • Sources, props and reproductions
    • Scott Hill (Curator, Elizabeth Farm): Building role-play from historical sources

    Experiencing source-based role-play strategies

    • Three key strategies
    • Reflection and discussion
    • Effectiveness of role-play for engagement and learning
    • Classroom adaptations and application
    • Resources to support the use of role-play in implementing the K-10 History syllabus

    Curriculum links:

    History K-10 Syllabus

    Historical concepts and skills:

    • Perspectives
    • Empathetic understanding
    • Analysis and use of sources
    • Explanation and Communication

    Find out more information at: http://sydneylivingmuseums.com.au/education/programs/teaching-primary-history-through-role-play

    ELIZABETH FARM 70 ALICE STREET
    Rosehill
    2142
    New South Wales
    Australia

    Early Bird $150
    Standard $175
    Pre-service and casual teachers $135

    Completing each course in the Sydney Living Museums Teaching History in the primary classroom program will contribute 5 hours of NESA Registered PD, addressing 2.1.2, 3.4.2 and 6.2.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.