Thursday, October 8, 2015

Workshop at 27.42°S, 153.04°E on 16 October

 Image above: St Margaret's Anglican Girls School

** Geographical Thinking workshop 

** Deconstructing the achievement standards

** Geography and Civics and Citizenship workshop

Related sites to Geogaction blog 
DECD Learning Resources for Australian Curriculum
DECD Achievement Standards Charts 
Geography Teachers' Association of South Australia website
ACARA website

ACARA Australian Curriculum portal 
Australian Geography Teachers' Association website
Spatialworlds blog

Email contact:

* Australian Geography Teachers' Association website

* Geography Teachers' Association of South Australia website

* Collecting data on attitudes to the geography curriculum and geography professional learning needs using Straw Poll.
Your participation would be greatly appreciated! 

  • Click on the URL's below and select your response. 

* Familiarity with the Australian Curriculum: Geography

* Engagement potential of the Australian Curriculum: Geography  

* Upskilling required to teach the Australian Curriculum: Geography

* Geographical concepts in the Australian Curriculum: Geography

* Skills to start working on to teach the Australian Curriculum: Geography 

AC History Units: the resource from HTAA and Education Services Australia (ESA) to support the Australian Curriculum: History

* Being a Citizen: a resource developed by AGTA

Achievement Standards Chart and activities for Geography from DECD 

Assessment activities at:


* DECD Australian Curriculum: HASS resources worth a look! 

DECD has recently launched their "Making the Australian Curriculum work for us' resource to support the teaching and learning of the Australian Curriculum: HASS.

As you can see below the resource to date includes a creative animation, broadsheets on the curriculum and 'talking heads'.

The Story of the learning areas animation. An excellent animation on 'What is Geography for'

The geography and civics and citizenship curriculum, year by year, all on one page in the Learning Area Explorer.

* The Australian Curriculum Portal

 * Being a Citizen: a resource developed by AGTA

 South Australian Parliament teaching resources

The South Australian Suffragettes site

A great South Australian history site focussed on the work of the suffragettes in South Australia.

Discovering Democracy resources 

* Parliamentary Education Office resources

* The Civics and Citizenship Achievement Standards document

Achievement Standards Chart for Civics and Citizenship from DECD 


The RSLSA Virtual War Memorial

A great resource for commemoration activities, historical research and work on Australian identity in the Civics and Citizenship curriculum.

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