HSIE e-news K-6 Term 2 2018
10 May 2018
HSIE K-6 Term 2 2018 e-newsletter brings you up-to-date news and information about teaching and resources, professional learning and other curriculum initiatives in HSIE.
This issue features:
The Term 2 state-wide HSIE staff meeting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures grant initiative Resources to support the teaching of HSIE : Guide to using picture books in History K-10 Using picture books for Intercultural Understanding Sydney ANZAC War Memorial Parliamentary Education Office – teaching resources and learning activities Excursions to Taronga Park Zoo Invictus Games Sydney 2018 Useful websites Geography Teachers’ Association NSW Geography free app – WWF Free Rivers.
Yesterday we delivered our first "new look" statewide Adobe Connect session, kicking off with our
top 10 favourite assessment tasks developed by teachers, which were submitted via the programming workshops or eCourse.
We have updated the language-specific Continuers pages on our website to include:
links to relevant NESA document advice for students information on text types, including past HSC questions for each text type for students to practise.
Visit our site at education.nsw.gov.au/languages to learn more.
The Languages and Culture team is offering Stage 6 school-based assessment in languages professional learning, NESA accredited for 2.5 hours.
This course will enable participants to:
understand the requirements of school-based assessment in Stage 6 Beginners, Continuers and Extension language courses implement a range of assessment strategies in Stage 6 Beginners, Continuers and Extension language courses design an effective assessment task for Stage 6 Beginners, Continuers and Extension language courses.