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Collect(ED): First Nations Histories & Cultures Classroom Resources

Date Published: 09/08/2022

Welcome to the August edition of Collect(ED). This month we have curated resources that assist teachers to embed the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures cross-curriculum priority into their classroom teaching.    These curated resources focus on building student

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Ancient China Display

Date Published: 20/07/2022

If you are in Year 7, this Term you are doing a research task on Ancient China. The iCentre have put together a display with some really great information and books to help with your research! Topics include: The Terracotta

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Research Tips

Date Published: 26/04/2022

As many of you are about to embark on research tasks for your Term 2 assessment, the iCentre are here to support you with your research goals with some tips and tricks for effective research. 1. Find and use authoritative

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Economics and Business Research Guides

Date Published: 01/03/2022

Research Guides for assignment success We have developed Research Guides for Years 8 and 9 Economics and Business students currently investigating the impacts of COVID-19 on the Australian tourism industries. The guides will assist students with using the correct search

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Year 9 History Research: Industrial Revolution

Date Published: 28/02/2022

Research Guides for assignment success   We have developed Research Guides for Year 9 students currently investigating the Industrial Revolution. The guides will assist students with the correct search terms for locating information. They will also step students through finding

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Using Online Textbooks

Date Published: 01/02/2022

Access your textbooks from your device Online textbooks are an excellent resource for remote learning. The benefits of an online textbook are that you can access them on any device from anywhere that you are learning or studying. Digital textbooks

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Study Skills FAQs

Date Published: 01/02/2022

Tips to start the academic year well Having run over 5000 study skills seminars over the last 20 years, Dr Prue Salter has been asked many questions about study skills. Below are some of the common questions she is asked.

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Analyse and interpret sources of information

Date Published: 16/11/2021

The ability to critically analyse sources of information is essential in a world where the media may present information that is biased or even fake. Source analysis is also important in the Humanities department and comprises a significant portion of

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Making the Most of Class Time

Date Published: 02/11/2021

Making the most of class time is one of the best strategies you can use to improve your learning outcomes.  The following advice is from Enhanced Learning – a company who focus on skills for student learning. We highly recommend

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Year 8 Geography: Landforms and Plate Tectonics

Date Published: 26/10/2021

Our year 8s are currently learning about how landforms are created and how they make up different landscapes. Students have learned all about tectonic plates and plate boundaries. They know that there are three ways that plates meet at their boundaries, including converging (pushing together), diverging (pulling

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