Agora 2018-3 Teaching History

Teaching History | Agora 2018-3 (vol. 53 no.3)

Teaching History

Agora vol. 53 no. 3 (2018)
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Front matter

Editorial Dr Katrina Burge

President's Introduction Dr Rosalie Triolo

Original research

3D-Printed Facsimiles as Classroom Primary Sources: A Comparative Review
Alistair Kwan and Karl Butler

3D printing brings ancient artefacts into the hands of your students.

Reflections on the theme

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective History Teachers
Luke Cashman

What habits should History teachers cultivate as they strive to reach their professional potential as educators?

Growing High Standards: Using the AITSL Standards to Develop Your Teaching
Luke Skehan

The AITSL Standards are an unexpectedly flexible and powerful learning tool for shaping teachers’ professional development.

Teaching History, Teaching Complexity
Alan Sears

A prominent Canadian history educator talks about the importance of complexity in historical debates.

Teaching ideas

Exploring Educational Excellence Abroad
Felicity Irwin

A study trip offers insights into the success of the renowned Finnish educational system.

Crafting an Historical Essay from Conception to Final Submission
Namrata Shipstone

How to convince students that writing great essays does matter and can be learnt.

The History Teacher, the School Librarian and the Zone of Mutual Benefit
Dr Deb Hull and Susan La Marca

History teachers and school librarians can be strong allies in the pursuit of student engagement and excellence.

The Dynamics of Single-Student VCE Classes
Sarah Clare and Jo Cartwright

The unique advantages and challenges of teaching a class with only one student.

Ancient History, Country Life and Bertrand Russell
Rodney Knight

A former HTAV president reflects on busyness, forty years of teaching and a treechange.

Exploring the Ancient World Without Leaving Melbourne
Christopher Gribbin

Learn about everything from Minoan lavatories to Socratic argument at the Hellenic Museum Summer School.


by Alex Kopp
Reviewed by Oliver Hodson

Weight of Evidence
Matt Murphy
Reviewed by Jo Sayer

In the Lamplight
Dianne Wolfer
Reviewed by Geraldine Ditchburn

Monash and Chauvel: How Australia’s Two Greatest Generals Changed the Course of World History
Roland Perry
Reviewed by Chris Tudor

Events Calendar

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