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Living through History It is important for future historians to be able to find sources on how COVID-19 affected school students. At the front of your classroom your teacher has a glass jar labelled ‘Going to school during COVID-19’, the name of your school and today’s date. As a class, you are going to fill…
Can you put your responses into a Venn diagram like this?
Everyday classroom Remote learning School of the Air Where do you learn? What is your routine at the start of the day? Do you have songs or prayers? Show and tell? How do you communicate with your teachers? How do you communicate with your friends? Are you involved in any extracurricular activities? Do you wear…
RESPOND Classroom Think Tank Use the chart on the following page to brainstorm the similarities and differences between your traditional school day, remote learning and the School of the Air.
What does Kerrie Russell, say is one of the main differences between COVID-19 remote learning and attending the School of the Air as a regular student?
What is one thing that Year 8 student Mia says was challenging about remote learning during lockdown?
What do you remember? What is one positive thing that primary school teacher Mr Mulcahy says about remote learning during lockdown?
If you participated in remote learning during COVID-19, you are an important part of social history. In 10, 20, 50 and 100 years, people will be interested in knowing about your school days. In this clip we hear from a primary teacher and a secondary student in Victoria on how their school days changed during…
VIEW What do you know about the School of the Air? Click the image to watch an introductory video.