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Remote learning might seem like a new concept, but it is a daily reality for students who attend the School of the Air, a form of distance learning created in 1951 for students who lived in remote areas of Australia. Prior to the School of the Air, students also learnt through post correspondence, in which…
Source: Museums Victoria, Museum of Staying Home This student is one of the few who still attended school during lockdown in Victoria. What do you think his parents’ jobs might have been? Is there anybody in your class who still attended school while others were learning from home? What were their experiences of being in…
Source: Museums Victoria, Museum of Staying Home How does having a sibling change how you learn at home? Who do you think is helping these two girls with their learning? If you had to learn from home, did you make any changes to your house to help you? (Think back to the first photograph.)
Source: Museums Victoria, Museum of Staying Home What is happening in this photograph? If you had to learn from home, was this similar to your experience? Is the student at school or at home? How do you know? What can people in the future learn from this photograph?
The Melbourne Museum has collected photographs from families in Victoria to document the learning-from-home experience. What is happening in this photograph? What do you think this space is usually used for? How do you know? Source: Museums Victoria, Museum of Staying Home
THINK The COVID-19 lockdown temporarily changed the way that many students in Australia and all around the world went to school. What are some of the words that we used to describe this type of learning?