2018 Post Conference Resources

Full workshop program, outling AITSL Standards can be downloaded here workshop program
Presentations can be viewed and/or downloaded under each sesssion/workshop details below


Women in the Ancient World
Professor Bettany Hughes
Please hear her keynote at https://youtu.be/3dSMkBfDiuc

11.00am – 11.55am

1.1 Red Empire: Soviet History for the 21st Century
Professor Mark Edele – School of Historical and Philosophical Studies, University of Melbourne
Mark Edele Red Empire
You Tube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BACRBXu4NZo
1.2 Aftermath: The legacy of World War I for Australians
Professor Joan Beaumont – Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, Australian National University
Professor Emerita Joan Beaumont

12.00pm – 12.55pm

2.1 Cultural Anzackery
Martin Douglas, Corowa High School

Years 9 – 12 ​https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1NIzjSfgj6BaIhwJ8RQBZaTwFIhvSo9P2?usp=sharing​ ​
2.2 Taking the ‘Great Leap’ into China
Lani Blackman, Barrenjoey High School

Year 11 – 12
Taking the Great Leap Into China – Blackman – 02.10.18
2.3 Narragunnawali: Reconciliation in Schools and Early Learning
Esma Livermore and Sarojni Sami , Reconciliation Australia

All year levels
Intro to Narragunnawali
2.4 Successful History Teaching & Assessment, Requires Future Focused Education Approaches
Matthew Noonan, ACT HTA – ACT Education
Years 5 – 12
2.5 Khmer Rouge – ‘Dark Past and New Perspectives; Perpetrators or Victims.’
Paul Foley and Billy Penfold, HTASA & Student Educational Adventures11/12
Years 11 – 12
2.6 Achaemenid Persia: an Unsung Hero for History Teachers
Emily Shanahan, Roseville College
Years 11 – 12
2.7 Creating a Culture of Thinking
Sasha McDonald, Stretton State College, DETE QLD
Years 7 – 12
SASHA MCDONALD Presentation 2018
2.8 Flipping History – using tech in the history classroom
Simon Baker, Nuriootpa High School SA
Years 7 – 12

1.55pm – 2.50pm

3.1 A taxonomy for teachers and learning history
Dr Denis Mootz, HTANSW

Years 7 – 12
3.2 Making Masada Matter
Peter Ramm, Cedar’s Christian College, Wollongong NSW

Years 11 – 12
Making Masada Matter
3.3 Teaching history in a blended-learning environment
Ashley Keith Pratt, Melbourne Girl’s Grammar School VIC

Years 9 – 12
HTAA Blended Learning
3.4 Inquiring that’s Exciting for Teachers and Students Alike
Dr Rosalie Triolo, Monash University VIC

Years 7 – 10
Rosalie Triolo HTAA 2918
3.5 Differentiation and Engagement in Stage 6 Assessment and Teaching
Lisa O’Neill, St Marys Senior High School NSW

Years 7 – 12
3.6 Writing Historical Fiction to Develop Historical Literacy and Empathy
Peter McHugh and Anna McHugh, Presbyterian Ladies’ College NSW

Years 7 – 12
Anna McHugh 1st presentation session 3.6


Teaching the Stories – the importance of life BEFORE the Holocaust
Crystal Weiringa, WA

Years 10 – 12
Crystal Wieringa – HTAA 2018

2.55pm – 3.50pm

4.1 The Core and More
Dr Bruce Dennett, Notre Dame NSW
Years 11 – 12
Dr Bruce Dennett HTAA Conference 2018
4.2 Learning Through Discussion and Disagreement
Christopher Bradbury, The King’s School, Parramatta NSW

Years 11 – 12
4.3 Literacy and History: Encouraging Reluctant Writers
Kate Cameron, NSWHTA

Years 7 – 10
Literacy and History Encouraging Reluctant Writers
4.4 Black Mist Burnt Country. Testing the Bomb. Maralinga and Australian Art
JD (Jan Dirk) Mittmann, Burrinja Cultural Centre
JD Mittmann HTAA18HowToPaintTheBomb
4.5 Trove for your students: Accessing and using primary sources
Catriona Bryce, National Library of Australia

Years 7-12
Cationa Bryce
4.6 Engaging History: Teaching the Polynesian expansion
Ren Downing, Alaress VIC

Year 8
4.7 Enhancing the teaching of the Industrial Revolution through biography
Lorna Fleetwood, Canberra Steiner School

Years 8 – 9
4.8 Must our Overview be a timeline on the Wall?
Dr Stephen Powell, Merici College ACT

Years 9 – 12
S Powell Overview and Timeline HTA Oct 2018


How can we make Australian history global?
Professor Frank Bongiorno

10.45am – 11.40am

5.1 Panel Discussion – Rise of new nationalism in Asia Professor Gavan McCormack – College of Asia and the Pacific ANU, Dr Andrew Kennedy – Crawford School of Public Policy ANU and Professor Edward Aspinall – College of Asia and the Pacific ANU
Aspinall – nationalism – October 2018
China’s New Nationalism – Kennedy
5.2 Who do You Think You Are? The Humanities and the science of Being Social
Maree Whiteley, Association of Independent Schools WA (AISWA), Primary Education Consultant 

11.45am – 12.40pm

6.1 Interactions: Decolonisation, Cold War and Indonesian National History
Sharon Champagne NSW

Years 11 – 12
Sharon Champagne HTAA Presentation
6.2 The Roman Games: Moving beyond ‘Gladiator’
David Posker Hill,St Ignatius’ College Riverview NSW

Years 11
The Roman Games_ Moving Beyond Gladiator – David Posker-Hill (1)
6.3 Choose your own adventure: our stories from the past
Maree Whitely, Association of Independent Schools WA

Years F – 6
6.4 Transferrable skillsets: Teaching children to think in the Humanities
Dr Andrew Lee, Geography Teachers’ Assoc. NSW

Years 5 – 8
6.5 Knowledge v Skills: A Shifting Balance
Dr Paul Kiem, HTANSW

Years 7 – 12
Kiem  HTAA National History Conference
6.6 The 10% Summary in the History classroom
Troy Edwards, Rockhampton Girls Grammar School

Year 8
Trop E The 10% Summary in the History classroom
6.7 How critical are you? Assessing student historical thinking
Dr Aïda McLeod, Brisbane School of Distance Education

Year 8
6.8 Playing the Past – video games in the History classroom.
Simon Baker, Nuriootpa High School SA

Years 7 – 12

1.40pm – 2.35pm

7.1 Civil Rights – going beyond the syllabus
Bernie Howitt, HTANSW

Years 11 – 12
Civil Rights – Bernie Howitt
7.2 Improving students’ academic writing
Sally Johnstone, Loyola Senior HS, Mt Druitt NSW
Years 11 – 12
7.3 People Power and Perspectives in a Practically Digital History Classroom
Robin McKean, WA Digital Technologies, WA

Years 4 – 12
7.4 Using Empathy to Teach Upper Primary Australian History
Nick Adeney, St Michael’s Grammar School (VIC), HTAV

Years 5 – 6
Nick Adeney History Conference Canberra 2018
7.5 The Partition of India: Midnight’s Children, Midnight’s Furies
Christopher Tidyman, Loreto Kirribilli – Sydney NSW

Years 11 – 12
Christopher Tidyman 2018 HTAA Partition of India Presentation Powerpoint
7.6 “Pedagogy, Power and ‘Engaged’ History”
Dr Chris Kenna, Hawker College ACT

Years 7 – 12
7.7 Exploring History Through a Student Created Museum Exhibition
Karen McPherson, ACTHTA

Years 4 – 10
Karen M 2018 HTAA workshop
7.8 Parliament of Australia
Angela Casey, Sarah Langford, Parliamentary Education Office

Years 5 – 10
Governance and Power PPT
PEO activities

2.40pm – 3.35pm

8.1 Changing World Order: From Europe, to US, to You
Anne Gripton, St Pius X, Chatswood NSW

Years 11 – 12
Anne Gripton Changing World Order 1991 – 2011
8.2 Teaching ‘The Nuclear Age 1945-2011’
Dr Daryl Le Cornu, Australian Catholic University ACT
Years 11 – 12
8.3 Memorials, Medals and Memories
Elizabeth Allen, Department of Veterans’ Affairs ACT

Years F – 6
Elizabeth Allen HTAA National Conference – Memorials, Medals amd Memories
8.4 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Military Service: Challenging National Narratives?
A/Professor Noah Riseman, Australian Catholic University, VIC
Years  7 – 12, tertiary
Noah Riseman History Teachers Association of Australia – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Military ServiceRiseman
8.5 Big History and Inclusive Education – Connecting a school to the world
Hayden Brown, Broome Senior High School WA

Years 7 – 12
HBrown Big History Inclusive & Education @ BSHS
8.6 The Schools of Chernoby
Billy Penfold, Student Educational Adventures SA

Years 11 – 12
8.7 Whatever you do, don’t say HASS is boring!!!
Catherine Baron, HTAWA

Years 5 – 8
8.8 A history of greater Australia: the archaeological story of 15 amazing places
Dr Duncan White, Australian National University ACT
History teachers DJW 2018


SESSION 9 – External Sessions
11.00am – 12.30pm

9.1 NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AUSTRALIA: Effective Use of Varied Sources in Teaching History Professor Bruce Scates.  Program from the NMA Education Team 
9.2 AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL: A Centenary of Scholarship: Australia and the First World War in 100 years’ of writing Dr Meleah Hampton.  Program with the AWM Education Team
9.3 NATIONAL GALLERY OF AUSTRALIA: The National Picture: The art of Tasmania’s Black War Tim Bonyhady.  Tour of the NGA with the Director Nick Mitzevich
9.4 NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY: Image and text: more than the sum of their parts Dr Sarah Engledow. Program with NPG Education Team
9.5 MUSEUM OF AUSTRALIAN DEMOCRACY: What makes a great political cartoon? A hands-on workshop and curated tour of the Behind the Lines 2017 exhibition
9.6 NATIONAL FILM AND SOUND ARCHIVE: Indigenous Representation on Screen: Tracking the Changing Shape of Stories of Aboriginal Australians through cinema Anne MacKay, Education Manager
9.7 NATIONAL LIBRARY OF AUSTRALIA: ‘Cook and the Pacific’: The Library’s foundation collections, First Nations peoples, and Europeans Ben Pratten, Education Manager.  Explore the landmark exhibition ‘Cook and the Pacific’ with co-curator Dr Susannah Helman