This Digital Resource invites learners to explore their own community and its diversity of people, places and events. State Library resources can assist learners to develop their skills in researching the past and present stories of their community. An interactive map co-designed with children of the Peterborough community and the State Library, provides a stimulus for documenting and sharing community stories.
This resource follows on from the State Library’s My History, early years program and resources, as learners begin to shift from examining their own personal and family histories to understanding the diverse stories of their broader community.
Key inquiry questions include:
The learning experiences are aligned with the Australian Curriculum for schools, with a particular emphasis on the learning area of HASS: History, Geography, Civics and Citizenship and Information Literacy and research skills.
Effective Learning principles strongly underpin the learning design.
Elements of this resource have been co-designed in partnership with children to provide relevant learning experiences that effectively engage young learners.
Please assist us by completing this short survey after you have used our digital resources.
LINK TO INTERACTIVE MAP
What is the cost of using a Digital Resource?
All State Library Digital Resources are provided free of charge.
Any additional tools and materials to complement the experience are provided by the school.
Access Guides for each Digital Resource from the program page on the Library website
How do I use the Digital Resource?
We have provided a Guide for each of the Digital Resources which outlines curriculum links and learning processes and resources. These ideas can be adopted, adapted or used as a springboard to innovate and develop our own program.
What can I do if the videos don't work?
We recommend using browsers Chrome, Edge or Safari
How can I provide feedback?
We value your feedback and invite you to complete the short survey linked through the QR code on the Guide for your Digital Resource. This will enable us to further develop programs.
Is there someone I can speak to about the resources if I need assistance?
For any questions regarding the resources, please reach out to the Community Learning Team.
Phone: 8207 7239