As a precautionary measure, due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we have suspended all Education programs until Term 3 (20 July 2020).
State Library forecourt
Co-designed with primary learners and facilitated by an experienced Educator for school groups.
Did you know that the State Library holds a collection of historical board games that tell stories about people, places and events in South Australia's history? Learners will practice historical skills through playing, analysing, researching and interpreting board games from the past. researching primary and secondary sources from the State Library's collection that relate to their game. Each team will interpret and communicate their discoveries by creating a short video.
The learning experiences are aligned with the Australian Curriculum, with a particular emphasis on the learning area of Humanities and Social Sciences: History and the general capabilities of literacy, intercultural understanding and critical and creative thinking.
Teaching for Effective Learning principles strongly underpin this learning experience, which is aligned with the Australian Curriculum, with a particular emphasis on the learning design.
Elements of this program have been co-designed with children, for children, to provide relevant learning experiences that effectively engage young learners.
Tools and materials are provided free of charge by the State Library of South Australia.
Feel free to download these duplicates of four historic board games held at the State Library:
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