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Pen and Ink Set – $5.00

Each set includes 3 nibs, one pen, powdered ink, blotting paper and script. Email us to order.

Pen and ink set contains a pen, three nibs, ink powder, blotting paper and a page of script
Vere Foster’s Copy Book No. 10 – $8.00 This is a reproduction Vere Foster’s Copy Book No. 10 – Ornamental Lettering. The Vere Foster writing copy books were used in NSW schools for handwriting practice. Email us to order. Reproduction Copy Book 10

Pre and Post Visit and Work Samples

Pre and Post Visit Suggestions  – a list of ideas.

North Sydney Public School Number Story – a clever use of mathematics based on a  Schoolhouse Museum excursion

Writing Tools Through Time – an animation using the Slowmation technique

How Times Change – best watched after your visit, this digital teaching and learning resource produced by ESA for the new History K-10 syllabus features the NSW Schoolhouse Museum of Public Education.   (This is a great resource but does spoil some of the surprises if watched before students visit the Schoolhouse Museum.)

Teaching History

AC History Units and Teaching History – comprehensive resource with units of learning and explanations, with examples, on how to teach historical concepts and skills

Using Primary Sources in the classroom – explanation by the Library of Congress

Teacher’s Guides and Analysis Tools – strategies for using primary sources from the Library of Congress 

History for those new to Teaching the Subject – explanations and strategies for teaching history from the NSW DET 2010

Human Society and its Environment K-6 on Pinterest – NSW DEC

History K-10 Syllabus – NSW syllabus for the Australian Curriculum, Board of Studies NSW

Students use magnifiers to examine early photographs of school children