Pre and Post Visit
- Pre and Post Visit Learning resource – online resource with activities to support your visit
- Social Story – Stage 1 pre-visit social story
- Objects of School Days Past – new online resource featuring over 100 objects to tell the story of primary education in the past. Published October 2022.
- School Days of Long Ago – learning from home resource. Can support a visit but best used afterwards as it can spoil some surprises.
- Daily Life Past and Present – Stage 1 unit of work, includes School Life Past and Present (Inquiry 2), NSW Department of Education
- How Times Change – best watched after your visit, features the NSW Schoolhouse Museum of Public Education. Note – please view after your visit as it does spoil some of the surprises if watched before.
NSW Schoolhouse Museum of Public Education YouTube channel
Short videos showcasing objects in our collection, oral readings of early readers, tours and ‘how to’ videos.
Oral Histories and Stories
Collection stories – the human stories behind some of our objects
Recounts of 1930s and 1960s school days
- About the NSW Schoolhouse Museum
- Early School Days
- How to Play Fly
- Chants and Rhymes
- Copperplate Lettering
- Jellypad Recipe
- Teacher Guides and Analysis Tools – scaffolds for analysing primary sources, Library of Congress
- Using Primary Sources in the classroom – Library of Congress
- History K-6 Sample Learning Sequences – units of learning including sources and activities, NSW Department of Education
- Guide to Using Picture Books in History K-10 – comprehensive listing of suggested picture books with learning activities, NSW Department of Education
- History for those New to Teaching the Subject – explanations and strategies for teaching history, NSW Department of Education
- History K-10 Syllabus – NSW syllabus for the Australian Curriculum, NESA NSW
History of Education
- Photo Galleries
- Collection Stories
- History of Education in NSW
- NSW Public Schools and WW1
- History of North Ryde
- North Ryde Public School
- Museums Sector