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Teacher guide Sydney Metro – creating a website – Stage 2

TLF ID M025443

This inquiry-based unit of work was created, trialled and peer reviewed as part of a professional learning program in inquiry-based learning for school teachers. The professional learning courses were part of a pilot partnership between the NSW Government’s Sydney Metro transport agency and Western Sydney University. Students explore how have trains changed over time and how they can work together to showcase their learning on a website for other students.



Educational details

Educational value
  • The unit is aligned to NSW syllabuses, specifically the Geography K-10 Syllabus 2015, History K-10 Syllabus 2012 and English K-10 Syllabus 2012.
  • The unit was implemented as an open inquiry using the spiral of inquiry process (Temperley, Kaser and Halbert, 2014).
Year level

3; 4

Learning area
  • Humanities and social sciences
  • Geography
  • History
  • English

Other details

Contributors
  • Author
  • Name: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Description: author
  • Contributor
  • Name: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Description: author
  • Name: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Description: Data contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Publisher
  • Name: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Description: Publisher
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
Access profile
  • Generic
Learning Resource Type
  • Online
Rights
  • © State of New South Wales, Department of Education.