Learning objects The Curators Table

TLF ID M018176

This is a web-based and iPad compatible resource aligned with Years 6 and 9 Australian Curriculum (AC): History; it encourages students to think and act like historians. Primary and secondary sources - such as posters, video and personal letters – as well as a chronology have been brought together to support learning about the contribution of German people in the settlement of South Australia. The first chapter (further chapters are in development) focuses on the treatment of German South Australians at the time of World War I. A teacher resource is available as a PDF; this includes a comprehensive source analysis template.

Educational details

Educational value
  • The Curator’s Table has been designed for teachers to make inquiry-based links for students to: History and Geography. This resource would be useful for studies where concepts include democratic decision making and civics and citizenship, or human rights. This resource supports the development of key concepts in the subject History including: evidence, continuity and change, cause and effect, perspectives, empathy, significance and contestability.
Year level

6; 7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12

Learning area
  • Geography
  • History

Other details

  • Contributor
  • Name: History SA (Migration Museum)
  • Organization: History SA (Migration Museum)
  • Description: Curator of an exhibition
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Person: Rosa Garcia
  • Description: Compiler
  • Person: Kerrie Mackey-Smith
  • Description: Compiler
  • Person: Douglas Mann
  • Description: Contractor
  • Person: Pat Stretton
  • Description: Consultant
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: State Library of SA
  • Organization: State Library of SA
  • Name: National Archives of Australia
  • Organization: National Archives of Australia
  • 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
  • Interactive
  • Online
  • Text
  • CC-BY-NC