Getting ahead with the AH Core: The City of Rome

Give your students a head start on the AH Core: resources and teaching strategies on the Roman way from the comfort of home.
Target Audience
Teachers of Ancient History
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Learning Areas

Teaching Standards

General Description

The Preliminary Ancient History topic of The City of Rome is an excellent introduction to the HSC Core: The Cities of Vesuvius. The students will learn the most important concepts, terms and background information. This which will save a lot of time in the HSC year as well as enabling deeper and more thorough knowledge of how the Romans lived.

Audience

Teachers of Ancient History

Available Delivery Formats

Format Description

Most TTA online courses are available with an Online Subscription. For a little more than the price of one course, you can gain up to 20 PD hours per year. Learn more HERE.

A normal online course is delivered over 1-12 weeks and is worth from 3-12 PDhrs depending on the course content and its objectives. Participants will not need to take time off, the course date is the START date only, end dates will be advertised with course hours.

The participants will be able to log in to 3 × 30 minute optional webinars, one week apart when I will be available to talk through the course content.


This course contributes to 5.0 professional development hours.

Occurrences

There are no occurrences of Online - Individual in Australia (ACT) at this time.

Sessions

Module 1: Roman ingenuity Part 1

1 hour

In this module we’ll look at:
- the position and geography of the city of Rome
- Roman engineering including water and drains
- suitable teaching strategies and scaffolds

There will also be a small task to complete.

Module 2: Roman ingenuity Part 2

1 hour

In this module we’ll look at:
- The Roman military including the Campus Martius
- suitable teaching strategies and scaffolds

There will be a small task to complete

Module 3: Roman ingenuity Part 3

1 hour

In this module we’ll look at:
- Roman entertainment including the Circus Maximus
- suitable teaching strategies and scaffolds

There will be a small task to complete

Module 4: The Roman Forum Part 1

1 hour

In this module we’ll look at:
- the buildings and spaces in the Forum
- suitable teaching strategies and scaffolds

There will also be a small task to complete.

Module 5: The Roman Forum Part 2

1 hour

In this module we’ll look at:
- the activities which occurred in the Forum
- suitable teaching strategies and scaffolds

There will also be a small task to complete.

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About the team


Sabreena Taylor

Creator

Sabreena has been a successful consultant with TTA since 2008. Her current roles include providing tailored professional learning and consultancy services in Instructional Practices Inventories (IPI – student cognitive engagement and higher order thinking), strategic planning, school evaluation, change management, classroom practice, ICT and History. In 2015 Sabreena traveled to the United States to train with IPI developer, Professor Emeritus Dr Jerry Valentine of the University of Missouri, and is now the only certified teacher trainer for IPIs in the Asia-Pacific region.

Sabreena is the Professional Learning Consultant- History/Civics and Citizenship as part of the quality assurance team at TTA. Sabreena has presented at both State and National conferences on topics such as user engagement in workplace online learning, augmented reality and using data in schools including Instructional Practices Inventories.

Sabreena’s career in education has been varied, contributing at local, regional and State levels. In her 32 years in education Sabreena has been a head of History, regional Quality Teaching Consultant and Professional Learning and Leadership Coordinator with the Education Department of New South Wales.

Sabreena’s work has included developing online learning, the implementation of the Australian Curriculum and designing and delivering a wide range of courses registered with the NSW Institute of Teachers. Her most recent role was as School Planning and Performance Advisor in the Learning, High Performance and Accountability directorate developing online solutions for effective school planning, monitoring, evaluation and reporting.

Sabreena has been able to feed her passion for all things History through forming networks of History teachers, Ancient History HSC marking, developing ICT History resources and, of course, travel. Sabreena has also been Head judge during the standards setting process for the Ancient History HSC.


This course is FREE with Online Subscription

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