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Category: Lifelong Learning

New Teachers' e-newsletter published

Our first e-newsletter has now been published informing teachers about events, exhibitions, onsite and offsite programs and competitions specifically for teachers and their students.

By: Ms Helen Wheeler, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 31 Mar 2010

Twitter in the classroom boosts student engagement

How does using Twitter with students boost their learning and engagement? Mashable explains how...

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 19 Mar 2010

Welcome to BugWise Backchat

Welcome to Bugwise Backchat where you can be part of the science that happens at the Australian Museum. Help us be Bugwise by telling us what you’ve found, asking us questions about the world of invertebrates and sharing your stories from investigations using Bugwise tools.

By: Dr Sophie Lieberman, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 11 Mar 2010

What's in the Box - Freshwater

After a year of planning and development the new Freshwater Box is finished and is heading out to NSW schools. The Freshwater box was developed in partnership Sydney Water and is the second box in a new style that includes scientific equipment to assist student in monitoring their local environment.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 04 Mar 2010

What's in the Box - 45 years on

Museum in a Box® was developed 45 years ago and is the corner stone of the Australian Museum outreach program.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 17 Feb 2010

What's in the Box - a busy beginning

It's only February and there are already 330 Museum in a Boxes booked for 2010.  With all of the refurbishment and program planning it has been a busy beginning to the year.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 16 Feb 2010

Students show their cultural objects

We went to a school in Sydney to find out what cultural objects are personally significant to Year 5 students. What we found was intriguing and, in some cases, quite moving.

By: Ms Helen Wheeler, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 10 Dec 2009

Museum education blogs

There are a range of other museums and cultural institutions that host blogs related to teachers and education. Here's a selection of some of them.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 27 Nov 2009

What is the Teacher Talk Blog?

What is the Teacher Talk Blog and what might I find here?

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 26 Nov 2009