School outreach teaching
Infecting students with a love of the past
By: Dr Denis Mootz
This workshop will showcase materials prepared for the Macquarie School Outreach Program and suggest ways that the use of artifacts and material evidence in the classroom can provide unique opportunities for the teacher of History or historical materials.
Dr Denis Mootz
Denis Mootz was a classroom teacher K-12 for 40 years. His main research concern is pedagogy and classroom practice, particularly in History classrooms. He spent nearly twenty years teaching pre-service History teachers at UNSW. He has been a museum educator for the last decade and has had some experience in archaeology.