Agora (2019/Issue 3) – History Excursions

Agora is a journal of curated professional reading for history teachers. This digital download covers a broad range of articles about History Excursions and Incursions.

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Reflection | Rosalie Triolo
Editorial | Katrina Burge


Planning Purposeful Excursions | Peter Hoban and Alice Barnes
Careful planning is the key to making an excursion far more than just a fun day out.

The Shout-Out Project: Connecting to Community through Incursion | Helen Avery and Jessica Vuckovic
Students flourish when they find inspiring stories close to home.

Versailles: The Ultimate ‘French Revs’ Excursion | Andrew A. Pyrcz
Since the time of the Sun King, tourists have been flocking to Versailles to glimpse the glory and the defeat of the Bourbon legacy.

McCrae Cross-Cultural Experience | Michelle Kiag
Traditional owners and the National Trust have worked together to present new ways of understanding a shared past.


Celebrating Country: Excursions to Indigenous Sites | Kara Taylor
Australia’s ancient landscape and living Indigenous culture provide a wealth of excursion destinations.

Excursions Made Easy | Nick Adeney
With a bit of planning, excursions can be affordable and achievable for every school.

Ancient History Excursion in Melbourne | Christopher Gribbin
An excursion to see Melbourne’s antiquities can help students empathise and engage with ancient cultures.

A Living Chessboard: Make Your Own Medieval World | David Waldron and Paul Michael Donovan
Create your own medieval incursion with these DIY costumes and equipment.

Marching North to Engage in the Chinese Revolution! | Tom Ryan
Who knew Melbourne was a great destination for a VCE Revolutions China immersion day?

Fundraising Ideas for Trips and Travel | Ricky Craw
The right fundraising activities can bring great learning experiences in reach for all schools.

Shadows and Sunshine in Europe | Paul Iannazzo
Exploring the worst of humanity can bring out the best in our students.

A Capital Idea: Exploring Australia’s National Institutions in Canberra | Fiona Bowen
Onsite and online, the national institutions in Canberra offer well-resourced, targeted learning opportunities for History students.