Teaching archaeology to kids in and out of the classroom

A BLOG BY DR LOUISE ZARMATI

This blog will cover the research I will be undertaking as part of a Churchill Fellowship on the nature, structure and pedagogical underpinnings of archaeology education programs in a number of countries. It will broadly review these experiences and the work being done in France, Belgium, UK, Croatia, Slovenia and the USA. My itinerary will cover over a dozen different programs and will see its purpose fulfilled if it adds generally to the linkage of ideas and innovation across the world in the field of archaeology education for students.

Friends of Independence NHP link on my visit.

My Churchill Pilgrimage, 2013

While undertaking my research as a Churchill Fellow, I thought it only fitting to visit several Churchill related places. I have had an affinity and connection with the great man since my early years, and now here he is, still influencing me through the benefits of a Churchill Fellowship. ...

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My Churchill Pilgrimage, 2013

While undertaking my research as a Churchill Fellow, I thought it only fitting to visit several Churchill related places. I have had an affinity and c...

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Thames Explorer Trust, The Pier House, Corney Reach Way, Chiswick, London

Over 18 000 school children and teachers used archaeology to investigate the Thames with the Thames Explorer Trust (TET) during the 2011-2012 school y...

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Louise Zarmati

has worked as an archaeologist, history teacher in primary and secondary schools, and university lecturer in history education. In 2012 Louise was awarded a PhD from Deakin University and a prestigious Churchill Fellowship to study innovative archaeology education programs in the UK, USA and Croatia in 2013. This blog is a visual and verbal record of her research.

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