Do Anzac Day differently and Walk with an Anzac

1000 teachers across New Zealand currently have access to a First World War Discovery Box of ephemera. While the hard copy versions of the box are no longer available you can still conduct the same inquiry by downloading the box items and printing out your own copy. Each item is an authentic reproduction of a real item found in a New Zealand school and leads to a real story about a real person.  

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Remember when _____ used to be ______?

I used to teach at St Paul’s Collegiate School in Hamilton.  The school is on, what used to be, a dairy farm on the outskirts of what was then, the edge of Hamilton. Over time the school has come to be miles from any city boundary and the old number eight wire fence, a remnant from the site’s farming days as long been replaced by a more austere brick and iron edge.

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The best ideas for a class service project

Right now there are close to 32,000 kids in 1000 classrooms across New Zealand who have unwrapped their Student Volunteer Army (SVA) kits and are full steam ahead planning their class service projects. It's so very cool to think about the collective good about to be injected into communities in unexpected ways.

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Ideas to StealEmma Bettle