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

Dr. 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.