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Teacher Toolkit

1. Tune In & Build Empathy

Description:

Tuning in is about our first experience of focusing on the issue of saving the koala. Empathy is about the ability to share the feelings of perspectives of others.

Aim:

To provide a common, memorable experience that is in line with the context, resources and needs of the cohort. This activity should set the tone, outline the rationale and be a reference point for the group.

Virtual:

Watch & Discuss

Port Macquarie Koala Hospital

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Active:

Visit & Engage

Create an Excursion

Watch & Discuss:

An introduction to Koala Smart and why we need your help to save the koalas.

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Visit & Engage

Create an Excursion

Use One of our examples, or create your own!

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Bush Walk

Explore a local bush area where students can discover the Koala's natural habitat.

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Animal Shelter

Visit an animal shelter where students can learn how local wildlife is rescued, rehabilitated and released.

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Tree Planting

Participate in a local tree-planting day where students can learn the importance of different species of trees and how long it takes for a tree to grow.

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To access the Virtual School Excursion with Dr. Chris Brown & the Port Macquarie Koala Hospital, please register.