The project is a continuation of the Knowledge Transfer Project entitled “Grammar Teaching Resources for School Teachers”, conducted in 2014–15. In this second phase, a group of Year 4 BEd(EL) students will be given opportunities to apply their pedagogical learning to real practice. Their task is to evaluate how grammar is presented and practised in some contemporary grammar books. The project team will meet regularly to discuss how to adapt the textbook materials and design their own instructional materials, which will be uploaded on a website for public sharing. The project also aims to promote contemporary grammar teaching methods to teachers in neighbouring regions. A seminar will be conducted by the project team in Foshan, China, and lesson tryouts will be conducted in Sarasas Ektra School, Bangkok.
This project aims to:
- stimulate local students in learning Hong Kong history and culture;
- strengthen local teachers’ awareness of history in teaching Hong Kong Studies;
- help current and future history teachers in incorporating field visits and developing activities in history curriculum;
- introduce recent research trend and current issues in the field of Hong Kong history and provide useful reference for teaching and learning history; and
- enhance student's critical thinking skills in regards to current issues concerning history, culture, the local community, the nation and the world.
The above objectives are developed in accordance with the new Bachelor of Education in History, which aims at promoting the value of and enhancing the quality of history education.