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Kim Wilson

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Dr Kim Wilson is Lecturer in Secondary History Education at Macquarie University. Her research into historical fiction for child and young adult readers identified a prevalent trend for re-visioning and rewriting the past according to modern social and political ideological assumptions. Her current research focusses on strategies to enable and measure growth in Stage 6 student's Critical Thinking Skills. 

 

Kim has over twenty years’ experience in secondary school education with more than ten years of that experience in leadership positions. She is an expert practitioner with a strong track record of academic and professional publications that support and extend her teaching method and subject knowledge. Kim’s passion and commitment to education was acknowledged in 2005 with a Quality Teacher Award conferred by the NSW Minister for Education and Training and The Australian College of Educators.

 

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Projects 2019 2020

Research Outputs 2001 2018

Making space in our schools for children to develop their creativity

Wilson, K. & Dutton, J., 18 Jun 2018, EduResearch Matters.

Research output: Contribution to Newspaper/Magazine/WebsiteArticleResearch

Open Access
creativity
secondary school teacher
teacher
weblog
disposition

Three Strategies to help students navigate dodgy online content

Wilson, K. & Falloon, G., 17 Oct 2017, The Conversation.

Research output: Contribution to Newspaper/Magazine/WebsiteArticleResearch

Open Access
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Why children need to be taught to think critically about Remembrance Day

Wilson, K., 10 Nov 2017, The Conversation. Academic rigour, journalistic flair.

Research output: Contribution to Newspaper/Magazine/WebsiteArticleResearch

Open Access
File

Re-visioning historical fiction for young readers: the past through modern eyes

Wilson, K., 2011, New York: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group. 211 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

Living history fiction

Wilson, K., 2010, In : Papers : explorations into children's literature. 20, 1, p. 77-86 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Living History
Fiction
Historical Periods
Self-realization
Historical Novel

Press / Media

Building digital wisdom: how to spot unreliable websites

Kim Wilson & Garry Falloon

25/06/18

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Considerations For Transferring Face-To-Face Activities Online

Kim Wilson

6/06/18

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Expert Comment

The ‘guides on the side’: exploring the flipped teaching method

Kim Wilson

6/04/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Flipping teaching on its head

Kim Wilson

31/03/18

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Expert Comment