• Decrease font size
  • Increase font size
  • innerUtilityPrint

David Van Tol in the Vesuvius region

24 Jun 2016

van tol image

Wenona Fellowship recipient and History teacher David Van Tol is travelling from 79AD to the 21st century as part of his professional learning journey through Italy's Vesuvius region. 
 
He will conduct a 'surface enquiry' archaeological survey of the site with the Pompeii Food and Drink Project. While Flashback Journey to Pompeii will take him from the Roman Empire to the modern day in a virtual reality tour of the buried city.  
 
In his blog, David reflects on the purpose of a surface enquiry; why museum guides make good history teachers and the place where History and STEM meet. Stay up to date on his travels and reflections on his blog or follow him on Twitter.

Related Articles

WOS2

Celebrating our Women of Spirit

Celebrating our Women of Spirit

1 Apr 2021

In what was a joyous occasion, the Wenona Alumnae Association held the 11th Women of Spirit Breakfast at Luna Park last Friday, with Professor Jane McAdam (1992PY) as guest speaker.

Read more
War

Year 9 ‘entrenched’ in WW1

Year 9 ‘entrenched’ in WW1

1 Apr 2021

As our Year 9 History students discovered last week, life in the trenches during World War 1 was a nightmarish test of human endurance as soldiers battled death in appalling conditions.

Read more
Fast Fashion

Year 6 slow down fast fashion

Year 6 slow down fast fashion

1 Apr 2021

As part of their latest Unit of Inquiry, Year 6 have been exploring the negative impacts of fast fashion, researching how the industry can move towards a more sustainable, ethical future.

Read more