In an era of fake news and conspiracy theories, how can history teachers ensure the importance of truth and integrity are fully understood by pupils?
Latest articles – practical advice and resources to help history teachers improve classroom performance.
Elena Stevens dives into the scholarship surrounding teacher questioning before providing some thought-provoking tips to help improve your own repertoire.
Including archaeology in your curriculum may first appear daunting. However, Neil Bates explains that it is easier than you think. It engages pupils and helps them understand what the historical process actually is.
Martin Ryan explains how historians don’t just use long written texts as interpretations. Using his background as a historian, he explains how he helped his pupils look beyond books towards broader scholarship.
When planning a KS3 curriculum we really should look at the whole of the UK, rather than just English history. History teacher Emmy Quinn gives some ideas on how to rectify the problem of an English-focused history curriculum.
Lou Cash provides a compelling argument as to why it’s important to make the most of the historic environment. Lou offers loads of practical ideas to use on any visit, but focuses on one of the country’s most historic buildings.
Simon Beale explains how he formed his rationale for his history departmental vision. This provides you with stimulus to think about your own.
In our popular Where in History series, The Historical Association’s Secondary Chair, Helen Snelson, explains where she would most like to go back in time and visit.
Welcome back to Practical Histories – a new, exciting, free resource to help offer practical ideas and inspiration for history teachers in the classroom.