Ideas to make your history lessons more practical from Ian Dawson. By positioning pupils at different places in the classroom you can really help them understand some tricky concepts.
Understand the importance of argument and reasoning. Associate Professor of History in Education, Arthur Chapman, provides some practical ideas to help your pupils argue more effectively.
How Peter Frankopan’s The Silk Road inspired a new scheme of work for an Essex comprehensive. Director of Humanities Tom Pattison, discusses the whole process.
Assistant Principal Rachel Ball’s detailed insight into how she has changed her approaches to revision. She provides you with loads of practical take-away ideas to apply to your own classes.
History teacher, Rosie Culkin-Smith, espouses the joys of the visualiser. She explains how it can be an effective tool to help raise attainment.
What has it been like for a Newly Qualified Teacher to teach GCSE history for the first time, facing the challenges of the Covid-19 lockdowns?
In this feature we ask people to share their favourite ‘Where in History?’ Lindsay Bruce discusses her passion for the 60s. Is her love of the 60s authentic? Who cares?!
Liam Hall, Head of History and member of the senior leadership team at a large comprehensive school in the West Midlands, writes the second of two posts about the power of teacher talk.
Dale Banham explains how historical puzzles and in-depth stories can grab a student’s attention and fire their enthusiasm for the subject.
Ofsted’s former National Lead for History Mike Maddison reveals his tips for exceptional history teaching.