Claire Hollis on making the A level curriculum more representative. Claire explains the barriers she faced and offers clear solutions to help you to provide a more representative curriculum .
In this practical article, Simon gives you a handful of different ways that you can use historical scholarship with your students.
An inside view on how teachers could help pupils improve their answers in the Thematic Study. We need to focus more on the meaning of those factors highlighted in the spec. This is a really thoughtful and insightful short article and is a must read for all who want to see an improvement in student exam responses.
The Secret Examiner discusses how teachers should test their students on the structure of the exam paper why it’s a good thing to do.
Colleagues Tom Cox and Jake Watts discuss how they tried to use the written work of historians to help deepen their students’ contextual knowledge. The results of their study are most revealing.
Inspiring ideas that you can use immediately in the classroom – join us for the Practical Histories Conference.
Elena Stevens dives into the scholarship surrounding teacher questioning before providing some thought-provoking tips to help improve your own repertoire.
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.
Lindsay Bruce discusses the importance of raising literacy levels. She also offers you a whole host of ideas to improve your practice.
From Bubbles to Blended Learning – how one history department in the Midlands got teaching back on track after the first coronavirus lockdown.