Dr Ian Luff explains how and why history teachers should widen their pedagogical repertoire and occasional engage in practical demonstration.
Helpful hints on what to expect on your journey to becoming a qualified history teacher from SCITT Secondary Lead and History Tutor Gary Craggs.
Jonty Leese casts his well-informed, critical and candid eye over all things AI, and unpicks some of the implications – and opportunities – for History teachers and students.
Dr Dave Brown provides excellent advice and tips on how to help students improve their essay writing skills. Dave teaches A level students but his advice is useful to all of us! We really should spend more time thinking how to help students write better essays.
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.
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.
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?
What is it like to start your teaching career at the same time as a global pandemic hits? James Beaver, reflects upon his first half term as a history NQT at Sackville School in East Grinstead.