The restless Universe introduces you to major achievements and figures in the history of physics, from Copernicus to Einstein and beyond. The route from classical to quantum physics will be laid out for you without recourse to challenging mathematics but with the fundamental features of theories and discoveries described in sufficient detail to whet your appetite for further physics study.
All change - crisis as opportunity
As the worst recession in recent history takes root worldwide, managers are doing what they always do in tough times: first they start worrying, and then they start cutting costs. This is a natural response to try and balance the books when revenues have started to dry up and credit is hard to come by, but cutting costs involves only half the equation and ignores a more strategic response that could cause less pain in the short run, and result in more gain in the long run. Namely: to use the opp
Illuminated lantern : revealing the heart of Asian cinema
'Illuminated Lantern' is a scholarly weblog, freely offering substantial essays and many reviews on Asian cinema. The aim is to bridge... "the cultural gap between Asian Cinema and western audiences by identifying and exploring historical, cultural, and sociological aspects of our favorite movies." From the main page, users can read short reviews of films made in: Mainland China; Hong Kong; Japan; India; Thailand; Taiwan; South Korea; and Cambodia. Reviews are also available on Western-funded f
HITT Unit 2: Working with Adult Learners
A unit from the History ITE Subject Induction Pack on working with adult learners
HITT Unit 1: Beginning history teachers' development: Understanding progression in learning to teach
A unit from the History ITE Subject Induction Pack looking at four key issues associated with the development of beginning teachers.
HITT Unit 10: The Role of New Technology in the Teaching and Learning of History
A unit from the History ITE Subject Induction Pack on the role of new technology in the teaching and learning of History.
HITT Unit 3: Constructing a Teacher Education Programme for History Trainees
A unit from the History ITE Subject Induction Pack on constructing a teacher education programme for History trainees.
HITT Unit 9: Teaching and Learning
A unit from the History ITE Subject Induction Pack on teaching and learning.
HITT Unit 6: How History Works: enabling trainees to understand the nature of their discipline
A unit from the History ITE Subject Induction Pack on enabling trainees to understand the nature of their discipline.
HITT Unit 7: How children learn in history, including a consideration of EAL, inclusion and differen
A unit from the History ITE Subject Induction Pack on how children learn in History, including a consideration of EAL, inclusion and differentiation.
HITT Unit 8: Planning
A unit from the History ITE Subject Induction Pack on planning.
(R&DA 23) The Training and Induction of Teaching Assistants Who Wish to Become Qualified Teachers
This small scale survey concludes from interviews of 34 participants that people with a history of previous school employment who subsequently train as teachers have distinct training and induction needs. Supported by a TDA Research and Development Award.
Nietz Old Textbook Collection
This US Full-Text Collection contains 140 schoolbooks from the Nietz Old Textbook Collection. The online collection also contains two works by Dr. John Nietz, founder of the Nietz Old Textbook Collection, which survey historic American schoolbooks in the context of the history of education.
citizED Cross-Curricular Strand: Citizenship through History – What is good practice?
An article from the Citizenship Initial Teacher Training Professional Resource Network (citizED) on Citizenship through History.
QCA: History 2004/5 annual report on curriculum and assessment
A summary of recent developments and the ‘state of play’ relating to current provision in history in schools 4-19, based on a range of activities and enquiries to investigate curriculum, assessment and qualifications issues in history.
National Curriculum in Action: ICT in Subject Teaching: History
This serves as an introduction to the use of ICT in the teaching of history at Key Stages 1 to 3.
Ofsted subject conference report 2004/5: history
This document is a report of a conference convened by Ofsted to gather the views of a range of delegates on the effectiveness of the current history curriculum in schools and their thoughts on how the curriculum might be improved.
History Secondary I am doing an assignment entitled: "What is the purpose of Teaching History in Secondary schools?" I am struggling to find any useful material. Can you offer any help? Many thanks.
Storytelling History Are there any books that look at the use of storytelling in primary history?
History Seaside For my history assignment, I am looking at seaside holidays and need to find some research in the benefits of teaching ks1 children about seaside holidays. I have browsed the internet with no luck.