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.
The Annual Report of Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Schools 2004/5: History in primary schools
This is an extract from the Chief Inspector’s annual report relating to the teaching of history in primary schools that provides on overview of trends in primary history since 1998.
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.
History and Politics Out Loud
HPOL is a collection of invaluable audio materials some available for the first time on this website capturing significant political and historical events and personalities of the twentieth century. The materials range from formal addresses delivered in public settings to private telephone conversations conducted from the innermost recesses of the White House. Our aim is to provide an accessible source of audio information to enliven instruction and scholarship in history and politics and to ena
Learning styles History
Learning styles History How do you manage learning to take account of different learning styles? Key stage 3, mainly history but related to all key stage 3. I have looked on teachernet, and general google searches of learning styles.
Storytelling History Are there any books that look at the use of storytelling in primary history?
ESD Briefing Document: Chapter Two: The Politics of Sustainable Development
Education for Sustainable Development Briefing Document: Chapter Two: The Politics of Sustainable Development
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.
History in the Balance
History in the balance: History in English Schools 2003-07 A report by Ofsted
Teaching Emotive and Controversial History 3-19
This is a 46 page report commissioned by the Department for Education and Skills and undertaken by The Historical Association to provide guidance and advice to history teachers on how to approach the teaching of emotive and controversial issues. The report was written by eight eminent and experienced history teacher educators and, as well as a general overview, there is guidance and advice focused on particular age groups.
KS2 History – Exploring Tudor Values - Analysis
This is a video from Teachers TV which analyses a cross-curricular (history, citizenship and geography) approach to teaching about Tudor Values. The video lasts for fifteen minutes and presents critical reflective discussion on a taught unit of work for Year Fives between the class teacher and an expert academic researcher, Dr Hilary Cooper. The video is accompanied by downloadable resources in the form of a lesson plan, list of resources, supporting information and related publications.
From Abacus to Circle Time: A Short History of the Primary School (BBC Radio 4 Documentary Series)
In anticipation of the final publication of the Cambridge Review of Primary Education, and ministerial response to the Rose Review of the Primary curriculum, BBC Radio 4 are presenting three programmes on the history of primary education.
Black History Month: Teachers TV
Teachers TV has a wide range of documentaries scheduled throughout October to mark Black History Month (weekly from 30 September).
As long as it takes: a new politics for children
The resource comprises a documentary account of the policy and legislative landscape covering children’s welfare in the United Kingdom. 'Action for Children' is a charity whose social mission is to raise awareness and alleviate issues affecting vulnerable young people in the UK. The document presents individual narrative accounts of the children’s welfare system that are interlaced through the document.
Sci-tutors: History and Philosophy of Science and Science Education
This paper from the Sci-tutors website explores the nature of science as perceived from different perspectives: as 'bodies of facts', as 'theories', 'creative interpretation', 'investigation' and 'application'. It also reviews the rationales for, and the importance of, science education.
Lessons from History
This four page POSTnote, from January 2009, considers how evidence from history could contribute to policy-making. It outlines key developments in the use of evidence in policy-making, but claims that historical research is under-utilised. A number of ways forward in this are suggested.
Teachers TV History Week
Teachers TV has a week of programmes (w/c 3 May) of history lesson starters, ideas and documentaries. Featured programmes include the series 'The Witness', which looks at some of the key moments of the 20th century as seen by the ordinary people who were there.
The history and development of Buddhism
Dr Robert Heath, lecturer at the school of management at the University of Bath and study lecturer on Buddhism, talks about the history and development of the religion from its inception in India to the present day.
How Individual Rights Transformed World Politics
Have individual rights transformed world politics? Prof. Reus-Smit challenges the circumscribed nature of this debate, arguing the relationship between individual rights and world politics has a longer history and is more fundamental than it suggests. Have individual rights transformed world politics? Debate on this question has focused to date on the efficacy, or lack thereof, of the international human rights regime. Prof. Reus-Smit challenges the circumscribed nature of this debate, arguing t