We are in the wonderful position where #OBHD is getting so big that it can be hard to find things. Here are some handy links to posts you enjoyed and might want to access again. Or perhaps you missed them first time around and can discover anew what a fabulous subject community we are part... Continue Reading →
Many superb colleagues have grafted to make life easier for us all by creating lists and indices of many useful resources. This work on behalf of the community saves so much time and is so helpful to newer colleague less 'au fait' with the sources old hands use for subject knowledge and also 'how to... Continue Reading →
Almost as soon as we get back after half term it will be Remembrance-tide. Secondary Committee member Gemma Hargraves suggests that a focus on the 'Unknown Warrior' would be perfect for 2020. This year I will focus my remembrance assembly on the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior. Not only because he was carried through the... Continue Reading →
Reflecting on the story so far... nurturing history teachers and teaching in the academic year 2020-21.
Helen Snelson, Chair of HA Secondary Committee and PGCE History Tutor at the University of York, writes about the HA's upcoming webinar for beginning teachers and support to teach the disiciplinary concepts. David Ingledew, Head of Secondary ITE at the University of Hertfordshire, and myself have recorded a short intro to disciplinary concepts in the... Continue Reading →
Alex Fairlamb delves back into the TH archives and is inspired by Gary Howells' work on the causes of World War One - part two.
Alex Fairlamb delves back into the TH archives and is inspired by Gary Howells' work on the causes of World War One - part one.
An experienced subject leader shares his thinking about the year ahead in history subject leadership.
Thanks to Simon Beale, Associate Assistant Headteacher and Subject Leader of History & Politics, and co-founder of the History Teacher Book Club, for sharing the key findings of some teacher to teacher sampling that he did earlier this term. It raises interesting points to add to discussions about future work, as it gives a perspective from teachers... Continue Reading →
Thanks to Dan Nuttall, who teaches history at Holy Cross College in Bury, for this blogpost. Dan continues our series where colleagues share how past Teaching History articles have made them think and encourage us to revisit them for ourselves. Recently, I noticed that a decades-old debate between history educators had resurfaced on Twitter. The... Continue Reading →
Thanks to Anne Hooper (@Hoops752), Lead Practitioner in History at Sandhurst School and member of HA Secondary Committee, for this reflection on Teaching History 111. Anne continues our series of looking back in the archives and reflecting on what colleagues have written that we can learn from today. As a history teaching community, we are... Continue Reading →
Thanks to Jonathan Evan-Zoher, who is leading the Football Makes History project for the EuroClio led team, for sharing details about a project that will surely appeal to many! What is Football Makes History? Football Makes History is a project that will see a unique European team, including a Football Federation, a professional Football Club’s... Continue Reading →