Reflection on historical scholarship … David Olusoga on the cult of progress

In this blogpost we responded to requests for book reviews linked to a teacher subject knowledge reading list. It’s a resource that we can keep expanding as #obhd. Please send additions when you find them. We are also keen to share colleagues’ thoughts about useful books they have read. How has a book changed your thinking? How has a book given you new ideas for … Continue reading Reflection on historical scholarship … David Olusoga on the cult of progress

Reflection on historical scholarship … Margaret MacMillan on the Paris Peace

In this blogpost we responded to requests for book reviews linked to a teacher subject knowledge reading list. It’s a resource that we can keep expanding as #obhd. Please send additions when you find them. We are also keen to share colleagues’ thoughts about useful books they have read. How has a book changed your thinking? How has a book given you new ideas for … Continue reading Reflection on historical scholarship … Margaret MacMillan on the Paris Peace

Reflection on historical scholarship … Dee Brown on Wounded Knee

In this blogpost we responded to requests for book reviews linked to a teacher subject knowledge reading list. It’s a resource that we can keep expanding as #obhd. Please send additions when you find them. We are also keen to share colleagues’ thoughts about useful books they have read. How has a book changed your thinking? How has a book given you new ideas for … Continue reading Reflection on historical scholarship … Dee Brown on Wounded Knee

Reflection on historical scholarship … Daniel Lucks on the Cold War and Civil Rights

In this blogpost we responded to requests for book reviews linked to a teacher subject knowledge reading list. It’s a resource that we can keep expanding as #obhd. Please send additions when you find them. We are also keen to share colleagues’ thoughts about useful books they have read. How has a book changed your thinking? How has a book given you new ideas for … Continue reading Reflection on historical scholarship … Daniel Lucks on the Cold War and Civil Rights

Reading list with reviews!

Subject knowledge updating is enjoyable and a huge challenge in a busy teacher life. There are fantastic initiatives, such as The History Teachers’ Book Club which featured in a previous post, which make this more collegiate. Connected to this, some historians are super generous with their time and engage with history teachers on social media and at conferences. Nevertheless, there can’t be many of us … Continue reading Reading list with reviews!

What did you read this summer?

In this year’s March issue of Teaching History, Helen Snelson wrote in the Secondary Committee pages about making a ‘connecting with historical scholarship’ resolution. Richard Kerridge has picked up this theme in his blog about his summer reading… Like most history teachers, and teachers of other subjects, I read a lot. I guess mainly it’s to increase my knowledge of a period or topic although … Continue reading What did you read this summer?