Monthly Archives: May 2013

TeachMeet History South West – A reflection

I’ve attended a few TeachMeets in the last few years. I’ve been to the behemoth that is TeachMeet Clevedon three times and I went to the very brief TeachMeet at the Schools History Project Conference last year. I like the … Continue reading

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Star SPAGgled banner

Whether you like it not (I don’t) students will be marked on their spelling, grammar and punctuation (SPAG) at KS4 from now on. In history the number of points available is actually quite significant so its something that we need … Continue reading

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Adventures with play paper – my attempt at #poundlandpegagogy

I’d noticed a lot of people on twitter using the hashtag #poundlandpegagogy recently and enjoyed reading their tweets about using pound shop items creatively in class to improve learning outcomes. I wanted to give it a go myself, so armed … Continue reading

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History Heroes – trying to get everyone interested in the past

At the moment Year 8 are studying “How great was Great Britain in the nineteenth century?” I needed a simple Home Learning to go with the scheme of work and over the last few years had seen a lot of … Continue reading

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