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Goodbye Kenradical School of History

You’ve probably not noticed but I haven’t blogged for a while here. There’s a good reason for that – I’ve got a new blog! If you follow this and like this blog please do head over to: http://www.radicalhistory.co.uk It’s far … Continue reading

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Can you beat the teacher?

BBC History Magazine’s online site http://www.historyextra.com is running a new quiz at the moment called ‘Beat the teacher’ where a different teacher each week gives them questions they’d set one year group. It’s my quiz this week, so if you … Continue reading

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A First World War scheme of work – 3rd draft

Thanks again for all the feedback on this scheme of work it’s really helped to shape my ideas. I’ve got to the third draft now of my initial ideas now and actual lessons seem to be emerging. It’s settled quite … Continue reading

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A First World War scheme of work – 2nd draft of initial ideas

A ton of people gave me feedback on my initial ideas so thank you to those folks. In reply to the amount of causality – yes there is a lot but I wanted the assessment on this hence its over … Continue reading

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A First World War scheme of work – very early sketch of ideas

With this being the 100th anniversary of the war I’ve decided that I’m going to redo our First World War scheme of work. It needs to be more challenging and engaging and I feel inspired by the coverage in the … Continue reading

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Black Death – Source paper

I teach OCR Schools History Project A GCSE. This summer the topic for the paper is the Black Death. I’ve made a revision guide if anyone would like it. It’s below: Black Death Revision Guide

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The Armenian Rug – how one object can reveal the complex history of genocide

The other day I heard a World Service documentary about a┬árug made by orphans of the Armenian genocide to thank President Coolidge for letting them reside in the US. A photo of Coolidge stood on the rug is shown to … Continue reading

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