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2 Dec: Fun Through Time: Planning a Thematic Unit for KS2

A guide to structuring an enquiry into what people did for fun, covering 2000 years from the Roman period to today, and helping to develop pupils’ sense of chronology.

16 Nov: Medieval Public Health

Links to valuable articles by environmental historian, Dr Dolly Jorgensen, including a critique of the misleading BBC Filthy Cities programme on medieval London …

8 Nov: Helping students understand more about studying history

Two linked discussions, one on the broader picture of the process of studying history, the other on helping students appreciate that there are different types of history books …

30 Aug: Website revamp to accommodate the Exploring and Teaching Medieval History project

An explanation of our redesign and updated details of the ETMH project …

28 Aug: New Activity: Martin Luther and the Road to Worms

A short play written by Mark Fowle to help his A level students deepen their knowledge of these events …

27 Aug: Valuable resources on Magna Carta, 1381 and much else from Citizens800

Citizens800 is a project based at Royal Holloway College and well-worth exploring as they are producing some good resources for schools.

26 Aug: Useful Website for Anyone Teaching the Crusades

Details of the website of Dr Andrew Holt, Crusades historian …

11 Jul: Trinity History Teach Meet for Teachers in the Leeds, Bradford, Harrogate and nearby areas

Details of the launch meeting on Friday 10th November 2017

5 Jun: Valuable Reading on Henry VII and the Early Tudors

Valuable reading including a very helpful review essay summarising changing interpretations of Henry VII and much else …

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Introduction & Highlights

A short guide to the aims and principles behind this site.

Plus a selection of items which are my favourites – my ‘even more favourite than the other favourites’.

HERE …

About Thinking History

About Ian Dawson, the genesis of this website and contact details HERE …