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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 …

30 May: Conference and Resources News, Summer 2017

An update on summer CPD courses and potentially useful resources …

29 May: Using Domesday Book to Explore the Norman Conquest

A pair of resources on Domesday Book created by Ruth Lingard, Helen Snelson and Professor Stephen Baxter for use at GCSE and perhaps at KS3.

26 May: Flipped Learning and Independent Study: a 1970s forerunner?

A quick description of how we tried to give students more independence in A level studying – all of forty years ago …

23 Apr: Ian Coulson Annual Bursary for Local History / Archaeology in Kent Schools

Details of this new award worth up to £1000 for teachers in Kent schools in memory of a great teacher and friend

See more in the DIARY…

 

 

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 …