Introducing the Stone Age to children is a way of showing them how historic influences have shaped our society and ourselves, says teacher and author Amanda Hartley
Broaden the curriculum and take a break from screen time with these podcasts, which are great for supporting and inspiring students in a variety of contexts.
Digital tools can be invaluable for bringing historical times and places to life. EdtechTeachers Shawn McCusker and Tom Driscoll offer practical ideas for leveraging technology in the history classroom.
“Though this be madness, yet there is method in ‘t.” So reads the line from Shakespeare’s tragic Hamlet, and as Luke Hollowell-Williams from the Primary Shakespeare Company shows, dramatic methods can help unpack the ‘madness’ and create brilliant young learners.
Northern Ireland primary teacher Paul Scowcroft explains how he uses films in his classroom to encourage critical thinking skills and win awards.
Revitalise your Shakespeare teaching with these websites and online resources that help bring the Bard to life for students and teachers alike.
Creating thoughtful, articulate and knowledgeable students is at the heart of a new initiative to balance out the more narrowly focused A Level curriculum. Head Teacher Roland Martin outlines his Free Minds programme.