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Inspired by a session at the Historical Association conference, staff at York College have encouraged their students to engage with the cultural milieu of the periods they study at A Level. This is to help them gain the sense of period and place they need in order to make sense of their new specific topic … Continue reading Investigating the culture of a period
Here are the resources that were explained in the HA 2019 conference in Chester about ‘Women in War’. The timeline thematic activity: Women in war over time thematic British women in war timeline Activity using the memorial to the women of the British Empire who did in WW1 Ask – who is remembered on … Continue reading ‘Women in War’ HA session 2019 resources
Following on from our work that featured in TH 173 about teaching a history of people with disabilities, we have focused our recent development work on resources for teaching about mental health in the past. Here are the resources that we presented in our session at the HA conference in Chester in May 2019. This … Continue reading Teaching a history of mental health to improve thematic understanding in a packed curriculum
This pinned post is a handy guide to the resources in this section. Each resource is hyper-linked from here: Resources in time order: Using the Bedale Horde in class What sort of England did William Conquer? What can the Domesday Book reveal about the Norman Conquest? When did William conquer England? Norman York Minster YHF … Continue reading Where can I find…?