Monthly Archives: July 2012

#SHP12 – Presentation link

So! SHP is over for another year. We managed to get #SHP12 trending on Twitter last night during Ian Dawson’s session which was quite exciting. In fact, the top three trends were education related last night: lots of teachers getting … Continue reading

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Workshop E

John Stanier: Mastery Learning in a Linear Universe. The key tenet to this is that children can’t move on to the next thing until they have mastered the first thing. John explains the impact Hattie’s Visible Learning has had on … Continue reading

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SHP Sixth Plenary

Chris Culpin: 40 years on – what do young people need from history now? Before Chris, notices. Carenza Lewis shares the finds from a test pit dug behind a halls here. We are directed to Lifelonglearning.org.UK – Euroclio conference, 7-13 … Continue reading

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SHP Fifth Plenary

Ian Dawson with tabards on a Saturday night. Don’t anticipate this post being long as I hope to be donning a tabard! Looking forward to the magician’s show, “when we cut the Ofsted inspector in half”. “It might be history … Continue reading

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TM SHP Edition 2

Dan Lyndon has been working on a project with the British Museum to create some materials to go with their Indian artefacts. More on this at the SHP conference in London on November 24th. Students looked at warrior helmets and … Continue reading

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TM SHP Edition 1

I love a good Teachmeet! We must have the biggest fringe session here. Lots of people and plenty of tweets on #TMSHP12 First up, Don Cumming recommending Rebel Girls by Jill Liddington and other texts which cover suffragettes in his … Continue reading

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Workshop D

Don Cumming and Dan Lyndon: the Power of Two. We begin with half a picture, handed to us on the way in. We have to find the other half and with this person, find the question to go with it … Continue reading

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SHP Fourth Plenary

Ben Walsh on the future of History teaching. Looking forward to reading his PhD on impact of tech in the classroom. He begins with a Dead Ringers send up of Schama. They’ve got the head bob right! Review. Rhetoric. Relevance. … Continue reading

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Workshop B

Diana Laffin: Improving Writing at A-level. We begin with choral music and a consideration of the fates of 3 prominent Catholics/Jesuit sympathisers in 1606. One of them composed the music – Ave Verum Corpus by William Byrd. Good story of … Continue reading

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SHP Second Plenary

Andrew Wrenn on Growing Remembrance: Designing the Future. We begin by discussing recent headlines. We look at pictures of servicemen from Afghanistan, and you could hear a pin drop. 1968 is the only year post WW2 that a British serviceman … Continue reading

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