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SHP15: third plenary

Alison Kitson is talking about the Black Death. She starts with a side note to the presentation: information about a project called Miriam’s Vision which offers lessons and resources on the topic of 7/7 with reference to Miriam Hyman who … Continue reading

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SHP15: Ed Podesta

Ed is talking about teaching something new at GCSE. Following a move to Leeds he had to do this and decided to write it up as a case study for everybody else who will be going through this as the … Continue reading

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Tata, Gove

Watching the news of the cabinet reshuffle tick across the BBC website this morning felt a bit like a slightly more middle class version of watching the contestants go into the Big Brother house. Each newbie was duly inspected in … Continue reading

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Georgians Revealed Exhibition

Now that I have just about finished teaching about the 18th century, with some spectacular assessment pieces from my clever year 8s about how the British Empire led to some of the significant changes in this period, I am reviewing … Continue reading

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I’ve Moved

I’ve moved my blog from Blogger to this sparkling new WordPress site. A change is as good as a rest, they say. So, the posts below have been imported from my old blog, though I note that they don’t look … Continue reading

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Movie Maker

This is what passes for innovation at this end of term… Me: I want to do Tudor websites with my year 7s this afternoon but I am not sure where to host them.Helpful Teacher Friend: Hmm. Don’t know. But you … Continue reading

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Technology and Literacy

We have a literacy focus in the Humanties faculty. It’s been our focus for a while, and for the next year we’re all focusing particularly on improving the quality of our pupils’ writing. Our deputy head is on a “which” … Continue reading

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