Classroom Resources

These resources can take many forms but will be aimed at helping younger children explore historical concepts through their senses and developing their language and communication. For example, artefacts, visual images of various kinds, stories and people themselves all help younger children to explore ideas and work out problems for themselves and with support from informed adults.

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  • Archaeology and the Early Years: The Noah's Ark Experience

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    Background to the project The authors of this article first worked together on a number of small scale excavations while Bev was still a primary school teacher in the Bradford area. When Bev changed roles to train teachers at Leeds Trinity they were both keen to sustain the link. Dave...

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  • Teaching Resources from the Ephemera Society!

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    The Ephemera Society is a non-profit body furthering the collection, conservation, study and educational uses of ephemera. The term embraces a wide range of antique paper - Victorian and earlier billheads, advertising, music covers, ball invitations, dance cards, et al - in short, all the printed and handwritten incidentals of...

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  • Every child matters: Addressing the needs of the child in learning about the past

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    ‘Every Child Matters: Change for Children' and the ‘Children's Plan' The agenda of Every Child Matters: Change for Children (DfES 2004) is part of a long term programme of change with an emphasis on the needs of the individual child. The overall well-being of children and their achievement in school...

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