Teaching History 191: Material Worlds

The HA's journal for secondary history teachers

Published: 5th July 2023

In this edition of Teaching History

03 Editorial (Read article)

04 HA Secondary News

06 HA Update

06 Illumination or illustration? Using eighteenth-century material culture to develop evidential thinking in Year 8 – Eleanor Dimond (Read article)

18 Fifties Britain through the senses: ‘never had it so good’? Evaluating social change and continuity in post-war Britain through a sensory lens – Maya Stiasny (Read article)

28 What Have Historians Been Arguing About... gender and sexuality – Gabrielle Storey (Read article)

30 Practical demonstration: powerful and rigorous history teaching for all – Ian Luff (Read article)

44 ‘But they just sit there’: using objects as material culture with Year 8 – Gabriella West with Sarah Longair (Read article)

54 Cunning Plan… for diving deep into ‘history from below’ with Year 8 – Nathanael Davies (Read article)

62 Decolonising sources: using ‘weapons of the weak’ to help Year 9 pupils critically evaluate colonial sources – Danielle Donaldson (Read article)

76 ‘Miss, what’s the point of sources?’ Helping Year 11 to understand the discipline – Clare Bartington (Read article)

88 Move Me On: trainee's approach to using sources in history lessons is always as the focus of exam-style questions (Read article)

92 Mummy, Mummy...

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Teaching History includes a number of regular features for history teachers including What have historians been arguing about...?, Cunning Plan and Move Me On. You can access past editions of these here

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