Teaching History 179: Culture in Conversation

The HA's journal for secondary history teachers

Published: 3rd July 2020

In this edition of Teaching History

02 Editorial (Read article for free)

03 HA Secondary News

04 HA Update

10 No more ‘doing’ diversity: how one department used Year 8 input to reform curricular thinking about content choice – Catherine Priggs (Read article)

20 What Have Historians Been Arguing About... migration and empire – Lauren Working (Read article)

24 Teaching Year 9 to argue like cultural historians: recasting the concept of empathy as historical perspective – Alexander Benger (Read article)

36 Unpicking the threads of interpretations: tangling up Year 8 in the messy world of views on Oliver Cromwell – Dan Keates (Read article)

44 How history learners can ‘dig school’ under lockdown – Carenza Lewis (Read article)

50 What’s The Wisdom On... change and continuity? (Read article)

54 Reimagining a rebel: how introducing cultural and intellectual history improves critical analysis in the classroom – Steven Driver (Read article)

66 Cunning Plan… for using TV producers’ techniques to make the most effective use of retrieval practice – Pam Canning (Read article)

82 Can you tell us the answer instead? Using the Harkness method to help post-16 students make confident historical claims – Carina Ancell, Alan Kunna, Chris Dillon and Toby Green (Read article)

82 ‘Like a triangle with Hitler at the top’: moving Year 9 towards more complex causal explanations of Holocaust perpetration – Matthew Duncan (Read article)

92 Move Me On: Supporting new history teachers in a lockdown (Read article)

96 Mummy, Mummy...

Regular features

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

This edition of Teaching History is also accompanied by a sample edition of The Historian magazine.

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