Move Me On 164: Similarity & Difference

Teaching History feature

Published: 3rd October 2016

The problem page for history mentors

This issue’s problem: Sam Holberry is getting very confused about the concept of similarity and difference

Sam Holberry has returned to his main training school after a short placement in another school. Although he found it challenging to work with students he didn’t know, he enjoyed seeing a wider range of practice and is grateful that the experience prompted him to look carefully at different exam specifications, alerting him to important distinctions between them of which he had previously been unaware. Unfortunately, one specific issue, related to the exam boards’ treatment of the concept of ‘similarity and difference’, has left him pretty confused. While he had previously felt that he was well supported in his main placement, he is now beginning to question whether...

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