Teaching History 180: How History Works

The HA's journal for secondary history teachers

Published: 5th October 2020

In this edition of Teaching History

02 Editorial: How History Works (read article for free)

03 HA Secondary News  

04 HA Update  

10 Curating the imagined past: world building in the history curriculum – Michael Hill (read article)

21 Staying with the shot: shaping the question, lengthening the narrative, broadening the meaning of transatlantic slavery – Nathanael Davies (read article)

32 No more playing tricks with the dead: Year 9 use sources to explore contemporary meanings and understandings of appeasement – Jonathan Sellin (read article)

40 What Have Historians Been Arguing About... the long-term impact of the Black Death on English towns – Dr Claire Kennan (read article)

42 Why does anyone do anything? Attempts to improve agentive explanations with Year 12 – Sophie Harley-Mckeown (read article)

52 What’s The Wisdom On... similarity and difference (read article)

57 ‘That’s just the tip of the iceberg’: building Key Stage 5 students’ analysis of interpretations in the short, medium and long term – Samuel Head (read article)

64 Triumphs Show: From ‘most able’ to ‘mini’ historians – Laura Tilley (read article)

66 ‘Do historians still exist?’ Using extra-curricular opportunities inside and outside the classroom to broaden students’ encounters with history – Jess Angell (read article)

72 Move Me On: feeling unprepared to start as an NQT because training interrupted by Covid-19 school closures (read article)

76 Mummy, Mummy...

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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

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