Teaching History 181: Handling Sources

The HA's journal for secondary history teachers

Published: 17th December 2020

In this edition of Teaching History

02 Editorial: Handling Sources (read article for free)

03 HA Secondary News  

04 HA Update  

08 Being an historian: can online source banks help us to replicate the research experience of historians in the post-16 classroom? – Robin Conway and Amy Scott (read article)

17 'What is history': Africa and the excitement of sources with Year 7 – Adbul Mohamud and Robin Whitburn (read article)

26 What Have Historians Been Arguing About... African history in the precolonial period? – Dr Toby Green (read article)

28 Beyond slavery: considering pupils’ responses to a new starting point for Black history at Key Stage 3 – Teni Oladehin (read article)

36 Cunning Plan... for incorporating a more global perspective within Key Stage 3 - Tess McLaughlin (read article)

40 Touching, feeling, smelling, and sensing history through objects: new opportunities from the ‘material turn’ – Michael Bird, Katherine Anne Wilson, Daryn Egab-Simon, Alannah Jackson and Richard Kirkup (read article)

50 What's the Wisdom On... historical significance (read article)

55 Questions and answers about questions and answers: investigating Year 9 pupils’ philosophical assumptions about sources and evidence (read article)

68 Triumphs Show: Making their historical writing explode: using vocabulary to empower GCSE students' thinking – Lesley Ann McDermott (read article)

72 Move Me On: navigating the challenges of learning to teach history with visual impairment  (read article)

76 Mummy, Mummy... (read article)

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

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