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  • Puritan attitudes towards plays and pleasure in the Age of Shakespeare

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    Presidential Lecture - Annual Conference 2014 - Podcast'No more cakes and ale': Puritan attitudes towards plays and pleasure in the Age of ShakespeareJackie Eales - President of the HA and Professor of Early Modern History at Canterbury Christ Church UniversityIn Twelfth Night Shakespeare gently mocked the Puritans, who objected to...

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  • The ladies' Grand Tour

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    Podcast from HA Annual Conference Lecture 2014 Saturday - Session 2 - SGRS2 The ladies' Grand Tour - Professor Roey Sweet Professor of Urban History, University of Leicester The concept of the ‘grand tour' is generally associated with aristocratic young men sowing their wild oats and picking up collections of...

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  • Teaching about India under British rule

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    Podcast from HA Annual Conference Lecture 2014 Saturday - Session 4 - SGSL4 Living with the legacy of Raj: teaching about India under British rule Dr Seán Lang - Senior Lecturer in History, Anglia Ruskin University The story of British life and rule in India is rich in opportunities for...

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  • Teaching the Holocaust and other genocides

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    Workshop Materials from Annual Conference 2014Connecting the dots - teaching the Holocaust and other genocides Richard Harris Lecturer in History Education, University of Reading Tamsin Leyman Head of History at Testwood Sports CollegeFriday - Session 1 - FSHL1Friday - Session 3 - FSKA3Saturday - Session 2 - SSHL2Teaching and learning...

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  • Parliament and Votes for Women

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    Workshop Materials from Annual Conference 2014 Saturday - Session 3 - SHPV3 Parliament and Votes for Women - Clare Mullin Outreach Officer for the Midlands An examination of the role of Suffragist and Suffragette  campaigning to secure the vote for women. Including insights and documents from the Parliamentary Archives collection.

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  • Making the most of the new secondary history curriculum

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    Workshop Materials from Annual Conference 2014Friday - Session 3 - FSMM3Saturday - Session 1 - SSMM1Making the most of the new secondary history curriculum Michael Maddison HMI and Ofsted's National Lead for HistoryThis workshop will look at the requirements of the new National Curriculum at Key Stage 3 (and Key...

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  • Engaging pupils with the lives of local people in the past

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  • First World War treaties and entrenchment

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    Podcast and Presentation from HA Annual Conference 2014 Saturday - Session 3 - SGPK3 They won't be home for Christmas: the First World War treaties and entrenchment Paula Kitching Freelance Historian and Consultant As men around the UK and Empire rushed to recruitment centres to volunteer for a conflict that...

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  • Progression and assessment in the new KS3

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    Workshop Materials from Annual Conference 2014Progression and assessment in the new KS3 by Alex Ford Head of History, Guiseley SchoolFriday - Session 2 - FSAF2Saturday - Session 4 - SSAF4How will teachers assess progress in History now that the ‘levels' system is no more? Are there any meaningful alternatives? Will...

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  • Improving transition between primary and secondary history for the new National Curriculum

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    Workshop Materials from Annual Conference 2014 Before 1066 and all that: Improving transition between primary and secondary history for the new National Curriculum by Andrew Wrenn - Cambridgeshire LA Humanities AdvisorThis practical workshop will look at how an engaging but rigorous experience of primary history in Year 6 can build secure...

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  • Whose history is it anyway?

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    Workshop Materials from Annual Conference 2014 Whose history is it anyway? Ben Walsh Author, trainer and Associate Vice President of HAFriday - Session 1 - FSBW1Saturday - Session 1 - SSBW1Resources and approaches to help students in finding the individual and the ordinary amidst the grand narrative of the new Key...

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  • Assessment and Progression in the new Curriculum at Key Stage 3

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    Steve Mastin is head of history at Sawston Village College in Cambridgeshire. The downloadable resource below is from a workshop session delivered at the London History Forum in November 2013 on progression in the new curriculum. Alex Ford is Head of History at Guiseley School. In his article in Teaching History 157, Alex...

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  • Rigorous history and Ofsted success: happy bedfellows

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    Michael Fordham - Head of History, Cottenham Village College  Geraint Brown - Advanced Skills Teacher, Cottenham Village CollegeHA Annual Conference 2013 Workshop ResourcesThe Cottenham Village College history department was used as a ‘Good Practice' case study by Ofsted in 2012, with the report highlighting enquiry-based planning, rigorous historical thinking and...

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  • Interpretations of History: KS3 - Christine Counsell

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    Uncovering the jewel of Key Stage 3 - Christine Counsell -Senior Lecturer, University of Cambridge Faculty of EducationHA Annual Conference 2013 Workshop ResourcesSince 1991, a distinctive property of England's National Curriculum for history has been the study of others' ‘interpretations' of the past. Typically, students explore how, why and in...

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  • Motivation, mindset and metaphor - Ben Walsh

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    Motivation, mindset and metaphor: helping weaker or reluctant students to think and write like historiansBen Walsh - Deputy President of the HAMost students find it challenging to write like historians, often because they have not first started to think like historians. Narrative history involves careful selection and deployment and explanation...

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  • Using Historic Sites Creatively

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    English Heritage Workshop that took place in May at the HA Annual Conference 2013Using historic sites: combining on-site visits, archival sources and new technology - Lynne Minett Education Manager (North of England)  Francesca Lashmar - Education Manager (South East) with support from other members of the English Heritage Education Team.Find...

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  • Effective collaboration between schools and museums

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    A Salford project on the First World War - HA Annual Conference 2013 Workshop ResourcesSteve Illingworth - Independent Educational Consultant and former Head of HistoryThis workshop examines a recent Salford project to make accessible to secondary school students the rich First World War material found in the city's museum. As well...

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  • Making learning fun for them and us

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    HA Annual Conference 2013 Workshop ResourcesPaige Richardson - Advanced Skills Teacher, The Norwood SchoolMaking Learning fun using Clive of India Do you sometimes get bored with yourself?   Would you like to try some things that make learning more fun and effective for you and the kids? Are you struggling to engage...

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  • Online Learning with Historiana

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    EUROCLIO, the European Association of History Educators - online learning with Historiana: your portal to the pastWorkshop Resources from the HA Annual Conference 2013Marjan de Groot-Reuvekamp Vice-President and Treasurer, EUROCLIOIn this session we will inform you on the mission and aims of EUROCLIO and zoom in on our award-winning project...

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  • Napoleon and the creation of an imperial legend

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    Lecture from the Historical Association 2013 Annual Conference - Podcast Professor Alan Forrest - University of York Napoleon would become a nineteenth-century hero, the stuff of legend in a romantic age. This lecture examines the genesis of the Napoleonic myth, and shows how throughout his career he consciously burnished his...

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