Transform your history classroom

ActiveHistory provides educational, award-winning interactive simulations, decision-making games, self-marking quizzes, high-quality worksheets and detailed lesson plans for the history classroom. All resources have been designed by full-time history teacher Russel Tarr (@russeltarr).


Dozens of unique, self-contained online simulations, virtual interviews, and decision making games

Study units

Scores of creative, rigorous worksheets and activity plans, all tried in the history classroom

Teacher Resources

Model answers, teacher notes and support materials and guidance are provided for teachers only

revision games

Loads of self-marking tests, quizzes and arcade games bring revision alive in the exam season


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In what ways, and with what results, was Germany a source of Cold War tensions between 1945 and 1962?

Model Essay: To what extent did the French Revolution deliver on its promises of Liberty, Equality, Fraternity?

Model Essay: By what methods, and with what success, did Fidel Castro try to eliminate domestic opposition?

Model Essay: Castros mastery of guerrilla warfare was the main reason why he was able to take control of Cuba. To what extent do you agree with this statement?

40+ Model History Essays by Russel Tarr
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