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.



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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Featured History Simluations

What makes ActiveHistory unique is the vast range of interactive online computer simulations which allow students to learn at their own pace, in an engaging but rigorous manner.


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Latest Additions

New resources are added every single week of the year!


ActiveHistory is the work of full-time history teacher Russel Tarr

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