A Training Day for History Teachers!

"A History Teacher's Toolbox: effective, practical and creative ideas for your classroom".

Spend a day trying out some fresh and creative techniques and resources with Russel Tarr, full-time history teacher, author of ActiveHistory and the best-selling 'History Teaching Toolbox'.

A workpack, refreshments and a buffet lunch will be provided. You're guaranteed to go away with loads of useful resources and ideas to use in your classroom.

The course covers such things as:

  • Using "Escape the Room" scenarios in the history classroom
  • "History Mysteries" as the basis for effective student enquiries
  • Engaging strategies for reading, note-taking and essay-writing
  • Simple decision-making and strategy games
  • Tools for prioritisation, categorisation, analysis
  • Techniques for improving teacher-led lectures
  • Meaningful roleplay techniques
  • Fresh approaches to debating and discussion
  • Creative homework strategies
  • Teaching through images and mapwork
  • Effective cross-curricular projects with other departments
  • The potential of social media: Twitter and Facebook
  • 60 tools in 60 minutes



Free for every delegate: a copy of "A History Teaching Toolbox"

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In the past five years I have trained over 350 teachers in the UK and in Europe, the vast majority of whom have rated the courses as "excellent".

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