An Online Training Event for History Teachers!

World History teaching resources for the high school classroom: lesson plans, worksheets, quizzes and simulation games for KS3, IGCSE, IB and A-Level teachers.

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

Spend time 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'.

This event will consist of four 90-minute sessions over two days using ZOOM video conferencing:
Part 1: Wednesday November 10th 2021, 2:00pm-17.30pm CENTRAL EUROPEAN TIME
Part 2: Thursday November 11th 2021, 2:00pm-17.30pm CENTRAL EUROPEAN TIME

You're guaranteed to go away with loads of useful resources and ideas to use in your secondary school classroom.

This online course will cover 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
  • 60 tools in 60 minutes

Testimonials on my courses

Keynote address at TMHistoryIcons 2019

In the past five years I have trained over 400 teachers in the UK and in Europe, the majority rating my courses as "excellent".


This course is limited to a maximum of 25 delegates.
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*Normal price: £199. VAT is fully reclaimable by most UK schools.

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