A Practical Guide to Teaching History in the Secondary School

Edited by Martin Hunt

© 2006 – Routledge

120 pages

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Paperback: 9780415370240
pub: 2006-11-01
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About the Book

This practical workbook contains all the advice, guidance and resources new and student history teachers need to reflect on and develop their teaching practice, helping them to plan lessons across the subject in a variety of teaching situations.

Helpful features include:

  • case studies
  • examples of pupils’ work
  • examples of existing good practice
  • a range of tried-and-tested teaching strategies
  • photocopiable resources and training materials
  • activities in each chapter to help student history teachers analyze their learning and performance
  • web links for further reading on evidence-based practice.

Designed to be used independently or as an integrated extension of the popular textbook, Learning to Teach History in the Secondary School which provides detailed examples of theory in practice, this book is packed with examples of how to analyze practice to ensure maximized learning in the classroom.

Table of Contents

Introduction. What is History? Planning. Learning Strategies and Approaches-1. Learning Strategies and Approaches-2. Developing Historical Understanding-1. Developing Historical Understanding-2. Ensuring Inclusion in the Classroom. The New Technology. Assessment. Applying National Initiatives. Professional Development

About the Editor

Martin Hunt was a Principal Lecturer and PGCE Secondary Course Leader at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK.

About the Series

Routledge Teaching Guides

This series of practical workbooks complements and extends the Learning to Teach Subjects in the Secondary School Series. The workbooks, many written by the same authors as the textbooks, focus on practical application and therefore reinforce student-teachers’ understanding and support them in their development as teachers. The practical activities can be undertaken individually, in pairs or as group work. The books have been designed so that student-teachers can write in them and so keep an ongoing record of their work.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General
EDU025000
EDUCATION / Secondary