History Teachers

History Teachers Unite! We've Got Fake News To Fight

Nick Shepley | Posted 12.12.2016 | UK
Nick Shepley

Firstly, don't shield learners from misinformation, give them the skills to examine and dispose of it. Secondly spotlight the misinformers and do it publicly. Thirdly shout loud and proud (at parents evenings if necessary), that your job is to help thinkers think more clearly because at the end of the day, that will serve them better than anything else you can do in the classroom.

Is This the End of an Era for the Tudors?

Ben Shires | Posted 06.08.2012 | Home
Ben Shires

As every vaguely attentive schoolboy knows, King Harold Godwinson was killed by an arrow to the eye at the battle of Hastings in 1066, it was Sir Walter Raleigh who first introduced tobacco to England in the late sixteenth century and the period of history stretching from 1485 to 1603 is commonly referred to as the Tudor dynasty.