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60 second histories
date: 18 Feb 2016
"It is lovely to know that when teaching a history topic, that the 60 Second Histories resource bank of videos, lesson plan ideas and support notes are always available to us at the click of a button."  By Heena Chauhan, Park Hall Junior Academy,...
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  • Case Study
  • Education
  • General
date: 30 Dec
5 Great Reasons to Use 60 Second Histories Engage your students by getting pupils to watch the videos for their homework. They will enjoy it far more. Using the virtual classroom you can dictate which films and how many films you want your students...
tags:
  • Education
  • General
date: 04 Dec 2015
The traditional way that classrooms work is that there is content perhaps by teacher input, perhaps some reading, use of video, textbooks, IT and research sheets. Pupils absorb concepts, ideas, knowledge or theories. At the end of the lesson a...
tags:
  • Education
  • General
date: 09 Feb
On the night of 9th February 1649 Charles I was buried in St. George’s Chapel, Windsor. The commission set up to try the monarch refused permission for him to be buried in Westminster Abbey so he was laid to rest in the Henry VIII vault. His son,...
tags:
  • 17th Century
  • Biography
  • Education
  • English Civil War
  • Kings & Queens
  • This week in history
date: 06 Feb
February 1st 1587 Elizabeth I signed the death warrant of Mary, Queen of Scots With a heavy heart Elizabeth I signed the death warrant of her cousin, Mary, Queen of Scots, on February 1st 1587. After the Babington Plot to assassinate her, in which...
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  • 16th Century
  • Biography
  • Education
  • Kings & Queens
  • This week in history
  • Tudor