What does the research and other academic and professional literature suggest about the challenges that children and their teachers face when learning and teaching historical evidence?

Note: I have only published Part 1 of a total of 3, as Parts 2 and 3 (a commentary on my own scheme of work; an evaluation of Part 2 and assessment for learning) discuss the my pupils’ work. Introduction History is an enquiry-based subject; enquiries are attempts to answer specific questions about the pastContinue reading “What does the research and other academic and professional literature suggest about the challenges that children and their teachers face when learning and teaching historical evidence?”

Critically evaluate different categories of source material relating to the Titanic.

Introduction On the 15th April 1912, the White Star Line’s Titanic sank after an unfortunate collision with an iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean causing the deaths of 1500 people.[1] The tragedy, conveniently for historians, provides a variety of source types including material culture, textual evidence, and oral testimony on which this essay is based upon;Continue reading “Critically evaluate different categories of source material relating to the Titanic.”