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USEFUL RESOURCES AND INFORMATION

bulletAmerican "Digital History" First-class site for studying US history includes handouts, lesson plans together with plenty of resource material.
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http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/ ***

bulletAssociation of Teachers  An association of web sites created by teachers. Claims 18,000 resources, 6,000 photo-copiable materials and 6,000+ online resources. It is actually a good page to bookmark and then use as a vehicle to find the lesson plan you may be after.
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Association of Teachers' Websites

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Australian history project Australian site for teachers in primary and secondary schools.
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The National History Project

bulletChronology  Tests historical knowledge by inviting students to choose a topic area and then presenting them with a series of shuffled 'cards'. They then have to determine whether the event described on each new card happened before or after the one to its left.
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Chronology testing game

bulletDevon County Council Curriculum   Advice and useful links
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Devon Curriculum Services

bulletHistory on the Net   Site run by a Sussex teacher that links historical information to KS3 and KS4. Some online lessons and an excellent range of worksheets. Well worth a visit***
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http://www.historyonthenet.com/

bulletKids Directory  US site that has over 1,348 history site links - so it says.
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Kids and teens directory

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Learnhistory.org.uk site with lots of links including some excellent revision guides. Strong on modern American history.
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Learnhistory.org.uk

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Modern History Sourcebook Edited by Paul Halsall of the University of North Florida. Thousands of links to online resources.
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http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/modsbook.html  ****

bulletSchools History Project  The present SHP is the successor to the project funded by the Schools Council in 1972 for "History 13-16". Based University of Leeds. Lesson materials etc.
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Schools History Project *

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Schools History Publishers
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John Murray

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Nelson Thornes

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Think through history (Pearson Education)

bulletShropshire Digital Resources  County Council site presenting online resources and content from the counties archives.
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http://www3.shropshire-cc.gov.uk/roots/index.htm

bulletTeaching History Online  Spartacus Schools Net. Huge resource. The Teachers' Virtual History Department provides lessons that are listed under Key Stage and topic.
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Teaching History Online ***

bulletHistory Games   BBC site. A collection of history games that can be used in the classroom. Titles include: The Mummy Maker, Pyramid Builder, Battle of the Atlantic, Viking Quest, Weapons Through Time, Coins, Gunpowder Plot, Women's Rights, Hunt the Ancestor, Battle of Waterloo, Walk through Time and the Battle of Hastings.
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History Games

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History Learning site Chris Trueman's History Learning website.
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http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk ****

bulletTeaching Resource, history on the net   Series of topics linked to the National Curriculum.
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http://www.historyonthenet.co.uk/

bulletTeaching Resource, timeline   History.uk.com. Timeline content was created in 'newspaper' style with headlines showing the most important events and essential historical detail underneath. The website also says it has 25,000 directory listings relating to Britain. Best to go direct to its weblinks section.
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Interactive Timeline

bulletTeaching Resource  The KidsMAPE section of the website includes Greenfield Road (a 19th century database with differentiated activities), History Photo Quiz (dating photographs) and History Treasure Trials (Greece, Roman Empire, Tudors, Victorians and World War II).
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KidsMAPE

bulletHistorical Maps   The Perry-Castaneda Library of historical maps at the University of Texas.
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Map Library at University of Texas

bulletOral History   Advice on preparing an oral history project from the Oral History Society.
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Oral History

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Pathe News film and stills photographic archive. ****
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http://www.britishpathe.com/index.cfm

bulletSchoolsnet   Schoolsnet was launched in November 1999 to offer "parents, pupils and teachers an indispensable educational resource." See for yourself.
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Schoolsnet

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Welsh History NGfL Cymru includes lessons on Tudor Wales, Civil War in Wales, Chartism in Wales, The Rebecca Riots and Working Children in the 19th Century.
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Welsh History

   
 

This page was last updated 09-07-05

 

 

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