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16 Jun: Raising Attainment – a new series of articles
The first in a series of articles by Dale Banham and myself, beginning with (1) Starting Points and (2) Teaching Thematic studies at GCSE.
6 Jun: The York coin hoards c.1066-1069 – raw material for intriguing lesson introductions
Information and ideas for using coin hoards to introduce the Norman impact on the north
9 May: Resources for teaching the later middle ages
An update from the HA Teacher Fellowship scheme outlining the resources being developed for teaching the later middle ages at KS3, GCSE and A level
22 Feb: Resources for teaching about the late middle ages – KS3, GCSE Warfare, A level
On Agincourt; England in the time of Richard III; Weapons and Armour
21 Feb: Resources for studying Henry VI
… new(ish) material
20 Feb: Update on Hodder textbooks for new Edexcel GCSE
… which I’m editing with Dale Banham
19 Feb: Ian Coulson’s ‘handy’ guide to medieval architecture
A brilliantly simple idea – how to use the fingers of one hand to explain and remember Norman, Early English, Decorated and Perpendicular styles …
1 Feb: Conference Round Up
Four upcoming events – two HA, two SHP – Bristol, Leeds, Harrogate and Leeds again.
31 Jan: Medieval surgery – John Bradmore’s treatment of Henry V
For GCSE Medicine – but also useful for KS3 or A level …
17 Dec: Donations in Memory of Ian Coulson
A ‘Just Giving’ page has been set up …
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