Teaching KS3 History – Things To Avoid & Require Pupils To Avoid by @grumpyteacher17

Name: The Grumpy Teacher
Twitter name: @grumpyteacher17
Sector: Secondary
Subject taught (if applicable): History
Position: Teacher
What is your advice about? Teaching KS3 History – Things To Avoid & Require Pupils To Avoid

  1. “It’s a primary source, so it’s reliable.”
  2. “In History, there are no ‘right’ answers.”
  3. “History is written by the winners.”
  4. The use of “we” or “us” for the inhabitants of this territory or the members of this nation, or something loosely approximating to it, at some point in the past.
  5. Introductions that ‘set the scene.’ [adopts sonorous tone] “Winston Churchill was born…”
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