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Author, Teacher and Consultant over the years. I have taught across the 4-18 age range as an AST and was a Head of Faculty in large Secondary. I have written for Hodder Murray, The Guardian, the BBC website and for Teaching History. I was a member of the Historical Association's Secondary Committee for eight years. I've had input on the bafta winning Smallpox through time production and worked as a consultant on two becta award winning projects.

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Author, Teacher and Consultant over the years. I have taught across the 4-18 age range as an AST and was a Head of Faculty in large Secondary. I have written for Hodder Murray, The Guardian, the BBC website and for Teaching History. I was a member of the Historical Association's Secondary Committee for eight years. I've had input on the bafta winning Smallpox through time production and worked as a consultant on two becta award winning projects.
Troubles in Northern Ireland
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Troubles in Northern Ireland

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Aimed at GCSE History classes and their teachers. These resources comprise a range of information sheets that include activties to test knowledge, understanding and skills. Visual sources are included where appropriate in each worksheet. The Powerpoint breaks down the build up to, the events of and the consequences of Bloody Sunday. The worksheets can be used as standalone resources or alongside textbooks and other reference materials. The presentation does not include any activities as it is inteded to prompt questioning and discussion amongst the class: note that the inquiries have passed judgement on the events of 30th January 1972.
20 History Quotation Posters for Display and Stimulus
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20 History Quotation Posters for Display and Stimulus

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20 posters based on famous historical quotations. They are ideal for display or for use as a discussion point. Posters such as these can reinforce the significance of HIstory, making them useful for parents evenings and displays at school events. Many quotes about History are worthy of discussion. They often relate to the uses and misuses of the past, making them ideal prompts for discussion in tutor sessions and citizenship sessions. See my other resources for additional quotation posters and resources. They can be changed weekly to provide variety or to match up with specific areas that are being taught.
Starter Activities - Medicine Through Time
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Starter Activities - Medicine Through Time

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A variety of simple but effective starter activities relating to Medicine through time. Several take the form of a dominoes game where learners have to make links between key words. Sorting tasks have the instructions on the sheets. The Card sort is slightly longer and requires learners to piece together the story of Jenner's achievements. There are more of our Medicine starters and activities here http://bit.ly/sh_medicine They were written on request for a Primary colleague but are adaptable for use as starters. DXP9ZZ15HP
Introduction to Medicine Through Time
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Introduction to Medicine Through Time

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A very straightforward research project booklet. As the newer courses tend to omit a study of Ancient Medicine this booklet can be used as a Year 9 / Holiday research task to help provide learners with some of the main points from the Ancient World. This should provide a firm basis upon which a study of Medicine in th Medieval World can be conducted. The booklet asks learners to consider factors, achievements and the things that impeded progress in Ancient Medicine.
1485
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1485

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Simple worksheet designed to be used alongside discussion and teacher prompts. It looks at some of the main issues that were faced by Henry VII in 1485 and the ways in which they could be tackled. Differentiation for this worksheet is largely down to the way that the teache leads the discussion. There are a wide range of suiable video clips available on sharing websites that can aid the teaching of this topic.
Medicine in the Renaissance
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Medicine in the Renaissance

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These resources are for GCSE Medicine Through Time teachers. The pack contains aoverview of the main charecteristics of the period and the way in which Medicine developed at te time. Accompanying resources allow learners to record teir findings about key events, continuity and changes at the time in a number of ways, thus allowing differentiation. The activities include examples. This resource pack has been used as an introduction to a study of the period and also provided to learners as part of their revision packs. It works well alongside my other resources on this period.
Back to School History Classroom Display Resources
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Back to School History Classroom Display Resources

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This pack of 20 posters is an ideal back to school resource. Providing 20 inspirational posters about history they can liven up your displays while acting as prompts for discussion. The quotes are selected to inspire and promote interest in the study of history. They provoke thought, some relate to the meaning of history, others the importance, some the nature of history. The resource comes as a pdf document that provides the posters in printable form. There is also a powerpoint version of the resource. This would make them easy to use as stimulus material via a projector. Combined with our other pack of historical quotes posters, there is more than enough for one per week, allowing a focus on a different quote each week. The two packs are also available as a bundled back to school offer to give you a head start on display.
Andreas Vesalius
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Andreas Vesalius

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Information sheet with accompanying questions and prompts. Aimed at GCSE History classes studying SHP. This resource was originally developed for classes attaining slightly below the national average.
The Anatomists: Harvey and Vesalius
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The Anatomists: Harvey and Vesalius

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Information sheets that are rich in images. Accompanied by activities and assessment for learning prompts. Ideal for GCSE classes studying medicine through time but adaptable for use in Key Stage 3 where a study of medicine, science and culture is being undertaken. These resources can be used alongside my other renaissance medicine resources or as standalone resources. They are easy to differentiate through use of the prompt sheets.
The Theory of the Four Humours
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The Theory of the Four Humours

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A straightforward and accessible introduction to the theory of the Four Humours. This provides an understanding of the theory than underpinned much of medical practice for thousands of years. The resource has simple but effective graphics to illustrate the logic behind the theory and a range of activities to develop and test understanding. Ideal for any classes studying medicine through time.
The Great Plague, an Investigation
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The Great Plague, an Investigation

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Using a range of sources and historical data, learners investigate and record the spead of the Great Plague. This provides them with a god understanding of the methodology of the day along with developing their awareness of the varied types of views held at the time. Data rich, this activity also illustrates how destructive infectious diseases could be and provides the basis for much discussion about changes in towns and cities over time. There are various activities within the pack which allows for differentiation or extension of the study over a series of lessons. Examples of audio visual presentations created by my classes as a result of this study can be found on my youtube channel or via the schoolshistory.org.uk website.
Renaissance Medicine
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Renaissance Medicine

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This bundle provides all of the content and tasks required for a GCSE study of medicine in the Renaissance. Rich in information and data the worksheets develop depth knowledge alongside providing an overarching understing of medicine in the period. Tasks include exam style activities, recording tasks, revision tasks and opportunities for learners to be more creative.
Medicine through time
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Medicine through time

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Medicine through time resources. Includes active learning lessons, revision games, numerous worksheets, some stand alone lessons and a variety of starter and plenary activities. Easy to adapt and all proven in the classroom.
William Harvey
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William Harvey

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A series of activities relating to the links between the work of William Harvey and that of other well known anatomists / artists. Accompanied by a prompt sheet to assist in differentiating this resource helps learners to develop an understanding of how developments are often linked.
20 AP World History Classroom Quote Posters
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20 AP World History Classroom Quote Posters

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20 AP World History Posters for use as display. These posters promote interest in historical thinking and raise awareness of the importance of the past. The quotes come from notable people from a variety of backgrounds. From Presidents and Prime Ministers to authors and scientists. These posters can be used to prompt discussion about specific issues, are suitable for use in promotional displays and for more able learners can be used to challenge their perceptions of what history is and why it should be studied. Combined with our other materials they can be used as part of a year binder or planner.
Islamic Medicine Lesson Pack
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Islamic Medicine Lesson Pack

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This combnation of resources can be used as a standalone lesson on aspects of Islamic Medicine. The primary activity is a series of source based questions. This is supported by two prompt sheets t aid assessment, peer evaluation and development of learners' awareness of ways to answer different types of questions. The pack concludes with a Mind mapping activity that could be used as a plenary session or set as homework.
The Fight Against Infectious Disease
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The Fight Against Infectious Disease

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Information sheet, enriched with images about the fight against infectious disease. The sheet provides the key information for the GCSE units on Medicine through time. At the end of the information sheet there are some activities to check understanding.
History: Bumper Resource Pack
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History: Bumper Resource Pack

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Last few days of this bundle now. £49.50 at normal prices for these resources. Until early next week they are less than half price!!! Grab them at the knock down price while you can. Now includes new materials on the topical area of the Russian Revolution and worksheets on the Norman Conquest.
Bayeux Tapestry Activites
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Bayeux Tapestry Activites

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These two resources look at the story of the Norman Invasion through the Bayeux Tapestry. They can be adapted to include a sequencing task. Pupils are asked to check their understanding of visual sources by labelling segments of the tapestry accurately. More able learners can expand on the provided labels. The famous "death scene" is also assessed and acts as an exercise in introducing pupils to the fact that sources are easy to interpret in a number of different ways.