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    An affirmation of purpose

    by  • February 27, 2006 • Uncategorized • 1 Comment

    Teaching history is a maddening blur. From class to class, keystage to keystage, year to year, through assessment and skills, to content, final levels and added value; the day to day concerns of a history teacher can often obscure the bigger picture. This bigger picture consists partly of why we teach history at all...

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    Podcasting

    by  • February 26, 2006 • Uncategorized • 2 Comments

    Simon Ross (of www.ilovehistory.co.uk) and I have been doing some revision “to-go” for today’s ipod generation.  If you’re a student doing GCSE Modern World History, then you could do worse than pop over to Simon’s site and subscribe to the RSS feed.

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    This came off…

    by  • February 26, 2006 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    My server was obviously so suprised at me making no posts recently that it fell down – do stay tuned though – there’s one coming… By the way, my old theme doesn’t seem to like wp. 2.01, and this one is nice, but I hate the dog.  Anyone willing to offer free consultancy to...

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    Rant warning!

    by  • January 3, 2006 • Uncategorized • 3 Comments

      The BBC is reporting a story that “Political Correctness” is harming society in Britain.  Doug Belshaw and I have been having a good natured debate about this on his blog.This is so transparent that it almost makes me laugh.  I’m no post-modernist, but this is an obvious attempt to bolster dominant ideologies that...

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    Happy New Year!

    by  • December 31, 2005 • Uncategorized • 3 Comments

    What a totally unproductive holiday season it has been, though great fun (apart from dash to hospital with the middles).  Anyhoo – owing to being prematurely aged by childrearing I’m off to bed.  Might make some resolutions – but it will be tomorrow!

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