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- Community engagement in local history: a report on the Hemel at War project. Abbott, Lynda; Grayson, Richard S. // Teaching History;Dec2011, Issue 145, p4
This article, by Lynda Abbott and Richard Grayson, offers a fascinating example of collaboration between school and university, focused on the development of a community archive. The project - run as an extra-curricular activity - was originally inspired by a concern to preserve the personal...
- THE PLACE AND IMPORTANCE OF LOCAL HISTORY IN THE SECONDARY HISTORY EDUCATION. Aktekin, Semih // Journal of Theory & Practice in Education (JTPE);2010, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p86
The teaching of local history in schools as the part of the history curriculum has been advocated since the beginning of the twentieth century. Local history has been recommended as an active way of history learning in some countries. Local history has become popular again with debates on...
- BBC Learning resources support teaching local history: Domesday Reloaded. // Education (14637073);7/15/2011, Issue 438, p5
The article reviews the website "Hands on History: Domesday Reloaded," located at www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/hands on history/domesday reloaded, from BBC Learning, including such topics as the history of games and the relationship between cultural and religious events.
- BBC Learning resources support teaching local history: Domesday Reloaded. // 14-19 Learning & Skills Bulletin;7/15/2011, Issue 28, p5
The article reviews the web site related to support teaching local history in schools, located at www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/hands_on_history/domesday_reloaded, from the British Broadcasting Corp.
- Going to School. // Scholastic News -- Edition 2;Sep2006, Vol. 63 Issue 1, p4
A quiz concerning maps is presented.
- Activity Page. // Weekly Reader - Edition 2;1/16/2004, Vol. 73 Issue 17, p4
Presents an educational activity about map directions.
- Social Studies: Picture This in History. // School Library Media Activities Monthly;Apr2007, Vol. 23 Issue 8, p18
The article presents a library media activity for grades five to seven students to help them make use of tables of contents and indexes in searching for information. The activity is appropriate for use in teaching history lessons in social studies. The role of the library media specialist is to...
- MOVE ME ON: THE PROBLEM PAGE FOR HISTORY MENTORS. // Teaching History;Sep2006, Issue 124, p60
The article discusses the challenges faced by a history teacher and offers suggestions on how to overcome them in Great Britain. One of the history teachers is having a difficulty in teaching local history. One of the contributors suggests that the teacher should gather information from her...
- Golden Oldies. Langhorst, Eric // School Library Journal;Mar2008, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p50
The author discusses an oral history school project in which students will record and share their family histories with the community through local libraries and museums. Recording options including the use of MP3 players with internal microphones or laptops equipped with USB microphones are...