Teaching History Creatively - Learning to Teach in the Primary School Series (Paperback)Hilary Cooper (editor)
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Fresh and innovative, Teaching History Creatively will foster creativity in both learners and practitioners alike. By introducing teachers to a wealth of available approaches to historical enquiry, this book ensures creative, active and effective learning which includes plenty of challenges, clear goals and opportunity for progression. Underpinned by theory and research, it offers informed and practical support, illustrated throughout by examples of children's work.
Key themes addressed include:
how good history education and creativity are inseparable;
investigating sources: archaeology, visits and time capsules;
using archives in your own research project;
historical agents and history detectives!;
drama for exploring events, myths and legends;
communicating historical understanding creatively.
Written by experienced authors with extensive experience of history teaching in the primary school, Teaching History Creatively is an essential purchase for any professional who wishes to embed creative approaches to teaching in their classroom.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 386 g
Dimensions: 248 x 171 x 12 mm