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These links take you to discussions for teachers about various teaching and learning issues. For quick access to other issues of relevance to teachers, please visit the 'Find what you're looking for' page on the history Teachers' Discussion Forum as this pinpoints some excellent discussions about a range of teaching issues. Also worthy of note is the full list of seminar topics hosted on the forum, which provide excellent online CPD. Lastly, there is also a section dedicated to feedback and review of workshops held at the excellent SHP conference.

All of the links below take you to discussions held on -

Other recommended forum's and Blogs are:

Students wanting to discuss historical issues, or wanting prompts and research assistance for their homework should visit

Key Stage 4 topics General
Medicine Through Time Black and Asian History (including Slavery)
Introducing Medicine through time Teaching Black and Asian History
Medieval medicine - active learning ideas. Black History Month
Music in Medicine through time lessons The Abolition of the Slave Trade
Using ICT to teach change and continuity  
Germany 1919-1945  
Teaching the Holocaust  
The Funkiest ways to teach Medieval Monarchs  
Medieval overview lessons  
Ideas for a Year 7 Medieval week  
The Tudors  
Teaching the Tudors  
Teaching the terrible tudors  
Differentiation when teaching the Tudors and Stuart's  
The English Civil Wars  
Civil Wars - Scheme of work and assessment tasks  
Recipes from the Civil Wars  
Making the Civil War fun!  
Expansion, Trade and Industry  
Making the Industrial Revolution Interesting  
Teaching the Industrial Revolution to disaffected groups  
Historical Fiction for the Industrial Revolution  
The First World War  
Teaching the First World War  
Reflections on teaching the First World War  
Visiting the Battlefields  
The Treaty of Versailles  
Treaty of Versailles Negotiation Game  
Appeasement Debate.  
HItler and the Nazi's  
Rise of Hitler  












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Recommended Books related to teaching history highly recommends these sites: - new site aiming to provide an accessible narrative for GCSE History pupils. - fantastic range of interactive games, revision materials and links. - outstanding use of ICT to engage pupils. - a brilliant range of learning activities from Ian Dawson - simply the best for Modern World GCSE students - resources and CPD materials from the Historical Association. - make your lessons 'real' with artefacts and living history provided by experts - same author as this site, just put together in a slightly different way! - all new resources for teachers and pupils of the SHP Medicine course - A new site providing resources for teachers and pupils of the Crime and Punishment unit Militaria - a range of interesting pieces of militaria is available via tihs site
The Turkey Inn, Goose Eye, Oakworth - great historical public house with loads of great beer and a lovely atmosphere