May 4, 2018

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March 21, 2018

Overview: This lesson covers innovations in video game consoles from 1961 onwards. It has a relay activity followed by a written paragraph with peer assessments. Complete with differentiation sheets, plenaries, starters, lesson plan and pedagogy justifications.

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March 21, 2018

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Overview: Why did Britain win the Battle of Britain? Looks at multiple factors surrounding Hitler’s failure to execute Operation Sea Lion – the invasion of Britain. Begins with a relay activity to gather information about the factors, a student led teaching...

March 21, 2018

Janesville: An American Story, by Amy Goldstein. 2017.

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The 2017 Business Book of the Year. It tells the story of Janesville, Wisconsin, home of a large GM car factory – until it closed in 2008. This is the story of what happened next. It’s a biograph...

March 18, 2018

Students and staff alike groan when you mention the Industrial Revolution. It brings up thoughts of having to teach crop rotation cycles and the Corn Laws. It lacks the romance of the medieval and Early Modern periods and lacks the mechanized rush of tank battles and n...