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The Use of ICT in the History Classroom

In these pages we hope to draw together and share resources for the innovative use of ICT in the History classroom to support teaching and learning.

Using ICT in Teaching History (Advice / Support materials):

ICT across the Curriculum: ICT in History (KS3 National Strategy)

Develop your Teaching Using ICT: Secondary History

Interactive Whiteboard:

Embedding use of ICT @ Secondary: Use of Interactive Whiteboards in History

Advantages of using an interactive whiteboard for secondary history

The Impact of the interactive Whiteboard in the History Classroom (LT Scotland)

Powerpoints:

World of Teaching – free powerpoints and whiteboard presentations (a small selection of History – scroll down)

Using Digital Video in History:

Digital Video in the History Classroom (an excellent overview)

Making your own Historical Documentary with Windows Movie Maker

BBC Open Schools Archive – History (Video Files) These clips can be used according to the conditions of the Creative Archive Licence – for a brief summary of this see this site)

BBC Open Schools Archive – Audio files (some great historical sound effects / audio files here) These clips can be used according to the conditions of the Creative Archive Licence – for a brief summary of this see this site)

British Pathe – a large collection of digital video resources – schools in England and Wales can download high quality clips without the watermark for free

Shapes of Time – support website for Pathe

Other Resources:

Teaching Resources for History (Kent NGFL)

Burnt Cakes – History Resources (free and for purchase)

The National Archive: Learning Curve – free online teaching and learning resource for History making use of the National Archives

BBC History – Interactiveanimations, audio and pictures

BBC History – History Trails

History in the Technology Age (BBC History Magazine)

Google News Archive – A new tool from Google – very useful for research and findings can be sorted by date and publication

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