ERIC Number: ED461574
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Historic Colchester: A Teacher's Guide. Education on Site.
This handbook aims to help teachers use archaeological remains and historical evidence in and around Colchester (England). Investigations supplement studies at Key Stages 2 and 3 of the British National Curriculum and can also be used for cross-curricular topics. The book contains suggestions for work on the town walls, the British site at Gosbecks and the nearby dykes, and the development of the town after the end of the Roman period. The chapter titles include: (1) "Historical Background"; (2) "Timeline"; (3) "Documentary Sources"; (4) "Life in Colchester"; (5) "Educational Approaches"; (6) "The National Curriculum"; and (7) "Activity Sheets." A bibliography and resource section are also part of the text. (EH)
Descriptors: Active Learning, Archaeology, British National Curriculum, Built Environment, Community Characteristics, Cultural Background, Cultural Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Heritage Education, History Instruction, Local History, Social Studies, World History
English Heritage Education Service, 23 Savile Row, London, England W1X 1AB, United Kingdom. Tel: 020 7973 3000; Fax: 020 7973 3443; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: English Heritage Education Service, London (England).
Note: For other teacher's guides in the series, see SO 029 517-521.