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ERIC Number: EJ1069436
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 6
ISSN: ISSN-0040-0610
Less Time, More Thought: Coping with the Challenges of the Two-Year Key Stage 3
Cole, Nathan; Thompson, Denise
Teaching History, n121 p38-43 2005
Nathan Cole and Denise Thompson have really thought about Key Stage 3. They have been forced to; they now teach it in only two years. The switch to a two-year Key Stage 3 has made them re-evaluate their entire programme of study, and their rationale for teaching history. The result is illuminating. They argue convincingly that social history should be taught first as a grounding for understanding political developments, and for building up a picture of the whole past through the use of "really" big questions. But make sure you read on--there is a twist in the tail which helps them to show that teaching history is teaching history--whatever key stage it is supposed to be.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)