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ERIC Number: EJ1116071
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Jun
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0040-0610
Shaping the Debate: Why Historians Matter More than Ever at GCSE
Foster, Rachel; Goudie, Kath
Teaching History, n163 p17-24 Jun 2016
As history departments in England prepare for the introduction of new GCSE specifications, the question of how to prepare students to succeed in the examination while also ensuring that they are taught rigorous history remains as relevant as ever. Faced with preparing students to answer a question that seemingly precluded argument, Rachel Foster and Kath Goudie demonstrate how they used historical scholarship both to identify a genuine line of enquiry and to define a valid response to it. Thus they show how they were able to transcend the limitations of GCSE assessment.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Secondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)
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