This book introduces trainees and newly qualified teachers to the teaching of history in primary schools, and covers key concepts, skills and knowledge for the history curriculum at Foundation Stage, KS1 and KS2. Contents include planning, teaching and learning strategies, assessment, reflection and evaluation, as well as a range of practical ideas for classroom activities and cross-curricular themes. Each chapter is underpinned by national and international research; also included are links to important themes such as citizenship, out-of-school learning, sustainability, diversity and inclusive practice. Throughout, content is related to new initiatives such as Every Child Matters and Excellence and Enjoyment.

E-Learning and ICT in Primary History

E-Learning and ICT in Primary History

E-learning and ICT in primary history

Chapter objectives

By the end of this chapter you will have:

  • developed your understanding of the requirements for the ICT skills test;
  • developed your awareness of how to support your teaching and wider professional activities with ICT;
  • considered ways in which children can develop their ICT skills through history;
  • considered ways in which children can use ICT to extend their learning in history, such as through e-learning;
  • developed your awareness of the resources available for both teachers and children;
  • become aware of the need to safeguard children when they are using ICT.

Professional Standards for QTS

This chapter will support you as you work towards evidencing attainment against the following Standards:

Q16: To have passed the skills test in ICT.

Q17: Know how to use ...

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