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It’s not wrong to compare Trump’s America to the Holocaust. Here’s why.

The Holocaust has endured more than enough abusive and absurd comparisons in American political life. Both ends of the spectrum too often seek to draw on its emotional and historical power to advance their completely unrelated agendas. Pat Robertson bizarrely invoked it, saying, “Just what Nazi …

Agriculture

Thai cave rescue: 'If you're not afraid now and then, you'd be dead a long time ago'

Twelve boys, a football coach and 10 kilometres of caves. What could go wrong?<p>It's D-day.<p>Dark monsoon clouds loom over the mountains.<p>Thirteen foreign …

Caving

In the classroom

Australian curriculum outcomes<p>The game is designed so that it is suitable for a broad range of levels. Aimed at Years 5 to 8, it is a classroom …

Memes

Shakespeare Unlimited

When British radio listeners voted William Shakespeare their "British Person of the Millennium," the honor was entirely understandable. Shakespeare …

Deep insights into making teacher teams work

For children to have the best possible chance to learn in our ever-changing world, the adults who work with them need to never stop learning as well. …

Pedagogy

Conflict Poetry: 5 Ways to Use Image Strips

In my early years of teaching, I spent many hours cutting up coloured cards, agonising over the correct image to correctly illustrate a skill and …

Teaching

4 Ways to Blend Learning with InsertLearning

Pinterest<p>InsertLearning is an extension that lets you turn websites into interactive lessons, and it is the perfect companion to your blended …

Education Technology

InsertLearning

The Race To Save The Romanovs - Helen Rappaport

There are many mysteries surrounding the deaths of the Romanovs: could King George V have saved them? Could there have been a constitutional …

History

William Cooper: a Koorie's protest against the Nazis

On 6 December 1938 —almost 80 years ago— during a warm summer evening in Melbourne one man led a protest in an attempt to protect a discriminated …

Australia

Faces of Auschwitz

The Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum holds a collection of 38,916 registration photographs taken between February 1941 and January 1945. The …

Auschwitz

Getting Feedback Right: Q&A With John Hattie

Providing students or teachers with clear, actionable critiques is an essential ingredient for any kind of continuous improvement process, says John …

Pedagogy

Getting Started

#FiveWays of Giving Effective Feedback as Actions

If teachers are going to have a significant impact with the feedback they give, it needs to lead to improved outcomes for students. I am increasingly …

Pedagogy

Get assessment right and reduce workload at the same time. #HTRTSummit

On Friday 23rd February I gave talk at the Headteachers’ Roundtable Summit on the theme of assessment and workload. This blog captures some of the …

on Negroes Monkeys and Apes

edited 27 Apr I’ve posted previously about concerns I’ve had regarding books with anthropomorphic monkeys and apes. What I want to do here today is …

Thomas Jefferson

Evaluative verbs – adding sophistication to analysis

Recently, I wrote an article for <i>TES</i> about how an unexpected number of pupils at my school achieved grade 9s in GCSE English. It was popular and I …

Science / Fiction

How to Kick Off a Crash Course

“Be a Design Thinking facilitator!”<p>Join a community of learners, do-ers and teachers. Journey through a Design Thinking experience, apply it in the …

Design

Moral Maze: The Evidence Toolkit

The Evidence Toolkit is a software program aimed to help 16 to18-year-olds improve their critical thinking by analysing a variety of news articles.<p>The Evidence Toolkit has been developed by the Centre for Argument Technology at The University of Dundee in partnership with BBC Radio 4’s Moral Maze …

Zombie Apocalypse Atlas and Map Skills SoW

I have a confession, I really like post-apocalyptic fiction. Last year I wanted to take some of this enjoyment and create some tension and fun in the …

Walking

2017 Premier's HTA History Scholarship: Dianne McGowan

The last time I visited Vietnam was September 1988 - this trip instilled an interest in the country and I am keen to see what has changed and what …

6 Different Views Of This G7 Meeting Paint A Tense Picture Of Trump, Merkel, Trudeau, Others

Donald Trump looks like he was isolating himself at the G7 summit in Quebec.<p>It's common for world leaders to travel with official staff …

What Happens When a Bad-Tempered, Distractible Doofus Runs an Empire?

One of the few things that Kaiser Wilhelm II, who ruled Germany from 1888 to 1918, had a talent for was causing outrage. A particular specialty was insulting other monarchs. He called the diminutive King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy “the dwarf” in front of the king’s own entourage. He called Prince …

World History

BBC Live Lessons BBC Bitesize | Royal Shakespeare Company

BBC Live Lessons<p>In March and April 2016 we worked with the BBC to stream two live Shakespeare lessons into classrooms across the UK.<p><i>Shakespeare</i> …

Shakespeare Learning Zone | Royal Shakespeare Company | Royal Shakespeare Company

We have created the Shakespeare Learning Zone to help you explore Shakespeare and his work.<p>You’ll find loads of information and videos about the …

New History Syllabus 11-12

Dr. Jennifer Lawless and Jonathon Dallimore discuss what to do with the new Stage 6 Ancient and Modern History courses and see much to be excited …

Write Learn Lead

Resources and articles created and curated by National Writing Project site leaders to support classroom practice, teacher leadership, and …

Revisionist History Podcast

Welcome to <i>Revisionist History,</i> a podcast from Malcolm Gladwell and Panoply. Each week for 10 weeks, <i>Revisionist History</i> will go back and reinterpret …

Self-improvement