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By Lez Smart;Chris Parker

ISBN-10: 0304328278

ISBN-13: 9780304328277

ISBN-10: 0304328294

ISBN-13: 9780304328291

The united kingdom nationwide Curriculum calls for teenagers to increase an IT potential throughout the assorted topic parts. This booklet for non-IT experts goals to assist humanities academics use IT to augment and facilitate kid's studying. the writer considers how kid's historic and geographical wisdom, abilities and knowing might be greater constructed via use of IT, and the way their IT power will be constructed during this context.

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The lives of people . '; using census returns Pupils should be taught about the lives of men, women and children at different levels of society. . (PoS, History KS2; DFE, 1995) 26 Victorian Britain: A Local Study And of course it is real people that is envisaged here, ones who actually lived and not the imaginary/stereotypical ones once presented in primary school history textbooks so widely used in the not-too-distant past. But how does one begin this 'introduction to . '? One of the most important sources of information, for all historians, about the people who lived during this period is the national census, begun in 1801, but of more interest when names and place of origin were added from 1841 onwards.

5. Organisation and Communication a. to recall, select and organise historical information, including dates and terms; b. the terms necessary to describe the periods and topics studied, including court, monarch, parliament, nation, civilisations, invasion, conquest, settlement, conversion, slavery, trade, industry, law; c. to communicate their knowledge and understanding of history in a variety of ways, including structured narratives and descriptions. (National Curriculum History, Key Elements (KS2); DFE, 1995) These elements are what is required to be taught irrespective of the actual content matter being studied and one can see how the emphasis is placed on the process of historical investigation and the communication of the results.

As the NCET (1995) guidance states, It is necessary to identify situations where - subject and IT capability development take place - subject development takes place and IT capability is consolidated - IT capability is developed and subjects are consolidated. This is an interesting and useful classification, although there will inevitably be some difficulties in identifying where consolidation ends and development begins. The reader is invited to consider this question when reading the chapters involving examples of children working on specific historical topics.

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