"I use the first 15 minutes of Oliver Stone's Platoon to give an overview of the problems American soldiers had fighting in Vietnam - it is a way into the topic and then allows us to look at film as an historical interpretation."
"One part of a GCSE History course that I have taught over the last few years to 15-16yr old students looked at the effect of terrorism. The unit looked at 9/11 in terms of students interviewing relatives to find out their memories of the day,…"
I teach History to 11-18 year olds in a school in Liskeard in Cornwall. I am passionate about my job and love it as much as I did when I started 20 years ago. I am fascinated by how people learn and very excited about using new technologies to help reach kids