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History and Teenagers March 9, 2013

Author: Beach Combing | in : Actualite
History and Teenagers

The majority of readers of this blog are from North America and so they might not be aware that historians in Britain are presently fighting each other. The question that is causing all the raucous is how teens should be taught about history: the battlefield is British history but there is clearly here a much […]

What Makes a Good Student Historian? August 25, 2012

Author: Beach Combing | in : Actualite
What Makes a Good Student Historian?

What makes a good historian? Beachcombing was wondering about this as part of his preparations for the new term, now just a couple of weeks away. There is, of course, a long shopping list. But when Beach stands in front of his students on the first day of class he is always looking for two […]