History

TeachIt History
Subject:
Suitable Age:
Age 11-14;Age 14-16;Age 16-18
Description:
History revision resources, including worksheets and interactive games. There are freely accessible resources as well as those for paid membership. Howeverr, due to the COVID-19 outbreak, they are now offering free access to all of their adaptable word documents, powerpoints, whiteboard activities, teaching packs and student-facing workbooks, all worth £20, until the end of April.
Country:
UK
Ted ED
Suitable Age:
Age 8-11;Age 11-14;Age 14-16;Age 16-18
Description:
TED videos covering many ‘why’ questions about how the world works. The analyses of individual poems are particularly helpful.
Country:
USA
The New York Times Lesson Plans
Suitable Age:
Age 11-14;Age 14-16;Age 16-18
Description:
Lesson plans, often focused around topical news issues or literary subjects, produced by the New York Times newspaper. Particularly helpful for practising writing, as well as for its coverage of topics such as black history. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/24/learning/lesson-plans/year-end-roundup-2018-19-all-our-lesson-plans-all-in-one-place.html is a link to a compilation of the site’s lesson plans, organised by subject.
Country:
USA
TTS
Suitable Age:
Age 0-4;Age 4-8;Age 8-11
Description:
Curriculum-focused independent learning resource with over 40 home learning activities for early years, KS1 and KS2 learners. Free resources during school closures
Country:
UK
Twinkl.co.uk
Suitable Age:
Age 0-4;Age 4-8;Age 8-11
Website Address:
Description:
Free resource packs, including worksheets, lesson plans and practice assessments in Maths, Science, History, Languages and Music
Country:
UK
UK Parliament
Suitable Age:
Age 8-11;Age 11-14;Age 14-16;Age 16-18
Description:
Free resources covering major politics-related subjects, such as women’s suffrage, inequality and how parliament works.
Country:
UK
Tom Richey – History Revision
Subject:
Suitable Age:
Age 14-16;Age 16-18
Description:
Revision video lectures on the most important topics in US History and AP European History
Country:
USA
Oak National Academy (Daily lessons)
Suitable Age:
Age 0-4, Age 4-8, Age 8-11, Age 11-14, Age 14-16, Age 16-18
Description:
Oak National Academy was set up in 2020 to support the millions of young people in the UK studying from home. This website has daily lessons and resources for all ages. Set up by teachers, it follows the national curriculum. You can follow a set plan of lessons across a range of subjects or you can access particular lessons in certain subjects.
Country:
UK
BBC Bitesize (Daily lessons)
Suitable Age:
Age 0-4, Age 4-8, Age 8-11, Age 11-14, Age 14-16, Age 16-18
Description:
BBC Bitesize has new daily lessons which can be access on the Bitesize website or on BBC iplayer – covering all subjects. With new lessons added every day, this is an excellent way to get learning during the school closure period.
Country:
UK
The Brain Scoop
Suitable Age:
Age 14-16;Age 16-18
Description:
Set up by Emily, the Chief Curiosity Correspondent of The Field Museum in Chicago and former volunteer of the University of Montana Zoological Museum, she shares some of the amazing things from the collection ofthe Natural History Museum in Chicago.
Country:
USA
Free School on Youtube
Suitable Age:
Age 4-8, Age 8-11, Age 11-14
Description:
Youtube channel. FreeSchool is a safe and friendly place to expose children to famous art, classical music, children’s literature, and natural science in an age-appropriate and kid-accessible way.