Mrs Humanities

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#TMHistoryIcons 2017

This coming weekend I have the pleasure of presenting at #TMHistoryIcons again for the second year running. Last year’s conference was my first time presenting in front of other teachers and educators and it was insanely nerve wracking. Since then I’ve had more experience having led and presented at several teach meets and education conferences so hopefully the disco leg of nerves won’t be in attendance as well. I can’t wait.

Last year was incredibly exciting, so many ideas and lots of inspiration for both my history and geography teaching. Highlight last year was watching and meeting Russel Tarr, who totally lived up to expectations.

This year is just as exciting with Scott Allsop as the key note speaker. I love his ideas from last year and look forward to hearing him this year.


I feel a little bit of a fraud however since I no longer teacher History or Humanities, but I won’t mention that bit on the day. Anyway last year I came away with so many ideas to share and implement, I’m sure the same will happen this year so do keep an eye on my twitter feed throughout Saturday 1st April and the hastag #TMHistoryIcons

Last year I presented on ways of developing independence in the Humanities classroom. This year I still haven’t confirmed what I’ll be presenting on…. starters and plenaries? marking and feedback? learning activities? Ahhhh I don’t know, maybe I should get on with it. Maybe you could help me out and tell me what you would want to see? Suggestions welcomed.

I look forward to seeing lots of familiar and new faces.

For more information on #TMHistoryIcons head over the website