Education and the Historic Environment (Issues in Heritage by Mike Corbishley, Don Henson, Peter Stone

By Mike Corbishley, Don Henson, Peter Stone

Functional, inspiring and instructive, schooling and the ancient atmosphere emphasizes the contribution to either schooling and background that effects from a good dating among the 2 disciplines. schooling and the historical atmosphere examines proof, case experiences and chapters from a large move component to the history region and: argues for the worth of utilizing the actual continues to be of the prior indicates how and the place the ancient setting can be utilized to slot into and increase studying examines how guidance are strengthened seems to be at how actual background can't in basic terms be used to coach seen matters akin to background, yet also are precious around the curriculum, from literacy and numeracy to citizenship. academics in any respect degrees, and scholars, lecturers and execs in archaeology and history administration, will all be capable to use the case reports to reform and increase their paintings.

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Stone and P. Planel, The Constructed Past: Experimental Archaeology, Education, and the Public, London: Routledge, 146–156. Smardz, K. and Smith, S. : AltaMira Press. Sommer, U. (1999) Slavonic archaeology: Grob Raden, an open air museum in a unified Germany. G. Stone and P. Planel, The Constructed Past: Experimental Archaeology, Education, and the Public, London: Routledge, 157–170. G. (1983) Unpublished report to the British Universities Archaeology Committee Working Party on the state of archaeology in British universities.

This has meant that the actual practice of teaching the past in schools tends to focus on describing ‘what happened when’ rather than linking past and present to derive lessons for the future. This leads to a view of archaeology and history as interesting subjects but of marginal importance to society as a whole. Linking archaeology with learning Some way of relating archaeology to present-day society is needed if the discipline is to be accepted as important. The need for archaeology to justify its existence has been amply demonstrated by the actual and proposed cuts made to archaeology services in recent years (Morris 1999).

I will take the new curriculum in England as a test case. 3). Curriculum content is divided into ‘knowledge, skills and understanding’ and ‘breadth of study’. It is noteworthy that the ‘knowledge, skills and understanding’ address either historical methodology or the content of knowledge about the past. Even the period and area topics within the breadth of study largely address those aims which are concerned with teaching about the past itself, rather than helping pupils understand the connections between past and present.

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