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Posted by Kevin Hicks on 2nd February 2015

60 second histories; a new and thought-provoking way to engage and support history topics across KS1, KS2 & KS3 – in the classroom, through video.  An extensive library of 100 short, engaging films 60 second histories is designed to:

  • help National Curriculum history topic support
  • support literacy with the clever use of key words and recaps throughout
  • be responsive, built for smartboards & tablets
  • offer time saving planning, with a virtual classroom set up
  • be used as a safe, online homework resource
  • provide an ever-growing broad choice and split for KS1-3
  • cover characters and eras of the national curriculum from Romans, Saxons, Vikings, Normans, Medieval, Tudors, Civil War, Victorians and the Great War

The culmination of 9 months hard work has resulted in a new website which will go live later in February. 

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60 Second Histories is one of the best Edtech Resources 2017
We’re delighted to announce that online teaching resource, 60 second histories, has been included on the list of ‘The 50 Best EdTech Resources of 2017’.  Published by Technology & Innovation magazine, the list celebrates what truly works in education and what has a particularly positive impact on teaching and learning at secondary school level.  60 second histories films have been written by Kevin Hicks of the History Squad.