Helping you succeed at History

Church of St George in Lalibela, Ethiopia.
"Bet Giyorgis church Lalibela" by Armin Hamm. Used under CC BY-SA 2.5. Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bet_Giyorgis_church_Lalibela_03.jpg

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History Skills provides you with a wide range of explanations, examples and scaffolds in order to help you get the most out of the subject.

 

Whether you need to develop your historical knowledge, learn source criticism skills, prepare for essays and exams, understand how to quote and reference sources, or even need to find primary and secondary sources online, you will find everything you need.


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Why Bother Studying History?

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Letting Students ‘Choose Their Own Lesson’

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