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Ferguson’s miracle history lesson or shameless plug?

Just read Niall Ferguson’s lesson plan on Guardian Teacher Network site -someone has to. As predicted it describes a GCSE lesson of the future which will be based around the use of his e-book. That’s all you need to know really. The topic chosen realtes to his recent book and TV series ( required reading for [...]

Ferguson’s incoherent and pointless rambling

I didn’t approach Ferguson’s article in yesterday’s Guardian  which any hope of being enlightened. What I didn’t expect was such a lack of cohesion. Polemic followed polemic, with scant regard to truth. He concluded that school history is less popular now than it ever was. This is plain and simply wrong. As this was one [...]