Teacher resources

Inspection Preparation Checklist for History

This is a composite of recent history inspections. Please note that this is not an exhaustive list, and the focus of inspections may vary depending on your school and specific circumstances. 

https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fi/gqlcxcq2il0y1xvhi6ley/History-Inspection-Checklist-vers-3.pdf?rlkey=wljfezpmmld2nx1ulrz0x135i&dl=0

Metal Detector Awareness Project

Public awareness campaign project for students. The project is centred around educating the public about the National Monuments Act and the critical importance of archaeological preservation in Ireland. It offers students a real-world application of law, heritage, and community responsibility. Could also be used in CSPE.

https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fi/ierew92ygxgdbbpol0br0/Metal-detectors.docx?rlkey=ke4ct2s5jxyhwalgxiywbwhxn&dl=0

Forrest Gump Resource

This resource guides transition year students through U.S. history using the film “Forrest Gump.” It lists 50 key moments and figures, sorted into categories like wars, social movements, and politics. Students are asked to research and write brief descriptions for each, aiding in a deeper understanding of American history.

https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fi/d2kdf7ugr4p4aqpzqsfyu/Forrest-Gump-TY.docx?rlkey=dhxn9pjsdm8l1hydqwl6zueps&dl=0