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60 second histories
date: 06 Nov 2017
  School’s fallen heroes remembered through competition winner’s films   In January 2016, Squaducation announced a new competition for schools, My EPIC ERA. Launched as a national history based competition, its aim was to enthuse children and help them create and develop a passion for history.  And it did exactly that!  Brendan Ind from Wycliffe...
tags:
  • 20th Century
  • Education
  • News
  • World War 1
  • WW1
date: 07 Nov
The Mary Celeste Leaves New York Harbour     -  7th November 1872  -     So much has been written about this boat that was found abandoned between the Azores and the Portuguese coast. So much speculation. It is probably what Donald Trump would now call ‘Fake News’. Why? All because a hard up author, under the name of Dr. Arthur Conan Doyle, wrote...
tags:
  • 19th Century
  • American History
  • News
  • This week in history
date: 20 Sep 2017
60 Second Histories is One of the Best Online Resources for Teachers in 2017   We’re delighted that our online teaching resource, 60 Second Histories, has been included on the list of ‘The 50 best EdTech resources of 2017’.  This important list, published by Technology & Innovation magazine, celebrates what truly works in education and what...
tags:
  • Education
  • General
  • News
date: 08 May 2017
The Winners We’re delighted to announce the winners of My EPIC Era 2017.  Our judges have had great fun pouring through all the drawings, models, writings, videos and songs etc. from schools across the country.  The standard once again has been pretty EPIC and it has been fantastic to see the creativity and enthusiasm of pupils demonstrating...
tags:
  • 21st Century
  • Education
  • General
  • News
date: 31 Jan 2017
An Historical Alliance - January 2017 -    Squaducation is very happy to announce an exciting new partnership with Cornerstones Education, suppliers of creative curriculum teaching and learning materials to primary schools across England and Wales.   We’re delighted that Cornerstones recognises the quality and value that 60 second histories films...
tags:
  • 21st Century
  • Education
  • General
  • News