Creative Education Resources
OVER 30 DIGITAL HERITAGE MAPS AVAILABLE
Plus associated resources to support classroom teaching across curriculum subjects – more added all the time!
Create your own digital heritage maps!
- Unlimited digital heritage maps with our Basic template.
- 1GB image media storage
Use our unique easy-to-use software to create your own digital heritage maps in the classroom. Designed with primary and secondary education teachers and students.
Discover school-based examples by clicking on images below and zooming in to explore.
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FREE online teaching CPD – COMING SOON – including:
- Starter activities
- Case studies
- How to… guides
- Signposts to other great digital heritage resources
Get in touch to arrange for one of our accredited trainers to deliver teacher CPD or classroom sessions at your school.
Browse our growing selection of modular learning programmes that can be followed in their entirety during a school year or used in part to complement existing programmes of delivery.
- Take Two (UNESCO) Islands – designed for 12-14 years, discover themes of global citizenship through comparing migration stories from the Isle of Wight as UNESCO Biosphere and Rapa Nui (Easter Island) as UNESCO World Heritage Site.
- COMING IN 2024:
- Fragments of Hope – designed for 7-11 years, explore the importance of the world’s coral reef ecosystems and their vulnerability to climate change, through the lens of the Belize Coral Reef Reserve.
- World Castles – designed for 5-11 years, explore what a castle, where you can find them, and their history as fortified settlements across the globe.
- The Holocaust – designed for 13-15 years, using personal stories embedded in surviving objects to consider the deep impact of the Holocaust on people’s lives and the importance of never forgetting.
- Shrink Your Footprint – designed for 7-14 years, a programme that develops understanding about the heritage origins and contemporary impact of climate change on the global eco-system; and encourages individual and collective action to ‘shrink our footprint’.
Expeditions into the field to explore human and natural heritage are a great way of complementing our digital heritage map resources, bringing alive student learning experiences within the community. Use our Create The Earth Museum resource to create your own digital heritage maps of what you discover.
Field trips might include:
- Taking a walk around your own local place and playing the detective, looking for clues about its previous history and recording aspects of its modern human and natural environment.
- Visiting your local war memorial and recording the names of those who are remembered there for research in the classroom.
- Visiting your local Commonwealth War Graves cemetery, visiting graves and recording for research in the classroom.
- Visiting local museums and heritage sites and recording remnants from the past and heritage stories about your community.
- Visiting national museums and recording object stories for further research in the classroom.
- COMING IN 2024: Guides on how to use heritage field visits as part of your teaching.
- Get in touch to arrange for one of our accredited trainers to provide advice on designing heritage field visits in your area.
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