Who are the Maya? What could I teach about them?

Date: 27th Feb 2015

Time: 10:00 – 15:15 (refreshments available 09:00 – 16:00)

Audience: Class teachers, Learning Support Assistants, Non History Specialists, Folk interested in developing their history skills

Venue: Romsey

Cost: £165 per person

Course Summary: This day seeks to give an overview of Maya history and key elements that could be taught within a topic. Elements of the day plan to establish who the Maya are and where they come from; outline the development the Maya and summarise key facts; look at why 900AD might be considered significant; compare Maya and British Chronology. Have a look at practical activities on writing, settlements and homes. How do we know – early and current evidence? Fun ideas for the classroom and consideration of some printed resources. If time, plan a unit of work.