E-Book: Insights - World War I
German for Young People

The popular cross-curricular Teaching Unit is now available as E-book:

E-Book: Insights - World War I

A range of authentic materials can be explored within the German medium. Interdisciplinary learning and teaching between the Modern Languages and History is supported by this resource. Each part stands independent and teachers can create their own ‘mix’ in collaboration with the history lessons.

These resources have been jointly developed and piloted by the Goethe-Institut and the German Partner School in Scotland, Bishopbriggs Academy:The choice of topics and contents reflect the curricula of S1 & S2 in the subject areas concerned. The unit demonstrates how criteria set by the Curriculum for Excellence can lead to exciting and relevant classroom practice through inter-departmental co-operation and interaction. At a well attended conference these resources were met with much interest and curiosity:

“....will definitely embark on a different course of action with lower school classes ...”, “... I will be knocking even harder on the doors of my colleagues in other departments”, “... this is what I always wanted to hear – it was great to have it crystallised and the way forward indicated” were some of the comments from a generally enthusiastic audience who walked away with “... materials to work with and encouragement and a strategy to approach other departments”.