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Why are objects and artefacts effective tools to teach Transatlantic slavery?


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What are some of the practical things to consider first when teaching with these objects?


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How can teachers handle working with objects of violence, and the emotional reactions some students may have to them?


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What techniques should teachers use with objects to enhance students' knowledge, understanding and skills relating to this history?


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How should primary school teachers approach using objects relating to this history with young children?


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In what ways could objects be used symbolically to allow and encourage creative responses to this history?


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See also Help from the Historians - Museum curators and experts answer questions such as 'How can museums help to commemorate the history of Transatlantic slavery?' and 'How did the slave trade contribute to the wealth and success of Britain?'