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From grade school through to high school, students are assigned essays and research projects in their history classes. I always mused how interesting it would be to not just gather information on historical events from books, but to also learn from t

From grade school through to high school, students are assigned essays and research projects in their history classes. I always mused how interesting it would be to not just gather information on historical events from books, but to also learn from t

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Hana commented on A History Lesson From Those That Lived It

Great idea! I agree, there's so much to learn from our elderly - both historical and life lessons. I also think having a wiki page supplementary to the class's textbook would be great. It could be constantly expanded with student's findings from their interviews/meetups.

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Hana commented on A History Lesson From Those That Lived It

Thanks Ashley!

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Hana commented on A History Lesson From Those That Lived It

This is a great point! I remember doing projects in middle school where we acted out scenes or created poster boards, those could be a less exposing options. Another possibility might be having video content restricted to classroom use. There could even be a screening where the senior "stars" of the film could come into the school and view the film.