Ga. teacher, class turn U.S. history into songs

02/6/2013 | WXIA-TV (Atlanta)

Advanced Placement U.S. history covers a time period from pre-colonial America to present day, and social studies teacher Thomas Wolff has found that one of the best ways to recall all that information is to put it to music. Wolff, who teaches at South Forsyth High School in Cumming, Ga., gets his students involved in the songwriting for research projects, grading them based on the amount of information they work into their lyrics. The class also stages a musical history performance for the school.

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