Texas educators use innovative methods to teach state history

03/2/2012 | Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Texas)

Students in one seventh-grade class in Mansfield, Texas, created political cartoons and original songs as part of lessons about the state's history in honor of Texas Independence Day. The state's history is taught to students in fourth and seventh grades, with teachers working to balance lessons from the Texas Revolution with a broader perspective on the background and consequences of the historical events in the context of U.S. history.

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