Connecting students with history by sharing personal experiences

06/17/2013 | Guardian (London), The

The great events in history can be taught effectively through the stories of people who lived during the events, not just well-known figures from history, teacher Neil Bates writes in this blog post. Bates, who teaches at Fort Hill Community School in Hampshire, England, writes that the approach incorporates his personal and family history with music, film, news events of the era, which helps students learn how all people shape the times in which they live.

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