Facebook used for history lessons in the Netherlands

09/17/2012 | PSFK.com

A school in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, is using Facebook's timeline feature to help teach history lessons. Students have created a Facebook page dedicated to the curriculum, where they engage in dialogue and post information. Students learn about historical events -- such as Magellan's voyages, 20th century inventions, fashion history and the rise and fall of the Soviet Union -- as well as their chronology, using the Facebook feature.

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