Students in Fairfield Warde High School's U.S. History class in Connecticut spent a recent day teaching lessons to fourth- and fifth-grade classes at Jennings School on subjects such as the Civil War and the Oregon Trail. The presentations, which the high-school students researched and developed themselves, included such hands-on activities as a board game and cooking demonstration. "They get challenged and get positive feedback for their academic work," teacher James D'Acosta said of his students' experience at the elementary school.

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