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Backyard History Clubs Make the Past Come Alive

18 Jun 2012 2:13 PM | Dr. Margaret Hill (Administrator)
See how an after school Backyard History Club for made the history and lore of their small town come alive for 8th grade students and the 2nd graders they led on a field trip. In the process students not only learned about the characters and stories of their own community but how it tied to the larger American history information they were learning in class. Creative applications of this idea are endless for the after school programs, scouts, or other service groups. Read more http://www.toledoblade.com/North/2012/06/11/Students-pass-down-Ida-history-to-others-1.html
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