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History Education Begins at Home

Children and History

Parents Make a Difference

History Is a Habit

Enjoying Your Child and History

The Basics of History

The Meanings of History

A New Look at History

Asking Questions

Activities: History as Story

What’s the Story?

Our Town

History on the Go

What’s News?

History Lives

Cooking Up History

Rub Against History

Activities: History as Time

Time Marches On

Weave a Web

Imagine waking up one morning to find out that you have no

memory! You are not able to remember who you are or what

happened in your life, yesterday or the day before that. You are

unable to tell your children from total strangers, you cannot

communicate with people because you no longer know how to

greet them, or understand their conversation. You don’t remember

what „the election,„ „war,„ or „the cinema„ mean.

Lack of historical memory is parallel to this loss of individual

memory. The link on which we depend every day between the past

and present would be lost if we had no memory of our history. And

we would miss a great source of enjoyment that comes from piecing

together the story of our past.

Today educators are working to promote the study of history in

the schools and at home. Knowledge of our history enables us to

understand our nation’s traditions, its conflicts, and its

central ideas and values. Knowledge of world history enables us

to understand other cultures.

We hope to encourage children to love history and to enjoy

learning about it. This book is a tool you can use to

stimulate your children’s active involvement in the history that

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