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Using Primary Documents to Teach American History

Speaker: Christopher Burkett This session will demonstrate Ashbrook’s method of using primary documents and conversational teaching methods to help high school aged children not only learn history, but love history. Textbooks too often turn the interesting stories of our past into a dry and boring tales with no meaning. Learning using primary documents brings history […]

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50 Core American Documents – A Primary Document Education in History and Government

Speaker: Christopher Burkett and Jason Stevens Too many children in modern-day America are not properly educated about our nation’s rich history and legacy of freedom. We invite students to consider the American experiment in self-government as a triumph that warrants celebration, but also demands serious study. The use of primary sources allows students to see […]

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