Our daughter, Kasey, with a veteran who just passed away. He went to our church, and had become a good friend.
George was an elderly man when I knew him. Being a World War II veteran, he had some interesting stories to tell. George had been an Army mechanic in the war and a big part of his work for a while was in preparing jeeps, tanks and other vehicles to run under water.
That’s right, I said run underwater; Continue reading A Better Way to Study (and teach) History: Part 3
How to Give Your Family a Love for History
I love history because it’s fascinating. Oh, I know it wasn’t interesting to you in school. A lot of it wasn’t for me either; that’s because it wasn’t taught well. They had us memorizing a bunch of names, dates, events etc. that just didn’t seem important. Continue reading A Better Way to Study (and teach) History-Part 2
Why History Matters
A few years ago I was chatting with a teenage guy and the topic of history came up. He wasn’t particularly interested in history. He asked, “Why should I care about things that happened before I was even born?” Continue reading A Better Way to Study (and teach) History-Part 1