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4 Strategies to Bring History to Life For Students

By: Sophia Sineath. It can be difficult for teachers to find the time to explore inquiry-based learning, but here are four strategies to help unlock the power of history for students by discovering the primary resources found in local archives.

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In Defense of Liberal Arts AND Employability

A liberal arts degree can be a great foundation for work and life. Students pursuing a liberal arts degree should build a portfolio of work based learning evidence and have a first job in mind approach graduation. Likewise, students aiming for technical employment shouldn’t be shortchanged when it comes to skills that will power lifelong learning and opportunity.


Getting Smart on Big History Project

A Getting Smart bundle on a free, online, open source curriculum featuring units of study from 13.8 billion years in the past until today that seeks to expand our knowledge of history, the natural sciences, and the impact humans have had on the universe, in partnership with Big History Project.