Tag Archives: history

What a tease our Founding Fathers were!

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The United States Declaration of Independence. I can’t read this; can you?

I asked the students in my history class to write lines from the Declaration of Independence that they were to have memorized. One student started out well, but then… Read the rest of this entry

How to know when your child isn’t paying attention


You ask a question like this:

“What were the books in Ashurbanipal’s library made from?” [Ashurbanipal was an Assyrian king. (I’d never heard of him either.)]

And your child answers: Read the rest of this entry