Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Today's Lesson: Why Do We Study History?
Journaling - I would tell you child of mine that we study history to understand where we've been and where we are going. We study history to understand how the world has shaped us and how we shape the world. We study history to know our place in the world at this moment in time and how we can make it a better place now and for future generations. We study history to remember the pain we have inflicted on others in the name of progress and we study history to be inspired to greatness by those who have made a difference here on earth. We study history because by understanding the story of our past we can write a better future.
Papercrafting Kit) to represent key ideas in my essay. I also deliberately sliced my homespun heart in two and then sewed it back together with a zigzag stitched. There is much sadness in the pages of our history books, but there is also much joy in the fact that hearts can be mended and life goes on. With this idea in mind, I included 9.11 and the dove of peace. While I didn't directly refer to this historical event, those numbers too have become very symbolic to us.
our little one room schoolhouse?