History in the Making

Posted by Elisabeth Tanner on 11/8/2016 to History
As I contemplated the coming election and the events surrounding it, I realized that the last time a new person was elected to the office of president, my daughter wasn't even born and my son was only 2 years old?!? Somehow it seems impossible that life could go by so quickly!

Why We Have a Flag

Posted by Administrator on 5/26/2014 to History
“Mom, do you know why we have a flag?” our six-year-old, Ben, quizzed me the other evening.

“Why do you think we have a flag, Ben?” I replied.

“So you can tell which way the wind is blowing,” our honest little man announced. A smile crossed my face because I realized that what we had been studying about the representation of wind in...

Why vote?

Posted by Wilcox on 11/1/2013 to History
Well, here are a few reasons to consider….
  • “To vote is like the payment of a debt, a duty never to be neglected , if its performance is possible.” (Rutherford B. Hayes, 19th President )
  •  “We the People are the rightful masters of both Congress and the Courts—not to overthrow the Constitution, but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution.” (Abraham Lincoln, 16th President)

Movies for Asian Heritage Month

Posted by Administrator on 4/29/2013 to History
Asian Heritage Month is celebrated in Canada and the US in the month of May. Here is just one movie that may be useful to view with your high schooler to enhance your studies this coming month.

Learn All About the American Revolution

Posted by Administrator on 4/18/2013 to History

This week is the perfect week to study the American Revolution with your children. On this day, April 18th, in 1775, the Revolutionary War began.

There are many great movies you can watch and study with your children to enhance your studies of the American Revolution.  Here are just a few.

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