Depending on who you talk to, perhaps a handful of people might actually know that America’s religious freedom movement was based on Europe’s spiritual and religious renewal period referred to as The Reformation. Some people might be surprised how much the European cultures, beliefs, practices, traditions, etc. have influenced America. Others, who value the understanding and knowledge of history, will be surprised not at all.
Old-school teaching involved textbooks and possibly a filmstrip for overhead projector – if you were lucky. But this is the 21st-century, and teachers and school leaders have the option of bringing advanced technology into the classroom. To avoid doing so not only makes a teacher’s job harder, but it makes for a lesser quality learning environment for your students. If we don’t teach our children to the absolute best of our capabilities, we are doomed.