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10 Ways to #TurnHistoryOn

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10 Ways to #TurnHistoryOn

In my work as an author and publisher, I am motivated by a simple, observable truth: many young people — and even some adults — find history boring.

  • They bridle at the suggestion that they might enjoy time at a museum.

  • They tolerate the family tour of a historic destination, anxious to get back to their friends both online and off.

The truth is, all they lack is a little context.

History is a collection of great stories: Stories of extraordinary adventures, incredible innovations, revolutionary breakthroughs, horrid acts of injustice. If told well, such tales can capture even the youngest imaginations.

So how can you help #TurnHistoryOn for the young people in your life?

Here are my Top 10 Tips...

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