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Response to sinkingfeeling (Original post)

Sat Feb 9, 2019, 12:57 PM

17. Thank you for posting this.

And youíre right. I had never heard of these atrocities. They arenít taught in school history books, which are mostly written by white writers who may or may not be particularly biased but are writing about the typical topics that are in all history books. As a former part of the education industry, I think we need a different approach to the teaching of history. Too much of this type of information is never covered. We need courses and text materials to spend time teaching students about events such as this, including an analysis of the motivations behind the events as well as the repercussions on the victims that can last for generations. Instead, history has become a recitation of those events and dates that are covered on standardized tests. I will refrain from talking about changes needed on testing because I might never stop!

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