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Hiroo Onoda’s Scrapbook – Practicing POV and Chronolization

April 8, 2015


This week in WHAP students are reading about Nation Building in east Asia and the Pacific rim post WWII.  In addition to the chapter reading, students read about Hiroo Onoda, a Japanese soldier who did not surrender his post in the Philopines during WWII until 29 years after the official end.  The NY times article (found […]

Foundations of History for Freshmen

January 29, 2012


I’ll come to the quick point: it would be really neat to design an introductory history class that all freshmen take before they embark on their own journey through the different history classes offered in high school. It would be a foundations of history course; something that would provide them with skills, prior knowledge and […]