What's the Big Idea?

The Importance of Engaging with History

June 09, 2020 What's the Big Idea?
What's the Big Idea?
The Importance of Engaging with History
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What's the Big Idea?
The Importance of Engaging with History
Jun 09, 2020
What's the Big Idea?

In which Dan discusses the importance of understanding historical context, especially during times of great change and crisis. He's joined by Matt, the host of the excellent Reflecting History podcast to talk about what it means to truly 'understand' history, the importance of creating and reading primary sources, and the role of social media in our understanding. As always, we welcome comments and questions on Twitter @BigIdeaEd

Show Notes

In which Dan discusses the importance of understanding historical context, especially during times of great change and crisis. He's joined by Matt, the host of the excellent Reflecting History podcast to talk about what it means to truly 'understand' history, the importance of creating and reading primary sources, and the role of social media in our understanding. As always, we welcome comments and questions on Twitter @BigIdeaEd