By Tonya Breland, Consulting Educator
Social studies can be intriguing if presented with a story or it can be boring if it is presented simply as a collection of facts. Since almost everyone enjoys an engaging story, why not approach social studies as the great story about how our country came into existence? Telling this story can be the starting point for creating experiences, and fond memories of learning about history, culture, customs, maps and current events. Your positive attitude will make the subject more enjoyable for your child.
Here are some tips for making social studies come alive:
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