TLC 014 : How to Give Your Kids a Natural Love for History with Jim Hodges – Part 2

In this inspiring episode, I continue my conversation with Jim Hodges on how to bring history to life with historical fiction.

Highlights from this episode:

  • how history can be told in a fun way through fictional characters
  • historical fiction vs textbook approach to learning history
  • coordinating the studies of history, literature, and composition to create a well-rounded curriculum
  • interest-driven education
  • using a simple timeline project to visualize and understand the progress of history
  • museums to supplement your history studies
  • how to expand reading levels (listen to unabridged recordings while following along in the book)
  • unabridged vs. abridged

Resources mentioned:

Jim Hodges Audiobooks

Sample Pages

Preview Timeline of Classics

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