The Importance of understanding Rome Teri Gooden Is it important?
Why we need to understand what happened! • It is important to understand that the mistakes made in the past can be repeated again today. • Take the time to see the characters that had a lot to do with the mistakes and compare and contrast the key players in the mistakes that we are making today.
Fun Facts Help Make it Fun! • Students love to know interesting facts that don’t seem to relate to learning… When you tell appealing information that doesn’t really have relevance, but actually happened …the students can relate better to the person or time period being taught.
We Made It… And Now You Know! • We all just need to get along… we need to understand the importance of knowing about our past… • It all boils down to “CAN’T WE ALL JUST GET ALONG…” (Rodney King)