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Date:         Tue, 1 Dec 1998 11:08:38 EST
Reply-To:     Cultural History Forum
Sender:       Cultural History Forum
From:         Steve Schwartz 
Subject:      Re: CONVERSATION
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Perhaps just a little late responding to this forum, but I just came across an
article in the November/December 1998 issue of Social Education (The Journal
of the National Council for the Social Studies).

Written by a teacher of AP American History, she relates tatics she employs in
her class to help students develop their own family histories, methods of
conducting oral interviews and the resulting discussion engendered when
students begin to understand that their peers often come from backgrounds and
experiences very similar and/ or very different from each other.

Issues about concerns related to preserving one's own culture are noted.
Again, it is one professionals observations, nevertheless, I think worth a