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Zoe Takala

Student, High School

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Is History an important subject in school? Or should we be focusing on the future?

In a year 3 essay on dinosaurs I once concluded (much to my teachers dismay) on the statement "We should not learn about dinosaurs in school, because they are in the past, and we need to focus on the future." I now see that history is important, but is it important enough to be a main part of classrooms around the world?

Do you think that history should be condensed or eliminated, and replaced by more pressing issues?

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    Mar 28 2012: Yes of course because according to me without knowing the past future cannot be made better.
    It is our past that teaches us what to do or not in future and at school level it is very important as this is the time when our future get carved.

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