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Zoe Takala

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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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    Apr 3 2012: oh i love histor.. learning the past to make present n future better.. its fun learning it =)
    and i wonder, y not knowing dinosaurs ?!! There were the biggest also small.. Nothing in/out of this world existed/exist without reason.. a purpose..
    > it also helps us to wonder the how big GOD can go in his creations.. :D
    Education is for Expansion.. no need to condense anything, After all it keeps learning fun, the way it has to be.. =)
    http://www.ted.com/talks/jack_horner_shape_shifting_dinosaurs.html

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