Ind. students learn to "feel" history through families of the fallen

02/24/2013 | CBS News

Students in teacher Tom Clark's memorabilia-filled classroom at Lake Central High School in St. John, Ind., learn U.S. history through people, not just books. For nearly 30 years, Clark has assigned students to find the families of hundreds of fallen U.S. service members, a process that has helped students learn stories to the names in the news. "Instead of just memorizing it, they learn how to feel history, to feel what America is all about," said Clark, a veteran of Afghanistan who does not test students on the project.

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