Museums help enhance history curriculum for schools in Minn.

05/1/2013 | Star Tribune (Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.)

The Freeborn County Historical Society in Minnesota is working with educators to provide local students with hands-on lessons to enhance their learning. In one project, Albert Lea High School students create their own lessons and then don period costumes to make presentations to the district's fifth-grade students. Museums increasingly are linking exhibits to local curriculum, such as state requirements that students learn about Minnesota's Civil War past has been connected to an exhibit at the Minnesota History Center.

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Star Tribune (Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.)

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