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HISTORY

This resource presents a translation of the Anglo-Saxon epic poem.

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This article focuses on how history as a concept is understood by first-year Education students.

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This lesson explores the planet's early history.

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This reading discusses how rocks can reveal details about Earth's history.

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This lesson approaches reading an informational text about the Space Age.

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This reading outlines Mendel's studies of genetics and inheritance patterns.

This module introduces students to archaeology as a means of studying the past.

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This resource describes the history and significance of ancient civilizations such as Mesopotamia and Egypt.

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This reading describes how the scientific method was developed through history.

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This lesson describes the time period in European history called the Renaissance. It explains why this era is called the Renaissance and the key concepts associated with it. It also describes famous people important to the Ressaissance.

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"Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel." ~ Socrates
"If your tree brings the fruit of knowledge / it shall bring the sky down to the earth” - Nasir Khusraw (1004 – 1088 AD)
The great aim of education is not knowledge but action. -- Herbert Spencer
Seek knowledge from the cradle to the grave. -- Hadith
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires. ― William Arthur Ward
Asking good questions is half of learning. -- Sufi saying
Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well. ― Aristotle
Enlightenment must come little by little-otherwise it would overwhelm. -- Idries Shah
We were scared. But school was where we wanted to be. -- Shabana Basij-Rasikh, Afghan education activist
Seeking knowledge is obligatory upon every Muslim, male and female. -- Hadith
Education is a living treasure for all humankind. ~ Ehsan Ullah, Founder, Kandahar Institute of Modern Studies
I have always imagined that paradise will be a kind of library. ~ Jorge Luis Borges
A teacher is a candle that burns to enlighten others. ~ Afghan proverb
There is a path to the top of the highest mountain. ~ Afghan proverb
Drop by drop a river is made. ~ Afghan proverb
We should all attempt to acquire as much knowledge as possible in order that we may render our services to society in the manner of the women of early Islam. -- Queen Soraya of Afghanistan, 1926
If you learn even one word more than yesterday, you will be totally a different person.