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My son loves to make tape recordings. I use this fascination to educational advantage by having him create taped "interviews" of famous scientists or historical figures.
Your child could pretend to be a field journalist covering some major event in history such as the Pompeii eruption or D-Day. How about interviewing a Pony Express rider? Or Martin Luther following his visit to the Wittenburg Door? The child could expand this technique and create whole radio dramas including historically accurate advertising.
*When homeschooling, be creative and work your child's interests into the learning process.
|Sheri Ann Richerson|