Historical events

Florida education proposal targets efforts to ‘brainwash’ students into historic events

TALLAHASSEE – A proposed rule that will be evaluated by the State Board of Education aims to control how history is taught in Florida classrooms and not allow teachers to “brainwash” students, in the part of what state education commissioner Richard Corcoran has called a “constant, vigilant struggle.” The proposed rule is intended to put […]

Historical events

Video Games Shape How Americans Understand Historical Events

LAWRENCE – Esports participants have recently become seen as true athletes. Now other video game players are apparently aspiring historians. This is one of the claims in an article titled “Deep Play? Video games and historical imagination. “Historians should take historical video games more seriously as a way to understand how audiences construct their knowledge […]

Historical events

Video games shape the way Americans understand historical events

LAWRENCE – Esports participants have recently come to be seen as true athletes. Now other video game players are apparently budding historians. This is one of the claims of an article titled “Deep game? Video games and historical imagination. “Historians should take historical video games more seriously to understand how the public constructs their knowledge […]