Another of the lessons my family and I learned on our trip to Europe over the summer was the value of hands-on experience in terms of things like learning geography or studying history. Let's look at the geography first, and then we will look at history.
Various studies have indicated for many years that American students do far worse than students from other countries on identifying the appropriate locations of various places in the world. We may wonder what difference it makes in these days of gps and other systems. If you want to know, log on and find out. Otherwise, what difference does it make?
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