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Re: OT: UK national curriculum

Michael A Hamblin wrote:

> On Wed, 4 Aug 1999, Doug Loss wrote:
> >   I just heard that the UK national curriculum will be dropping all
> > references to Winston Churchill.  Is that true?  If so, what are they
> > thinking?
> That's one of the things I hope that seul-edu (or, perhaps rather an
> open-textbook project) would be able to prevent, rewriting of history.

I suggested to Doug once that there should be an open-sources of evidence
project to collect data for things such as history programs that everyone
could use.

> I had been thinking of this as invaluable, keeping history telling history
> and not leaving things out or trying to analyse their own conclusions in
> the students brains, but I didn't want to talk about it on the list
> because it's a topic I tend to get ranting about :)

:-) Everyone should evaluate sources themselves. I wrote some software called
Mentor once that facilitated historical research. I wonder if I could port