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History for Music Lovers – History Resource

I recently discovered a great resource to aid in memorizing history dates and events: History for Music Lovers Youtube Channel.

Their goal is to make teaching history more fun through the music videos. These videos are very short, two or three minutes long, and designed to reinforce what has already been learned. The videos seem to concentrate on European and Ancient History; I did not see any videos on American History.

Check out Napoleon:

Let me know what you think! Is this a resource that you will use in your homeschooling?

3 comments to History for Music Lovers – History Resource

  • Soose

    This will definitely help with memory. Thanks for the resource!

    We’re reading the Asimov Historical books. Last week, _The Kite That Won The Revolution_ about Benjamin Franklin, Bunker Hill, the History of understanding electricity, and how it all had an effect on the American Revolution. (Yes, he ties it together.)

    This week, returning to his _Dark Ages_ book. Reading, one can’t help but get a sense of long term patterns with governments and rulers. It’s not dry, or overly detailed and he does make it interesting, but it’s so many years, rulers, changes! I was thinking just this morning, is a teen too old to return to making salt maps and playing with little figurines? lol

    The Asimov books are the opposite of these videos. Which do we need? A deeper understanding of History, or to remember a few key facts and famous people?

    When my teen was much younger and starting with computers, I had the idea of having him interpret his studies through a History Website. He only got going with the Gold Rushes. (I think because we didn’t have a way to publish it at the time, he lost interest.) It was a good idea, though, and a blog nowadays would be an easier way.

    The right student(s) with an interest could make their own History videos like these.

    We’ll watch these, thanks, Karen!

  • I think remembering a few key facts and famous people will aide the deeper understanding. Or perhaps aide putting the pieces together at a later date. With all the history reading that I’ve done, I’m still adding small pieces to the puzzle of my history understanding. 😉

  • Just stopping by and yes, I subscribed to the history music channel thing because I would use it.

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