Monday, September 9, 2013

History teachers love AZ Recollections and Reflections book

Book donated by Justice Sandra Day O'Connor in Memory of Historymaker Eddie Basha
Zona Lorig, Carolyn Mendoza and Ruth McLeod distributed 40 donated AZ Recollections & Reflections: An Arizona Centennial Historymakers Commemoration books at a History teachers convention Saturday, Sept 7. It was so gratifying to see how appreciative the teachers were. They were all ready thinking up lesson plans based on the book and ideas for research for students!

Often times, I think the Historymakers program is great but ends with the exhibits at the museum. Now I realize that with this book and online biographies and oral histories, we are reaching a much larger audience - students and teachers (elementary through university), historians, researchers, family historians .  .  . It is such a POSITIVE experience. Hurrah for Historymakers Gala and Recognition Program!