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Unformatted text preview: Once again I agree with Loewen. History was never once taught that way for me and I believe that students learn better when they can relate things to their own lives. Another problem is the perspective from which the textbooks are written. Most contain information mostly about white men. There is comparatively, next to no information on people from other races or gender. I agree. As a girl in class I always wondered why that was and no teacher could ever really give me a good answer. One of Loewens solutions is for teachers to teach against the textbook. Another solution is to take a more active role in teaching. Both of these can cause controversy and be scary for teachers, especially new ones who are still under review by the school district....
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