General Henry Knox – Americas Forgotten General

General Henry Knox at the age of 33

Father of the American Army Artillery Father of the American Navy Father of the Draft Fate has it often where those who put themselves in constant danger and face death every day are often spared until some freak accident takes them away from us. General Henry Knox, one of America’s most noteworthly and often overlooked Revolutionary War General fit that description after serving in some of America’s fiersiest battles, dies from eating a chicken bone.  Let’s take a look back at one of the greatest military geniuses of our time, General…

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Communicating Life Stories – Digital Storytelling Oral History

Communicating Life Stories – Digital Storytelling Oral History Publishing in a Digital Age Technology is moving so fast that sometimes it’s tough to stay in tune with the latest trends. A high school history program teacher at Ridge High School in Bernards Township brought up the opportunity to discuss new technologies around presenting a new oral history project. While there were certainly challenges around the capture of the history, there’s an even greater issue what to do with the recordings once they’ve been captured. Ah…..the presentation. Welcome to the age…

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