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Replace schoolbooks with objects

Having objects instead of textbooks gives better insight and skills, says Peter Campbell

Underwater archaeologist Peter Campbell suggests getting rid of school books and instead giving students a Rosetta stone, a Roman spear, or moon rock. The most popular exhibits in the British Museum are those that allow people to touch historical artefacts. Interaction with objects allows us to put ourselves in other people's shoes, feel what is real, evaluate narratives, and it captures audience's attention longer than written texts.

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