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Teaching History Through Art

Vol. 115, Prg. 21–25
March 18–22, 2013

This week on Home School Heartbeat, host Mike Farris shares that not only can we use art to learn about beauty, but we can also use it to learn history in a dynamic way!

“By visually showing the story of history, the telling of it will be enhanced.” — Mike Farris

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A Picture Is Worth...
Picturing History
Learning from Landscapes
Historical Snapshots
A Window into History
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Michael Farris

Michael Farris is the chancellor of Patrick Henry College and chairman of the Home School Legal Defense Association. He was the founding president of each organization.

Farris is a constitutional appellate litigator who has served as lead counsel in the United States Supreme Court, eight federal circuit courts, and the appellate courts of 13 states.

He has been a leader on Capitol Hill for over 30 years and is widely known for his leadership on homeschooling, religious freedom, and the preservation of American sovereignty. At Patrick Henry College, Farris teaches constitutional law, public international law, and coaches PHC’s Moot Court team which has won six national championships. A prolific author, Farris has been recognized with a number of awards including the Salvatori Prize for American Citizenship by the Heritage Foundation and as one of the “Top 100 Faces in Education for the 20th Century” by Education Week magazine. Mike and Vickie Farris have 10 children and 14 grandchildren.

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