Power of media for good, not evil

Here’s a New Year’s gift for you and your kids or students. History lessons set to pop music. Two history teachers in Hawaii write the lyrics and sing them. Watch and learn about Elizabeth I:

Try a few more. Try to stop. It’s addictive. 

Read more about the videos at Washington Post blog The Answer Sheet by Valerie Strauss, who especially liked The French Revolution, set to Lady Gaga’s music. You will love this one, too.


  1. Media is a double-edged sword. It can be used for good or evil. Unfortunately, most media productions nowadays are created with veiled interests.

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