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Sleeping Heroes: Benefits

Benefits to students and community

Students:

  • Develops a sense of connection with their past and their community
  • Develops historical thinking skills by research and writing about the veterans
  • Allows for collaboration
  • Encourages authentic oral presentations and reenactments
  • Develops intergenerational working relationships

Schools:

  • Develops positive community connections
  • Engages local community groups
  • Provides positive public relations impact

Communities:

  • Develops a sense of community identity
  • Assists in the preservation of historic structures
  • Creates a community foundation
  • Develops corporate and institutional partnerships