What tool would you use if majority of the students had a learning problem?

The famous film maker, Ken Burns, went to a small town in Vermont and told the story of how one all-boys school uses the famous Gettysburg Address as a teaching tool for improving their education skills. Majority of the boys who attend Greenwood School all have some kind of learning disability. He explores the history of the address along with the context of how the boys learn the speech. In the end, in an almost contest like fashion, each boy is made to recite the speech word for word. What he discovers about the wonders of this speech and the boys will amaze you.

Learn more about the impact of his film here

Watch the Full Documentary, “The Address” here


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