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Debate and Public Speaking Camp - Level II (Intermediate)
Once per week
over 10 weeks
learners per class
per learner - per class
How does a "Multi-Day" course work?
Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries
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In 10 separate live classes students will learn about 10 speeches in American history that together tell the story of American history. These are ten speeches form a thread, and students will learn about the events taking place leading up to and following the speeches, but each speech is also an inconic moment in history worthy of our attention. This is an engaging class that encourages student participation, but participation is not required. Polls, quizzes, and other activities will be...
Students will know who about these ten moments in American History and how they contribute to the general flow of American History. Students will know the figures involved and understand the importance of these iconic moments in American history.
Former Deputy Director of the historic home of President Ronald Reagan where I worked with people first-hand who were speechwriters, advisors and aides to President Ronald Reagan, who gave one of the speeches listed in this class. 2002 graduate of Indiana Wesleyan University with a bachelor of science degree in political science and history, with an emphasis on American history. Former Intercollegiate Studies Institute Honors Fellow. Trained by top experts in communications and speechwriting on the power of persuasion, including image coaches and communications consultants to presidential candidates. Author of the book Backdoor to the White House. Lifelong student of history. We live in a big and fascinating world and one of my goals with my classes is to help kids develop an interest and appreciation for the world around them and different cultures. My classes draw from my own experiences as a world traveler. I've visited and lived abroad in twenty-two countries. I also have several years of experience in working with students as a teacher and mentor and look forward to having the opportunity to invest in the life of your learner. I love teaching but more than anything I love investing in the lives of young people and bringing them along on a journey.
No homework but guidance for additonal study and research is provided.
Quiz at the end of class each week.
45 minutes per week in class, and no time outside of class.
None of the following resources are required for this course. However, the course is built on content derived from these sources, and students interested in any particular compoment of this course will benefit from further exploration of these sources, and reading or watching these resources alongside this class will greatly benefit their own education as well as class discussions. American History, Combined Edition: 1492 - Present by Thomas S. Kidd A Black Women's History of the United States by Daina Ramey Berry and Kali Nicole Gross Washington, A Life, by Ron Chernow Washington's Farewell Addresss: A Summary, By Mount Vernon Ladies Association Frederick Douglass by David W. Blight Team of Rivals,The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin Sojourner Truth: A Life, A Symbol by Nell Irvine Painter Theodore Rex by Edmund Morris The American Presidency Project, Univesity of California Santa Barbara Profiles in Courage by John. F. Kennedy Citizen King, An American Experience Documentary by PBS Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum The Nixon Tapes Barbara Jordan Statement on the Impeachment of Richard Nixon Reagan's War by Peter Schweizer Reagan, An American Experience PBS Documentary Obama's New American Exceptionalism, The Atlantic Obama's America, The Atlantic A Promised Land by Barack Obama
World Traveler & Fun Dad
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231 completed classes
Hi, I'm Clark and I teach social studies and history classes, and help introduce learners to some of the great ideas and heroes of history and some of the greatest stories ever told. We live in a big and fascinating world and one of my goals with...