American History (United States History) - 1400s to today
In this ongoing class, students will learn about American history from the culture of Indigenous Peoples all the way up to the present. This is a safe learning environment where students will feel comfortable to participate.
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Twice per week
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per learner - per class
How does an “Ongoing” course work?
Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
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This American history class is taught by Jed! It's a full year of United States history. Feel free to join the class at anytime. The curriculum is designed to make it so students can join at anytime and not be lost. Teacher Jed has a bachelor's degree in history, a master's degree in international studies, and a teaching certificate in the social sciences. He is an expert in teaching history and historical topics from different perspectives. This class is inclusive of multiple...
Learning Goals: • Students will understand American history better than students who take a full year of history in a traditional middle school • Students will also be exposed to differing viewpoints • Students will feel comfortable partaking in class discussions
The teacher has a bachelor's degree in history, a master's degree in international studies, and a teaching certificate in social sciences. He has lived in China for 14 years and is fluent in Mandarin, Chinese. He has also travelled to and studied history from different points of view. Furthermore, the teacher is an expert in teaching culture and history from varying perspectives. He has taught AP US History which requires students to analyze primary sources from different perspectives. He has also taught World History in middle school. Lastly, expert sources will be used in this class. These expert sources will include Khan Academy, National Geographic, and sources that tell history for different perspectives. Sources with different views will also be explored.
1 hour 50 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
On some occasions, Khan Academy will be used to assist the teacher. This resource will be used for reading assignments inside and outside of class.
To prepare for this class, the teacher will use a wide variety of expert sources that present multiple viewpoints. These expert sources will include Khan Academy, National Geographic, and sources with different points of view.
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
Welcome! My name is Jed, and I have been teaching for fifteen years. I have experience teaching in China and in the United States. I use technology like virtual reality (VR) to help students understand history. I have an undergraduate degree in...