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Social Studies

Breaking the Rules: Defiant Women in WORLD History

The rules were made to be broken! In this one-time class, students will learn about 10 famous, strong, and influential women in world history who broke the rules and forged their own path.
April Tierney, M.Ed.
2137 total reviews for this teacher
33 reviews for this class
Completed by 114 learners
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50 minutes
per class
Meets once
year olds
learners per class
per learner

How does a "One-Time" class work?

Meets once at a scheduled time
Live video chat, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Great for exploring new interests and different styles of teachers

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Class Experience

I have been teaching for over 15 years and I have a Master's degree in education, including a K-8 Social Studies endorsement.
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An optional handout will be provided.
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50 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
The women discussed in this class led often unconventional lives and at times had shocking behavior. We also discuss the ancient Chinese practice of foot-binding, and I show a picture of a woman's feet (as they look when when the bindings are taken off) to help students understand. It may be hard for some students to see it.


April Tierney, M.Ed.
Lives in the United States
Teaching with passion since 2004!
2137 total reviews
1531 completed classes

About Me

Hello! My name is April and I am a life-long educator from Iowa. I have a Master's degree in education and more than 18 years of teaching experience at many different age levels. Most of my experience falls between 4th-8th grade, but I have spent... 
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