Engineers Throughout Black History
This African American History class will feature 10 amazing pioneers in the Engineering field. Students will also have a chance to experiment with fun engineering challenges!
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Once per week
over 4 weeks
learners per class
per learner - per class
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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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Many African American engineers and innovators have shaped the engineering world as we know it today. MIT in Massachisetts had its first African-American graduate in 1892 but didn't give its first civil engineering diploma to an African-American until 25 years later in 1917. For the most of throughout history, engineering was almost entirely non existent for the African American community. In this class we will explore these important legacies that African American men and women have created...
I have mentored over 200 teens over the past 6 years through my nonprofit on diversity and current events and continue to lead open group discussions regarding diversity and inclusion for individuals ages 5-18 as well as adults in a corporate setting. I have many years of experience facilitating difficult conversations regarding civil rights and African American History. I have been serving on the Women of Color Community Leadership Board for a Fortune 500 company in Diversified Outsourcing Services industry. This unique is group is a branch of their Diversity and Inclusion department. Through this position I have facilitated, created, and organized trainings on diversity and inclusion, anti racism, and holiday specific courses (history of MLK Day, Kwanzaa, Juneteenth, Indigenous Peoples' Day, and Black History Month) for the work place. In edition utilizing elective courses I have taken though my undergraduate and graduate degrees (World history, American history, North American Slavery) I also have extensively studied the books/textbooks for the purpose of teaching classes for school aged children for various non profit programs and after school organizations, and children on parents who are employed with above listed company as a company benefit on various African American heroes and events both virtually and in person.
Week 1 -Computer Paper or construction paper -Scissors -Markers -Print Out -Tape Week 2 -Spagetti Noodles -Small Marshmallows Week 3 -Wooden Clothespins -Binder Clips – 3/4 inches wide -Colored Craft Sticks Week 4 -Wooden Clothespins -Binder Clips – 3/4 inches wide -Colored Craft Sticks
25 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Segregation and Jim Crow laws will be talked about in this class.
Autumn Williams M.B.A
African American History Teacher
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
84 total reviews
127 completed classes
Hello! My name is Teacher Autumn I have been teaching for about 8 years now both in person and remotely. I have a passion for African American studies. I find interactive learning and hands on activities are a great approach to learning. A...