FLEX 50 States of African American History (Black History Semester Elective)
February is Black History Month! In this black history class we will travel throughout the 50 states on an engaging journey through African-American history while making our own post cards from the states we visit!
US Grade 4 - 7
This course mirrors the in-person on going class/camp. All videos will be posted Monday by 12PM. Discussion will include sharing their letters and pictures from post card. Travel with me on an engaging journey through African-American history through all 50 states! We will explore influential African American heroes , landmarks, and events in a new state every class! Classes will consist of a power point lecture video with interactive comprehension questions throughout using Nearpod....
This class is taught in English.
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. These publications include: -From Slavery to Freedom TextBook 10th Edition By John Hope Franklin and Evelyn Higginbotham McGraw Hill -African American: Conc. Hist, Combined - 5th edition by Darlene Clark Hine and William C. Hine I am committed to creating a safe non bias space for children to express their thoughts and ideas. I have my Bachelors Degree in Business Administration and my Masters of Business Administration both with health services leadership minors. Currently I have also started courseware for my prospective Doctorate Degree in Executive Leadership.
Homework OfferedStudents are to write their letter portion for their post card at the end of the lecture and accompany with a drawing based on what we learned or the state symbols provided on the last slide.
1 - 2 hours per week outside of class
- Coloring materials - Computer paper or stock paper for postcards - Stamps (Optional)
Please note in this class there will be an array of potentially sensitive topics discussed including Jim Crow laws, slavery, discrimination, and segregation. I am committed to creating a safe non bias space for children to express their thoughts, emotions, and ideas at all times.
-From Slavery to Freedom TextBook 10th Edition By John Hope Franklin and Evelyn Higginbotham McGraw Hill -African American: Conc. Hist, Combined - 5th edition by Darlene Clark Hine and William C. Hine
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$10weekly or $100 for 10 weeks
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