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History Basics - What is History? And Why is it Important?

Everyone has has heard of history and probably been taught a little. However, have you ever wondered what exactly is the aim of history and what good it does you? This class aims to answer that question.
Michelle Pedersen-Murri
58 total reviews for this teacher
4 reviews for this class
Completed by 16 learners
  There are no upcoming classes.
60 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

By the end of this class, students will be able to:
Identify what history is.
Understand what culture is and how it affects history.
Be able to understand how the average person can use history to understand the world today.
1 hour per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.


Michelle Pedersen-MurriHistory is the key to understanding how the world works today
58 total reviews
51 completed classes

About Me

I have been teaching middle school for two years in Idaho and Utah. I have taught world history, geography, US history, and Big History which includes anthropology, sociology, and psychology. All my classes are aligned to the Common Core and... 
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