History of Halloween
Let's learn the myths and legends behind this ancient holiday.
Tina Hugall MHA MBA
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Is Halloween your favorite holiday? Then come join us as we dive into the dark and complex history of Halloween. We will go back to the age of the Celts and explore why the end of summer and harvest season was a time to celebrate. We will look at how the holiday has evolved through different cultures and how different religions have come to celebrate it. We will take a look at the evolution of traditions into the modern customs of trick-or-treating for candy and wearing costumes. We will look...
I have been an educator on Outschool since February of 2018. I have my MBA and MHA, both of which have taught me the value of conducting research and asking questions. I have a passion for history and learning. You can usually find me in the middle of 2-3 books or watching a documentary.
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
We will be exploring how history has looked at this holiday, both positive and negative. There will be some discussions about different religions and how they approach/ed the holiday. These will be done in a secular and age appropriate manner. There may be some Youtube videos that are seen during this class. I will share my screen and learners will not need to access them on their own.
Some of the sources used for this class are, but not limited to: Smithsonian Britannica National Geographic PBS Library of Congress
Tina Hugall MHA MBA
"The more you know about the past, the better prepared you are for the future." Theodore Roosevelt
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