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News Blast: Let's Talk Current Events!

Military History 101 by Amber Dowdy
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(488)
This ongoing course will allow students to discuss and learn about current events throughout the world

Class experience

US Grade 4 - 7
Students will be able to learn about news as it happens, and discuss current events in a historically contextualized, unbiased course. 
The instructor has spent years working in a museum and explaining historic events to learners of all ages.  The instructor has a Bachelor's Degree in History, and minored in Political Science.  Educational work included classes on how political systems work, how voting systems work, how the government functions, and how international organizations interact with governmental entities.  
Homework Offered
Students are encouraged to explore current events and share an event that is of interest to them each week.
0 - 1 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Grades Offered
It is possible that topics of war or other tragedies will be mentioned in this course.  All potentially sensitive content will be discussed with respect for victims, and with a focus on facts and historic contextualization.  While the instructor will attempt to keep content lighthearted, not all current events are of a lighthearted nature. 
The instructor will pull articles and information from news outlets that feature a centrist political view according to the AllSides Media bias chart, which can be found at the following link: 

News outlets and articles that feature extreme left or right learning political views will not be used in class, and personal political views of the instructor and students will not be discussed under any circumstances .  
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(488)
Welcome to Military History 101!

My name is Amber, and I am the owner/head teacher of Military History 101 by Amber Dowdy.  I have a degree in History from Grand Valley State University, which is located in Michigan, USA.  Prior to becoming an... 
Group Class


1x per week
45 min

Completed by 13 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 9-13
3-12 learners per class

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