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Social Studies

Part 1: Social Justice for Change! Ages 8-13

This is a one time class to learn about social justice and how you can positively affect your community!
Melissa Seideman, MAT
82 total reviews for this teacher
24 reviews for this class
Completed by 93 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

-Students will share their ideas and respond to the ideas of others in a way that allows for disagreement but still values the student’s perspective. 
-Students will learn different ways they can create a positive change in their community such as voting, protesting, standing up for what's right, and writing letters to representatives. 
-Students will see first-hand real-life examples about how to be a social justice advocate right away in their everyday lives. 
I  am a full-time teacher with 14 years of experience teaching this course with a professional certification in teaching Social Studies Education. I have a Master's degree in special education. I  have taught civics and government for 14 years! 
Future Class: There will be an extension civic action class offered as a follow up to this class to share what they did for a civic challenge! Projects will be done alone or with a sibling! 
 1 file available upon enrollment
A pen or pencil and a computer to play a game. Print the handout and bring it blank to class.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
We will play a review game on kahoot at the end of the class. 
1 hour per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
They will see nonviolent clips of people protesting. 
We will use youtube videos to see examples of how people protest and are civically engaged. 


Melissa Seideman, MAT
Lives in the United States
History, Civics, Personal Finance Teacher and Technology Geek!
82 total reviews
93 completed classes

About Me

CLASS STYLE: My classes tend to be on the large side (8 to 18 students) and are lecture style and very engaging. This means that your child is not required to ask questions, read passages, or even have their camera on.  I do not coerce... 
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