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Passport to Ghana- Geography of Africa w/ Cultural Focus on Ghana Social Studies

In this incredibly fun and immersive one time course, certified teacher Mr. Lipton will take students to Ghana to learn about the people, schools, traditions, art, music, clothes, and geography of this incredible country.
SEG
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Completed by 4 learners
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60 minutes
per class
Meets once
6-10
year olds
4-12
learners per class
per learner

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Meets once at a scheduled time
Live video chat, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
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Learning Outcomes: 
*Students will learn about the geography and landforms of Africa, paying particular attention to the country of Ghana.
*Students will learn about the people, history, culture, traditions and climate of Ghana as well as many other interesting tidbits. 
*Students will learn and sing traditional folk songs.
*Students will hear the Anasi folktale and be introduced to a myriad of Ghana’s wildlife.
*Ideally, students will gain an appreciation for Ghana as they learn more. 
Daniel Lipton is a second grade teacher in Brookline, Massachusetts. Daniel has been teaching second grade for more than 18 years.  Mr. Lipton has a Master's in Reading Education, a Master's in Education Administration, and a Bachelor's in Elementary Education. Daniel is certified as a classroom teacher, reading specialist, math specialist, and principal/vice principal in the state of Massachusetts. He loves writing children's musicals and runs a summer theater camp.  Mr. Lipton also works with students in preK-8 in various after school programs. Mr. Lipton’s passions are integrating curriculum and incorporating the arts into his teaching. Mr. Lipton was a finalist for Massachusetts Teacher of the Year in 2015. Mr. Lipton has two sons (ages 9 & 12) and he is very excited to work with SEG to teach several classes! Mr. Lipton also has two betta fish and a turtle, and despite his sons' protests, loves singing songs from Frozen all the time!!
Materials: Paper, pencil, crayons or colored pencils
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
1 hour per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.

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197 completed classes

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Success Enrichment Group, known as S-E-G, offers unique and exceptional enrichment learning for homeschooled, public, and private-schooled children ages 5-18. Our classes are highly interactive and led by a team of professionals who know how to... 
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