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The History Games! U.S. History Escape Rooms, Trivia & Fun Game-Based Tutoring!

In this ongoing class, students will participate in games where they respond to U.S. History trivia to practice essential social studies skills! Ideal for student enrichment, review, or for history buffs alike!
Miss Tamez, M.A. History Education| U.S. History
18 total reviews for this teacher
Completed by 2 learners
35 minutes
per class
Once per week
every week
year olds
learners per class
per learner

How does anOngoingcourse work?

Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
Great for clubs and for practicing skills

How Outschool Works

Available Times

Pacific Time

Next on Tue Aug 23

Meets Once per week
8:30pm - 9:05pm

Next on Thu Aug 25

Meets Once per week
10pm - 10:35pm
Outside 6am-10pm in your local time.
Don't see a time that works for you?


Class Experience

-Practice Critical Thinking
-Practice public speaking & expressing ideas
-Learning Vocabulary
-Reviewing previously known Historical knowledge
-Apply social studies skills to evaluate Historical events
-Use evidence to support arguments & claims
-Practice Cooperation, Teamwork, Communication & Leadership Skills
*B.A. in History & Anthropology
*M.A. in History (with a focus on American Colonial & Environmental History)
*Internship experience working at a Museum (2 years)
*Taught History (public school) 10 years
*Taught History (University) 6 years
*Train New History Teachers 7 years
*Tutoring Students 10 years
*Experience with Research (Research Assistant 2 years) 
There is no homework for this course. 
Students will be given access to a "Game Guide" posted in the Outschool Classroom before every class. To maximize every student's ability to participate regardless of background knowledge, students are urged to check the Outschool classroom for their Game Guide BEFORE class so they can be ready to play!
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
There are no formal assessments for this course. 
35 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
As this is a  course in which U.S. History topics are discussed, there may be mention of death, racism, gender, war, disease, religion, and other topics that may be sensitive to some learners. All topics will be taught in an age appropriate manner, in a Historical context. Practice questions and responses are inspired by Common Core & the AP College Board.  Resources used to confirm correct responses are listed below and may be periodically updated; therefore parents are urged to save this page and revisit.

For this course, students may occasionally use the following tools, and they will be used as follows: 
-Kahoot: used for trivia questions (no student account necessary. Students provided a game code to join)
-Nearpod: typically used for escape rooms or trivia (no student account necessary. Students are provided a code to join OR resource may simply be used on screen as part of instruction without requiring students to access it)
-Quizlet: for trivia question team challenges (no student account necessary. Students provided a game code to join)
-Padlet:  Used for sorting games or as a student scaffold for responding (may be shared with student (no account required) or used on screen as part of instruction without requiring students to access it) a virtual buzzer that allows students to respond to questions (no student account necessary. Students are provided with a code to join)
Trivia & Content Questions will be guided and inspired by Common Core Standards + AP College Board+ National Social Studies Standards as well as inclusive History Books such as:  
A Massively Collaborative Open U.S. History Textbook:


Miss Tamez, M.A. History Education| U.S. History
Lives in the United States
Certified History Teacher & former College Professor
18 total reviews
41 completed classes

About Me

Hello Parents and Learners!👋 

My name is Miss Tamez and I'm passionate about Teaching future Historians👩‍🏫!
I want students to leave my classes feeling inspired, empowered, and confident!

*B.A. in History 
*B.S. in... 
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