The Rock: What Was It Like to Be a Prisoner on Alcatraz?
This one-time course will explore the history of Alcatraz as a prison as well as what it was like to be a prisoner there.
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Alcatraz has a very long and interesting history that spans over one hundred years. The most riveting history is its use as an impenetrable prison for the most hardened criminals. This class will focus both on this history and daily life on the island. We will also look at some of the more famous criminals who lived on the island for a time as well as some of the more famous and unsolved escape attempts. At the conclusion of the class we will have an escape room where students will have to...
While this class does cover the history of Alcatraz and its use, it will be more laid back and will focus more on the central escape room activity.
I hold a master's degree in education from George Washington University and a LMSW from Columbia University. I love exploring different historical topics with my students.
1 hour 30 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Alcatraz was a prison full of violent offenders. We will focus less on the crimes committed, but will mention some of the violence that occurred throughout the history of the island.
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Hello My name is Elan Sebastian Divine, but you can call me Sebastian. I love learning from many different areas including science, history, social justice, and I love learning about how different machines or systems function. I hold a master's...
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