United States American History: Civil War - Now| Semester 1 of Full Year -FLEX
In this 18-week flex course, students will learn the equivalent of the first semester of high school US History through presentations, discussion, and enrichment activities taught by a certified teacher, utilizing state standards.
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No live meetings
Over 18 weeks
learners per class
per learner - per week
How does a “Flexible Schedule” course work?
No scheduled live video chats
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great if your learner prefers independent pacing or is uncomfortable with live video chat
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The course outline with topics of coverage is below. Lessons are posted at the beginning of each week. While each class will be varied in the delivery of instruction, the instructor will utilize presentations that are guided by a daily focus, discussion questions/prompts that encourage higher-level thinking and discussion. Each week will include a video of the instructor teaching the lesson. Additionally, there will be video clips, review games, and quizzes (using MS Forms to submit for...
1. Students will understand the causes, course, and consequences of the Civil War and Reconstruction and its effects on the American people. 2. Students will identify settlement patterns in the American West, the reservation system, and/or the tribulations of the Indigenous People from 1865-90. 3. Analyze the transformation of the American economy and the changing social and political conditions in response to the Industrial Revolution. 4. Demonstrate an understanding of the changing role of the United States in world affairs through the end of World War I. 5. Analyze the effects of the changing social, political, and economic conditions of the Roaring Twenties and the Great Depression. 6. Examine the causes, course, and consequences of the Great Depression and the New Deal.
I have 30 years of teaching experience, which includes 25 years of teaching history and government to high school-age students. I take special care to use historical evidence and facts when teaching history and especially marginalized groups and controversial topics.
Students will be given assignments that may consist of reading parts of the text, reading documents, watching a video clip, or completing an assessment as part of that week's assignments.
Folder for the organization of notes and handouts.
The learner will be assessed based on performance on the assessments (quizzes and tests) as well as participation in interaction activities.
No live meetings, and an estimated 2 - 4 hours per week outside of class.
As is often the case when learning about war, there may be sensitive content pertaining to the Civil War, human trafficking, World War I, and the Industrial Revolution. Be assured that I have extensive experiencing teaching about marginalized groups and controversial topics. I always let the facts and evidence be the guiding force behind history.
Stanford History Education Group https://sheg.stanford.edu/history-lessons People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn www.loc.gov www.TeachingTolerance.org Online, Open Sourced Text: www.certell.org
M.S. Education - 30+ yrs in the Classroom - I teach with infectious enthusiasm!
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23 total reviews
62 completed classes
With 30+ years of teaching experience, I can pretty much teach anything to anyone! My students have ranged from beginners through AP (Advanced Placement) and IB (International Baccalaureate) high school students. The majority of my experience is...