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Visual History: Draw Stick Figure Stories of Modern World History (Ages 11-14)

Benjamin Corey's Creative Curriculum Coop
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Over a 24 week cycle that can be started any time, learners use drawing and discussion to explore the geography, politics, sociology, inventions, revolutions, conflicts and modern context of diverse cultures from 1400 AD on

Class experience

US Grade 6 - 8
Teacher Jamie has a Bachelor of Arts in History from Georgia State University, and has been credentialed to teach social studies by the state of Georgia. He has over 5 years of experience teaching world history and geography to learners both abroad and in the public school systems of the USA. He has deep experience in diverse classrooms leading discussions of historical and political issues and ensuring that all voices are head and respected. 
Homework Offered
Although ongoing classes are not supposed to build on previous weeks, topics are often tied to related articles. Learners are encouraged to read these articles in the context of what they have learned in the class meeting.
0 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Grades Offered
 1 file available upon enrollment
- Something to draw with - Something to draw on
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While history is filled with fascinating stories, there are events that can be upsetting for some learners. Teacher Jamie has years of classroom experience navigating these difficult subjects with compassion and objectivity. Learners can expect to share their own perspectives in a respectful, safe environment that is inclusive of all learners, regardless of their socio-economic status, race, ethnicity, sexuality and gender identity. Learners that engage in abusive or harmful behavior directed at other learners will immediately be removed from the discussion. 
 World Content History Standards: https://phi.history.ucla.edu/nchs/world-history-content-standards/

Many moments in history deal with the realities of discrimination based on race, sexuality, gender identity, and religion. Discussions of the topics follow the guidelines of the UCLA Public History Initiative and can be examined here: 
Historical Comprehension: https://phi.history.ucla.edu/nchs/historical-thinking-standards/2-historical-comprehension/
Historical Analysis and Interpretation: https://phi.history.ucla.edu/nchs/historical-thinking-standards/2-historical-comprehension/
Historical Issues: https://phi.history.ucla.edu/nchs/historical-thinking-standards/5-historical-issues/
Joined January, 2018
Teacher expertise and credentials
Bachelor's Degree in English
Jordan Kohanim
Bachelor's Degree in Education
Maria Thorne
Bachelor's Degree in Education
Felicia Westerlund
Bachelor's Degree in Education
Allie Baker
Bachelor's Degree in Science
Benjamin Corey
Bachelor's Degree in Science
Peter Burke
Bachelor's Degree in History
James Bostick
Master's Degree in Music/Theater/Arts
Natalija Stojanovic
Doctoral Degree in Music/Theater/Arts
Natalija Stojanovic
Master's Degree in Education
Maria Thorne
Master's Degree in Education
Benjamin Corey
Georgia Teaching Certificate - English/Language Arts
Jordan Kohanim
Georgia Teaching Certificate - Special Education
Maria Thorne
NorthCarolina Teaching Certificate - Secondary Education
Allie Baker
The Creative Curriculum Cooperative is a community of online educators dedicated to bringing our unique creative interests to the academic subjects we love to teach. We are experienced educators that guide learners through making everything from... 
Group Class


1x per week
55 min

Completed by 344 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 11-14
3-12 learners per class

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