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Winter Holiday Histories PARTY for Teens (One Time Class)

An educational & interesting class about the history and cultures of Christmas, Yule, Saturnalia, Winter Solstice, & Kwanzaa. Includes short lectures, fun videos, & great discussions! Bring snacks & wear a holiday hat, it's a party too!
Dr. Kai Kafferly, MEd, PhD
339 total reviews for this teacher
8 reviews for this class
Completed by 31 learners
Class
90 minutes
per class
Meets once
13-18
year olds
3-15
learners per class
per learner

How does aOne-Timeclass work?

Meets once at a scheduled time
Live video chat, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Great for exploring new interests and different styles of teachers

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Sat Dec 3

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Sat Dec 10

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Sat Dec 2, 2023

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Sat Dec 9, 2023

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Description

Class Experience

This class is taught in English.
As a Social Sciences teacher I enjoy educating students about different holidays, their true meanings, the history, and the significance. In all of my Social Studies classes I have taken a day out of the normal routine to explain and educate students about significant dates from a historical perspective. I also teach high school World Religion and have a Ph.D. in Religious Studies.
No materials other than paper and pen are needed for this class, and a desire to have fun learning. Students may bring snacks and beverages as well as wear a holiday hat - it's a party. I would suggest a headset or earbuds with a microphone, a comfortable place to learn, and some water in case they become thirsty as there are no breaks during this class.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
1 hour 30 minutes per week in class, and no time outside of class.
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All sources are scholarly peer reviewed and checked for accuracy by the teacher. This is a history and culture class that is completely secular. 

Teacher

Dr. Kai Kafferly, MEd, PhD
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
Energetic, Fun, & Very Engaging High School Teen Educator. Teaching is truly my passion! Let's Set Learning Free!
339 total reviews
162 completed classes

About Me

Howdy, Aloha, Bonjour, Namaste, Oi, Kon'nichiwa, Hola, Bonsaw, Salve, Shalom, & G'Day, 

I have taught in the discipline of Social Sciences, and other subjects, at the high school level and at various educational institutions. I now teach... 
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