Once per week
over 10 weeks
learners per class
per learner - per class
How does a “Multi-Day” course work?
Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries
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Throughout this class students will examine how we define civilization, the conditions needed to start one, and the reasons hunter-gatherer societies created permanent settlements. By studying ancient civilizations we will learn the purpose and systems that form all societies, including our modern day nations. We will begin with the hunter-gatherer societies of the Paleolithic and Neolithic eras. Then we will cover the founding of civilizations in Egypt, Mesopotamia, India, China, and the...
✓ Students will understand the circumstances that led to human civilization. ✓ Students will understand the purpose and reasons for which societies were created. ✓ Students can apply this knowledge to modern society to better understand the functions of our communities and governments. ✓ Students will know the defining features of these ancient civilizations, their locations, and their achievements.
I am a licensed teacher from the state of Virginia with a Bachelor's degree in History and minors in Religious Studies and Psychology. This course will be taught according to common core standards, and in alignment with both the Virginia Department of Education and the California Department of Education's World History course requirements.
Homework assignments will be limited to completing assignments started in class, and short reading/video assignments. The formal assessments may take some after-class time to complete depending on the format a student selects.
Students will be given informal and formal assessments to check for understanding, and to asses student progress as part of a Growth Mindset. Grades are available upon parent request.
55 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
Historian and Social Studies Teacher
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
115 total reviews
101 completed classes
My names is Keegan and I am a licensed social studies teacher for the Middle and High School level in the state of Virginia. I have a Bachelors Degree in History with minors in both Religious Studies and Psychology. I have taught classes from...