Welcome to The History of Humanity!
As a second-year teacher my mission statement is simple: prepare the stewards of the future to be global citizens by teaching them the events of the past.
I have a passion for history, I delight in the energy and creativity of our youth and I cherish personality and cultural differences in my classroom. As a parent myself, I know how important it is to maintain a balance between relatable and professional for the teens of today. If we hope to educate our youth, we must ignite a desire to learn within them.
Learning about history shouldn’t be boring. It should be a journey of excitement, joy, horror, disgust, intrigue and suspense. In my class we learn about how our nation began and the rollercoaster we’ve been on ever since. We walk in the unforgettable footsteps of those who have gone before us: Martin Luther King, Cesar Chavez, Napoleon, Alexander the Great, Charlemagne, Genghis Khan and Joan of Arc just to name a few. We talk about kings who beheaded their wives, disease that wiped out 60% of Europe’s entire population, wars that killed tens of millions and a dictator who murdered more people during his reign than even Hitler!
History is learning about where humans as a civilization have come from and potentially, where we are going. By recalling the past we can decide how we want to shape the future.
This is what I do. Let’s get started!
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