Welcome to AP European and AP World History!
I am passionate about teaching history and I am excited for a great year at Saginaw High School. I Go Rough Riders!
Education: I am a veteran teacher with twenty-five years of classroom experience. I earned my B.A. from St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN with a double major in Social Studies Education and History, as well as a concentration in Asian Studies. I also hold a M.A. from St. Mary''s University of Minnesota in School Leadership with an emphasis on Best Practices in Curriculum and Instruction.
AP Experience: I have taught AP classes for more than twenty years. I am a College Board Consultant through which I train other teachers. I regularly serve as a reader for the College Board scoring AP exams and also serve as part of the leadership training other readers how to score the student AP exams along with assisting to clarify and establish scoring crtieria. In addition, I have written possible test questions for the AP exam in European History. My goal is to use my knowledge and experience to assist students in their preparation for the AP exam in May along with providing a challenging academic experience.
General information and course syllabi will be able found on this site; these pages are still under construction.
AP World History is a college-level equivalent suvery course of the history of the world from c. 8,000 BCE to the present. The course fulfills the 10th grade World History requirement and is generally a 10th grade course.
AP European History is a college-level equivalent suvery course of the history of modern Europe from c. 1450 to the present. The course fulfills an elective and will also enable students to earn an endoresement in humanities. This course also serves as a solid foundation for students planning to pursue Bachelor of Arts degrees as well as other advanced degrees. Many colleges expect students to have a background in European History that includes philosophy, science, the arts as well as politics, social developments and economic trends. While the course is focused toward 12th grade, it is also open to 11th grade and 10th grade students.
Period 1 Department Learning Leader
Period 2 AP World History
Period 3 Lunch and Hall Duty
Period 4 AP European History
Period 5 AP World History
Period 6 AP World History
Period 7 AP European History
Period 8 Conference / Planning Period
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