Social Studies

“Neither the life of an individual nor the history of a society can be understood without understanding both.” – C. Wright Mills

“The library is the temple of learning, and learning has liberated more people than all the wars in history.” – Carl T. Rowan

Historical Empathy

Social Studies and History is more than memorizing a long list of names, dates, and battles. It is a medium for analysis and debate. In a class setting, students put themselves in the role of those who have had great debates throughout our history and come to their own conclusions using critical thinking and reasoning. Issues are debated in class and in essay format.

Group Projects

Students learn about historical overviews through lectures, videos, and movies. Students are regularly asked to explore a period or war, and give an in-depth presentation on the topic.

Subjects

  • 2019-2020 U.S. History
  • 2020-2021 World History
  • 2021-2022 U.S. Government and Politics

Resources

Atlantic Article on How to Teach History