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Dual Credit US History
Week of 4/1 - 4/8:
Discuss: 1. What is the most surprising fact to you? Why? 2. Which, if any, hindered Churchill's success as a leader? Explain. 3. Was Churchill a more effective leader, lucky, or a combination of both? Explain.
High School: Graduated in 2007 from Chaffee Jr. / Sr. High School in Chaffee, MO. I graduated 7 / 57 students (yes, only 57).
B.A. in Secondary Education: Westminster College (MO), 2011
M.S. in Education-Curriculum & Instruction: Arkansas State University, 2014
Ed.S. in Supervision & Instruction: University of the Cumberlands, 2017
Ed.D. in Educational Leadership: University of the Cumberlands, expected graduation: summer 2020
M.A. in HIstory: University of North Alabama, expected graduation: 2021
Prior to coming to DeSoto County last year, I spent five years teaching and coaching in Missouri. I spent my first three years teaching PE, health, and weight training classes at Holcomb Jr./Sr. High School. I was the head volleyball coach, head jr. high baseball coach, and assistant varsity baseball coach.
My last two years in Missouri were spent at Portageville High School where I taught World History and Geography. In addition to teaching, I was the asst. middle school football coach and Head Varsity baseball coach.
My last three years were spent at Olive Branch Middle where I served as a history instructor and assistant football coach. My first year at OBH has been a great experience.
I have a huge passion for education and sports which makes teaching and coaching a perfect profession for me. At Westminster, I majored in Physical Education with minors in Exercise Science, Coaching, and Personal Training--all while playing on the varsity football and baseball teams.
In this video, it portrays the discovery of the Ice Man, preservation of the body & artifacts, and the analysis of the Ice Man.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PUEJwKGM1DY
This video explains the story of Judaism and how it relates to history.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWsKZ2Xto4Y
This rap by Mr. Keith Hughes (Soulja Boi tune) covers Mesopotamia, Tigris and Euphrates Rivers, cuneiform, and Hammurabi's Codehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fdblRch6m3g