Modern U.S. and World History for Grades 9-12 (11:00)
Course: Modern U.S. and World History for Grades 9-12
Instructor: Kimberly Schimmel
Curriculum: Students will need to purchase A History of the Twentieth Century (the concise edition, not the 3-volume version) by Martin Gilbert (ISBN-13: 978-0060505943 paperback) and an accordion notebook ( https://www.amazon.com/Moleskine-Cover-Japanese-Album-Accordion/dp/8862933096 ) to be used for their timeline.
Jump into the adventure and drama of 1900 to 2000 with this in-depth study for 10-12th grade high school students. This one-year study will take your student from 1900 to modern-day while covering the Turn of the Century, WWI, Communism, Socialism, Nazism, WWII, Korean War, Cold War, China's Cultural Revolution, Vietnam War, Civil Rights Movement, modern technology, and the War on Terror. There will be several special speakers throughout the year to share their personal experiences with some of the events and time periods we will cover.
This class is taught by Kimberly Schimmel, who has been homeschooling and/or teaching at cooperatives since the 90s. Her instructional style is primarily lecture/discussion along with helping students connect history with art, philosophy, and science. She earned a BSIE (industrial engineering) from Purdue and an MLS (library science) from NCCU.