I have been teaching for ten years. My educational background includes a B.A. in Political Science (Bates College, 1993), a Juris Doctor (Rutgers Law School, 2000) and a Masters Degree in Secondary Social Studies (CUNY, 2005). I teach at MLK - High School for Law Advocacy and Community Justice. I have also taught in South Korea. I teach Global History I-IV and AP World History. I am currently a New York City Common Core Fellow, 2012-2013.
My belief is that all children can be taught history and their role as citizens. I believe that social studies is a wonderful medium to teach students critical thought and analytical skills. My lessons are skills based with a heavy emphasis on primary sources. I also think it is important to use multi-disciplinary techniques to engage all students.
Japan Society Study Tour 2006 Korea Society Project Bridge Group Leader - 2006 & 2008 Korea Society Education Consultant NYC Common Core Fellow, 2012-2013.
Bates College - B.A. Comparative Political Science, 1993 Rutgers Law School Newark - J.D. 2000 City College of New York - M.A. Secondary Social Studies, 2005
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English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Specialty, Social Studies - History, Ancient History, European History, World History, Afro-American Studies, History, Religion, Study Skills, Criminal Justice - Law, Writing, Asian Studies, Writing-Essays, Tools for Common Core