Mano Koa Enterprises

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Mano Koa Enterprises
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As a Native Hawaiian, the Mano Koa (Shark) is my family guardian. I am a firm believer in developing culturally responsive teaching and hope to provide engaging and empowering lessons to the greater teaching community.
 
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By Mano Koa Enterprises
Aloha (Greetings in Hawaiian), La orana (Greetings in Tahitian), and Talofa (Greetings in Samoan)! With the 2016 release of the hit Disney movie Moana, interest in Polynesian culture has been on the rise. Give your students a deeper understanding of
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, World History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Mini-Course, Cultural Activities
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.3, RH.9-10.1, RH.9-10.5, RH.9-10.10
$5.00
2
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By Mano Koa Enterprises
Do you want to turn your classroom into a laissez-faire capitalist wonderland where students learn about the finer points of vertical and horizontal integration while having a good time? You've come to the right place!With Trust Me! The Game,
Subjects:
U.S. History, World History, Economics
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Games, Cooperative Learning
$4.00
4
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By Mano Koa Enterprises
Why blow up your students' brains with a heavy duty neurology exam when they can build their own in this hands on project!? Build a Brain Workshop contains a weeks' worth of material to help students in introductory psychology and anatomy classes
Subjects:
Science, Anatomy, Psychology
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Research, Projects, Assessment
CCSS:
RST.11-12.2, RST.11-12.4, RST.11-12.5, RST.11-12.9
$5.00
3
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By Mano Koa Enterprises
Does AP US History instruction get you down? At Mano Koa Enterprises, teaching APUSH is "A'ole Pilikia" (No Problem in Hawaiian). Revolutionize your instruction of history with an entire year's worth of culturally responsive instruction giving
Subjects:
U.S. History, African Studies, Women's Studies
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Whole Courses, Assessment
CCSS:
RH.11-12.1, RH.11-12.2, RH.11-12.3, RH.11-12.4, RH.11-12.5, RH.11-12.6, RH.11-12.7, RH.11-12.8, RH.11-12.9, RH.11-12.10, WHST.11-12.1...
$185.00
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By Mano Koa Enterprises
Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to give your students a hands-on project in which they critically analyze the political ideologies and key events surrounding the Cold War by writing a fictional spy story. In this one week summative
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, World History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Mini-Course, Cooperative Learning
$5.00
1
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By Mano Koa Enterprises
Tired of giving lectures on complex historical topics? Do you have high energy students looking for an outlet? At Mano Koa Enterprises, we have developed an interactive lesson strategy which enables students (especially the high energy ones) to do
Subjects:
U.S. History, World History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Scripts, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
RH.11-12.1, RH.11-12.2, RH.11-12.4, RH.11-12.5, RH.11-12.6, RH.11-12.8, RH.11-12.9
$4.00
1
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By Mano Koa Enterprises
Does AP US History instruction get you down? At Mano Koa Enterprises, we say teaching APUSH is "A'ole Pilikia" (No Problem in Hawaiian). Say goodbye to straight lecturing by giving your students an entire curriculum of hands-on and completely
Subjects:
U.S. History, Women's Studies, Native American Studies
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Assessment, Mini-Course
CCSS:
RH.11-12.1, RH.11-12.2, RH.11-12.3, RH.11-12.4, RH.11-12.5, RH.11-12.6, RH.11-12.7, RH.11-12.8, RH.11-12.9, RH.11-12.10
$38.00
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By Mano Koa Enterprises
This activity provides instructions for students to analyze tracks from the hip hop musical Hamilton. This product contains the following tracks: 1. "Alexander Hamilton" (Topic: Biography of Alexander Hamilton)2. "Guns and Ships" (Topic: The French
Subjects:
English Language Arts, U.S. History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Fun Stuff, Handouts, Assessment
$2.00
1
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By Mano Koa Enterprises
Give your students the chance to tell their parents they averted two nuclear wars before lunchtime with Cold War Commander! An original Mano Koa Enterprises Table Top Strategy Game.In this game, players/students form teams that advise Cold War Era
Subjects:
U.S. History, World History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Games, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
RH.11-12.2, RH.11-12.4, RH.11-12.6, RH.11-12.7
$5.00
Digital Download ZIP (56.24 MB)
By Mano Koa Enterprises
Purpose of Product: This product was designed to provide an affordable instrument for American History teachers, specifically for the AP US History Course, as a result of the 2020 COVID-19 global pandemic. This material is already embedded in Mano
Subjects:
U.S. History, Women's History Month, African History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Homeschool Curricula, DBQs, Assessment
$20.00
Digital Download ZIP (16.42 MB)
By Mano Koa Enterprises
This product contains a complete 90 minute lesson plan for a psychology lesson on the id, ego and superego. Unlike most media products, which depict the id as an evil part of the human psyche that everyone should avoid, this episode of Star Trek
Subjects:
Psychology
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Fun Stuff, Movie Guides
$1.75
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By Mano Koa Enterprises
Does APUSH instruction get you down? At Mano Koa Enterprises, we say teaching APUSH is "A'ole Pilikia" (No Problem in Hawaiian). Say goodbye to straight lecturing by giving your students an entire curriculum of hands-on and completely interactive
Subjects:
U.S. History, Women's History Month, African History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Assessment, Mini-Course
CCSS:
RH.11-12.1, RH.11-12.2, RH.11-12.3, RH.11-12.4, RH.11-12.5, RH.11-12.6, RH.11-12.7, RH.11-12.8, RH.11-12.9, RH.11-12.10
$40.00
Digital Download ZIP (30.44 MB)
By Mano Koa Enterprises
Does AP US History instruction get you down? At Mano Koa Enterprises, we say teaching APUSH is "A'ole Pilikia" (No Problem in Hawaiian). Say goodbye to straight lecturing by giving your students an entire curriculum of hands-on and completely
Subjects:
U.S. History, Women's History Month, African History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Assessment, Mini-Course
CCSS:
RH.11-12.1, RH.11-12.2, RH.11-12.3, RH.11-12.4, RH.11-12.5, RH.11-12.6, RH.11-12.7, RH.11-12.8, RH.11-12.9, RH.11-12.10
$65.00
Digital Download ZIP (76.79 MB)
By Mano Koa Enterprises
How do you build a thesis to prove similarities and differences in History? How do you organize decades' worth of historical evidence in an easily readable way? How do you produce a Long Essay Question (LEQ) that hits all six points on the AP
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Study Guides, Handouts
CCSS:
RH.11-12.2, RH.11-12.8
$5.00
Digital Download PDF (0.19 MB)
By Mano Koa Enterprises
How do you visualize historical continuity and change? How do you organize decades' worth of historical evidence in an easily readable way? How do you produce a Long Essay Question (LEQ) that hits all six points on the AP History rubric in less
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, World History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Handouts, Assessment, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
W.11-12.1, W.11-12.1d, W.11-12.2e, W.11-12.2f
$4.00
Digital Download ZIP (0.97 MB)
By Mano Koa Enterprises
How do you build a thesis to prove similarities and differences in History? How do you organize decades' worth of historical evidence in an easily readable way? How do you produce a Long Essay Question (LEQ) that hits all six points on the AP
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, World History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Handouts, Assessment, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
W.11-12.1, W.11-12.1a, W.11-12.1b
$4.00
Digital Download ZIP (0.97 MB)
By Mano Koa Enterprises
Struggling with the weight of the AP History Test? At Mano Koa Enterprises, AP History is no "pilikia" (Hawaiian for "problem").It's all here! All the tasks your valiant AP History students need to conquer in one product! This product contains a
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, World History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
DBQs, Assessment, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
WHST.11-12.1, WHST.11-12.1a, WHST.11-12.1b, WHST.11-12.1c, WHST.11-12.1e, WHST.11-12.2, WHST.11-12.2b, WHST.11-12.4
$45.00
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By Mano Koa Enterprises
A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away... a screenwriter made a billion dollar blockbuster franchise. This product teaches you how he did it! This product is a mini-unit which teaches introductory screenwriting, storytelling and Jungian
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Psychology
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Assessment, Mini-Course, Movie Guides
$5.00
Digital Download ZIP (30.36 MB)
By Mano Koa Enterprises
Looking for an engaging way to explain historical concepts? Tired of giving lectures on complex historical topics? Do you have high energy students looking for an outlet? Ask yourself: which will students remember more: a lecture on the Boston Tea
Subjects:
U.S. History, Women's History Month, African History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Scripts, Simulations
CCSS:
RH.11-12.2, RH.11-12.3, RH.11-12.4, RH.11-12.6, RH.11-12.8, RH.11-12.9
$20.00
Digital Download ZIP (28.80 MB)
By Mano Koa Enterprises
Document Based Questions got you down? Does the notion of satisfying CollegeBoard's 7 point rubric keep you up at night? Are you and your students struggling with how to tackle the AP HIstory test's most labor intensive products? At Mano Koa
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, World History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Handouts, Assessment, Graphic Organizers
$5.00
1
Digital Download ZIP (0.78 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

In ten years' time, I have been involved in teaching History and Psychology at both the collegiate and high school level. In that capacity, I have created interactive and engaging lessons for high school electives to the Advanced Placement and survey college classes. From 2016-2017, I served as a member of the Portland Public Schools Ethnic Studies Oversight Committee where I curated curricula which spoke to both multiple perspectives and culturally responsive teaching theories. Later that year, I curated and designed 50 lesson plans for the Oregon Historical Society's Traveling Trunk exhibits. In 2018, I researched and designed an exhibit which was installed at the Oregon State Capitol Observation Deck. In 2020, I was nominated for the 2021 Oregon Teacher of the Year Award. I also have a book in the works covering the history of baseball in Oregon. I can frequently be found promoting Oregon sports histories everything from National Public History Conferences to Rotary Club Meetings.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I am a firm believer in the notion that the ones who speak are the ones who learn. With this mantra in mind, I have designed all my curricula to be student driven with the teacher serving as a guide. I have found that a teacher is able to develop stronger relationships with students in this fashion. As a person of color, I am also a passionate believer in culturally responsive teaching. Students must find relevance in the content. The best way of accomplishing this task is to give them a voice and give the content enough flexibility to speak to their culture. This can mean anything from students being able to research their own family's history to using popular culture to engage students in rigorous activities.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

2020: Oregon Teacher of the Year Nominee (For 2021 School Year) 2017 Founder: Franklin Historical Society, officially registered partner of Oregon Historical Society. 2016 Franklin Strong Faculty Award 2015 Franklin Parent Teacher Staff Association Award 2015 Keynote Speaker for Association of Living History Farm and Agricultural Museums (ALHFAM) West Coast Regional Conference 2015 Willamette Heritage Center Service Award

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I am a graduate of Umpqua Community College, Western Oregon University and Oregon State University. I send all my alma matters prospective students so they don't ask me for money.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

As a person on the spectrum, I learned how to "properly" function through science fiction. Mr. Spock, Data and Captain Picard from Star Trek are my personal heroes. In fact, they helped me learn how to talk. When I teach in the classroom, my voice adapts to Captain Picard's voice inflection. I bring my experiences as a person of color and person on the spectrum to the classroom. It's a multi-lingual experience in my classroom. By the end of the school year, students learn phrases in Spanish, Hawaiian and Klingon.

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