Immerse Yourself in History… With a Book

            Ready to delve into a new world of edge-of-your-seat excitement and thrilling adventures? Would you believe that you can learn history at the same time?             Reading historical fiction is a great was to fuse fun and learning. When you read a book like Girl in The Blue Coat by Monica Hesse, a story... Continue Reading →

U.S. History

Grade: 99.43% I was excited when U.S. History came up in my list of required credits this year through my school, Clonlara School. History, to me, is something that we're a part of right now - an unfolding story where I actually play a role. So when I set out to master the topic with... Continue Reading →

Dummy or Not… History’s HOT!

            When I began this year’s United States history course, I felt weighed down by the curriculum’s cumbersome strings of facts and dates, seemingly endless readings, and required memorizations of statistics, dates, and names that I knew I’d likely forget within a year or two. But guess what – history doesn’t have to be portrayed... Continue Reading →

World History 1A and 1B

Grades: World History A: 98%; World History B: 100% For World History A and B, I used the Compass Learning curriculum that was available through my online school for freshman year, Christa McAuliffe School of Arts and Sciences (CMASAS). This curriculum is entirely online with quizzes and tests that challenge a student's mastery of the... Continue Reading →

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