History, 地理位置, 宗教, 心理学, 哲学, 经济学, 文化, politics – they’re all on the table in Lakeside’s history and social sciences classes. Our teachers bring a diversity of styles, 方法, and perspectives to the classroom that help build students’ abilities to think critically about the past and understand how the past created the world we live in today.
Teachers use a wide range of materials in the classroom, 包括历史文献, 电影, 文学, 最新新闻及媒体, and guest speakers from around the world. 推荐全球十大赌博靠谱平台学习如何获取, 评估, and interpret historical information and to communicate their knowledge and ideas effectively. 独立工作和团队合作, 推荐全球十大赌博靠谱平台完成研究推荐全球十大赌博靠谱平台, 向同行展示, 写分析, 领导课堂讨论, 进行模拟.
The primary goal of the 中学 history and social studies department is to prepare students to live in a global world by developing their understanding of the past and its relationship to the world today.
The 中学 history program focuses on three themes: humans and the environment; humans interacting with other humans; and humans and ideas.
The 5th-grade course explores the history of Washington State and the Pacific Northwest and how the physical and political 地理位置 of the region influenced its economic and cultural history. Students in the 6th grade learn about the 地理位置 of Eurasia and the 文化s and 宗教s that flourished along the ancient trade routes of the Silk Road, 无论是过去还是现在. Seventh graders study the American Dream: what it has meant to various segments of American society throughout the nation’s history, and how different groups sought to achieve their visions of the American Dream. 八年级的时候, students learn how humans’ collective learning over time led to our interconnected and interdependent global world, and how our human-dominated world increasingly impinges upon the natural world in ways that threaten the future of human societies.
Read more about Lakeside’s 中学 history and social studies program in the 中学课程指南.
上学校: Igniting the spark that leads to understanding
上学校 history and social science teachers aim to spark students’ interests in the world’s past with the goal of increasing their understanding of present trends and issues. Students work closely with teachers to learn to think critically, 分析各种来源, 协同开发创意, 写作要有真知灼见，清晰明了.
Three years of world and American history are required for graduation. 贯穿整个推荐全球十大赌博靠谱平台式课程, 推荐全球十大赌博靠谱平台在实践中学习, 参与模拟, 团队推荐全球十大赌博靠谱平台和演示, 同时也很严谨, 自主研究. Classes delve deeply into specific historical events, with students re搜索ing multiple perspectives through original source documents, 历史分析, 多学科来源.
不像历史重演, a simulation requires students to understand and accurately represent historical perspectives, then take ownership in determining a path of events. 例如, students studying the Treaty of Versailles in 1919 debate post-WWI issues in an imagined Paris salon, representing ‘great powers’ as well as colonial advocates and revolutionaries. Students exploring the conflict around oil in the Niger Delta in the 1990s take on the roles of Nigeria’s ethnic groups, 石油公司高管, 恐怖分子, 国际特赦组织, 联合国官员, and the Nigerian military in an effort to determine workable solutions for environmental justice.
从大二开始, students can choose from electives in history, 社会科学, 和人文. Nine electives are offered each semester, covering topics like micro- and macro经济学, 心理学, 宗教研究, 资本主义的历史, 哲学, 性与法律, 现代中东, 和创业. The department also offers interdisciplinary courses such as Geopolitics and Game Theory and the 数学ematics of Democracy: Election 2016.
Read more about Lakeside’s 上学校 history and social science program in the 高中课程指南.