Course Description: World Cultures is a class designed to explore other cultures around the world from a variety of viewpoints. Students will explore the interaction and impact of government, demographics, economics, the environment/geography and culture on people in various regions of the world. Students will also investigate contemporary events and how those events connect to history. Students will be expected to participate respectfully in discussion, think critically, and write in a clear and concise manner. The first semester will be focused on Europe, Africa and the Middle East while the second semester will focus on Russia, Asia, Latin America, and Native American tribes in Montana.
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A bit about Julie Mitchell: I grew up in the Flathead Valley. After receiving my BA in History at Stanford University, I lived in Tokyo, Washington, D.C. and San Francisco before settling in Helena with my husband Doug and raising two children. Professionally, I have worked in government, small business and non-profits prior to receiving my teaching certificate and Masters degree from MSU and joining the Helena Public Schools. I am passionate about my family, public education, Montana, the outdoors and travel.
Freshman Team: Mr. Hollow (Earth Science), Ms. Lampman (English) and Mrs. Mitchell (World Cultures). To access online information across the team, use Bengalfrosh.com.