How to Use & Navigate

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On this site, you will find many of the resource we will be using this year:

cALENDAR

Dates assignments are due and major assessments are found on Schoology and the class calendar. Need-to-Knows and updates will be posted on Schoology. Make sure to check for new information daily.

Course Basics

Here you will find... well, the basics building blocks of the course! Your syllabus, information about the AP exam, instructions on recurring assignments, how your binder should be organized, etc. If you can't seem to find something that's fundamental to the course or the AP exam, check here.

Content Resources

Anything related to helping you learn and understand the content of the course can be found here, as well as the assignments to help you organize this content. This page includes graphic organizers, readings, overview videos, detailed videos, and slide presentations.

skill & Writing Resources

If you've taken any of the other AP social studies courses before, you will be familiar with the type of skills and writing you will be practicing in this course, and ultimately, performing on the APUSH exam. We will be building the skills for each of these types of free response questions for the course of the year.

Office Hours & Contact

Office hours are based on the SAS Kendall schedule. Group tutoring, small group sessions that focus on a specific set of skills and/or content, is scheduled for 10:45am-11:45am on Wednesdays, location TBD. Additional group tutoring times will be added on an as-needed basis. Some students will be required to attend group tutoring, based on their grades and class average. All other SAS Kendall tutoring times are open for you to discuss any and all academic and personal concerns with me.

This page will provide additional information with regards to office hours.

Parents can contact me via the Google Form on this page, via email (dverde@verdehistory.com), or Google Voice (786-540-3032). Please allow 24 hours for a response.

Students can contact me via Remind only. This is to ensure that questions pertaining to assignments or grades be attended to in as timely a manner as possible.

about Verde

Just a little about me and my perspective on teaching and learning.