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University of North Carolina at Wilmington (History)
Hello! My name is Colin, I am a 23 year old graduate of UNCW and a licensed (HQ) teacher for the state of NC! I was a long term substitute at Laney High School for about 4 months where I taught World history (9), Civics and Economics (10) and AP World History(9-12)! I also teach at a summer camp for kids of all ages where we teach children how to skimboard! I am used to working with kids of all ages and teaching a range of subjects and would love to help you learn some history!
I've always loved history and decided I wanted to become a teacher when I realized many of my history teachers in school were boring. They were taking something I found incredibly interesting and torturing us with black and white pictures and pages of notes. I knew there was a better way and when I was going through the education program at UNCW and teaching at EA Laney high school I made sure that I wasn't following the footsteps of some of my former instructors.
I believe history can be interesting, engaging and exciting for everyone. I understand a lot of it can be boring and dull for students but that does not mean there isn't a way to connect it to their lives. I'm a firm believer that if a student enjoys what they're learning, they will remember it. I would love the opportunity to work with you or your child and help find a way to remember the causes of WWI or why anyone still cares about the 10th amendment.
If you have any questions please feel free to contact me! Hello! My name is Colin, I am a 23 year old graduate of UNCW and a licensed (HQ) teacher for the state of NC! I was a long term substitute at Laney High School for about 4 months where I taught World history (9), Civics and Read more
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