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It’s Not the Story of Others, It’s the Story of Humanity

Hajra Saeed

Hajra Saeed

10th Grade Big History/World History Teacher
Long Beach, CA

Hajra is about to begin her twentieth year teaching in a large urban district. She has learners of diverse socioeconomic backgrounds and teaches at a STEM high school focusing on engineering and biomedical sciences.

Video description

Teaching in a culturally responsive manner helps students understand that they are part of the connective thread in the fabric of history. When we understand our students’ own stories, we can help them apply historical thinking skills with greater ease and empower them to shape the future.

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Additional information

When: 06/02/2020 - 1:10pm
Duration: 12:57
Language: English