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Modified - 10/02/2012 02:13pm About Howard Egger-Bovet
HOWARD EGGER-BOVET BIO Howard Egger-Bovet holds a degree in Psychology and Performing Arts as well as having a California Teaching Credential. He has taught for over 20 years and has performed his one-man history shows for thousands of children nationwide. His performances have been highly praised by Mitchell Korn, Founder of ArtsVision, the national leader in arts in education. Mr. Egger-Bovet is also the co-author of the award-nominated, five-book series USKids History Series by Little Brown, which has garnered great reviews from the New York Times and the Boston Globe. In addition, Mr. Egger-Bovet has been a guest on TV and numerous national radio programs such as Talk America, AP News, and he has taped shows for NPR’s affiliate WNYE in Brooklyn, New York Mr. Egger-Bovet is currently President of Find the Fun Productions, an educational media production company producing original hip-hop films on complex 21st issues and multi-media educational events. The film productions are sponsored by the San Francisco Film Society and have garnered film-festival awards and regional television coverage. In addition, Find the Fun Productions is dedicated to distributing its original, theatrical programming on American history that is relevant, interactive, and entertaining. His first production, directed by Oscar-winner Bert Salzman, is titled “American Colonies/American Revolution” and has received praise from notable publications such as School Library Journal, Booklist, and Social Studies Review. Find the Fun Productions’ second production was “The Civil War: American Against American.” In September of 2006, “The American Constitution: Bundle of Compromises” was released and won the MarCom Gold Award in the Video/Film/Educational category for “talent exceeding a high standard of excellence and whose work serves as a benchmark for the industry.” This production has also received 2 coveted Telly Awards as well as being endorsed by the Kids First organization: coalition for quality children’s media. Lastly, this production was honored as a finalist for Association of Educational Publishers Distinguished Achievement Award, an “Oscar” nomination in the educational industry. Howard Egger-Bovet and Find the Fun Productions continues to produce films, and is in 2012 pre-production of “Struggle by Design.” » read more...
Modified - 08/18/2013 01:13pm Class Notes
American History Syllabus: American History A • This course will cover 13 chapters of American History from Exploration/Colonial Era to the Roaring 20s, including World War ! • The perspective of this is to gain an understanding of historical patterns and key benchmark periods of America’s past as a window into seeing our Present more clearly. • This course will have weekly homework • This course will have 6 Tests • One Research Paper • A cumulative Oral Final • Course Grade Breakdown Howwork: 30% Tests: 30% Poster Project: 10% Research Paper: 10% Final: 20% AMERICAN HISTORY B • This course will cover 13 chapters of American History from the Great Depression to World War II to the modern day. • The perspective of this is to gain an understanding of historical patterns and key benchmark periods of America’s past as a window into seeing our Present more clearly. • This course will have weekly homework • This course will have 6 Tests • One Research Paper • A cumulative Oral Final • Course Grade Breakdown Howwork: 30% Tests: 30% Poster Project: 10% Research Paper: 10% Final: 20% WORLD HISTORY A WORLD HISTORY A COURSE • This course will cover 12 chapters of World History from Renaissance and Reformation(1300-1650) to The New Imperialism(1880-1914) • The perspective of this course is to explore historical cycles, contagions, them from world perspective. • This course will have weekly homework • This course will have 6 Tests • One Research Paper • Poster Project • A cumulative Final (oral) • Course Grade Breakdown Howwork: 30% Tests: 30% Poster Project: 10% Research Paper: 10% Final: 20% WORLD HISTORY B WORLD HISTORY B COURSE • This course will cover 12 chapters of World History from New Global Patterns of 1800s to Latin America at Present Day • The perspective of this course is to explore historical cycles, contagions, them from world perspective • This course will have weekly homework • This course will have 6 Tests : ALL TESTS MUST BE COMPLETED WITIN 2 WEEKS OF BEING ASSIGNED OR THE TEST WILL GO DOWN 1 LETTER GRADE. 4 WEEKS 2 LETTER GRADES… • One Research Paper • Course Grade Breakdown • Howwork: 30% • Tests: 30% • Research Paper: 10% • Poster Project: 10% : DUE BY THANKSGIVING BREAK • Oral Final: 20% AMERICAN GOVERNMENT: AMERICAN GOVERNMENT COURSE • This course will provide an overview of the historical principles of government • An in depth exploration of the Federal and State Constitution • Political parties • Public Opinion and Mass Media • Elections and Campaigns • 6 Tests • One Research project • Poster Project • Oral Final • GRADING BREAKDOWN • HOMEWORK: 25% • TEST: 30% • RESEARCH PAPER: 10% • Poster Project 10% Due before week of Thanksgiving • FINAL: 20% • Quiz 5% » read more...
Modified - 09/04/2012 08:56pm New Item Title



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