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Phase 1 Information
  • Our schedule can be found here and in Google Classroom. Our collaboration via zoom begins at the start of each period will last a minimum of 30 minutes. 
  • All zoom links are posted directly in Google Classroom. 
  • CP World Civ students can expect to spend 1.5-2 hours per day on this course. This includes zoom, independent, & tutorial/support. 
  • AP World Civ Students can expect to spend 2-2.5 hours per day on this course. This includes zoom, independent, & tutorial/support. 
About Me

Born in Dodge City, Kansas, aka the Cowboy Capital of the World, and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico, I ventured out of the Land of Enchantment to the Golden State on a scholarship to Whittier College. At this stellar liberal arts gem, I pursued a degree in history with an emphasis in gender studies. Involvement in student government and volunteer work coupled with externships at a few local museums and after school childcare development centers paved the way for my career choice in teaching. While studying education at Claremont University, I taught summer school at El Rancho High School in Pico Rivera. Thus began my journey as a Lady Don. Over the past decade, I have had the distinct pleasure of teaching everything from TEAM, AP European History, Honors World History to Sociology, Geography & English. Moreover, this experience has been enriched by my involvement as a class advisor, Academic Decathlon coordinator, swimming & water polo assistant coach, & drama department improv supporter. I have learned so much in a short period of time and hope that this passion continues to grow!

Now, in my second decade of teaching, I am joining "The Kingdom" as a World Civ and Econ/Gov teacher at La Serna High School in Whittier, CA. I can't wait to write some new chapters to my storybook. 

Twitter: @MrsPalo
CP World Civ Lesson Plans / Agendas
WHAP Lesson Plans / Agendas
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