School Night Powerpoint - AGS World History

Edward Tierney
Pre-AP World History
for syllabus and tons of information
EMAIL: [email protected]
Mr. Tierney grew up in Dallas,
attended Jesuit Dallas
Graduated from UT in
15 years of teaching
experience, all at Austin
One of the founding
members of AGS
Has taken over 500 students
to 12 different countries
The Roots of the Modern World
World History Units: Details on my website:
1. First Humans, First
Farmers, First Civilizations
2. Birth of Western
3. Birth of Eastern
4. Monotheistic Religions
5. Medieval Europe
6. Renaissance and
Reformation/Americas and
7. Age of Exploration
8. Scientific Revolution
9. Enlightenment and
10. Industrialization and
11. World War I
12. Totalitarianism and World
War II
13. Cold War and Modern World
I want your email and I want to
know about your student
• Ms. Webster and I are sharing information
cards- write me any specific notes on the
information card in her class or email me.
• My email: [email protected]
Class is structured, predictable
and organized
1. Due dates are announced at least 2 weeks in
2. Each unit is structured the same way to allow
for predictability
3. Study guides are available for tests
4. Website is a good supplement to the class
How parents can help their
1. Check the website for test dates.
2. Ask to see their ISN and Idea Book rough
and final drafts.
3. Call out terms before tests. Ask them to
explain the study guide.
4. Read their writing and give feedback for
5. Encourage students to attend tutoring
and seek help when they feel behind.
How to monitor the ones who
need to be closely monitored.
• Ask to check their Tutoring Log (all AGS).
• Ask to see their World History Assignment
Sheet with Due Dates.
Tutoring is every day
at the beginning of
lunch. I want to help.
Tests are multiple
choice with a
study guide on
the website.
All writing is typed and
included in an Idea Book
which counts in all AGS
Rough drafts are checked to
make sure students are not
falling behind.
Tools of the class
• Textbook: for reference and looking up
• Textbook is online only. AISD is
experiencing some technical problems.
• Available on the Cloud but not available
on IPhones and IPads.
• Until the textbook is fully functioning,
students will not have assignments from
the textbook.
Student Notebook:
a collection of daily
work and
homework due at
the end of the unit
Edward Tierney
Pre-AP World History
for syllabus and tons of information
EMAIL: [email protected]
Asian Studies
• 1 semester grade level Social Studies
• Examines the history and culture of Asia.
• Available to all students.
• Supplies: food
What parents need to know…
• Student prepared food in class every Fridaystudents are required to list their ingredients
• Students will be preparing an Asian meal at
home- 4 servings is plenty
• We will do a period long field trip to the
Japanese Gardens in Zilker Park in October.
Fee is $2. We need help with chaperones.