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History DepartmentOur Department’s mission is to introduce students to a serious study of history and awaken a deep respect and passion for the learning process and the human experience.
We emphasize the skills of reading for understanding, effective analysis of historical events, frequent use of primary source documents, enhancement of expository writing, effective oral expression and comparative thinking to produce a continuum of understanding of history and today’s world.
As history teachers at Oldfields, we are committed to excellent in our craft and seek to create a classroom environment where students feel safe and respected and we can further the development in each of them of an empathy and respect towards others, habits of thoughtfulness, curiosity, creativity, independent critical thinking and the opportunities and responsibilities that are theirs in the world in which live.