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Hillbilly Elegy: Book Application

1 - 2 Credits
Instructor: Brian Davis
$180 - $320
Read about the story of J.D. Vance, a self-proclaimed hillbilly from Appalachia. Like millions of others, his family left the hills in search of a better life. 'You can take a man out of the mountains, but you can't take the mountains out of the man.' However, Vance points out that the road north was filled with dramatic changes. A stranger in a strange land, his culture and family dysfunction almost destroyed his prospects of a better life. Thank God for Mamaw and Papaw who pointed J.D. in the right direction, insisting that he do his best in school. The Marines, college and an Ivy League education awaited Vance. This book application supports social emotional learning (SEL).

NOTE: Required book must be acquired separately.

This course is applicable towards the Social Emotional Learning Certificate.

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Brian Davis

I am a 24-year teaching veteran from Twinsburg, OH. After short stints in financial services and banking, I followed my heart into education. I come from a long line of educators. So, I truly understand the needs of educational professionals. Not only am I still in the classroom, but I also am current with trends and meaningful teaching practices. My most popular courses include: Kahoot in the Classroom, Superpowers for Educators, Quiz and Review Apps for Educators and Elections for Everyone. Stay tuned and check back often. I am in the process of developing new courses to fit the needs of professionals just like you!!
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