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Monterey: Historic Capital of California

3 Credits
Gain a deeper understanding of the importance Monterey had in the establishment of California as a state. In this online course, you will learn about the Rumsen Indians, the settlement of Alta California, the Carmel Mission, and the effects of the Gold Rush on Monterey. You will understand why Monterey was considered the capital through many periods in history, including the period of the first California Constitutional Convention. Through video lesson and oral histories, you will become familiar with many significant historic sites and people. Teachers will be able to take the content of this course, as well as the engaging practical technological lessons right back to their classroom.
NOTE: Required book must be acquired separately.

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Jeromy Winter

I am passionate about teaching! I have a solid foundation in teaching language arts and have great enthusiasm for teaching California history. My experience includes teaching at the elementary school level for 15 years and teaching adults through the continuing education program for 6 years. I have continued my education throughout my career and have a strong commitment to helping other teachers advance in their careers. My California history courses offer an interesting way to learn about the history of the great state of California. I believe in teaching teachers techniques that will interest and engage their students. My courses give teachers experiences they can implement in their own classrooms and are aligned to standards for teaching. Teachers of all grade levels will be able to match my courses with the standards they teach.