*ATTENTION PARENTS AND STUDENTS: THERE WILL BE A PARENT MEETING FOR THE WASHINGTON, D.C. CLOSE UP TRIP ON TUESDAY AUGUST 20TH AT 5:30 IN THE CAFERTERIA. PLEASE EMAIL ME IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS.Welcome to 8th Social Studies!!!! Most importantly welcome back to school. This school year will be educational and fun. My promise first and foremost is to create a caring, close-knit classroom environment, which fosters independent thinking skills, learning, and growth. This year we will explore the study of history through analyzing visuals, debates, direct instruction, informational text, projects, and presentation.Phone: 480.279.8300Email: Ben.Fiddler@husd.orgOffice Hours: Mon-Thurs 8:00am - 8:45am, Fri 8:00 am- 8:35am (will do appointments)Room 233
Please allow me to introduce myself. My name is Benjamin Fiddler and it’s an honor to be your teacher. I am originally from Grand Rapids, Michigan. Where I attended Western Michigan University and received a Bachelors degree in Secondary History Education and a minor in English. This is my 10th year teaching and my 5th in the state of Arizona. My wife and I have been together since we were freshmen's in high school and have been joined at the hip ever since. We will have been married 15 years in August. We have 3 lovely children Breasia (18) Graduated, Peyton (8), and Gavin (5) who are students in the district as well.