History at DBA
Bringing the past to life. At DBA, we tell stories that capture the breadth and depth of the human experience. Discover more about how our History program helps students gain new perspectives on their world.
History alive! Our activities feature creative opportunities for experiential learning by students. Whether it is role playing an ancient merchant or organizing an empire, we make learning dynamic and memorable.
Sharp investigative tools. We give students frequent practice in the latest methods of research. By showing how to evaluate online sources, we ensure a strong foundation for navigating information about both the past and present.
Voices from the past. Our classes highlight a diversity of special moments from history. Through an emphasis on storytelling, we encourage young people to experience a wide range of cultures across the world.
Highlights from History at DBA
- Foundations of World Cultures
- The Modern World
- America: Experiment and Experience
Every week, we read and discuss a primary source that illuminates a key theme for the unit. In addition to learning about a topic, these exercises help students build their reading and analytical skills
- Famous Person Day
- World Heritage Sites
- Oral History
- Debate Yourself