Degrees and Certifications:
BBA-Marketing History 7-12
Mr. David Hiers
Hello Oilers. I'm David Hiers and I teach AP United States History here at The Pearland High School. In addition to my classroom activities, I am the Oiler Golf Coach. I am a native Texan graduating from Dobie High School and the University of Houston. I am entering my 22nd year in education. I began teaching and coaching at Eastwood Academy in Houston before moving to Pearland High School in 2005.
I am married to my better half, Lara and together we have two awesome kids - Megan who is a senior at HBU and Will is a freshman at University of Texas.
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Week of May 11-15
Week of May 4-8
Week of April 27-May 1
Week of April 20-24
Week of April 13-17
Week of April 6-10
Week of March 30 - April 3
Week of March 23-27, 2020
**AP Exam Update-April 3, 2020...Check here for the lastest changes to this years exam.
Week of March 23-27, 2020
- Register for my Khan Academy class. I’ll send join codes on Tuesday.
- Begin Unit 13. Assignment Page will be on my website to show the current reading. I will encourage all to read and take notes on the related AMSCO chapters. I will provide the necessary chapters for those that do not have a copy. They are located on my teacher webpage. This will allow more time to begin the review process(APUSHER)
- Complete the AP Classroom Quiz for Chapter 26(Henretta) or Chapter 27(AMSCO pgs 579-581, 590-592). This quiz will be available starting on Tuesday.
- Continue/start Unit 6 Progress Check in AP Classroom.
These are due Friday night. The AP Classroom quizzes will close Saturday morning.
In addition, please continue to make progress in the APUSHER.
Khan Academy Class Join Codes
1st period: 6XU9TN3W
2nd period: 5MD6W6DW
3rd period: SFP2KBB5
4th period: WDBTVN7D
5th period: KMRQWESJ
I will host recurring meetings on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 11:00 - 12:00. The meetings will be the same both days. Please plan to attend either one...not both.
Tuesday: ID 727 6947 1676 Password
Wednesday: ID 773 8485 1614 Password
Thursday(New): ID 741 9902 3284 Password
I will send passwords in an email.
AP You Tube Channel
The following link has the schedule for all AP classes and their review sessions. Sessions are live and can be watched at a later time. Once you get the You Tube channel, scroll down to find the History and Social Science sections and click US History.
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 Period 3 – 1754–1800 (Revolution: Causes and Effects) Thursday, April 16, 2020 Period 3 – 1754–1800 (Articles of Confederation, Constitution, Ratification) Friday, April 17, 2020 Period 3 – 1754–1800 (Washington & Adams; Big Picture of Period 3) Monday, April 20, 2020 Period 4 – 1800–1848 (Jefferson and the Market Revolution) Tuesday, April 21, 2020 Period 4 – 1800–1848 (Jacksonian Democracy & Reforms, Big Picture of Period 4) Wednesday, April 22, 2020 Period 5 – 1844–1877 (Manifest Destiny & Sectionalism) Thursday, April 23, 2020 Period 5 – 1844–1877 (Election of 1860, Civil War including Emancipation) Friday, April 24, 2020 Period 5 – 1844–1877 (Reconstruction & Big Picture of Period 5) Monday, April 27, 2020 Period 6 – 1865–1898 (Industry, Technology, and the New South) Tuesday, April 28, 2020 Period 6 – 1865–1898 (Immigrants, Labor, Westerners, Farmers, Critics of Industrialism, and Big Picture of Period 6) Wednesday, April 29, 2020 Period 7 – 1890–1945 (Imperialism and Progressivism) Thursday, April 30, 2020 Period 7 – 1890–1945 (WWI and Growth of Mass Culture) Friday, May 01, 2020 Period 7 – 1890–1945 (Depression, New Deal, WWII, and Big Picture of Period 7)