JoAnn Karel
    Room Number: A219 

    Ph: 281-245-3800 ext. 6591

    Conference time: 9:12-9:59

    University of Houston Bachelor's of History 

    University of Houston at Clear Lake- M.A. History 




    About Me:
    Hello and welcome to the 2020-2021 school year, my name is JoAnn Karel and this is my 13th year teaching in Alvin ISD. I currently serve as the Department Chair for Social Studies and will be teaching Dual Credit U.S. History via Alvin Community College. I look forward to being a part of your child's education and I am excited for a great year!
    Dual Credit U.S. History Student Expectations:
    First let me congratulate you for taking on the challenge of taking a college level course. I would like to start off by providing useful tips and insight into being successful in this course.
    1. Develop consistent study habits. The rigor and pace of this course is demanding
    2. Develop study groups. Find like minded peers to help keep you on track. 
    3. Organize your priorities. Taking on this course will require devotion.
    4. Attend tutorials. 
    5. Discussion is key. Make sure to participate  
    6. Focus on making connections with historical patterns throughout the course. This will serve you well. The content will come naturally in class.
    7. All Dual Enrollment students will utilize Blackboard for the entire year.   
    Good Luck!