George Lucas Educational Foundation

Shana Barnett

History Teacher

Shana Barnett is a middle and high school history teacher entering her tenth year teaching in public and private schools in California and the Washington D.C. area. As a former teacher at High Tech High in San Diego, she is an experienced project-based learning educator. She is presently working on a masters in teaching from Miami University where she researches the benefits of STEM pedagogy in humanities courses.


  • Inquiry-Based Learning

    Using Scientific Pedagogy to Teach History

    Employing the scientific method in history instruction can improve comprehension and engagement.