PERSONAL SITE OF RUSSELL R. THOMPSON-HISTORY TEACHER
Welcome to the website of Russell R. Thompson-History Teacher. Being a student in my class will change your life forever!
I teach 8th grade social studies and have taught at all grade levels, including college throughout my 20 year career. I have conducted student study tours to Europe, Central America, South America, and Australia. I have a Bachelor's degree and a Master's degree in History. After serving as a Board of Directors member of the NMCSS (New Mexico Council for the Social Studies), I was elected President of the state organization. In 2015, I was honored with the Golden Apple-Teacher of Distinction award. In 2019 I received the "Distinguished History Alumni Fellow" award from Fort Lewis ColIege. I currently hold a Level 3 NM Teaching License.
8TH GRADE SOCIAL STUDIES-AMERICAN HISTORY
I teach 8th grade Social Studies at Desert Ridge Middle School in Albuquerque, NM.
505-857-9282 ext. 33891
*The student agenda is where parents can get weekly assignments. It is the students responsibility to keep agendas current.
*I have 3rd period prep and A-Lunch.
*For more in-depth course descriptions, assignments, or inquiries regarding your child, feel free to contact me.