Bobby Jackson presents:
An exceptional teaching tool supporting the Texas History TEKS (Texas Essential Knowledge Skills), incorporating the depth, complexity and rigor required by the new State mandated STAAR test (State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness). Additionally, this Series is great Texas History entertainment for your group or organization.
Texas Historian, Bobby Jackson, has devoted 38 years to teaching and bringing the legends and historical events to life that shaped the great State of Texas. Now, he presents his character portrayals to you through an exciting DVD series as well as the opportunity to have him perform live for your school, group or organization. Jackson includes an interactive discussion guide as well.
Bobby is featured in the September 2012 issue of Texas Monthly magazine.
Step back in time and relive pivotal events in Texas history …
- Experience Battle of the Alamo and San Jacinto through the eyes of survivors.
- Evoke the tragedy of the Hurricane of 1919
- Spend time with cattleman Col. George W. Fulton, founder of the Town of Fulton and architect/builder of the Fulton Mansion.
Bobby Jackson uses primary sources to create his characters and their living history.
Engage your students or audience
Performance by DVD
Purchase your personal copy of Bobby Jackson's Living History.
Bobby is an award-winning Texas history teacher at Rockport Fulton Middle School in Rockport, Texas. As a fifth generation Rockport native, Jackson has a rich local heritage beginning as far back as 1888. Drawing on his own family history in South Texas, Jackson's historical portrayals offer an authentic and dramatic experience for his audiences.
Honors and awards:
2012 - Featured in Texas Monthly Magazine (September)
2011 - Living History Presenter, Daughters of the Republic of Texas
2010 - Finalist for "Humanities Texas" Outstanding Teaching of Texas History Award
2007 - Citizen of the Year, Rockport Fulton Chamber of Commerce
2005 - Campus, District and Region II "Teacher of the Year" and State Finalist
2004 - Crystal Wave Award, Aransas County Historical Society
2003-2011 - Shining Stars over Aransas Honored Educator, Chosen by former students
2003 - Honorary Member of the Sam Houston Chapter Sons of the Republic of Texas
2002 - Semifinalist, HEB Regional Award for Excellence in Teaching
1998-2002 - Wal-Mart Area Teacher of the Year
1999 - "State Texas History Teacher of the Year", Daughters of the Republic of Texas
1998 - Corpus Christi Caller-Times Distinguished Teacher
1982 - Aransas County Elementary Teacher of the Year
7 years - Nominee for Disney's American Teacher Award
Who's Who of American Teachers