Lisa Cooper, also known as Elementaryhistoryteacher, has lived in Douglasville for 24 years where she writes primarily about history and history education for the weblogs, History Is Elementary and Georgia on My Mind. She is also a contributing writer for American Presidents Blog and has had many of her articles republished at The Apple, a web community for educators. Lisa is an avid student of history and shares her passion with readers bringing her subject matter to life for young and old alike. She specializes in debunking historical myths and exploring little known and little taught events in order to connect them to the larger picture. Now a full time writer Lisa spent sixteen years as a paralegal and nine years in the classroom primarily teaching American History to fourth and fifth graders. Lisa and her husband David are the proud parents of two children – Matthew and Rachel. Lisa can be contacted at email@example.com.