Tutors: Ferguson, Blake, Pritchett
Cost: $350 plus class fees
American Government for High School: This course provides an analysis and practical-learning approach to the study of the history and current policies of the US Government and Politics. Interactive Student-Government like application throughout the school year will also be included. Through interactive lessons and games, this course will cover federal, state, and local government through iCivics.org and Crash Course Government. Additionally, we will hold a mock Presidential race and election. This course counts as one credit for American Government. Grades 10-12.
High School American History Exploration to Present: This year-long course covers American History from explorers, natives, founding fathers, people movement, and the building of our nation to the present day. The focus will be on history taught through critical events such as wars, acts, treaties, and reconstruction as well as fluctuations in political policies, and ideas. Hidden history not traditionally taught will also be revealed. Biographical information on key figures that helped shape America will be examined along with the timelines of various ethnic groups that labored for this land and make up modern America. Students will read original documents, speeches, poems, and literature that help bring the time periods to life. Together, we will explore the American story told from different perspectives and regions of our country, including each student’s own story and that of their family. In addition to the text, multimedia presentations such as educational clips, movies, and documentaries will be utilized as supplements both in the classroom and on home days. Memorization of the order of presidents and other significant facts will be done through chants and games throughout the year along with quarterly projects. This course will count for one credit of American History.
Maryland State History (1 Semester for 1/2 credit, Gr. 6-8): In this course we will learn everything you never knew you wanted to know about Maryland! From state geography, history, government, and symbols to famous people, major cities, natural resources, and industry, including weird and unusual state facts too, we will cover it all and then some!!
World Geography (1 Semester for 1/2 credit, Gr. 6-8): In order to serve God's purpose in our generation (Acts 13:36, NIV), it is important to know about this tremendous world He created. A great way to advance our knowledge of the world is by studying the countries in it. This class will provide a continent-by-continent in-depth study of the world. Topics will include geographical information (cartography, map reading, map drawing etc.), physical maps, political maps, continent profiles, specific country data. Students will delve into a highlighted country and or region in each continent for a cultural geographical study as well.