(Ongoing) US Government--history and workings of American Government
In this US Government class students will learn about the 3 branches of government, how bills become laws, voting, the Constitution, US monuments and National Parks, the Library of Congress, the National Archives, the White House
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Once per week
learners per class
per learner - per class
How does an "Ongoing" course work?
Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
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*********The material in this ongoing class will repeat every 23 weeks.********** Through short lectures, activities, and games students will learn about: **The 3 branches of government **History of the US Constitution, The Bill of Rights, Amendments and the Preamble (students will memorize the Preamble) **How a bill becomes a law **Monuments and memorials **National Parks **Imported government buildings in Washington DC **The American flag and information (as it relates to the flag) about...
I have taught History and Government/Civics to elementary and middle school students for many years. I have a special interest and deep appreciation for what makes the US government unique in our world. I like to help students develop their own understanding and appreciation of how the US government works. Material taught in this class comes from these sources: Official US Government websites: https://www.recreation.gov https://www.usa.gov National Park Service: https://www.nps.gov/articles/000/dc-presidential-memorials-360.htm Encyclopedia Britanica: https://www.britannica.com/place/Washington-DC/Monuments-and-memorials Students need no prior knowledge to join and enjoy this class. Student will have lots of opportunity to contribute to the discussion with the teacher and with other students.
30 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
This class will not discuss politics. The platforms of the Republican and Democrat parties will not be covered. There will be no discussion or debate about the platform of each party. Popularity and opinions about particular presidents will not be discussed. When discussing the Supreme Court, there will be no discussion of controversial Justices or court cases.
Patient teacher, and fun-loving bookworm! 25 years teaching experience
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
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260 completed classes
My name is Maria. I was born in South Carolina, USA. When I was 7 years old my family moved to Latin America. When I graduated from high school, I returned to the US to attend university I have been married for 36 years and have 3 adult children...