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Social Studies for Second Graders - Civics, Economics, Geography, and History

In this ongoing class, learners will meet twice a week to explore civics, economics, history, and geography.
Amanda Smith
930 total reviews for this teacher
1 review for this class
Completed by 14 learners
25 minutes
per class
Twice per week
every week
year olds
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
Great for clubs and for practicing skills

How Outschool Works

Available Times


Next on Wed, Nov 30

Meets Twice per week
We, Fr
9:00 – 9:25 AM
4 learners enrolled

Next on Wed, Nov 30

Meets Twice per week
We, Fr
9:30 – 9:55 AM
3 learners enrolled
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Class Experience

I have over twenty years of experience working with and teaching students.  I have a bachelor's degree in both History and Economics.  My master's degree is in Higher Education.  I also have a Juris Doctorate in Law.  Most importantly, I have a passion for teaching, history in particular!  
Each week, a homework assignment will be posted in the Outschool classroom.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
50 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
We will use various external resources to make the classroom more interactive such as Nearpod, Kahoot, and Gimkit.  Learners will access these resources during class via a provided link in the chatbox.  They do not need an account and will only enter a first name or nickname to access the resource during class only.
The Economics Book (Big Ideas) by Niall Kishtainy.

PBS Civics and Government:

Waffles the Chicken Stands Up for Others by Ken Matthews. Illustrated by Ashley Matthews. (Rooster and Hen Publishing, 2020)

Google Arts & Cultures Tour: Clara Barton National Historic Site, National Park Service,

PBS Kids: Build a Neighborhood,

University of Illinois Extension: The Great Corn Adventure,

Federal Reserve Education,


Amanda Smith
Lives in the United States
Attorney with a Passion for Teaching
930 total reviews
602 completed classes

About Me

Hello Outschool Families!  My name is Amanda and I am an attorney, licensed in both Ohio and Kentucky.  I also have a master's degree in Higher Education and a Bachelor's Degree in Economics and History.  While I enjoy the law, my real passion is... 
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