Using current events, this virtual High School elective course focuses on world and local issues that affect students’ everyday lives, such as economics, government, and conflict. This course uses newspapers, online media, and newscasts to support class discussions, and to engage students’ critical thinking skills in order to better understand the world around them.
WHO: Entering 9th-12th graders
WHEN: Tuesdays & Thursdays, June 16-July 23, 9:30-11a, via Google Meets
FEE: $250 per student
EARN: .5 credit (equivalent of 1 semester)