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Honors Economics / POS 2041 American National Government

Honors Economics: This course will provide students with an understanding of the way in which society organizes its limited resources to satisfy unlimited wants.  Students will be introduced to the major characteristics of the mixed market economic system in the U.S. and how basic economic questions are answered 

American National Government: This course examines the way government works at the national level. Students will survey the American political system and gain an understanding of the complexity and interconnectedness of the associated parts. You will learn about major aspects the American political system that will allow you to understand how a policy is made, what factors influence political decisions, and what issues these decisions face. There will also be a focus on the role of students on the functioning of the system.

Classroom tool codes:

Google Classroom

Visit Google Classroom. The join code is 8hts2wg

EdPuzzle

Visit EdPuzzle and sign in as a student using your google account. The join code is sefbakj

Remind

Either visit Remind and follow the instructions, or text @coachmarko to 81010.

Recap

Visit Recap and use the following class PINs:

1st: rwihtkx

2nd: iiaxfha

3rd: ewqepge

6th: ffgjarr

 

World History  

This course is a continuation of the world history course from middle school. With a review of fundamental ideas and events from ancient and classical civilizations, this course focuses on the development and interaction of world civilizations beginning from the Renaissance and moving to the current day. Students will learn how events and trends unfolded to shape the form of the modern world, and how events are viewed in different cultures.

 

Classroom tool codes:

Google Classroom

Visit Google Classroom. The join code is N8av7xc

EdPuzzle

Visit EdPuzzle and sign in as a student using your google account. The join code is sutheve

Remind

Either visit Remind and follow the instructions, or text @markoworld to 81010.

Recap

Visit Recap and use the following class PINs:

5th: jngkvqm

7th: oknwxvj

 

 

 

Students and Parents interested in the summer 2018 trip to Berlin, Prague and Lucerne: 

Below you will find the pdf of the powerpoint I used at the meeting. Some of the numbers have changed since then, but the trip details have not. The link to the trip's site (with current numbers) is http://www.eftours.com/1930143HE

See me or send an email if you have any questions.

 

For the ambitious students who'd like to get an early start, click on the images below to see the Crash Course playlists on economics, on government and on world history (for world history, this class begins around episode 20). These are a good start. Don't worry if it doesn't all make sense just yet - it will. If you'd like more, just email me and we can talk.

Economics     Government    World History

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact: Scott.Markowitz@TVCS.org

PDF documents
Berlin-Prague-Lucerne trip - Information about the 2018 trip to Europe
Classroom Management Plan - Short description of class rules and expectations
Economics Honors Syllabus - Description of class, grades, expectations, etc.
Signup Codes - A list of signup instructions for classroom tools
World History Syllabus - Description of class, grades, expectations, etc.