Red Comet, an Accredited, Self-Paced, Online High School Launches Social Studies Core High School Course Titled ‘Economics’ that is Aligned to Idaho State Standards.
Prosser, WA (PRWEB) March 06, 2013
Red Comet’s online high school course on ‘Economics’ that is aligned to Idaho State Standards evaluates how people in the United States have addressed issues involved with the distribution of resources and sustainability in the past and present. Students investigate how the comparative advantage has affected United States imports and exports in the past and present. The course provides an understanding that nations have competing philosophies about how best to produce, distribute, and consume goods, services, and resources.
Students analyze the basic principles of economics, including how these principles affect United States contemporary domestic and international issues. Students study the role of the U.S. government in regulating a market economy in the past and present. One of the goals of this course is to assess the role of the U.S. government in regulating a market economy and scrutinize the incentives for economic choices in the U.S. The student develops an appreciation for how government economic policies affect their day-to-day livelihood.
Red Comet offers a complete online program that is both rigorous and engaging. Red Comet is approved by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) in Washington State as a “Multi-District Online Course Provider” and as a “Multi-District Online School Program Provider”. Red Comet’s online program excels not only in the breadth of its offering but also has received the best ratings for student satisfaction in Washington State. Red Comet’s online learning is engaging and presents even the most challenging topics in a way that students can understand. Students taking Red Comet’s online high school classes are challenged using a variety of learning techniques which makes learning interesting while keeping them motivated to complete their courses within the allotted schedule.
Students throughout the country use Red Comet’s high school classes that include all core subjects – Language Arts, Science, Mathematics and Social Studies, as well as numerous high school electives. A variety of students use Red Comet’s online learning program – students in need of credit recovery, students attending public high schools who cannot attend all of their high school classes, students attending private schools who are looking for electives or Advanced Placement classes, home school high school students who need help in specific subject areas, athletes, students with part-time jobs etc.