Red Comet, an accredited, self-paced, online high school launches a revised and restructured version of a popular social studies core course on ‘US History’. Students can now take this core Social Studies course for high school credit at the Red Comet Online Program.
Prosser, WA (PRWEB) February 06, 2013
Red Comet’s enhanced and updated online high school Social Studies core course provides an in-depth experience of how historical events have shaped the history of the United States. The course provides students with the foundation to comprehend issues and ideas related to the policies of the United States. Students examine America’s emergence as a world power through industrialization, imperialism and progressivism. With detailed comprehension of political elements, students study this course which focuses on the rights and responsibilities of U.S. citizenship and they begin to understand how and why the current domestic and international policies were put in place. Students analyze the basic principles of economics, including how these principles affect United States’ standing in the world arena.
This course evaluates and analyzes the political, economic, cultural and social heritage of the United States. A fundamental goal of the course is to develop students’ appreciation for the diversity of the American experience and how it has shaped the nation’s democratic way of life. Students learn about the enormous struggles that went into fortifying the principles of democracy and how this helped America provide a beacon of light to the rest of the world.
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.