Social Studies

Government and Economics
Brett Goble
Government & Economics Syllabus

In this social studies course students engage in a Youth Participatory Action Research (YPAR) project in the context of learning and practicing concepts and skills in the subjects, government and economics.

U.S. History
Josephine Maes
U.S. History Syllabus

In this course students will learn how to think like a historian. Thinking like a historian improves students’ critical thinking skills. Students will do this by examining historical events from multiple perspectives, especially ones that are marginalized. This includes the stories of indigenous communities, black communities, women, and lgbtq+ communities. By examining history from different points of view, students will learn how to evaluate information and think for themselves. This course covers the lives of indigenous people in the U.S. before colonization, through the present time.

World History
Josephine Maes
World History Syllabus

In this course students will learn how to think like a historian. Thinking like a historian improves students’ critical thinking skills. Students will do this by examining historical events from multiple perspectives, especially ones that are marginalized. This includes the stories of indigenous communities, black communities, women, and lgbtq+ communities. By examining history from different points of view, students will learn how to evaluate information and think for themselves. This course covers the origins of the universe to the present time.