This may be available as a live class IF we get teachers to support it.  In a typical year, we are usually able to run at least one live session.  Live classes meet one day per week for 15 weeks.


This class is also available as an AYOP (At Your Own Pace) class.


AGE:

Senior High School level 


NOTE ABOUT GRADING:


This course has computer graded quizzes to cover the material.  Projects and additional assignments must be graded by parents.  Each student must have a parent enrolling using a separate parent account.  Parents will have access to a grading password through their parent account to submit grades to the grade book for the parent graded assignments.

DESCRIPTION:

Exploring Economics is a one-semester course. Students learn Biblical teachings about economics from the Old and New Testaments and a history of the U.S. economy. The curriculum emphasizes the contrast between command economies and free markets. Exploring Economics helps students understand both microeconomics and macroeconomics. The course explains economic terms from supply and demand to GDP and the Consumer Price Index, giving students tools to understand what they hear in the news and to make wise economic decisions. 


This is a one semester class recommended for SENIOR HIGH level students.  


The live class and resources give one half credit in Economics.


Families may choose to add one half credit of English (literature and composition) on their own.  (Literature readings and assignments are within the VHSG course page as optional items, but will not be covered in live class.)  


Parents will grade any literature activities.)

  • Recorded Lectures
  • Computer-Scored Lecture Quizzes
  • Project-based activities in each of the 4 parts of the course (Parents grade these.)


The following books are REQUIRED in order to take this class.  By enrolling in this class, you are agreeing to purchase the books and meeting our agreement with the publisher that allows us to offer the class online.    You may be able to locate used copies.


REQUIRED BOOKS

OPTIONAL BOOKS FOR LITERATURE OPTION (Each family does this on their own - course page includes check off list and options for parent grading, but this material is not covered in live class.)