Gaming With Civics: GAME ON, CITIZENS! (Fall)

Fall Session: 9/13/2021 – 11/19/2021   10 Weeks  10 classes

Class Time: 

Class A: Tuesday 5:30-7:00pm ET

Class B: Saturday 9:00-10:30am ET

Course Description:

A 10-week Civics Class taught through interactive teams & role-playing to learn about our government.

Students will enjoy this fast-paced, innovative course to learn factual information about Civics in the U.S. Using fun and innovative games as our tools, we will learn principles of efficient government by working in teams to solve classic problems:

Quitting the Monarchy & the Boston Tea Party

Boo KING! The States vs. The Feds: Who Gets More Power?

What Are Our Rights? Equal Rights for All?

What’s in Our Constitution? How Was It Decided?

The Bill of Rights

The 3 Branches of Government:  How to CHECK POWER!

Recognizing Factual News vs. Disinformation

Elections:  Rights, Responsibilities & Rewards

State & Local Governments & Their Relationship to The Federal Government

Immigration:  Who Gets In and Who Gets Citizenship?

Students who have theater or public speaking skills will love this class, but newcomers are welcome!  We will work in pairs and in teams, so all grades are welcome and will be supported. This is a very fun & fast-paced gaming class! Come walk in the feet of the Boston Tea Party Patriots!  Debate legal cases in front of the Supreme Court! Run a Law Office! Run for office! Examine citizens’ rights and responsibilities! Learn facts about immigration and the balance of power by three branches of government! Become media savvy! Learn to distinguish facts /truth from fiction/disinformation. This class is great practice for English Language Learners & anyone who wants to understand how the U.S. runs. We will finish each class with a quick debrief & review, and then an overview of the upcoming lesson and how to best prepare for it. There is no homework, but teams do better when material is reviewed week to week.

Policy: You get a 100% credit back to your Kooyaya’s account a week before the 1st class starts. After the class starts, a week notice is required and refund is prorated base. All refund is credited back to your Kooyaya’s account for future purchase, no expiration. For cash refund, 5% surcharge fee will be applied.

If the enrollments are less than three, Kooyaya reserves the rights to change or cancel the class. Make-up classes or online recorded videos can be provided, Kooyaya reserves the rights of final explanation. When you place an order in whole year package which includes fall, winter and spring sessions, you will get a 5% discount.

 

USD $449.00

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