Ohio American Government End-of-Course

Each unit in Ohio American Government End-of-Course provides learners with a cohesive and connected learning experience. Research strongly supports the use of connections to increase learner achievement. The lessons in this course mainly focus on the principles and foundation of US democracy along with the structure, hierarchy, branches, and powers of the US government. The course goes on to apply those foundational concepts to discuss US foreign and domestic policies, as well as the principles and regulation of the US economy. The course also provides insights on the political system, civic duties, civic participation, and citizenship in the United States. To generate skills for lifelong learning, many of the lessons in this course use student-driven, constructivist approaches for concept development. The remaining lessons employ direct-instruction approaches. All lessons generate student engagement with vibrant, thought-provoking graphics and videos.