Complex Political Concepts
Government and politics involve a lot of abstract concepts that can be difficult to grasp. We simplify these complex ideas, making them more accessible through real-world examples, simplified explanations, and engaging visuals.
Keeping Up with Current Events
The world of politics is dynamic, and it's essential for students to keep up with the latest developments. We incorporate current events into our lessons, relating them back to the fundamental concepts they are learning to make the content more relevant and engaging.
Government and Politics AP requires students to think critically about political systems and policies. We guide students on how to dissect arguments, assess validity, and develop their own informed opinions.
Key Terms and Theories
The course involves a lot of terminology and theories. We employ various memory techniques like active recall, mnemonic devices, and regular revision sessions to help students remember these terms.
Different Political Systems
The course covers various government systems worldwide, and understanding the differences can be overwhelming. We create comparative charts and employ other visual learning techniques to make this easier.
Politics is a field where biases can significantly influence one's understanding. We foster an environment where multiple perspectives are presented and respected, helping students understand the importance of separating fact from opinion.
Real-world Case Studies
Teaching abstract political theories using real-world examples and case studies helps students connect concepts to their practical applications. For instance, discussing how the democratic process was enacted during a recent election can help solidify understanding of that concept.
Incorporating current events into lessons keeps the material fresh and relevant. Students can analyze news stories to understand how government policies impact society. It's also a good opportunity to teach media literacy and critical evaluation of sources.
Debate and Discussion
Government & Politics is all about different perspectives. Regularly holding debates or discussions on hot topic issues can help students understand the nuances of political ideologies and the complexities of policy making.
Flowcharts, diagrams, and other visual aids can help clarify the structure of different governmental systems and the processes within them. These aids can be particularly helpful when comparing and contrasting different political systems.
Holding a mock election can be an engaging way for students to understand the electoral process. It's also a good opportunity to discuss the importance of civic engagement.
Timed Essay Practice
The AP exam requires students to write essays under time constraints. Regular timed essay practice sessions can help students develop their ability to formulate arguments quickly and coherently.
Advanced Humanities Degrees
Our Government & Politics (AP) tutors are distinguished scholars who have obtained advanced degrees in disciplines such as history, literature, philosophy, or related fields. With their extensive academic background and expertise, they bring a deep understanding of human culture and society to the tutoring sessions
Experience Teaching Humanities
Our humanities tutors have extensive teaching experience and a genuine passion for humanities education. They possess the expertise to engage students and ignite a love for the humanities through innovative teaching methods.
Our tutors embody warmth and approachability. They foster an engaging learning environment, facilitating open communication and making students feel comfortable asking questions or expressing concerns.
Example AP Government & Politics Tutoring Packages
We offer diverse and flexible options, catering to your child's unique needs and your family's schedule. Choose from ad-hoc sessions for immediate needs, to long-term plans for ongoing support.
Our most common tutoring plans:
This package offers regular tutoring sessions for an entire academic semester, ensuring consistent support for the student. The frequency could be 1-3 times per week depending on the need.
This offers more frequent sessions over a one-month period. This could be suitable for a student who needs to catch up quickly or prepare for an important exam.
For students who require tutoring on a more sporadic or as-needed basis.