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Social Studies

Social studies is an umbrella discipline that equips students with a comprehensive understanding of the world they live in and its history, cultures, and societies. At Academic Approach, we provide expert tutoring in various social studies subjects, fostering your student’s critical thinking, analytical abilities, and global awareness.

Our Approach

Covering subjects like history, government, and economics, our tutoring services ignite students’ interest in the world around them, fostering critical thinking and a broader perspective on global events and issues.

Our approach to social studies tutoring involves active learning and critical discussion. Our tutors encourage students to draw connections between historical events, societal structures, and current affairs. Whether your student is studying world history or economics, our tutors are adept at making these subjects engaging and relevant.

A solid foundation in social studies not only helps students perform well on standardized tests like the SAT, ACT, and AP exams, but it also instills a broader understanding of the world and its dynamics. Social studies enhances students’ analytical thinking, research skills, and their ability to understand and discuss complex societal issues—invaluable skills in today’s globalized world.

Social Studies Specialties

Academic Approach tutors are ready to help your student with any social studies topic. Here are a few of the most popular social studies classes for which we provide academic tutoring.

Most of our students come to us seeking help for high school level social studies courses, but we also provide social studies academic tutoring for middle school and college level courses! 

Tailored to Individual Needs

Academic tutoring, even more so than standardized test preparation, is driven by the student. Before beginning a social studies academic tutoring program, our instructors will try to find out:

Your student's course syllabus, including any important test deadlines
The textbook(s) your student is using. We make sure that our tutors have access to the same textbook from which your student is working. 
How your student feels about the class and their teacher. What do they like, and why? What do they dislike, and why? What topics are most and least interesting to them? What assignments have been the easiest or most challenging for them? 

Don’t worry if you (or your student) don’t know the answers to these questions. Our instructors are well-versed in the material they teach, how to read students, and how to determine the best place to start. That said, the more information you and your student can provide about the social studies class, the better.   

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