Welcome A. Martin's Web PageTeacher Name: Amanda J. MartinSchool Email Address: email@example.comSubjects I Teach: AP Government & Honors Government/Economics___________________________________________________________Welcome MessageI am very excited about the opportunity to work with you this year. It will be a great year!A little about myself:I earned my undergraduate from Georgia State University in 2001. I earned my Master's in Education in 2003 from Troy State University.I began teaching here at Union Grove, World Geography and World History, collaborative, regular, and honors. I have been teaching Government/Economics (regular, honors, & AP) for several years now.I am a co-sponsor of the Senior class. I have also sponsored National Honor Society, debate team and mock trial.Please feel free to contact me anytime and don't forget to check Infinite Campus! I look forward to working with you.* During remote learning, please log into Google Classroom during our regularly scheduled meeting time.* Please read carefully the helpful information contained in the syllabus:The following websites are useful in obtaining information for our class discussions:http://www.factcheck.org/. It is a non-partisan site that analyzes the truthfulness of political speeches, debates, and advertising.Politics1 Directory of U.S. Political Partieshttp://www.opensecrets.org/ Center for Responsive PoliticsOpenSecrets.org is your nonpartisan guide to money’s influence on U.S. elections and public policy.
http://bensguide.gpo.gov/ This one tends toward the basic.
http://www.usa.gov/ Choose “Voting and Elections” tab for links to all kinds of information, including an explanation of the Electoral College.http://fivethirtyeight.com/politics/
Federal Election Commission of the United States of America
Election Coverage by the NY Times
http://www.dekalb.k12.ga.us/dunwoody/elections.html Dunwoody High School has a great site with links to more than you want to know!
Democratic National Committee (DNC)
Republican National Committee (RNC)
Constitution Party (formerly the U.S. Taxpayers’ Party)
Green PartyThe following websites are great resources for preparing for Economic tests and the End of Course Test:Here are additional/extra notes/activities: