Although knowing how to program is essential to the study of computer science, the course also designs and analyzes algorithms to solve programs and study the performance of computer hardware and software. The course concludes with a study of how computers affect our world today in the areas of communication, power, and human rights.
Some exercises are picked out for students to complete, while others let students choose an exercise they enjoy. The goal is to build lifelong skills that can physically and mentally improve a student’s life and wellbeing.
In this class, students walk through learning about the body in a basic manner which sets the foundation for the rest of the class. After gaining that basic information, students learn how to care for their body by what they eat and how they take care of themselves through nutrition and hygiene.
Our minds are an important part of our overall health which is highlighted in the unit focusing on social and mental health. The importance of a strong spiritual life and close walk with God plays a critical role in this. Physical health and staying safe round out the curriculum by focusing on exercise and the activities that keep a body healthy, along with ways we can stay safe and protect ourselves in this world in which we live. If you are interested in all aspects of being healthy, then this is the class for you!
The course is designed as an immersion experience and is conducted almost exclusively in Spanish. In addition, all student work, practices, projects, participation, and assessments are in Spanish.
The course emphasizes themes such as national identity, economic transformation, immigration, politics, international relations, geography, and social and cultural change. Students learn to assess historical materials, weigh the evidence and interpretations presented in historical scholarship, and analyze and express historical understanding in writing.
Students also interpret meaning based on form; examine the trademark characteristics of literary genres and periods; and critique literary works through expository, analytical, and argumentative essays. As students consider styles and devices, they will apply them to their creative writing. In addition to exposing students to college-level English coursework, this course prepares them for the AP exam.
The course uses a multi-representative approach to calculus, with concepts and problems expressed numerically, graphically, verbally, and analytically. This course is aligned to the new College Board AP Calculus course description introduced in 2016.
Students enrolled in this two-semester course analyze the political process, political parties, and influences that affect them both. Engaging, interactive content introduces economic concepts and encourages students to explore government and economics on a global scale. By instilling a thorough understanding of government and economics, this course inspires students to investigate what it means to be an American citizen.
Students enrolled in this full-year course cover topics that include early Medieval and Romanesque art through modern art in Europe and the Americas.
Instruction on how to be a responsible online learner is threaded throughout the course, and these skills are directly addressed in lessons on cyberbullying, staying safe online, and learning how to be a digital leader. A basic understanding of software and hardware and how to troubleshoot common technology issues are also taught. By the end of the course, students will have the tools they need to be academically successful in both traditional and digital learning environments.