English Tutorials Special Note About Language Arts Tutorials at BHSE: In an effort to give students the best opportunity to succeed in our LA tutorials, we highly suggest that students wishing to take LA I, II, III, or IV take English Structure & Use. If a student wishes to enter a BHSE LA class and they have not completed the previous level of LA at BHSE, the tutor will require a parent & student meeting to ensure the student is at the level needed to succeed in the class.
7th Grade English: tutored by Angie Kelley 7th grade This class is a combination of literature, which will utilize short stories including the story of Helen Keller and The Diary of Anne Frank. Other topics will include grammar, creative writing, spelling and vocabulary. There will be some memory work involved in order to get you prepared for your higher-level Language Arts classes. This class will involve learning some note taking and organization. Random pop quizzes as well as unit test will be given.
Text:Analytical Grammar and Spelling Workbook G. Average Study Time: 4 hours per week
English Structure & Usage: tutored by Angie Kelley 8th grade This class is designed to prepare students for high school Language Arts coursework. It focuses on the mechanics of the English Language, including the basic parts of speech, sentence formation and the beginning stages of writing effective paragraphs. Short compositions, journals, spelling and vocabulary will also be addressed. Students will be required to read a selected novel each unit, with class discussions and guide activities to follow. Journal checks and cumulative tests will take place at the end of each nine weeks. In this year we pick up with Season 3 of Analytical Grammar which builds on parsing and diagramming (proper part of speech, sentence structure) and students will cover punctuation- taking our word arrangements that we've learned and now adding the accessories to it to make a perfect sentence. We will spend our last 6 to 9 weeks learning to use our perfect sentences to form paragraphs. It will not hinder a student if they are new and did not take Season 1 and 2 in 7th grade.
Text – Analytical Grammar and (*Copies of student pages will be provided for Spelling Made Easy by Connie Schenkelberg.) Average Study Time: 5 hours per week
English I: tutored by Rachel Rist 9th gradePrerequisite – English Structure English 1 focuses on developing the essay through learning to analyze and apply multiple aspects of literature. Students learn literary elements and literary devices, how to write several essays, and how to analyze several short stories and shorter novels and write about them. Grammar and vocabulary will be reinforced. Text-Teaching the Classics and Windows to the World. These are purchased through the tutor. Please come to first class with payment of $66.00. Vocabu-Lit Book I (as in the letter i) Novels - the Dover Thrift edition of “The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” by Silas Marner Vocabulary- Vocabulary from Classical Roots Book C Summer Reading: to be announced Other Requirement: Student must submit typewritten papers and have reliable internet service for their online grammar quizzes. Average Study Time: 4 to 5 hours per week
English II: tutored by Rachel Rist 10th grade Prerequisite – English I This course will cover four of the language arts in depth: writing, literature, vocabulary and applied grammar. In classroom work and at home, students will develop skills in all four areas in order to become effective consumers/communicators of the written word. Students in this class will focus on developing essay writing skills and fostering skills in critical analysis of classic literature. An introduction to MLA style for research and documentation will also be included. Reading will include classic works of various sizes and genres from all over the world. Text:Introduction to Literature: English 1 from Excellence in Literature – by Janice Campbell; and novels Average Study Time: 5 hours per week
English III/IV: tutored by Rachel Rist 11th/12th grades Prerequisite – English II if taking III/III if taking IV *this class rotates British Lit and American Lit to fulfill 11th & 12th grade LA* The 2017/18 school year will focus on British Literature. The course will cover four of the language arts in depth: writing, literature, vocabulary, and applied grammar. In classroom work and at home, students will continue to develop skills in all four areas to broaden and deepen their skills as effective consumers/communicators of the written word. Students in this class will focus on honing and perfecting their essay writing skills in addition to analysis of classic literature. Further instruction on MLA style for research and documentation will be included. Classic works include Pride and Prejudice and Frankenstein.
Text:Excellence In Literature, American Literature – by Janice Campbell; and novels Average Study Time: 5 hours per week
Pre-Algebra: Raquel Davila 7th grade Pre-Algebra eases the transition from arithmetic to algebra. Algebraic expressions and linear equations are applied throughout a thorough review of integers, fractions, ratios, percent, and radicals. Problem solving and real-life applications are explored during this course. Parent requirements: It is important for the success of your child in this class that the tutor and parents partner together. The class will be tutored for an hour each Monday and assigning homework, as well as assessing the student’s understanding through testing. It will benefit students for parents to ensure homework is complete and to proctor tests at home. Parents should utilize Engrade by weekly viewing student accounts to assess if there is any missed work and/or low grades to be able to quickly step in to support and help the student to reach their full potential.
Primary Text: Math U See Student Pack including test booklet (new edition) DVD recommended for home support Supplies: Calculator, folder, pencil, paper Average Study Time per week: 4 hours
Algebra I: Paula Allen 8th - 10th grade Students will be required to complete 5 pages of work during the week. Tests and quizzes may be part of that work and will be proctored by parents during the school week. *Parents should grade students’ work with answers found in the back of the Instruction Manual for each lesson. Homework, tests and quizzes will be turned in at the start of class on Mondays. Parents should check to make sure all assignments and completed before Monday mornings. Our workbook includes an honors page for most lessons. These pages may be completed at home but will not be required.
Subjects Covered: Commutative and Associative Properties, Order of Operations, Solving for an Unknown with One Variable, Distributive Property, Cartesian Coordinates, Graphing a Line, Slope- Intercept Formula, Graphing Parallel Lines and the Equation of a Line, Graphing, Perpendicular Lines, Finding the Slope-Intercept Formula with Different Givens, Graphing Inequalities, Solving Simultaneous Equations by Graphing, Solving Simultaneous Equations by Substitution, Solving Simultaneous Equations by Elimination, Coin Problems, Consecutive Integers, Multiplication and Division with Exponents, Negative Exponents and Raising Exponents to a Power, Addition and Multiplication of Polynomials, Factor Polynomials, Factor Trinomials with Coefficients, Factor Trinomials with Negative Numbers, Square Roots and Dividing Polynomials, Difference of Two Squares and Oriental Squares, Repeated Factoring of Polynomials, Solving Equations with Factoring, Unit Multipliers, Square Unit Multipliers, Metric Conversions, Fractional Exponents, Significant Digits and Scientific Notation, Bases Other Than Ten, Graphing a Circle and an Ellipse, Graphing a Parabola and a Hyperbola
Primary Text: Math U See Algebra I Average Study Time per week: 4 hours Supplies: loose-leaf notebook paper, binder, pencils, and calculator. No spiral notebooks!
Geometry: Paula Allen 9th - 11th grade
Prerequisite: Algebra I Students will be required to complete 5 pages of work during the week. Tests and quizzes may be part of that work and will be proctored by parents during the school week. *Parents should grade students’ work with answers found in the back of the Instruction Manual for each lesson. Homework, tests and quizzes will be turned in at the start of class on Mondays. Parents should check to make sure all assignments and completed before Monday mornings. Our workbook includes an honors page for most lessons. These pages may be completed at home but will not be required.
Subjects Covered: Points, Lines, Rays and Line Segments, Planes and Sets, Angles, Types of Angles, Parallel and Perpendicular Lines with Midpoints and Bisectors, Supplementary and Complementary Angles, Transversals with Interior and Exterior Angles, Perimeter of a Rectangle, Triangle, Parallelogram, and Trapezoid, Area of a Rectangle, Triangle, Parallelogram, and Trapezoid, Constructing and Identifying Triangles, Regular Polygons, Geometry of a Circle, Sphere and Ellipse, Inscribed and Circumscribed Figures, Area and Circumference of a Circle, Area of an Ellipse, Latitude and Longitude, Volume of Rectangular Solid and Cylinder, Volume of Pyramid, Cone, Prism, and Sphere, Surface Area of Solids, Radicals, Pythagorean Theorem, More on Radicals, Special Triangles: (45°-45°-90°), Special Triangles: (30°-60°-90°), Axioms and Postulates, Corresponding Parts of Triangles and Remote Interior Angles, Proving Triangles Congruent with SSS and SAS, Proving Triangles Congruent with ASA and AAS, Proving Triangles Congruent with HL, LL, HA, and LA, Proving Triangles Similar with AA and Proportion or Ratio, Transformational Geometry, Trigonometric Functions: Sine, Cosine and Tangent, Inverse Trigonometric Functions: Secant, Cosecant, and Cotangent, and Sin2 + Cos2 = 1.
Primary Text: Math U See Geometry Average Study Time per week: 4 hours Supplies: loose-leaf notebook paper, binder, pencils, and calculator. No spiral notebooks!
Algebra II: Raquel Davila 9th - 11th grade Prerequisite: Algebra I Students will be required to complete 5 pages of work during the week. Each Monday they will be given a quiz over the previous week’s work. It will usually be graded in class and then instruction will be given for the following week’s work. The books include an honors page for most lessons. You may do these pages at home. I will not be requiring them. *Parents should check odd answers found in the back of the Instruction Manual for each lesson (or make answers available to your student). Parents should also check for completed assignments before Monday mornings. Subjects Covered: Exponents, Rational Expressions, Scientific Notation, Combining Like Terms, Radicals: Basic Operations and Simplifying, Factoring Polynomials, Fractional Exponents, Solving Equations with Rational Expressions, Imaginary and Complex Numbers, Conjugate Numbers, Cubes and Pascal's Triangle, Binomial Theorem, Completing the Square, Quadratic Formula, Discriminants, Applications Using Percent, Isolating a Variable, Ratios, Unit Multipliers and Metric Conversions, Distance = Rate x Time, Motion Problems, Graphing Lines, Graphing Parallel and Perpendicular Lines, Graphing Inequalities, Distance Formula and Midpoint Formula, Conic Sections: Circle and Ellipse, Conic Sections: Parabola, Parabola: Maxima and Minima, Conic Sections: Hyperbola, Solving Systems of Equations: Lines and Conic Sections, Coin Problems, Consecutive Integers, Chemical Mixtures, Age and Boat in the Current Problems, Solving Equations with Three Variables, and Vectors
Primary Text: Math U See Algebra II Average Study Time per week: 5 hours Supplies: loose-leaf notebook paper, binder, pencils, and calculator. No spiral notebooks!
Pre-Calculus: Raquel Davila 11th/12th grades Pre-requisite: Algebra II, Geometry Students will be required to complete 5 pages of work during the week. Each Monday they will be given a quiz over the previous week’s work. It will usually be graded in class and then instruction will be given for the following week’s work. The books include an honors page for most lessons. You may do these pages at home. I will not be requiring them. *Parents should check odd answers found in the back of the Instruction Manual for each lesson (or make answers available to your student). Parents should also check for completed assignments before Monday mornings.
Subjects Covered: Pythagorean Theorem, Special Right Triangles (30°- 60°- 90° and 45°- 45°- 90°),Trigonometric Ratios, Inverse Trigonometric Ratios, Interpreting the Trigonometry Tables, Using the Trig. Table to Solve for the Unknown, Using a Calculator and Arc Functions, Angles of Elevation and Depression, Angles less than 0°, Angles greater than 360°, Reference Angles, Cofunctions, Negative Angle Relationships, Proving Trigonometric Identities, Sum and Difference Identities, Double-Angle and Half-Angle Identities, Law of Sines, Law of Cosines, Ambiguity in the Law of Sines, Radian Measure, Polar Coordinates and Rectangular Coordinates, Polar Equations and Polar Graphs, Vectors, Functions: Relation, Domain, and Range, Graphing the Sine and Cosine Functions, Graphing the Secant and Cosecant Functions, Graphing the Tangent and Cotangent Functions, Logarithms, Arithmetic Sequences and Series, Geometric Sequences and Series, Proof of Cos (A - B) = Cos A Cos B + Sin A Sin B, Finding the Area of a Triangle Trigonometrically, Interpolation, Navigation, Natural Logarithms, Equations with Absolute Value, Equations with Radicals, Inequalities with Absolute Value, Inequalities with Radicals, and Limits.
Primary Text: Math U See Pre-Calculus Average Study Time per week: 5 hours Supplies: loose-leaf notebook paper, binder, pencils, and calculator. No spiral notebooks!
7th General Science: Nicole Coffman-Cole 7th grade This course covers such topics as the scientific method, designing experiments, simple machines, archaeology, geology, paleontology, biology, and human anatomy and physiology. Its scope, therefore, is quite wide. There are many hands-on experiments to do, and they all use household items. Some simple experiments will be performed in the class. Many of the experiments need to be done over the course of a few days or a week, so those will need to be done at home. Again, all use household items or tutor will provide the materials. Students will participate in the annual BHSE Science Fair as part of this course.
Primary Text: Apologia Exploring Creation with General Science 2nd edition (text, solutions manual, & notebook) Average Study Time: 3 - 5 hours per week Fee: $30
Physical Science: Raquel Davila 8th grade Prerequisite: Pre-Algebra before or in conjunction with this class This course is an eighth-grade/freshman level hands-on course and will cover basic physics, atomic theory, a little chemistry, and electricity and magnetism. Students will be introduced to lecture, lab-write up techniques and independent testing. It is an excellent course for preparing the student to take high school chemistry and physics science courses. A great deal of math is required in this class, and calculators should be allowed for the math portion of the exercises.
Primary Text: Apologia: Exploring Creation with Physical Science 2nd Edition; text & solutions manual Additional information: Some umbrella schools will accept this as a high school science lab requirement with minor adjustments. Please consult your umbrella school before attempting to use this as a high school lab credit. Average Study Time per week: 3 – 5 hours Fee: $30
Biology I (lab class): Jamie Kook 9th grade Prerequisite – Physical Science (preferred) This college-prep biology course is a lab science and covers concepts of general biology including scientific methodology, an in-depth survey of the five kingdoms of creation, biochemistry, cellular biology, genetics, evolution and ecosystems. Extensive labs include research by the student, microscopy, critical thinking activities, projects, and dissection of several organisms including (but not limited to) the earthworm, crayfish, perch, and frog. In addition to preparing for higher-level classes, an emphasis is made to apply lessons learned to the students’ own surroundings and life. Biology is everywhere!! Parent requirements: Parents will be required to discuss, grade and help students correct most homework assignments before they are handed in; the tutor will prepare and grade tests, in-class experiments, and discussion materials, introduce concepts, troubleshoot and manage grades on the online grading system. As class time is valuable, all tests will be sent home for parent proctoring.
Primary Text: Apologia: Exploring Creation with Biology 2nd Edition; text & solutions manual Additional information: Students will be required to complete a research project. Participation in the science fair is encouraged, but not required. Participation in labs is required. Average Study Time per week: 4 – 6 hours Fee: $55
Anatomy & Physiology: Nicole Coffman-Cole 10th-12th grades Prerequisite – High School Biology
This college-prep A&P course is a lab science and covers the methods and concepts of Anatomy and Physiology
Parent requirements: Parents will be required to discuss, grade and help students correct most homework assignments before they are handed in; the tutor will prepare and grade tests, in-class experiments, and discussion materials, introduce concepts, troubleshoot and manage grades on LMG Toolbox. As class time is valuable, all tests will be sent home for parent proctoring.
Primary Text: Apologia: Exploring Creation with Anatomy & Physiology 2nd Edition -both the text & solutions manual Additional information: Participation in labs is required. Participation in the science fair is encouraged, but not required. A binder and a scientific calculator are required (does not need to be a graphing calculator).
Average Study Time per week: 6 – 8 hours Lab Fee: $45
American Sign Language I: Nicole Coffman Cole 9th - 11th grade Prerequisite – none Text:Materials will be provided through the tutor through the supply fee.
We will cover deaf history and culture, basic vocabulary and conversation skills. Sign Language is a wonderful skill for everyone to have in their back pocket. Whether it’s to talk to the deaf person next to them at the store or to quietly talk to someone across the room from you! There are over 100,000 deaf/hard of hearing people just in Tennessee alone and over 38 million in all of the U.S.!! (This class can serve as a foreign language credit for some colleges. Check with your umbrella school to confirm.) Fee: $25 Average Study Time: Will vary but at-home practice is CRUCIAL to success. There will be little written homework
Spanish I: tutored by Claudia Hatfield 9th - 11th grade Prerequisite – Conversational Spanish is highly recommended The students will learn grammar including verbs/conjugations, articles, and word formations. The students will participate in interviews; readings and they will translate some of those readings. They will memorize a Bible verse each week. This class is graded by participation, test grades, and homework. The student’s grade for homework will be by turning in all of the homework on time. There will not be partial points for some homework. The homework is very important; it helps me to see if the student has any problems with the lesson. There is a limit of 10 students in this class. The homework grade will be posted on Praxis weekly. Text:Abeka - Por Todo El Mundo Spanish 1 Books A/B (these are a set), Vocabulary Manual, and Student Test Booklet Average Study Time: 2 - 3 hours per week
Spanish II: Claudia Hatfield 10th – 12th grade Prerequisite – Spanish I The students will continue learning grammar and verb conjugations in different tenses from Abeka Spanish I book B (from previous year) prior to beginning the 2nd level Spanish books. They will read and learn about different Spanish speaking countries. The students will continue to memorize Bible verses and participate in interviews. This class is graded by participation, test grades, and homework. The student’s grade for homework will be by turning in all of the homework on time. There will not be partial points for some homework. The homework is very important; it helps me to see if the student has any problems with the 4lesson. The homework grade will be posted on Praxis weekly. Text: Abeka – Mas Que Vencdores Spanish 2 Books A/B (a set), Vocabulary Manual, and Student Test Booklet Average Study Time: 2 – 4 hours per week
Social Studies Tutorials
American History: Dick Achuff 9th - 11th grade This positive, patriotic approach to American history brings to life events and personalities that have shaped America and places a special emphasis on America’s Christian past. Heritage of Freedom rejects the conflict approach of Marxist historians (and progressive educators and liberal newsmen) to give a narrative account of what has made our country great and what can keep it great. Every Student needs to take this course, as it may be the last time he or she may be exposed to the truth of our Christian founding.
Text: Abeka: Heritage of Freedom (3rd Edition) Text, Test/Quiz Book Average study time: 5 hours per week Fee: $5
Civics (1st semester class): tutored by Dick Achuff 11th - 12th grade A conservative, Christian perspective makes this civics and government course unique. Students need the firm foundation this course provides to become informed, responsible citizens and voters in today’s world. “American Government” opens with an inspiring look at the blessings we enjoy and the symbols we hold dear as American citizens. At the core of the text is a fascinating study of the Constitution, the rights and privileges it guarantees the American people, and the government it established with its limits, and responsibilities. Next students learn about federalism and government at the state and local levels concluding with a chapter on the opportunities and responsibilities of American citizens to get involved in their unique political system. This is a challenging course requiring much preparation but a MUST for our future leaders of America; YOUR CHILDREN. There is much in-class participation and discussion.
Text: Abeka American Government in Christian Perspective; Text and Quiz/Test Book Average Study Time: 4 - 6 hours per week Fee: $5
Constitutional Literacy: tutored by Dick Achuff8th-12th grade The Constitution is the cornerstone for American freedoms. This course will ensure you fully understand the history, weight, and importance of this unique document in Michael Farris' Constitutional Literacy. This class will be taught through Lectures and video and will cover the creation of the Constitution, the powers it grants, the second amendment, due process, international law, commerce and general welfare clauses, citizen rights, and more. We offer this class to students from 8th-12th grade but parents must understand that current controversial topics will be discussed. Primary Text: Constitutional Literacy Workbook Average Study Time: 4 - 6 hours per week Fee: $15
Economics (2nd semester class): tutored by Dick Achuff 11th – 12th grade Emphasis on free enterprise capitalism in a free market economy sets this book apart from the competition. The Biblical views of work, wealth, and stewardship appear throughout the text, helping students to understand the proper economic roles of individual producers and consumers as well as that of the government from a conservative, Christian perspective. The stark contrast between the market economy—the cornerstone of prosperity in the United States—and the command economy—the hallmark of fiscal failure in Communist countries—is graphically presented in illustration of the economic principles that govern all societies. Essential concepts such as competition in the marketplace and private ownership of capital are discussed from a conservative perspective. This is a challenging course requiring much preparation but a MUST for our future leaders of America; YOUR CHILDREN.
Text: Abeka Economics: Work and Prosperity; Text and Quiz/Test Book Average Study Time: 4 - 6 hours per week Fee: $5
World Geography: tutored by Dick Achuff 8th - 12th grade World Geography presents a physical-cultural study of the earth and mankind from a conservative Christian perspective. Basic to this perspective is the conviction that God is the Creator of the earth and of man. By applying their knowledge of the Creation, the Flood, the beginning of nations at Babel, and God's dealing with mankind throughout the ages, students can better understand the physical features of the earth as well as the cultures of its people. The course presents a deeper study of the religions, languages, customs, historic backgrounds, resources, and industries to expand the students' knowledge of each continent, region, and country presented. Much map work is expected and required. At the completion of the course, students will have a better understanding of the development of different countries and their location, as well as their impacts on world events of today.
Text: Abeka: World Geography in Christian Perspective (2nd Edition) Text & Quiz/Test Book Map Studies book is required Average Study Time: 4 - 6 hours per week Fee: $5
Other Tutorials Understanding the Faith (A Survey of Christian Apologetics): tutored by Kelly Hornbeak 9th - 12th grade All necessary reading assignments, listening to audio files & watching video files will be completed at home - class time will be dedicated to activities, discussion, debate & small group work. http://understandingthetimes.com/samples/utf/
Text: e book - Understanding the Faith by Summit U (will be set up first day of class ) - students will need access to a digital device to read course assignments
Additional resources: Mere Christianity by CS Lewis A Case for Christ: Student Edition by Lee Strobel Students Apologetics Study Bible (Not required)
Course credit: check with your umbrella school for requirements & acceptance of elective credit Prerequisite: none Average Study Time: 2 hours per week Fee: $30
Non-Tutorial Classes for 7th – 12th grade
Art: tutored by JoAnn Woodland 7th – 12thgrade Students will be learning or reintroduced to the basic skills, elements, and techniques that are so important to the arts, while adding advanced art skills such as knowledge of materials such as pencil, acrylics, watercolor, charcoal, pastels, pen and ink, clay, mixed mediums and more. This course is hands-on and will explore different styles of artwork along with the mention of a variety of artists being talked about as the do their art. We will be going on field trips. A sense of professionalism will be stressed while displaying their work, taking care of materials, using the correct terms, and keeping a student portfolio. Students will be encouraged to use their own ideas during projects, within reason of the lesson being taught.
Required Materials: large portfolio Parental Support: Encourage students with their interest in art and remember that it is the process not the product that matters. Fee: $50
Advanced Art: tutored by JoAnn Woodland 9th – 12thgrade This class will be for the student who has had art classes from Ms. JoAnn or another art teacher who has trained the student in the skill of the elements and principles of design. This would include line, color, value, form and shape. Students should have experience with composition and some of the materials that create art, such as pencils, charcoal, watercolor, ink, acrylics, papers, canvas, etc. Students should also be familiar with perspective, shading, composition, and creating a design with using their imagination. Independence in the art room will be given while developing their own style and confidence. Ms. JoAnn will be there to guide them, teach them how to look at objects, work with different techniques, and help them to complete their projects to their satisfaction. The students must come to class with their own ideas and have a feel for what type of materials they want to use. They will have very good art illustration books at their fingertips and work samples by famous artists, then and now. The students will go on field trips to see different works of art. They will also present art shows and learn to have a sense of professionalism.
Required Materials: large portfolio Fee: $50
Conversational Spanish: tutored by Claudia Hatfield 7th - 9th grade In this class, the students will learn the alphabet, the numbers, the days of the week, the months, the household items, the articles, verb endings, and a lot more vocabulary. This class introduces the language. There will be five to six homework assignments through the year to get the results in specific lessons.
Required materials: *Notebook or binder *Loose leaf paper *This class is a Prerequisite for Spanish I
Destination Imagination: tutored by Melissa Lain 3rd – 12th grades Students work in teams to solve a challenge in one of the following areas: Technical, Scientific, Structural, Improv, Visual Arts, or Service Learning. Each Challenge is open-ended and enables teams to learn and experience the creative process from imagination to innovation. Tournaments take place in February. Students have fun and gain confidence in their ability to solve any challenge (parents may not assist). Winning teams may advance to competitions in April and May. Parental involvement is necessary. Parents choose: classroom assistance on monthly rotations; providing appraisers; providing snacks; and/or if needed, work time outside of class with team members. *class time runs until 4 p.m. and incurs an additional cost of $99 for the extended time*
Drama: tutored by Marilyn Fair7th – 12th grades This is a year-long class that will start with the fun improvisational games, learning theatre terms and practicing acting skills through monologues and scenes. The class will work together to choose a script, audition for parts, prepare costumes, props and scenery as well as rehearse for their full production in the spring. Parental involvement includes: assisting with costume construction, helping to set up lights, sound and scenery and assist with make-up. Fee: $50
Health: tutored by Tiffany Beamer10th – 12th grades This course is designed to give your student a general overview of a wide variety of health related topics. Topics include: anatomy, nutrition, fitness & exercise, infectious diseases, stress, safety & basic first aid, personal responsibility, & spiritual health along with a few others. Students are encouraged to participate in class discussions, keep a food and exercise journal, and apply what they learn to their daily lives. Required Materials: Total Health, Choices for a Winning Lifestyle by Susan Boe (this will be provided by the tutor through your class fees). Parents are encouraged to purchase a copy of The Parent Connection. This guide is designed to keep parents “in the loop” with what is being taught in class. Please note that one part of the chapter on infectious diseases discusses sexually transmitted diseases. We will skip this section but the parent book has guidelines for discussing topics like this with your teen. Average Study Time: 2-3 hours a week Parental Support:
Keep up to date with online notices, grading, attendance, etc.
Encourage and open discussion and healthy lifestyle choices.
Administer and monitor quizzes and tests as necessary
Encourage student to attend ALL classes – makeups will be very difficult as class participation and video presentations is a large part of the content of the class.
Fee: $35 (includes text)
Personal Finance: tutored by Tiffany Beamer10th – 12th grades This course is designed to change the financial future of your students and set them on a path to win with money, allowing you to change the way your students look at money forever. They will be empowered, equipped and entertained while building confidence in their own financial decision-making. The Foundations in Personal Finance curriculum will teach students how to avoid debt like the plague, budget with intention, invest, and build wealth so they can give like no one else. Required Materials: Foundations of Personal Finance, Student Workbook (this will be provided by the tutor through your class fees); Internet access (A portion of weekly homework will involve accessing various financial websites and listening to real-life calls with the Dave Ramsey Show); Calculator; folder; pen/pencils; colored pencils Average Study Time: 2-3 hours a week Parental Support:
Keep up to date with online notices, grading, attendance, etc.
Assist your student with any technical issues pertaining to podcasts, tests, etc.
Administer and monitor quizzes and tests as necessary
Encourage student to attend ALL classes – makeups will be very difficult as class participation and video presentations is a large part of the content of the class.