The K12 offering of additional elective courses provides enrichment in everything from the arts to physical education to pre-career and life skills guidance. These courses allow students to satisfy a wide range of state requirements, but, more importantly, fill out the educational experience for young adults preparing to live well-rounded adult lives. Courses in the visual and performing arts adhere to national guidelines and build important cultural knowledge while enhancing appreciation skills. Physical education follows the standards of the National Association for Sport and Physical Education, and helps students ensure that their growing minds are housed in healthy bodies. Other courses reinforce the life skills all citizens need to prepare for the world of work and specific vocational and avocational interests.
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MARK12 Reading I gives students who are reading several grades below grade level the opportunity to master missed concepts in a way that accelerates them through the remediation process by incorporating adaptivity and online assessments.
MARK12 Reading II gives students who are reading two or more grades below grade level the opportunity to master missed concepts in a way that accelerates them through the remediation process by incorporating adaptivity and online assessments.
MARK12 Reading III gives students who are reading approximately two grades below grade level the opportunity to master missed concepts in a way that accelerates them through the remediation process by incorporating adaptivity and online assessments.
Students explore their options for life after high school and implement plans to achieve their goals. They identify their aptitudes, skills, and preferences, and explore a wide range of potential careers. They investigate the training and education required for the career of their choice, and create a plan to be sure that their work in high school is preparing them for the next step. They also receive practical experience in essential skills such as searching and applying for college, securing financial aid, writing a resume and cover letter, and interviewing for a job.
Food is fundamental to life. Not only does it feed our bodies, but it's often the centerpiece for family gatherings and social functions. In this course, students learn all about food, including food culture, food history, food safety, and current food trends. They also learn about the food service industry and prepare some culinary dishes. Through hands-on activities and in-depth study of the culinary arts field, this course helps students hone their cooking skills and gives them the opportunity to explore careers in the food industry.
Students find out what it takes to market a product or service in today's fast-paced business environment. They learn the fundamentals of marketing using real-world business examples. They learn about buyer behavior, marketing research principles, demand analysis, distribution, financing, pricing, and product management.
This course provides a comprehensive study of the anatomy and physiology of the human body. Topics include body organization, homeostasis, cytology, histology, and the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, and nervous system. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of principles of anatomy and physiology and their interrelationships on cellular, histological and organ system level.
This course combines online instructional guidance with student participation in weekly cardiovascular, aerobic, muscle-toning, and other activities. Students fulfill course requirements by keeping weekly logs of their physical activity. The course promotes the value of lifetime physical activity and includes instruction in injury prevention, nutrition and diet, and stress management.
This high school course focuses on the fundamental components and principles of fitness. Physical Education examines safety guidelines, proper technique, and exercise principles such as FITT: Frequency (how often you exercise), Intensity (how hard you work during exercise), Time (how long you exercise), and Type (what type of activity you do). Students assess their current level of fitness in relation to the five components of physical fitness: flexibility, cardiovascular health, muscular strength, muscular endurance, and body composition. This course equips students with strategies to help them begin, design, and maintain an exercise program to keep them fit for life.