FULL & HALF CREDIT ACCELERATED COURSES (ONLINE & BLENDED FORMATS)

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FULL & HALF CREDIT ACCELERATED COURSES (ONLINE & BLENDED FORMATS)

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Accelerated courses are used to afford students the opportunity to participate in a course not previously taken during any school year. Garnet Valley students are limited to 1 accelerated course per summer. The accelerated course and grade will be reported on all Garnet Valley student’s official transcript but the final grade is NOT calculated into the student’s GPA or Class Rank.

Non Garnet Valley students should ensure that their home district accepts this course for credit before enrolling.

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Geometry (Honors) 1.0 Credit

Geometry is a comprehensive course that provides an in-depth exploration of geometric concepts. Through a"Discovery-Confirmation-Practice"-based exploration of these concepts, students are challenged to work toward a mastery of computational skills, to deepen their understanding of key ideas and solution strategies, and to
extend their knowledge in a variety of problem-solving applications. Course topics include reasoning, proof, and the creation of
a sound mathematical argument; points, lines, and angles; triangles; quadrilaterals and other polygons; circles;
coordinate geometry; and three-dimensional solids. The course concludes with a look at special topics in geometry, such as constructions, symmetry, tessellations, fractals, and non-Euclidean geometry. Within each Geometry lesson, students are supplied with a post-study Checkup activity that provides them the opportunity to hone their computational skills in a low-
stakes, 10-question problem set before moving on to formal assessment. Additionally, many Geometry lessons
include interactive-tool-based exercises and math explorations to further connect lesson concepts to a variety of real-world contexts.
Face-to-Face Session Dates
Thursday, June 7, 2018

  • 3:00-4:00 pm Garnet Valley Middle School

Thursday, June 21, 2018

  • 1:00-2:30 pm Garnet Valley Middle School

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 (Mid Term Review)

  • 1:00-2:30 pm Garnet Valley Middle School

Thursday, July 12, 2018 (Mid Term Exam)

  • 1:00-3:00 pm Garnet Valley Middle School

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

  • 1:00-3:00 pm Garnet Valley Middle School

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 (Final Exam Review)

  • 1:00-2:30 pm Garnet Valley Middle School

Thursday, August 2, 2018 (Final Exam)

  • 1:00-3:00 pm Garnet Valley Middle School

Wellness (Health) .5 Credit

Wellness is a valuable, skills-based health education course designed for students in grades 9 through 12. Through use of accessible information, realistic inter-activities, and project-based learning, students apply the skills they need to stay healthy. These skills include identifying and accessing valid health information, practicing self-management, identifying internal and external influences, communicating effectively, making healthy decisions, setting goals, and advocating.

Physical Education .5 Credit

This Physical Education course is for students in grades 9 through 12 that combines the best of online instruction with actual student participation in weekly cardiovascular, aerobic, and muscle toning activities. The course promotes a keen understanding of the value of physical fitness and aims to motivate students to participate in physical activities throughout their lives.

The course requires routine participation in adult- supervised physical activities. Successful completion of this course will require parent/legal guardian sign-off on student-selected physical activities and on weekly participation reports to verify the student is meeting his or her requirements and responsibilities.