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View440 8th Grade Career ExplorationCohortIDLAStandardMiddle SchoolCCR08572151CCR085Electiveshttps://slor.s3.amazonaws.com/unlicensed/Other/8thGradeCareerExploration/Academy/2017IDLASEMA/CourseDocs/8thGradeCareerExplorationSyllabus.docxThis course covers the 16 Career Clusters and occupations within them, as well as employability skills such as time management, communication, and decision making. Students will learn about their personality, dependable strengths, and career options, as well as how to grow their personal network. Students will use a variety of tools, including the Junior version of Idaho’s Career Information System (CIS Junior), and will complete a final portfolio that includes their 8th grade plan, their interest inventory results, and a summary of their future goals. Students may transfer their CIS Junior portfolio to their local school at the conclusion of the course. Prerequisites: None Required textbooks and resources: There is no textbook required for this class. All required resources are available through the online course.   Technical Skills Required for Course Activities: • Create files with a word processor and or presentation software. • Save, download, and attach files to submit assignments. • All other technical skills will be taught within the course.
View460 8th Grade Career ExplorationCohort V2IDLAStandardMiddle SchoolCCR08572151CCR085Electiveshttps://slor.s3.amazonaws.com/unlicensed/Other/8thGradeCareerExploration/Academy/2017IDLASEMA/CourseDocs/8thGradeCareerExplorationSyllabusSchoology.docxThis course covers the 16 Career Clusters and occupations within them, as well as employability skills such as time management, communication, and decision making. Students will learn about their personality, dependable strengths, and career options, as well as how to grow their personal network. Students will use a variety of tools, including the Junior version of Idaho’s Career Information System (CIS Junior), and will complete a final portfolio that includes their 8th grade plan, their interest inventory results, and a summary of their future goals. Students may transfer their CIS Junior portfolio to their local school at the conclusion of the course. Prerequisites: None Required textbooks and resources: There is no textbook required for this class. All required resources are available through the online course.
View461 8th Grade Career Exploration (4 unit)Cohort V2IDLAStandardMiddle SchoolCCR08572151CCR086Electiveshttps://slor.s3.amazonaws.com/unlicensed/Other/8thGradeCareerExploration/Academy/2017IDLASEMA/4UnitCourseDocs/8thGradeCareerExploration-4Unit-SyllabusSchoology.docxThis course covers the 16 Career Clusters and occupations within them, personality assessments, and the decision-making and planning process. Students will use a variety of tools, including the Junior version of Idaho’s Career Information System (CIS Junior), and will complete a final portfolio that includes their 8th grade plan, their interest inventory results, and a summary of their future goals. Students may transfer their CIS Junior portfolio to their local school at the conclusion of the course. Prerequisites: None Required textbooks and resources: There is no textbook required for this class. All required resources are available through the online course.
View346 AP Computer Science ACohortIDLAAPCollegeCS50302204CS503Electiveshttps://slor.s3.amazonaws.com/unlicensed/PTEInformationalTechnology/ComputerScience/Academy/2014IDLASemA/Module1/Unit1/Docs/CS503Syllabus.docxCourse Description This course helps students advance their Java programming skills using the Java SE7, the latest release of Java. Participants are introduced to the core application programming interfaces used to design object-oriented applications with Java. Hands-on practices and projects figure prominently throughout this course. Those who successfully complete it will possess strong foundational knowledge to be successful in the AP Computer Science A Exam. Also, included in this course is an introduction to the software development process, which includes: data and expressions, conditionals and loops, arrays and lists, recursion, classes, interfaces, an introduction to graphical user interfaces and UML diagrams. RECOMMENDED PREREQUISITES: At least 2 years of math such as Algebra I, Geometry, Common Core Math 1, Common Core Math 2, or Integrated Math and at least 1 year of an Introductory Computer Science class such as Introduction to Programming-Java OR Computer Science Principles. This course will assume that you have some experience with one or more computer languages and have done some coding in a compiled language such as C++, C#, Java, Python, etc. Prerequisites may have been taken either face-to-face or through IDLA. If you are unsure if you meet the pre-requisites contact your school counselor.
View347 AP Computer Science BCohortIDLAAPCollegeCS50302204CS504Electiveshttp://learn.idahodigitallearning.org/bbcswebdav/institution/IDLA/MASTER/Computers/CS504/2013/Unit1/Documents/CS504Syllabus.docxThis is the second semester of the Computer Science course that builds on the skills students gained in the fist semester that helps them advance their Java programming skills using the Java SE7, the latest release of Java. Participants are introduced to the core application programming interfaces used to design object-oriented applications with Java. Hands-on practices and projects figure prominently throughout this course. Those who successfully complete it will possess strong foundational knowledge to be successful in the AP Computer Science Exam. Also, included in this course is an introduction to the software development process, which includes: data and expressions, conditionals and loops, arrays and lists, recursion, classes, interfaces, an introduction to graphical user interfaces and UML diagrams. PREREQUISITES: AP/DC Computer Science A
View417 AP Computer Science Principles ACohortIDLAAPCollegeCS50102204CS501Electiveshttps://slor.s3.amazonaws.com/unlicensed/PTEInformationalTechnology/APComputerSciencePrinciples/Academy/2016IDLASemA/Module1/Unit1/Docs/CSPrinciplesASyllabus.docxCourse Description This course covers the central ideas of computer science using visualization and application. Students will learn the ideas and practices of computational thinking with a focus on fostering student creativity. They will develop a range of skills by using computational tools to analyze and study data, work individually and collaboratively to solve problems, and discuss the importance of problems and the impacts to their community, society and the world. This course is designed to be far more than a traditional introduction to programming. It is a rigorous, engaging, and approachable course that explores many of the big, foundational ideas of computing so that all students understand how these concepts are transforming the world we live in. This is the first semester of a year-long course and continues with AP Computer Science Principles B. Prerequisites: Algebra I This course is Chromebook compatible. Textbook and Resources: Blown to Bits: Your Life, Liberty, and Happiness After the Digital Explosion 1st Edition by Hal Abelson, Ken Ledeen , Harry Lewis – (Purchase hard copy or download free digital version)
View418 AP Computer Science Principles BCohortIDLAAPCollegeCS50202204CS502Electiveshttps://slor.s3.amazonaws.com/unlicensed/PTEInformationalTechnology/APComputerSciencePrinciples/Academy/2016IDLASemB/Module1/Unit1/Docs/CSPrinciplesBSyllabus.docxThis course covers the central ideas of computer science using visualization and application. Students will learn the ideas and practices of computational thinking with a focus on fostering student creativity. They will develop a range of programming skills, work individually and collaboratively to solve problems, and explore a number of programming environments. This course is designed to be far more than a traditional introduction to programming. It is a rigorous, engaging, and approachable course that explores many of the big, foundational ideas of computing so that all students understand how these concepts are transforming the world we live in. This is the second semester of a year-long course and continues the concepts and skills covered in AP Computer Science Principles A. Prerequisites: AP Computer Science Principles A Required textbooks and resources: None. AP Information: The AP Computer Science Principles Assessment consists of three components: two project assessments and an end-of-course AP Exam. The first project was completed in AP Computer Science Principles A. The second project will be completed in this course to be submitted to the College Board in the spring. Preparation, practice, and review for the AP Exam will continue in this course. Participation in the AP Assessment is optional unless required by the local school. However, the projects and preparation are a required part of this course even for those students who will not be submitting projects to the College Board or attempting the AP Exam.
View122 AP Psychology ACohortIDLAAPCollegePSYC50104256PSYC501Electiveshttp://learn.idahodigitallearning.org/bbcswebdav/institution/IDLA/MASTER/SocialStudies/PSYC501/2014/Unit1/Docs/PSYC501Syllabus.docxWelcome to Advanced Placement Psychology! AP Psychology is a year-long college level course providing students an overview of the development of human behaviors and thoughts. Along with preparation for the AP Psychology exam, the goals of this course are to immerse students in modern psychological investigation techniques, to accentuate the ethics and morality of human and animal research, and to emphasize scientific critical thinking skills in application to the social sciences. Psychology is a diverse social and biological science with multiple perspectives and interpretations, each with their own strengths and weaknesses. While every individual may not agree with every approach, a comprehensive introduction to psychology will expose the major theories so each individual may clarify their own eclectic perspective. Content will include, but not be limited to, methods, biological basis of behavior, sensation and perception, states of consciousness, learning, cognition, motivation and emotion, developmental psychology, personality, testing for intelligence and personality, abnormal psychology, treatment of disorders, and social psychology. Course outline will adhere to the guidelines of the College Board. In this yearlong course, students will be expected to understand objective, empirical methods of collecting and interpreting data, make meaningful interconnection between disparate concepts and analyze, evaluate and critique thematic perspectives. This college level course will expand your knowledge, challenge your mind and, at times, actually be entertaining! It will help you to better understand yourself and those around you. Requirements: AP Edition Psychology: Cicarelli and White 2011 custom eText – Pearson Education EText available for purchase through https://materials.flvsgl.com
View166 AP Psychology BCohortIDLAAPCollegePSYC50104256PSYC502Electiveshttp://learn.idahodigitallearning.org/bbcswebdav/institution/IDLA/MASTER/SocialStudies/PSYC502/2014/Psych502Syllabus.docxAP Psychology is a college level course providing students an overview of the development of human behaviors and thoughts. Along with preparation for the AP Psychology exam, the goals of this course are to immerse students in modern psychological investigation techniques, to accentuate the ethics and morality of human and animal research, and to emphasize scientific critical thinking skills in application to the social sciences. Psychology is a diverse social and biological science with multiple perspectives and interpretations. Prerequisite: AP Psychology A Textbook" AP Edition Psychology: Cicarelli and White 2011 custom eText – Pearson Education E-text available for purchase through https://materials.flvsgl.com Additional Materials Needed None.
View414 Business Computer Applications ACohortIDLAStandardHigh SchoolBUS107100050BUS105Electiveshttps://slor.s3.amazonaws.com/unlicensed/PTEBusiness/ComputerApplications/Academy/2015IDLA-SemA/CourseDocs/Syllabus%26Schedule.docxBusiness Computer Applications A (CTE Digital) is a comprehensive course to develop and apply basic skills in word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation applications. Students will review basic computer and keyboarding skills and explore specific skills in business productivity applications. Students will learn application skills which align to the Microsoft certification requirements. This course recommends the use of Microsoft Office 2013 but also includes instruction for students using Microsoft Office 2010. Requirements: Microsoft Office 2013 (or 2010) with Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Mac or PC with audio capabilities ** This course is not Chromebook-compatible and students may not do any of the assignments in Google Docs or Sheets. All assignments and instructions are for Microsoft Office. **




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