Weaver 1-2-3 Read! begins with reading readiness, progresses to teaching the alphabet and phonics, and results in independent reading. Program includes teacher’s handbook, one student workbook, flip chart, and music recordings. Easy-to-use lesson plans, games, and activities are included for preschool and kindergarten.
Weaver 1-2-3 Read! student workbook includes puppets, stories, and visuals for learning phonics rules. Combined with the teacher’s handbook, flip chart, and music recordings, you’ll have a full phonics curriculum for teaching your child to read. Student workbooks are consumable, so you’ll need one copy per child.
View demonstrations of experiments for Alpha Omega Publications LIFEPAC 10th Grade Science which covers biology. Topics in this Alpha Omega curriculum DVD resource include microbiology, ecology, and physiology. (Running Time: 90 minutes)
Ready to introducing your student to 17th and 18th Century English literature? Then the LIFEPAC English IV Unit 7 Worktext is just what you need! This informative, print-based Alpha Omega curriculum overviews period works from Puritan Literature, satirical literature, and literature of sensibility. Tests are included.
Fundamentals of Computer Systems is designed to help students develop knowledge and problem-solving skills in the area of operating systems, computer hardware and computer software. Students will learn the basics of computer hardware and become familiar with the major operating systems, including techniques in installation, configuration and customization. Students will also learn about the Internet, Internet security issues, connectivity, and virus protection techniques. The course will also familiarize students with major software applications including Microsoft® Office®, Java® and the Adobe®. Backup procedures and recovery of computer systems will also be covered in detail. Emphasis will be placed on help desk support protocols, communication and the importance of customer service.
This course introduces students to the variety of careers related to digital and online media. Students will gather and analyze interactive media customer requirements, define the scope of digital media work in written form and demonstrate knowledge of how to manage information system project methodologies. Students will create interactive media product specifications and create a final project plan detailing time and activities required to achieve objectives. Emphasis will be placed on effective use of tools for interactive media production including storyboarding, development, project management and Web processes. Legal and ethical issues will be discussed.
This course introduces the student to the knowledge base and technical skills across the spectrum of careers in the Information Technology Career Cluster; learners will study and demonstrate knowledge of the functions of information systems in our world today. Students will demonstrate appropriate knowledge and behaviors of legal and ethical responsibilities by IT professionals. Students will explore a variety of IT career opportunities and develop a personal career plan to meet their career goals and objectives. This may be taught as a career exploration course in conjunction with other foundation Career Cluster courses.
This course introduces the student to the fundamental concepts of computer networking systems. Students are introduced to the Open System Interconnection (OSI) and the Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) networking models along with Local Area Networks (LAN) and Wide Area Networks (WAN). Also addressed are Ethernet switching specifications, IP routing, IP addressing and IP subnetting. In addition to learning about network devices, physical media, network operating systems, and network security, Students will examine industry standards and the development of networking technologies in conjunction with a basic awareness of software and hardware components used in typical networking and internetworking environments.
This course introduces the student to the basics of network design. Students will learn to identify and/or derive network requirements from the system and learn the high-level design principles of network architecture and network topologies. Students will learn about LAN and WAN network classifications as well as the physical design aspects such as transmission media and Ethernet technologies. This course covers guidelines for assigning addresses to network components, subnets, routers, servers and end-user computing systems. Also included are discussions of switching and routing protocols and network management and network security strategies.
Physical Education is a semester-long elective designed for high school students. The course focuses on performance of individual and team sports, with explanations of proper technique, rules of the game, and preparation. Team sports introduced include soccer, basketball, football, baseball, and volleyball. An introduction to fitness, strength, endurance, and nutrition is also included.
Students will have the opportunity to perform each sport on their own time, while keeping a log of activity. The goal is incorporation of activity into their daily lives and the gain of lifelong healthy fitness habits.
Throughout the course, students may be asked to answer questions or to reflect on what theyve read in their notes. The notes are not graded. Rather, they are a way for students to extend their thinking about the lesson content. Students may keep handwritten or typed notes.
Inspire future entrepreneurs with this one-semester overview of business management. This elective for homeschool students in grades 9-12 uses interactive, computer-based lessons, tests, quizzes, and multimedia to cover topics like the creation, development, and organization of a small business and the challenges of being ones own boss.
Students will demonstrate the effective use of tools for software development. Course content will include software development environments, prototyping techniques, and language specific tools/techniques. Course content includes software testing procedures, test plan development, testing and validation, test results documentation, software testing, audit trails and project management. Students will demonstrate knowledge of software quality assurance processes to ensure quality software products. Students will design a software application by creating design specifications, making design choices, applying the principles of effective information management, information organization, and information?retrieval skills, as well as knowledge of computing/networking hardware and software architecture.