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Term 1:   September 15, 2014 - November 14, 2014 - ACDP
Registration: September 2, 2014 - September 19, 2014
All of the following Academic Courses are ½ Credit. (If a student needs a full credit course, please sign up for Session 1 and Session 2 of the respective course during the session 1 registration period.)
Bridges Math: Algebra 2 - Intermediate Algebra

This course will benefit those students who have completed Algebra I and would like to continue their studies of mathematics into Intermediate Algebra. This course will also help students prepare to take the College Level Math portion of the Accuplacer© College Entrance Test, so that upon entering college they can place into a credit bearing math course and place out of the developmental math courses. The topics covered are Radical Expressions, Absolute Values and Inequalities, Complex Numbers, Quadratics, Compositions of Functions, Exponential and Logarithm Functions. Prerequisite: Algebra I or Elementary Algebra
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America at War and Music Part 1: The Two World Wars. Session 1

Students will explore the two most significant events of the twentieth century: World War I and World War II. Throughout the course students will learn about the significant figures, encounters, social events and political scenes that brought about these destructive encounters that swallowed the Northern Hemisphere and areas beyond. In addition students will discover how the ramifications of each major event avalanched, and in due time led to further struggles. Furthermore, students will apply their knowledge of these epic events to analyze numerous songs from each of the World War eras. These songs will give the students a remarkable glimpse into the collective mind and heart of an America that for the first time was asserting itself as the global power it is today. Finally, the songs will allow the students to step back in time to ascertain the cultural scene of an America locked in war.
View the Weekly Schedule.
American Government/Civics Session 1

This course takes you through a journey of American Government. This journey will be both an "outward" and "inward" experience. The outward journey will enable you to understand the structure, purpose, and applications of the U.S. Constitution. The inward journey will ask you to explore your core beliefs, reflecting on how these may affect your participation in our government. You will learn about not only the role of citizens in a democracy, but also how to become an active citizen who can influence government.
View the Weekly Schedule.
Biology 1 Session 1

Students will study living and non-living systems and how learn how they interact with one another. Students explore the world they live in by posing questions and seeking answers through scientific inquiry. Students will be introduced to the structure, function, diversity, and evolution of living matter.
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Bridges Math – Review of Arithmetic/Problem Solving Session 1

This course will benefit those students who need help with basic arithmetic skills and problem solving concepts that are covered on the Arithmetic portion of the Accuplacer© College Entrance Test. The topics covered are whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percentages, measurement, and basic geometry. Please see the Weekly Schedule for further details. Algebra 1 Prerequisite
View the Weekly Schedule.
Contemporary Issues - National Affairs Session 1

Students will explore current issues and how they are affecting society in the United States; develop their critical thinking skills on topics of National importance; write persuasive material using information from research and articles provided; and generate solutions to important problems facing our country today.
View the Weekly Schedule.
Contemporary Literature - Nature Series Session 1

For this course, two books are required reading: Winterdance by Gary Paulsen and The Big Burn by Jeanette Ingold. Students have 3 weeks to complete the readings and assignments for each book.
View the Weekly Schedule.
Financial Literacy Session 1

This course provides experience with real-world financial applications using mathematics and visits to useful computer software and internet sites. Topics include financial management, careers, budgets, checking accounts, banking, and borrowing basics. Students will view their lives from a financial perspective and gain knowledge and awareness of materials available for making financially fit decisions going forward. This course can be taken as a mathematics or elective credit.
View the Weekly Schedule.
Physical Science - Physics I Session 1

This course focuses on basic physics. Topics include forces and motion and energy through waves. This course is designed to serve as a foundation for the study of the physical sciences.
View the Weekly Schedule.
Transitions - Getting Into College Session 1

This course covers self-assessment, career research, and selecting and applying for college.
View the Weekly Schedule.

Flexible Enrollment:   September 15, 2014 - May 29, 2015 - ACDP
Registration: September 2, 2014 - March 20, 2015
All of the following Academic Courses are ½ Credit. (If a student needs a full credit course, please sign up for Session 1 and Session 2 of the respective course during the session 1 registration period.)
Algebra I Session 1

This course is the first half of Algebra 1. This course is designed to give students the skills and strategies to solve fundamental mathematical problems, including linear and exponential relationships, descriptive statistics, and quadratic functions.
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Geometry Session 1

Students will learn and complete Geometry problems and assignments related to geometric constructions, terminology and fundamental properties of geometry, deductive and inductive reasoning and their application to formal and informal proof, and formulas pertaining to the measurement of plane and solid figures.
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Life Management Skills Session 1

In this course students have an opportunity to develop or enhance life management skills important in making decisions for healthy and effective living. Through the study of real life issues, the goal is for students to form healthy attitudes and behaviors that promote personal development, health and well-being. This session will focus on self and family awareness, nutrition, communication skills, and chemical awareness.
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Modern Literature Session 1

Students will read, explore and discuss the selected texts: The Things They Carried by Tim O''Brien and Big Mouth and Ugly Girl by Joyce Carol Oates. The literature explores topics such as growing up, war, cultural differences, and survival.
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Algebra I Session 2

This course is the second half of Algebra 1. This course is designed to give students the skills and strategies to solve fundamental mathematical problems, including linear and exponential relationships, descriptive statistics, and quadratic functions. Prerequisite: Algebra 1 Session 1
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American Government/Civics Session 2

This course takes you through a journey of American Government. This journey will be both an "outward" and "inward" experience. The outward journey will enable you to understand the structure, purpose, and applications of the U.S. Constitution. The inward journey will ask you to explore your core beliefs, reflecting on how these may affect your participation in our government. You will learn about not only the role of citizens in a democracy, but also how to become an active citizen who can influence government.
View the Weekly Schedule.
Geometry Session 2

Students will learn and complete Geometry problems and assignments related to geometric constructions, terminology and fundamental properties of geometry, deductive and inductive reasoning and their application to formal and informal proof, and formulas pertaining to the measurement of plane and solid figures. Prerequisite: Geometry Session 1
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Life Management Skills Session 2

In this course students have an opportunity to develop or enhance life management skills important in making decisions for healthy and effective living. Through the study of real life issues, the goal is for students to form healthy attitudes and behaviors that promote personal development, health and well-being. This session will focus on goal and decision making skills, consumer skills, and health education.
View the Weekly Schedule.
Modern Literature Session 2

Students will read, explore and discuss the selected texts: Samurai Shortstop by Alan M. Gratz and Life As We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer. The literature explores topics such as growing up, war, cultural differences, and survival.
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Term 2:   November 17, 2014 - January 23, 2015 - ACDP
Registration: November 3, 2014 - November 28, 2014
All of the following Academic Courses are ½ Credit. (If a student needs a full credit course, please sign up for Session 1 and Session 2 of the respective course during the session 1 registration period.)
America at War and Music Part 2: Vietnam to Iraq.

This course explores America''s most recent military conflicts including The Vietnam War, Persian Gulf War, and the more recent wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Students will conduct a comprehensive review of the significant figures, encounters, social events, and political scenes that gave birth to these armed conflicts over the past quarter century. In addition, students will apply their knowledge of these highly discussed and often controversial events to analyze numerous songs which reflect upon, and sometimes criticize America''s involvement in these conflicts. These songs will provide a fantastic insight into the revolutionary culture that sprang up in America during their parents'' generation as conformity gave way to an America that was more willing to challenge the status quo.
View the Weekly Schedule.
Bridges Math – Review of Elementary Algebra

This course will benefit those students who need help with basic algebra concepts that are covered on the Elementary Algebra portion of the Accuplacer© College Entrance Test. The topics covered are integers, rational numbers, algebraic expressions, simple formulas, solving equations, inequalities, and word problems. Please see the Weekly Breakdown for further details. Prerequisite: Completion oF Algebra 1 or Elementary Algebra
View the Weekly Schedule.
American Government/Civics Session 2

This course takes you through a journey of American Government. This journey will be both an "outward" and "inward" experience. The outward journey will enable you to understand the structure and purpose of then U.S. Capitol including its important buildings and transportation systems. The inward journey will ask you to explore your core beliefs, reflecting on how these may affect your participation in our government. You will learn about not only the role of citizens in a democracy, but also how to become an active citizen who can influence government.
View the Weekly Schedule.
Biology Session 2

Students will learn about the immune, nervous, lymphatic, digestive and endocrine systems through readings and interactive activities.
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Contemporary Issues - International Affairs Session 2

Students will explore current issues and how they affect societies all around the globe; develop their critical thinking skills on topics of International importance; and learn how issues are debated and problems analyzed on a global scale.
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Contemporary Literature Session 2

For this course, you will read 2 books: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Hadden and The Memory of Running by Ron McLarty. Students have 3 weeks to complete the readings and assignments for each book.
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Financial Literacy Session 2

This course provides experience with real-world financial applications using mathematics and visits to useful computer software and internet sites. Topics include financial management, careers, budgets, checking accounts, banking, and borrowing basics. Students will view their lives from a financial perspective and gain knowledge and awareness of materials available for making financially fit decisions going forward. This course can be taken as a mathematics or elective credit.
View the Weekly Schedule.
Physical Science - Chemistry Session 2

This course focuses on basic chemistry. Topics include measurements, compounds and bonds, chemical reactions, energy and matter, solutions, and acids and bases. This course is designed to serve as a foundation for the study of the physical sciences.
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Transitions -Survival Skills Session 2

Students will review what it takes to be successful in college including how to develop effective study habits and successful time management strategies. Emphasis on preparing for college level reading, writing and test taking.
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Term 3:   January 26, 2015 - March 27, 2015 - ACDP
Registration: January 12, 2015 - January 30, 2015
All of the following Academic Courses are ½ Credit. (If a student needs a full credit course, please sign up for Session 1 and Session 2 of the respective course during the session 1 registration period.)
America at War and Music Part 1: The Two World Wars. Session 1

Students will explore the two most significant events of the twentieth century: World War I and World War II. Throughout the course students will learn about the significant figures, encounters, social events and political scenes that brought about these destructive encounters that swallowed the Northern Hemisphere and areas beyond. In addition students will discover how the ramifications of each major event avalanched, and in due time led to further struggles. Furthermore, students will apply their knowledge of these epic events to analyze numerous songs from each of the World War eras. These songs will give the students a remarkable glimpse into the collective mind and heart of an America that for the first time was asserting itself as the global power it is today. Finally, the songs will allow the students to step back in time to ascertain the cultural scene of an America locked in war.
View the Weekly Schedule.
American Government/Civics Session 1

This course takes you through a journey of American Government. This journey will be both an "outward" and "inward" experience. The outward journey will enable you to understand the structure, purpose, and applications of the U.S. Constitution. The inward journey will ask you to explore your core beliefs, reflecting on how these may affect your participation in our government. You will learn about not only the role of citizens in a democracy, but also how to become an active citizen who can influence government.
View the Weekly Schedule.
Biology 1 Session 1

Taught completely online, this half credit course is comprised of reading materials and content from open source Biology sites along with questions and activities written by CT Adult Credit Diploma certified science teachers. The course also offers some fun on-line activities and practice quizzes. The curriculum has been specifically selected for the success of the adult education credit diploma student. This course requires reading from online materials and turning in assignments.
View the Weekly Schedule.
Bridges Math – Review of Arithmetic/Problem Solving Session 1

This course will benefit those students who need help with basic arithmetic skills and problem solving concepts that are covered on the Arithmetic portion of the Accuplacer© College Entrance Test. The topics covered are whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percentages, measurement, and basic geometry. Please see the Weekly Schedule for further details. Algebra 1 Prerequisite
View the Weekly Schedule.
Contemporary Issues - National Affairs Session 1

Students will explore current issues and how they are affecting society in the United States; develop their critical thinking skills on topics of National importance; write persuasive material using information from research and articles provided; and generate solutions to important problems facing our country today.
View the Weekly Schedule.
Contemporary Literature - - Nature Series Session 1

For this course, two books are required reading: Winterdance by Gary Paulsen and The Big Burn by Jeanette Ingold. Students have 3 weeks to complete the readings and assignments for each book.
View the Weekly Schedule.
Financial Literacy Session 1

This course provides experience with real-world financial applications using mathematics and visits to useful computer software and internet sites. Topics include financial management, careers, budgets, checking accounts, banking, and borrowing basics. Students will view their lives from a financial perspective and gain knowledge and awareness of materials available for making financially fit decisions going forward. This course can be taken as a mathematics or elective credit.
View the Weekly Schedule.
Physical Science - Physics I Session 1

This course focuses on basic physics. Topics include forces and motion and energy through waves. This course is designed to serve as a foundation for the study of the physical sciences.
View the Weekly Schedule.
Transitions - Getting Into College- Session 1

This course covers self-assessment, career research, and selecting and applying for college.
View the Weekly Schedule.

Term 4:   March 30, 2015 - May 29, 2015 - ACDP
Registration: March 16, 2015 - April 3, 2015
All of the following Academic Courses are ½ Credit. (If a student needs a full credit course, please sign up for Session 1 and Session 2 of the respective course during the session 1 registration period.)
America at War and Music Part 2: Vietnam to Iraq.

Students who enroll in this course will partake in a comprehensive exploration of America''s most recent military conflicts, The Vietnam War, Persian Gulf War, and the modern day wars of Afghanistan and Iraq. Throughout the course students will learn about the significant figures, encounters, social events, and political scenes that gave birth to the armed conflicts we have been involved in over the past quarter century. In addition, students will apply their knowledge of these highly discussed and often controversial events to analyze numerous songs which reflect upon, and sometimes criticize America''s involvement in these conflicts. These songs will give the students a fantastic insight into the revolutionary culture that sprang up in America during their parents'' generation as conformity gave way to an America that was more willing to challenge the status quo.
View the Weekly Schedule.
Bridges Math – Review of Elementary Algebra

This course will benefit those students who need help with basic algebra concepts that are covered on the Elementary Algebra portion of the Accuplacer© College Entrance Test. The topics covered are integers, rational numbers, algebraic expressions, simple formulas, solving equations, inequalities, and word problems. Please see the Weekly Breakdown for further details. Prerequisite: Completion of Algebra 1 or Elementary Algebra
View the Weekly Schedule.
American Government/Civics Session 2

Taught completely online, CT Adult Credit Diploma certified Civics teachers have reviewed and accepted this course for use in the CT Virtual Adult High School. This course requires reading from online materials and turning in written discussions and assignments.
View the Weekly Schedule.
Biology Session 2

Taught completely online, this half credit course is comprised of reading materials and content from the Apex Learning’s Beyond Books product along with questions and activities written by CT Adult Credit Diploma certified science teachers. The course also offers some fun on-line activities and practice quizzes. The curriculum has been specifically selected for the success of the adult education credit diploma student. This course requires reading from online materials and turning in assignments.
View the Weekly Schedule.
Contemporary Issues - International Affairs Session 2

Taught completely online, this course will explore current issues and how they are affecting societies across the world. Curriculum will include reading articles, researching issues online, completing online assignments, and engaging in meaningful discussions in an online format. This curriculum was custom designed for Adult Credit Diploma students.
View the Weekly Schedule.
Contemporary Literature Session 2

Taught completely online, this course requires the student to read assigned books and online materials that have been selected by the teacher to engage in meaningful, deeper level thinking about modern day issues and events. Students must complete written discussions and assignments in the online format.
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Financial Literacy Session 2

Taught completely online, this course is designed to give students experience with real-world financial applications of mathematics. Topics will include financial management, careers, budgets, checking accounts, banking, and borrowing basics. The use of a variety of on-line software and Internet sites will be utilized. The expectation of the course is for students to take a look at their life from a financial perspective and gain knowledge and awareness of materials available to them as they proceed in their life as a financially fit individual. This course can be taken as a mathematics or elective credit.
View the Weekly Schedule.
Physical Science - Chemistry Session 2

Taught completely online, this course is comprised of reading materials and content from the Apex Learning’s Beyond Books product along with questions and activities written by CT Adult Credit Diploma certified science teachers. The curriculum has been specifically selected for the Adult Education Credit Diploma student. This course requires reading from online materials and turning in written discussions and assignments. This course has been updated with added improvements.
View the Weekly Schedule.
Transitions -Survival Skills Session 2

Taught completely online, this course covers College Survival Skills: how college differs from high school, how to improve your study habits, how to manage your time, college reading and writing, how to handle college lectures, and how to handle college texts. This curriculum was custom designed for Adult Credit Diploma students.
View the Weekly Schedule.