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2020 Term 1  |  2021 Flexible Enrollment  |  2020 Term 2

Term 1:   September 14, 2020 - November 13, 2020 - ACDP
Registration: August 31, 2020 - September 18, 2020
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.

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.
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American Government/Civics

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.
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Contemporary Issues - National Affairs

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.
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Contemporary Literature - Nature Series

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.
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Introduction to Allied Health

This course is designed to provide students with an overview of the healthcare system, health professions, general anatomy and physiology, and medical terminology. Students will learn about different health care programs, and the wide variety of health care professions in the industry.
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Flexible Enrollment:   September 14, 2020 - May 28, 2021 - ACDP
Registration: August 31, 2020 - March 19, 2021
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

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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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 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 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.
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American Government/Civics 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.
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Biology 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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Biology Session 2

Students will learn about the immune, nervous, lymphatic, digestive and endocrine systems through readings and interactive activities.
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Chemistry

This chemistry survey is designed to introduce students to the world of chemistry. The principles of chemistry were first identified, studied, and applied by ancient Egyptians in order to extract metal from ores, make alcoholic beverages, glaze pottery, turn fat into soap, and much more. What began as a quest to build better weapons or create potions capable of ensuring everlasting life has since become the foundation of modern science. Take a look around you: chemistry makes up almost everything you touch, see, and feel, from the shampoo you used this morning to the plastic container that holds your lunch. In this course, we will study chemistry from the ground up, learning the basics of the atom and its behavior. We will use this knowledge to understand the chemical properties of matter and the changes and reactions that take place in all types of matter.
College Algebra

This course replaces Bridges Math Elementary Algebra. This course will benefit those students who have completed Algebra I and would like to review Algebra concepts before transitioning to post-secondary schooling. This course will also help students prepare to take the Elementary Algebra portion of the Accuplacer© College Entrance Test. Prerequisites: Algebra 1
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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.
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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.
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Foundations of Real World Math 1

This course replaces Bridges Math Arithmetic/Problem Solving. This course is a Pre-Algebra course which provides students a method to strengthen their foundations of Pre-algebra concepts and prepare for Algebra 1. The course is a comprehensive review and is offered across two sessions. This course is the first course of the two sessions and students should be enrolled in this course first, before taking Session 2.
Foundations of Real World Math 2

The course is a comprehensive review and is offered across two sessions. This course is a Pre-Algebra course which provides students a method to strengthen their foundations of Pre-algebra concepts and prepare for Algebra 1. Prerequisites: Foundations of Real World Math Session 1
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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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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Introduction to Communications

The students will engage in learning about multiple avenues of communication: interpersonal, intrapersonal, business, and cultural. Students will also learn what shapes communication and how to successfully communicate in different platforms.
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Introduction to Manufacturing

In this course, students will be provided with an overview of the importance of manufacturing in their everyday life and what careers are possible with the skills learned in manufacturing. Students in this course will be engaged in what manufacturing is, types of tools used, skills needed, jobs available and possible income levels. They will have the opportunity to learn about the seven community college manufacturing programs right here in the State of Connecticut.
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Life Management Skills S1

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.
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Life Management Skills S2

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.
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Media Literacy

Students will learn the concepts of Media Literacy by accessing, analyzing, evaluating, and creating media. Students will explore how media messages create meaning; name the "tools of persuasion" used by the media; recognize bias, spin, and misinformation while discovering the part of the story that''s not being told.
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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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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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Physical Science - Physics I

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.
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Professional Writing

Students will create a resume and cover letter that can be used for real world job searches in this career and work readiness writing course. Students will learn about word processing applications and how to use these skills to write in various business formats such as memos and letters while also developing persuasive writing and audience assessment skills.
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Transitions - Getting Into College 1

This course covers self-assessment, career research, and selecting and applying for college.
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Transitions -Survival Skills 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 2:   November 16, 2020 - January 22, 2021 - ACDP
Registration: November 2, 2020 - November 20, 2020
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.
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American Government/Civics

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.
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Art Appreciation

This course is an exploration of visual art forms and their cultural connections for the student with little experience in the visual arts. It includes a brief study of art history, and in-depth studies of the elements, media, and methods used in creative thought and processes. In this course you will be able to interpret works of art; explain the processes involved in artistic production; identify the political, social, cultural, and aesthetic issues that artists examine in their work; and explain the role and effect of the visual arts in societies, history, and world cultures.
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Contemporary Issues - International Affairs

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

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

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.