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AOHS Learn More

  1. 1. Academy Online High School<br />Rick Tanski, Principal<br />www.asd20.org/aohs<br />719.234.1670<br />
  2. 2. WhyAcademy Online?<br />Powered by Academy School District 20<br />-Accredited with Distinction by the Colorado Department of Education<br />State of Colorado Certified<br />-Multi-District Program by the Colorado Department of Education<br />www.asd20.org/aohs<br />
  3. 3. WhyAcademy Online?<br />Designed, Built, and Run by District 20<br />-Not by an impersonal for-profit or educational management organization<br />Colorado-Licensed, Award-Winning, Local Teachers<br />-Highly qualified teachers are behind every Academy Online class<br />www.asd20.org/aohs<br />
  4. 4. WhyAcademy Online?<br />Earn a High School Diploma<br />-Academy District 20 Accredited<br />NCAA Approved Courses<br />- eligibilitycenter.org<br />www.asd20.org/aohs<br />
  5. 5. WhyAcademy Online?<br />Fabulous Teacher Connections & Support<br />-Each class has 1 teacher with an average class size of 19 students<br />High Quality, Engaging Courses<br />-Courses built for student success and are aligned to the new Colorado Academic Standards<br />www.asd20.org/aohs<br />
  6. 6. Academy Online Courses<br />Math<br /><ul><li>ACT/SAT Math Review
  7. 7. Algebra 1
  8. 8. Algebra 2
  9. 9. Functions, Statistics, & Trigonometry
  10. 10. Geometry
  11. 11. Pre-Calculus</li></ul>www.asd20.org/aohs<br />
  12. 12. Academy Online Courses<br />Language Arts<br /><ul><li>American Literature & Composition
  13. 13. British Literature & Composition
  14. 14. Contemporary Literature & Composition
  15. 15. Creative Writing
  16. 16. World Literature & Composition</li></ul>www.asd20.org/aohs<br />
  17. 17. Academy Online Courses<br />Science<br /><ul><li>Astronomy
  18. 18. Biology
  19. 19. Chemistry
  20. 20. Earth Science
  21. 21. Physics</li></ul>www.asd20.org/aohs<br />
  22. 22. Academy Online Courses<br />Social Studies<br /><ul><li>Civics & Law
  23. 23. Colorado History
  24. 24. Psychology
  25. 25. Sociology
  26. 26. US History
  27. 27. World History</li></ul>www.asd20.org/aohs<br />
  28. 28. Academy Online Courses<br />Health & PE<br /><ul><li>Fitness Hiking and Walking
  29. 29. Health & Wellness
  30. 30. Total Fitness
  31. 31. Weights and Fitness 1</li></ul>www.asd20.org/aohs<br />
  32. 32. Academy Online Courses<br />Business<br /><ul><li>Career Education
  33. 33. Economics
  34. 34. Marketing
  35. 35. Personal Finance</li></ul>www.asd20.org/aohs<br />
  36. 36. Academy Online Courses<br />Arts & Language<br /><ul><li>Computer Commercial Arts 1
  37. 37. Computer Graphic Arts 1
  38. 38. Computer Graphic Design
  39. 39. Digital Photography 1 & 2
  40. 40. Music Appreciation
  41. 41. Web Design
  42. 42. Spanish 2
  43. 43. Others as needed</li></ul>www.asd20.org/aohs<br />
  44. 44. Lessons Learned &<br />Recommendations<br />Online courses take as much time as a similar in-building class.<br />Plan for 60-70 minutes per class, per day <br />www.asd20.org/aohs<br />
  45. 45. Lessons Learned &<br />Recommendations<br />Students need to be very self-disciplined and motivated to be successful online.<br />Academy Online classes are not self-paced.<br />www.asd20.org/aohs<br />
  46. 46. Lessons Learned &<br />Recommendations<br />Students must be proactive communicators with their online teachers.<br />Check email and courses regularly.<br />www.asd20.org/aohs<br />
  47. 47. Lessons Learned &<br />Recommendations<br />Making up work online can be very overwhelming.<br />Stay caught up with classes.<br />www.asd20.org/aohs<br />
  48. 48. Lessons Learned &<br />Recommendations<br />Online courses include multimedia and text<br />Students who struggle with reading, communication, and visual processing issues will need additional assistance with online courses.<br />www.asd20.org/aohs<br />
  49. 49. Lessons Learned &<br />Recommendations<br />Online courses are not for credit recovery.<br />Students needing credit recovery may be able to do so through another district program in conjunction with Academy Online.<br />www.asd20.org/aohs<br />
  50. 50. Lessons Learned &<br />Recommendations<br />Online courses provide multiple levels of interaction.<br />Students interact with teachers, other students, and the content of the course.<br />www.asd20.org/aohs<br />
  51. 51. Lessons Learned &<br />Recommendations<br />Students can take classes part or full time.<br />Participation in 4 online courses = full-time status.<br />www.asd20.org/aohs<br />
  52. 52. Keys to<br />Online Success<br />www.asd20.org/aohs<br />
  53. 53. Keys to Online Success<br />Dedicating Time<br />Plan for 60-70 minutes per class, per day<br />www.asd20.org/aohs<br />
  54. 54. Keys to Online Success<br />www.asd20.org/aohs<br />
  55. 55. Keys to Online Success<br />Keeping up with Your Work<br />www.asd20.org/aohs<br />
  56. 56. Learn More at<br />www.asd20.org/aohs<br />-Tell us you’re interested by completing the interest information form<br />

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