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Students in this course will explore a variety of allied and behavioral health careers, including the roles, responsibilities, and training required for each.  Participants will conduct guided self-assessments to help them envision themselves in rewarding careers that are appropriate to their skills and interests.  Students will also learn the roles and responsibilities of different members/functional units of the health care team; information on related job and educational opportunities; needs and roles of health providers in rural and urban Alaska settings. 

 

This course will introduce students to the geology of Alaska. Students will apply the processes and applications of scientific inquiry. During the semester, students will learn how to take geological data and use geological instruments. Students will learn how different landforms are shaped in Alaska. They will explore Alaska Volcanoes and landforms of Denali National Park.

Learn more about Cells, DNA, Homeostasis, Photosynthesis, Meiosis and Mitosis in this first semester course about biology

First Semester: Tier 3 math course preparing students for Algebra 1.

Welcome to the VTC Geometry, Semester I class!!
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This course introduces the student to Alaska’s history and geography and their impact on the state and nation. The student will also learn about and understand the current (regional and state) issues faced by all Alaskans and how they affect Alaska’s villages, cities, Native corporations, state and the world.

Students in this course will explore a variety of allied and behavioral health careers, including the roles, responsibilities, and training required for each.  Participants will conduct guided self-assessments to help them envision themselves in rewarding careers that are appropriate to their skills and interests.  Students will also learn the roles and responsibilities of different members/functional units of the health care team; information on related job and educational opportunities; needs and roles of health providers in rural and urban Alaska settings. 

 

This nine-week class will introduce, review or summarize skills necessary for successful living in multicultural society.  Students will study personal values and self-esteem, family functions and trends, the changing male/female roles in society, dating and marriage, prenatal and child development, the birthing process, and crisis management. 

This one semester course will introduce students to basic aviation information. Students will learn, aviation vocabulary and pilot communication, aviation history, the parts of a plane and the aerodynamics of flight, basic instruments, aviation weather and navigation, airport design, and aviation careers.  Students will learn basic flight principles and will fly an X-plane 10 computer simulator.

This one semester course will introduce students to basic aviation information. Students will learn, aviation vocabulary and pilot communication, aviation history, the parts of a plane and the aerodynamics of flight, basic instruments, aviation weather and navigation, airport design, and aviation careers.  Students will learn basic flight principles and will fly an X-plane 10 computer simulator.

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Edynamics Early Childhood Development Course. 

Blended with in classroom experience and hands on teacher projects. 

This is an internship and mentorship course that involves in-classroom experience and online coursework.  The online coursework is monitored by Mr. Stewart.

Edynamics Early Childhood Development Course with Mr. Stewart.

Students in this course will explore a variety of allied and behavioral health careers, including the roles, responsibilities, and training required for each.  Participants will conduct guided self-assessments to help them envision themselves in rewarding careers that are appropriate to their skills and interests.  Students will also learn the roles and responsibilities of different members/functional units of the health care team; information on related job and educational opportunities; needs and roles of health providers in rural and urban Alaska settings. 

 

Edynamics Early Childhood Development Course. 

Blended with in classroom experience and hands on teacher projects. 

This one semester American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED course will help participants recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac, breathing and first aid emergencies.  Students will learn the knowledge and skills needed to give immediate care to an injured or ill person and to decide whether advanced medical care is needed.  Successful completion of this course will earn participants a certificate in First Aid, CPR, and AED.

Medical Terminology is the study of terminology including analysis and origin of word roots, prefixes and suffixes.  Understanding the word components, students will be able to build, spell and define medical words.  Content will be presented by body systems, focusing on terms for anatomy, diagnostic, laboratory and medical specialties. Includes use of a medical dictionary, word pronunciation, and abbreviations.  Designed for high school students pursuing a career in health care.

Students in this course will explore a variety of allied and behavioral health careers, including the roles, responsibilities, and training required for each.  Participants will conduct guided self-assessments to help them envision themselves in rewarding careers that are appropriate to their skills and interests.  Students will also learn the roles and responsibilities of different members/functional units of the health care team; information on related job and educational opportunities; needs and roles of health providers in rural and urban Alaska settings. 

 

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Students will learn about the elements and principles of art. Students will explore techniques and mediums as they create unique works of art.

Students will learn about the elements and principles of art. Students will explore techniques and mediums as they create unique works of art.

Isaac Asimov
“The Three Laws of Robotics:

1: A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm;
2: A robot must obey the orders given it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law;
3: A robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Law;

― Isaac Asimov, I, Robot

This Moodle course is a meeting space for VTC lead teachers to connect, collaborate, and learn.

This course is a template that LKSD teachers can import into their current Moodle courses to help guide design and structure of their course.  It helps to frame a course for student accessibility at a basic level.

Four week course for creating moodle sites for the face to face classroom

This six week course introduces teachers to the tools and strategies needed to connect with students online. The course will investigate best practices in communicating with and encouraging students in an online / blended environment, as well as provide practical instruction in some of the most common course tools provided in Moodle. Participants will be provided synchronous and asynchronous experiences to encourage growth of facilitation skills. Teachers will also work with and discuss a variety of methods for creating student engagement in an online setting.

Science Writing: Introduction to the Interactive Science Notebook. This course focuses on familiarizing students with the thinking levels and writing styles they will need to successfully complete their interactive notebooks in science.

Welcome to Wolf Research Concepts!

This course was developed by the International Wolf Center to promote awareness about wolves and foster an interest in learning more about them.During this course, you will become familiar with a variety of tools that researchers use to study wolves. Wolf research enables humans to better understand wolf behavior, ecology and conservation.

An overview of the Great Lakes throughout time. As a student you will discover how the Great Lakes were formed into their present state and what current changes will shapes the future of these amazing lakes.

We will look at many factors including: ecology, industry, history, current research and more.

Brought to you by the Duluth Aquarium.
http://www.glaquarium.org/

An mathematical and historical investigation into one of the most important number series in nature - suitable for ages 9 and upwards.

Course shell bannerThere are so many different types of art in this world—fine art, classical art, visual art—but the impact of digital art and design is all around us, often in ways that you probably aren’t even aware of! After taking Digital Art and Design, you’ll enjoy a deeper understanding and appreciation for all things digital as you explore this special genre of art found in everything from advertising to animation to photography and beyond. In this course, you’ll learn about the evolution of art, the basic principles of art and design, and the role of art in politics and society. Additionally, you will actually create your own digital art and make it come alive. Give your creative side a boost with this Digital Art and Design course!

CosmetologyStudents will explore career options in the field of cosmetology. Research into some of the common techniques used in caring for hair, nails, and skin in salons, spas, and other cosmetology-related businesses will also be presented.

AstronomyWhy do stars twinkle? Is it possible to fall into a black hole? Will the sun ever stop shining? Since the first glimpse of the night sky, humans have been fascinated with the stars, planets, and universe that surrounds us. This course will introduce students to the study of astronomy, including its history and development, basic scientific laws of motion and gravity, the concepts of modern astronomy, and the methods used by astronomers to learn more about the universe. Additional topics include the solar system, the Milky Way and other galaxies, and the sun and stars. Using online tools, students will examine the life cycle of stars, the properties of planets, and the exploration of space.

Middle School Career ExplorationsWhen you think about your future, what careers do you see? Police officer? Nurse? Farmer? Restaurant manager? In Middle School Career Exploration, you’ll explore careers in more than 15 different career areas. From the energy field to sales and from law to transportation, you’ll learn more about what careers are available and what you need to do to be a success. In addition, you’ll examine how to choose the career that is best for you based on your own unique personality and interests. And you can begin developing your leadership skills now. Middle School Career Exploration will help you prepare for your future now! What do want to be?

World ReligionsThroughout the ages, religions from around the world have shaped the political, social, and cultural aspects of societies. This course focuses on the major religions that have played a role in human history, including Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Shintoism, and Taosim. Students will trace the major developments in these religions and explore their relationships with social institutions and culture. The course will also discuss some of the similarities and differences among the major religions and examine the connections and influences they have.

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