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COURSE CATALOG DESCRIPTIONS 2017-2018

HUMANITIES

Creative Studies

Course Number:

  • English 9 - EN137
  • Drama 1 (FA630) or Art 1 (FA607)

Grade Level: 9

Graduation Credit: Eng/SS
A-G Credit: A & B

This class integrates English 9 with Visual Performing Arts. Students produce a variety of performance-based projects exploring literary themes and genres, with an emphasis on the classics such as Homer's Odyssey & William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet. Students will learn basic presentation skills as well as how to give "evidence based" feedback to peers.

World Studies

Course Number:

  • English 10 - EN129
  • World History - SS836

Grade Level: 10

Graduation Credit: Eng/SS
A-G Credit: A & B

World Studies combines California state content standards for English Language Arts and Modern World History. While the sequence of topics is largely driven by history standards, there is equal stress on both ELA and history content, and students are assessed in all NTHS Learning Outcomes.

American Studies

Course Number:

  • Am Lit - EN141
  • US History - SS801

Grade Level: 11

Graduation Credit: Eng/SS
A-G Credit: A & B

American Literature and American History are combined to form a series of thematic and chronological projects, Students will explore the various periods in American history and prominent literature (fiction and non-fiction) that supports the progression of American history from the Roaring Twenties, through the Great Depression, World War II, the Civil Rights Movement, to the Cold War and current immigration with readings ranging from novels to memoirs to non-fiction pieces and poetry.

Political Studies

Course Number:

  • Pol Lit - EN168
  • Govt - SS802/Econ - SS823

Grade Level: 12

Graduation Credit: Eng/SS
A-G Credit: A & B

In the first semester Political Studies integrates English 12 with U.S. Government. In the second semester it integrates English 12 with Economics. Through projects students will learn about the foundations of the U.S. government, the role of government in their lives and how the government has evolved over time. We will then explore how economics drives political decisions and the world around us.

MATHEMATICS

INTEGRATED MATH 1

Course Number: MA289

Grade Level: 9-10

Graduation Credit: Math
A-G Credit: C

Integrated Math 1 is the first in a sequence of three yearlong college prep courses designed to integrate number sense, algebra, functions, geometry, and statistics. Emphasis will be placed on practical applications and modeling. Multiple technologies including applets, manipulatives, calculators, and application software are a requirement to promote a highly engaging collaborative learning environment. Student will experience the development of a branch of mathematics through the use of undefined terms, definitions, postulates and theorems. They will use algebraic models of situations; choose appropriate proof from various possibilities, and then coordinate and transformation techniques as they apply mathematical concepts to real world situations.

INTEGRATED MATH 2

Course Number: MA290

Grade Level: 9-12

Graduation Credit: Math
A-G Credit: C

Prerequisite: Math 1 or Equivalent

Integrated Math 2 is the second in a sequence of three yearlong college prep courses designed to integrate number sense, algebra, functions, geometry and statistics. Emphasis will be placed on practical applications and modeling. Multiple technologies including applets, manipulatives, calculators, and application software are a requirement to promote a highly engaging collaborative learning environment. Student will experience the development of a branch of mathematics through the use of undefined terms, definitions, postulates and theorems. They will use algebraic models of situations; choose appropriate proof from various possibilities, and then coordinate and transformation techniques as they apply mathematical concepts to real world situations.

INTEGRATED MATH 3

Course Number: MA291

Grade Level: 10-12

Graduation Credit: Math
A-G Credit: C

Prerequisite: Math 2 or Equivalent

Integrated Math 3 is the third in a sequence of three yearlong college prep courses designed to integrate number sense, algebra, functions, geometry, and statistics. Emphasis will be placed on practical applications and modeling. Multiple technologies including applets, manipulatives, calculators, and application software are a requirement to promote a highly engaging collaborative learning environment. Student will experience the development of a branch of mathematics through the use of undefined terms, definitions, postulates and theorems. They will use algebraic models of situations; choose appropriate proof from various possibilities, and then coordinate and transformation techniques as they apply mathematical concepts to real world situations.

PRE-CALCULUS

Course Number: MA230

Grade Level: 11-12

Graduation Credit: Math
A-G Credit: C

Prerequisite: Math 3 or Equivalent

This year long course combines the trigonometric, geometric, and algebraic concepts needed to prepare students for the study of Calculus. The main topics in the course are (1) complex numbers, (2) rational functions, (3) trigonometric functions and (4) their inverses, (5) inverse function, (6) vectors and (7) matrices and (8) parametric and (9) polar curves.

FINANCIAL ALGEBRA

Course Number: MA292

Grade Level: 11-12

Graduation Credit: Math
A-G Credit: C

Prerequisite: Math 2 or Equivalent

Advanced Algebra with Financial Applications is a college-preparatory course that will use sophisticated mathematics to give you the tools to become a financially responsible young adult. The course employs advanced algebra, probability, and statistics to solve financial problems that occur in everyday life. Inquiry based problem units involving investing, credit, banking, auto insurance, mortgages, employment, income taxes, budgeting, and planning for retirement are solved by applying the relevant mathematics. Field projects, computer spreadsheets, and graphing calculators are key components of the course. Students will apply the common core mathematical practice standards through a New Tech problem-based learning model when solving problems and completing performance tasks.

SCIENCE

BIOFITNESS

Course Number:

  • Biology - SC303
  • PE/Health - PE298

Grade Level: 9

Graduation Credit: Life Sci/PE
A-G Credit: D

This is an introductory survey course on contemporary biology, physical education, and health education, which fulfills the college entrance laboratory science requirements for the University of California, physical education and health standards. Students will be able to recognize, discuss and correctly apply fundamental biological principles influencing his or her personal relationship with other living things. Furthermore, students will be able to apply their knowledge of basic biological principles to the problems humans face in a modern technological society. The students will also be able to develop their own personal fitness and nutrition plan with a deep understanding of the biology that makes their plan relevant. (Biology is a Life Science.)

PHYSICS

Course Number: SC362

Grade Level: 10-12

Graduation Credit: Phys Science
A-G Credit: D

PREREQUISITE: ALGEBRA 1 or Math 1 with a C or better or equivalent.

Students learn at a conceptual level motion and forces, Newton's three laws, conservation of energy and momentum, heat and thermodynamics, wave theory, and electromagnetics. (This class is a Physical Science)

CHEMISTRY

Course Number: SC350

Grade Level: 10-12

Graduation Credit: Phys Science
A-G Credit: D

PREREQUISITE: ALGEBRA 1 or Math 1 with a C or better or equivalent.

Students investigate the properties of matter and energy, including the characteristics of elements, periodic properties, chemical bonding, stoichiometry, molecular geometry, chemical equilibrium, acids and bases, and thermodynamics. This is a lab-based class. (This class is a Physical Science)

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

Course Number: SC323

Grade Level: 10-12

Graduation Credit: Life Science
A-G Credit: TBD

PREREQUISITE: BIOLOGY with a C or better or equivalent

Students will analyze the factors contributing to environmental stability as well as instability with a focus on human impact on the environment. Course activities include several field trips aligned with projects, contribution to the student garden, and projects focused on local environmental action. Content will include basic chemistry, biology, economics, and health.

FOREIGN LANGUAGE

SPANISH 1

Course Number: FL438

Grade Level: 9-12

Graduation Credit: FL
A-G Credit: E

Students will learn communicative skills by using Spanish daily, with integrated practice in listening, speaking, reading and writing in Spanish. Students will study grammatical structures of Spanish, vocabulary will vary based on project needs. They will use the language to explore Hispanic countries and cultures, and will make comparisons and connections with their own.

SPANISH 2

Course Number: FL440

Grade Level: 10-12

Graduation Credit: FL
A-G Credit: E

PREREQUISITE: SPANISH 1 or equivalent

Students will build on communicative skills from Spanish 1 by using Spanish daily, with integrated practice in listening, speaking, reading and writing in Spanish. Students will continue to study grammatical structures of Spanish and vocabulary. They will use the language to explore Hispanic countries and cultures, and will make comparisons and connections with their own.

SPANISH 3

Course Number: FL442

Grade Level: 11-12

Graduation Credit: FL
A-G Credit: E

PREREQUISITE: SPANISH 2 or equivalent

Students will learn advanced grammar concepts and additional vocabulary. Students will use the language to read and respond to a variety of prompts.

SPANISH FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS 1

Course Number: FL455

Grade Level: 9-12

Graduation Credit: FL
A-G Credit: E

This course prepares native Spanish speakers with little or no formal training in Spanish for more advanced communication. It addresses listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Students also learn about regional variations in standard Spanish, topics such as Spanglish and code-switching, and the relationship between language and cultural identity.

SPANISH FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS 2

Course Number: FL420

Grade Level: 9-12

Graduation Credit: FL
A-G Credit: E

This course prepares native Spanish speakers with little or no formal training in Spanish for more advanced communication. It addresses listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Students also learn about regional variations in standard Spanish, topics such as Spanglish and code-switching, and the relationship between language and cultural identity.

VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS

ART 1

Course Number: FA607

Grade Level: 9-10

Graduation Credit: VPA
A-G Credit: F

Art1 is a college prep A-G course in which students learn about the elements and principles of art. Students create a variety of original works, study art history and explore the incorporation of media into the visual arts. Students are given a variety of media choices throughout the year. Student will learn the vocabulary of art through speaking of their work and writing about their process.

ART 2

Course Number: FA605

Grade Level: 10-12

Graduation Credit: VPA
A-G Credit: F

PREREQUISITE: ART 1

Art 2 is a one year course continuation of College prep Art 1, which is a prerequisite. Students further develop their techniques and explore figurative work through a variety of media. This course challenges students to step outside their comfort zone and learn to see as an artist. Students are exposed to art history and contemporary artists throughout the year. Art 2 is a college prep A-G approved course.  Students will further their skills in creating both written and verbal artist statements of their work.

ART 3

Course Number: FA606

Grade Level: 11-12

Graduation Credit: VPA
A-G Credit: F

PREREQUISITE: ART 2 or teacher approval through portfolio submission

Art 3 is based on the College board AP Studio Art requirements. Students may submit their work to the AP board if they choose. The first semester is a study in the area of breath following the AP guidelines. The second semester is a study in the area of concentration following the AP guideline. This course is for the serious Art student who will be pursuing an arts related career or college education. Each finished piece will be accompanied by a written artist statement and the process will be documented in a year long blog.

ART 4

Course Number: FA602

Grade Level: 11-12

Graduation Credit: VPA
A-G Credit: F

PREREQUISITE: ART 3 or teacher approval through portfolio submission

The Art 4 course can be either an AP course following the AP Studio Art guidelines or a portfolio class where student create a professional portfolio of their work. Media is open to both traditional or digital based art creation. Students will be developing their skills as professional artists through observation and exploration. Each student will write professional artist statements for each completed piece of work. The process will be documented in a year long blog.

DRAMA 1

Course Number: FA630

Grade Level: 10-12

Graduation Credit: VPA
A-G Credit: F

This one year, college prep drama course is designed for the beginning student in any ability group interested in developing a foundation in the theatre arts. In the process of creating and viewing theatre, students develop knowledge and skills that relate to multiple areas of learning. The course content involves the study of pantomime, improvisation, voice and diction, scene study and analysis and character development.

ADVANCED DRAMA

Course Number: FA629

Grade Level: 10-12

Graduation Credit: VPA
A-G Credit: F

(Theatre Troupe) will work as a theatre collaborative, exploring the fields of acting, playwriting, improvisation, theatrical design/technology, directing, and producing, using established scripts as well as student-created work. Ideal for performers and backstage enthusiasts alike, Theatre Troupe will help build your strengths in all learning outcomes, and in your ability to make fun you're proud of!

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

PE 10-12

Course Number: PE265

Grade Level: 10-12

Graduation Credit: PE
A-G Credit: NA

Students will develop and design physical fitness plans that will support and enhance their individual fitness goals. They will assess their personal needs, abilities, and interests while experiencing various opportunities in the area of fitness. The program will emphasize the physiological, psychological, and social benefits of a healthy, active lifestyle.

INDEPENDENT STUDIES PE

Course Number: PE273

Grade Level: 10-12

Graduation Credit: PE
A-G Credit: NA

This course fulfills the second year PE requirement for graduation. Students develop and complete their own physical activity plan done on their own time. Health journals and timesheets are submitted throughout the semester to show completion of requirements.  (Note: Students not passing this class in any semester will be required to take on-campus PE.)

CAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION (CTE)

DESIGN & COMPUTER SCIENCE

Course Number: CTE566

Grade Level: 9

Graduation Credit: Digital Media
A-G Credit: NA

Design & Computer Science is a yearlong introductory computer science and digital design course that investigates Human Computer Interaction, Logic and Problem-Solving, Design and Coding. In the design unit, students will learn how to manipulate images in 2 and 3D applications such as Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects and Premiere Pro. Students will learn the basics of video editing and camera angles as well as motion graphics and animation. In the robotics unit, students will build and program their own robots. No previous programming or computer science experience is necessary. In the Coding Unit students will explore Java Script, Website Design and Introductory programming skills in Scratch.

INTERACTIVE MEDIA 2: GAME DESIGN & SPECIAL EFFECTS

Course Number: CTE552

Grade Level: 10-12

Graduation Credit: VPA
A-G Credit: F

PREREQUISITE: CTE Level 1

Students have the opportunity to explore the principles of game design and development, 3D rendering in Maya, Augmented and Virtual Reality, as well as the creation of Special Effects and Motion Graphics. This is a course for both video and non-video game players alike. Concentration is on game design principles that apply to ALL games across many genres and platforms. The course covers understanding genres and game design documents as a means for pre-production of Video games. Students will apply game design principles to 2D and 3D printing of board games. In addition they will explore technical skills needed to create compelling motion graphics and special effects including explosions, laser shots, 3D movie titles and more. Students will work with industry leaders to, students explore what specific skills are currently needed in today’s interactive media marketplace.

INTERACTIVE MEDIA 3: 3D & VISUAL STORYTELLING

Course Number: CTE551

Grade Level: 11-12

Graduation Credit: TBD
A-G Credit: NA

PREREQUISITE: Game Design & Special Effects

This course provides students with the opportunity to explore interactive media, including the principles of 3D design and printing, 3D rendering in Photoshop and Maya software, as well as the role of 3D modeling in augmented and virtual reality.  It also covers the technical skills need in Video Production such as video storytelling, storyboarding, lighting and sound design, and the role of videos in entertainment and business marketing. Working with industry leaders, students explore what specific skills are currently needed in today’s interactive media and design marketplace.

DESIGN CAPSTONE

Course Number: CTE565

Grade Level: 10-12

Graduation Credit: Elective
A-G Credit: NA

Prerequisite: 2 years of either Computer Science or Design

This course provides an opportunity for students interested in Game Design, 3D Design and Printing, Video Storytelling and Special Effects to continue to explore their interests in an Enterprise-based class.  Students will create passion projects creating end-product for community consumption.  Students will explore marketing, business principles and public relations in relation to their chosen enterprise projects. For example, students interested in Video Production will run a full production company.  Those interested in Game Design or 3D modeling will create their own games, characters, and environments.  Those interested in special effects will create their own films and sequences utilizing prior knowledge to build real world projects and portfolios.  Depending upon student choice regarding Senior Projects, work in this class can support those endeavors.

EXPLORING COMPUTER SCIENCE

Course Number: CTE746

Grade Level: 10-12

Graduation Credit: Elective
A-G Credit: NA

Pre-requisite is CTE Level 1

Introduction to computer programming is a first course in the design and implementation of computer programs to solve real world problems. No prior computer programming experience is required. Students will design, write, and test solutions to problems using the Java programming language. Basic programming concepts such as input and output, variables, logic, decision making, iteration, searching, storing, and retrieving data will be emphasized. Students will be taught object oriented design. Students will become adept at a wide variety of computer tasks and will develop familiarity with computer systems in general. The course is taught through projects though not "project based". Students must be self-motivated and able to work both independently and in groups. The most successful student will exhibit the characteristics of creativity, perseverance, patience, and attention to detail.

CS INVENTIONEERING

Course Number: CTE865

Grade Level: 10-12

Graduation Credit: Elective
A-G Credit: NA

Pre-requisite is Exploring Computer Science

Inventioneering is an advanced computer science course with an emphasis on understanding computers, computer language, and how to create solutions to problems using various computer hardware as appropriate tools. This is an advanced level course in a Computer Science pathway and builds on what was learned in previous course work. Students will learn algorithmic and design thinking, and be able to express new ideas and creative solutions using computer hardware and software. Students will learn to communicate complex ideas simply and solve problems logically. 

COMPUTER SCIENCE CAPSTONE

Course Number: CTE565

Grade Level: 10-12

Graduation Credit: Elective
A-G Credit: NA

Prerequisite: 2 years of either Computer Science or Design

This course provides an opportunity for students interested in Coding, Robotics, Electronics and Circuitry Analysis to continue to explore their interests in an Enterprise-based class.  Students will create passion projects creating end-product for community consumption.  Students will explore marketing, business principles and public relations in relation to their chosen enterprise projects. For example, students interested in Video Production will run a full production company.  Those interested in Game Design or 3D modeling will create their own games, characters, and environments.  Those interested in special effects will create their own films and sequences utilizing prior knowledge to build real world projects and portfolios.  Depending upon student choice regarding Senior Projects, work in this class can support those endeavors.

ELECTIVES

COLLEGE & CAREER SUCCESS

Course Number: CTE501

Grade Level: 11

Graduation Credit: Elective
A-G Credit: G

This is a yearlong course designed to prepare students to enter the college and/or career of their choice. Students will acquire the necessary skills and resources for effective career, educational, and life planning. Students will gain an understanding of their skills, values, interests and personality style based on a variety of assessments and learn how to apply them to career decision making and goal setting. Students will also learn job search techniques such as how to complete employment applications, develop a resume and learn professional strategies to be successful in a job interviews. Students will also participate in financial literacy activities, including but not limited to developing and managing a  personal budget, long-term financial planning and how to manage personal credit. They will also learn how to gather and analyze educational, occupational and labor market information to assist in post-secondary planning.

PROFESSIONALISM & INTERNSHIP

Course Number: CTE866

Grade Level: 12

Graduation Credit: Elective
A-G Credit: NA

This is a yearlong course that will focus on building professional skills, as well as, securing and managing your internship.  Students will learn entrepreneurial skills necessary to successfully navigate an industry-based internship.  Students will work with the internship coordinator to maintain deadlines and track their progression in completing the internship program.

STUDENT LEADERSHIP

Course Number: MS908

Grade Level: 10-12

Graduation Credit: Elective
A-G Credit: NA

Students learn by doing. A strong New Tech culture requires many hands to be successful. This class gives students the opportunity to develop and use leadership skills to complete projects and programs on campus as well as in the community.  Students will manage and lead the New Tech tours program in student leadership.

PSYCHOLOGY

Course Number: SS825

Grade Level: 10-12

Graduation Credit: Elective
A-G Credit: G

This is a college prep elective that qualifies for the UC “g” elective requirement. The curriculum for this course engages students in the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. Students examine problems that challenge individuals and our society today and how the science of psychology contributes to the solutions of society’s problems. Through the study of scientific psychology, students learn to distinguish between science and pseudoscience.

MAKER LAB

Course Number: MA297

Grade Level: 10-12

Graduation Credit: Math
A-G Credit: G

In this course, students will explore complex problems through the use of design thinking and the art of making.  The Maker Lab course will challenge students to tackle authentic problems faced by  our community and world.

CREATIVE WRITING

Course Number: EN178

Grade Level: 11-12

Graduation Credit: Elective
A-G Credit: NA

The art of writing fiction and/or nonfiction; includes individual conferences; in-class reading, discussion, and student evaluation of student writing; and reading and criticizing various types of writing techniques of selected writers.

LITERATURE & FILM

Course Number: EN004

Grade Level: 10-12

Graduation Credit: English
A-G Credit: NA

This course introduces students to the basics of film and literature analysis in order to recognize the building blocks of narrative structure and to help students develop the skills to enjoy both literature and film on a deeper level.

LA PROMESA

Course Number: MS888

Grade Level: 10-12

Graduation Credit: Elective
A-G Credit: NA

This Future S.T.E.M. Educators class was designed by Sonoma State University’s School of Education to help prepare interested high school students to train and work as future teachers.  Future Educator students gain a comprehensive overview of and experience with teaching and learning practices, managing safe and organized classrooms, child and adolescent development, the history of schools in the United States, and social and cultural influences in education.  Future Educator students also spend 30 or more hours observing and assisting in an assigned neighborhood, public school elementary or middle school classroom.  Students who earn a C or better in this course will earn 3.0 units from Sonoma State University that are transferable to any California State University. 

SPEECH & DEBATE

Course Number: EN220

Grade Level: 10-12

Graduation Credit: Elective
A-G Credit: NA

This course explores concepts in public speaking, critical thinking, argument and debate. Students will study different styles of speeches, learn rhetorical strategies and practice the art of debate. A major focus of the class will be the elements of rhetoric as it pertains to information, persuasion and debate. The students will give several speeches to classmates, and potentially have the opportunity to compete in a speech tournament. Various styles of speech will be studied, including: persuasion, impromptu, extemporaneous, and debate.

CALIFORNIA CULTURE

Course Number: EN274

Grade Level: 11-12

Graduation Credit: English
A-G Credit: NA

This 11th & 12th grade English course, encourages students to hone their skills in reading, writing, critical thinking, speaking and presentation by examining the literature and culture of their unique home, California.   The class will explore the idea that place has a significant influence on the creation of art and thought. Through close reading and analysis of informational and literary texts written for a variety of purposes and audiences, students will examine the political, historical and cultural issues of California and how the state’s myths of prosperity and acceptance have influenced concepts of identity, morality, progress and enlightenment in the 20th   and 21st centuries.  Because writing is key to understanding complex ideas, students will write in a variety of genres including analytical and synthesis essays, research projects, poetry, journals, short stories and screenplays.  Understanding one’s home is key to understanding one’s self.

SUPPORT CLASSES

READER/WRITER WORKSHOP

Course Number: EN133 (EN225v)

Grade Level: 10-12

Graduation Credit: English
A-G Credit: NA

Year-long, ten credits, non-college preparatory, open to sophomores, jjuniors and seniors This course is designed for students who need a developmental program which reinforces and extends basic reading and writing skills. Entry and exit is based on the district reading proficiency test and on teacher recommendation. Instruction is integrated and the focus is on helping students become more effective learners and on assisting them to better understand the world in which they live.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT

Course Number: EN173

Grade Level: 9-12

Graduation Credit: Elective
A-G Credit: NA

ELD supports students in developing language and writing skills.  Students explore the nature of the English language, as well as, gain fundamental skills for success in project-based learning.

DIRECTED STUDIES

Course Number: MS881

Grade Level: 9-12

Graduation Credit: Elective
A-G Credit:

Directed Studies provides a structured place for students to get individual support for all classes. Directed Studies also provides a space and time for students to work on other New Tech graduation requirements that are not linked directly to other New Tech classes (ie. Portfolio, School and Community Service hours). Course restrictions apply—not available to all NTHS students.

PEER SUPPORT

TEACHING ASSISTANT

Course Number: MS859

Grade Level: 10 - 12

Graduation Credit:
A-G Credit:

Limited positions are available to help individual instructors with routine clerical and technical work in various departments throughout the school.

STUDENT LEADER MENTOR

Course Number: MS942

Grade Level: 10-12

Graduation Credit: Elective
A-G Credit:

A one year elective course, Student Leader Mentors are involved in a high school transition program that welcomes freshmen and makes them feel comfortable throughout the first year of their high school experience. Built on the belief that students can help students succeed, Student Leader Mentors are members of the sophomore, junior and senior classes. As positive role models, Student Leader Mentors are motivators, leaders and teachers who guide the freshmen to discover what it takes to be successful during the transition to high school and help facilitate freshman success.

ACADEMIC TUTOR

Course Number: MS941

Grade Level: 10-12

Graduation Credit:
A-G Credit:

One-year elective course for students wishing to be tutors during lunch or after school. Tutors will receive credits based on the number of hours per semester they tutor. Tutors will build their tutoring schedule at the beginning of the semester. Tutors will work one-on-one or in small group settings with 9th and 10th grade students who are academically at risk. Tutors will help students with note-taking and organizational skills. Tutors will also serve as role models by demonstrating good behavior and attendance. Tutors will be expected to have successfully completed the course they are assigned to. Tutors will receive instruction and training using the inquiry method that encourages higher level thinking by students. Student tutors will need to be able to work independently and show initiative when interacting with students.

STUDENT TUTOR

Course Number: MS940

Grade Level: 10-12

Graduation Credit:
A-G Credit:

Student Tutor is a one-year elective course for students wishing to be tutors in classrooms. Tutors will work one on one or in small group settings with students in the classroom. Tutors will help students with note-taking, and organization skills. Tutors will also serve as role models by demonstrating good behavior and attendance. Tutors will be expected to have successfully completed the course they are assigned to. Tutors will receive instruction and training using the inquiry method that encourages higher level thinking by students. Students will need to be able to work independently and show imitative when interacting with students in the class.

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El Distrito Escolar Unificado del Valle de Napa (NVUSD) desea proporcionar un entorno escolar seguro que permita a todos los estudiantes tener un acceso y oportunidades igualitarias en los programas, servicios y actividades académicas y de apoyo educativo del distrito. El NVUSD prohíbe, en cualquier escuela o actividad escolar del distrito, la discriminación ilegal, el acoso, la intimidación y el abuso de cualquier estudiante en base a la realidad de su raza, color, ascendencia, origen nacional, identificación con grupo étnico, edad, religión, estatus   marital o parental, discapacidad física o mental, sexo, orientación sexual, género, identidad de género, expresión de género, la percepción de una o más de estas características o la asociación con una persona o grupo con una o más de estas características reales o percibidas. (BP/AR 5145.3)