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Courses Offered Under the Statewide Public Education Online Program
Course NameQuarters AvailableTeachersTeacher emailCourse ID #
Weber Online CounselorJackie
Weber Online SecretaryTessa
Weber Online Special Education CoordinatorKelly
Weber Online PrincipalHal
Art Foundations 11,2Stacy Harris*
This course is an entry-level course for High School Visual Arts. It contains new or reviewed material and is a continuation of Visual Art Foundations I from Jr. High or Middle School, with a further emphasis on drawing, color, and design concepts. It's designed to provide an overview and introduction through studying and using a variety of art tolls and materials. An emphasis on studio production is designed to develop higher-level thinking, art-related technology skill, art criticism, art history and aesthetics. The basic goals in the Art Foundations are to creating meaning in works of art and perceiving meanings. State Code: 02010000060
Biology1,2,3,4Hal Raymond*hraymond@wsd.net72215
The Biology Core Curriculum has two primary goals: (1) students will value and use science as a process of obtaining knowledge based on observable evidence, and (2) students’ curiosity will be sustained as they develop and refine the abilities associated with scientific inquiry. The Biology Core has three major concepts: 1.The structures in all living things occur as a result of necessary functions.
2.Interactions of organisms in an environment are determined by the biotic and abiotic components of the environment.
3.Evolution of species occurs over time and is related to the environment in which the species live.
State Code: 08020000010
Driver Education1Dave Brooks*, Trevor,
Driver Education for Weber Online is the classroom theory part of getting your driver's license. It is intended to take 27 hours to complete. There are two options for completing the course. Choose one of the two options to complete the class. At the end of the class you will complete the "READY" assignment. At this time, you must make your final selection on the option you are choosing. This decision is final. Make sure you talk with your parent or guardian and make sure your school will accept Driver's Education credit as credit (not all districts count Driver's Education credit toward graduation).
• A) Classroom Completion only -- This means that you are completing the class in order to JUST obtain a driver's license. No letter grade will be given, no credit will be generated, and, consequently, there will be no effect on your GPA. This option does NOT require a proctored final.

• B) Academic Credit -- This option WILL award a letter grade. It WILL affect your GPA, and WILL grant .25 credit toward graduation. This option REQUIRES that you take and PASS the proctored final with a minimum of 70%. Your final grade is based on all the points earned in the course. This option also gives you the completion necessary to obtain your driver license. (You must have a functional webcam and functional computer microphone to take the proctored final if you reside out of Weber School District.)

You are required to complete all activities and quizzes for both options to complete this class.
• You must be 15 years of age in order to begin the class.
•There are 1200 points possible in the class assignments.
◦You must earn 70% (840) of the total points to complete the course.
•You must pass the "Course Assessment" with 70% or higher score. (Those selecting Option B must also pass the Proctored Final test. The total points possible are 1598, and you will need to pass at 70% (1119) of the overall total points to complete the course.)
State Code: 15000000020
Earth Science1,2,3,4Matt Patterson,*, 72150
Earth Systems is an exciting course that offers you the opportunity to study earth, physical, space, and life sciences as they relate to each other. Earth has a myriad of complex, interacting systems that directly influence our lives. These interacting, fascinating systems are the focus of this course. State Code: 08040000010
Exploring Computer Science1,2Lance Rhodes*, Emily,
Exploring Computer Science (ECS) is designed to introduce students to the breadth of the field of computer science through an exploration of engaging and accessible topics. Rather than focusing the entire course on learning particular software tools or programming languages, the course is designed to focus the conceptual ideas of computing and help students understand why certain tools or languages might be utilized to solve particular problems. The goal of ECS is to develop in students the computational thinking practices of algorithm development, problem solving and programming within the context of problems that are relevant to the lives of today's students. Students will also be introduced to topics such as interface design, limits of computers and societal as well as ethical issues. State Code: 35020000007
English 91,2,3,4Trudy Sportsman*tsportsman@wsd.net52119
The needs of ninth grade students transitioning to high school are a fundamental concern to middle-level language arts teachers. The Utah Core focuses on reading and writing experiences that are developmentally appropriate: vocabulary instruction that compares connotation with denotation and identifies word meanings using sentence structure (grammar), reading instruction that focuses on inference and the difference between interesting and important information in informational text, and character development and more complex figurative language in narrative and poetry. Writing focuses on comparing multiple ideas and perspectives to extend thinking through writing, and concentrates on persuasive writing in preparation for the Utah Basic Skills Test. Skills in analytical evaluation and assessment of writing become more nuanced, and editing skills are specific and clearly delineated. Inquiry skills are focused on questioning as a research technique and evaluating sources of information. State Code: 06020000040
English 101,2,3,4Nick Harris*nharris@wsd.net52210
The developmental needs of students approaching young adulthood are critical to secondary language arts teachers. The Utah Core focuses on reading and writing experiences that are developmentally appropriate: vocabulary instruction that evaluates connotation in text and compares and identifies word meanings using analogy and antonym context clues. Because human beings are never too old to improve their reading skills, reading instruction focuses on electronic text, using explicit and implicit information to evaluate informational text; on the ways in which character development and connections to politics, history, and culture contribute to great literature; and on more complex figurative language, including simile, metaphor, pun, symbolism and personification. Writing focuses on analysis and interpretation of multiple ideas and perspectives to extend thinking through writing. Persuasive writing is a continued emphasis in preparation for the Utah Basic Skills Test. Skills in analytical evaluation and assessment of writing are further nuanced, and editing skills are specific and clearly delineated. Inquiry skills are focused on synthesizing information in preparation for presenting research results. State Code: 06020000050
English 111,2,3,4Melissa Waters*mewaters@wsd.net52310
Eleventh graders are seeking greater and greater independence. Where they are demanding more autonomy and respect as adults, they are still maturing and reaching for adulthood. The Utah Core focuses on reading and writing experiences that are developmentally appropriate. Vocabulary instruction looks at the cultural and contextual meanings of words. Reading instruction continues to offer young adults opportunities for improvement through growing sophistication in interaction with a variety of texts. Writing moves to analysis and interpretation of multiple ideas and perspectives to extend thinking and demands synthesizing of ideas to form conclusions and recommend actions. Analytical evaluation and assessment of writing are further nuanced, and editing skills are more sophisticated and specifically and clearly delineated. Inquiry skills are focused on synthesizing information in preparation for presenting research results. Approved for the Regents Scholarship. State Code: 06020000060
Financial Literacy1,2Jerrie Lin Hansen*, Peter Newbold*, penewbold@wsd.net28379
This course is designed to help students prepare themselves for living in the modern world. Topics covered are: Earning, Saving, Spending, and Credit Cards. State Code: 01000000100
Fit for Life1,2Jake Shulz*, Adam Suttlemyer, Rachel Campbell, Jesslynn Anderson, Lynn,,,, lraymond@wsd.net73210
Fitness for Life is an individualized, concepts- based, one-semester course designed to give students the knowledge and skills necessary to self-assess, create, conduct, evaluate, and redesign personal fitness programs. It is required of all students and there are no substitutions. Please note: Students may not take this class more than once for credit from Weber Online. State Code: 04020000030
Geography for Life 11,2Scott Wallace*
Geography is described as the study of the "why of the where." Geography for Life explores how to use geography as a tool to better understand the world in which we live. Students learn to evaluate and question the why and where of spatial perceptions that are read, seen, and heard. The curriculum is best understood when using these geographic themes: location, place, movement, region, and human-environmental interaction. Geography for Life is designed as a semester course, and includes map skills with physical and human geography essentials, beginning with North America, South America, Europe, and their connections to other world regions. State Code: 9040000030
Health Ed II1,2Gregg Rasmussen*grasmussen@wsd.net73320
Health Education at the high-school level helps students establish patterns of behavior that will assist a person in achieving complete health. Complete health is accomplished by having a balance of physical, mental, social, emotional, and spiritual well-being. This course is designed to offer students the opportunity to acquire knowledge, incorporate process and life skills, and develop positive attitudes about life. Development of a healthy body and a healthy mind will assist young people in living active, productive, and successful lives. State Code: 04010000010
Medical Anatomy & Physiology1,2,3,4Doug Kap*dokap@wsd.net47380
This full-year course provides students with an in-depth study of health care careers including actual clinical experience in a variety of areas. Instruction includes intermediate anatomy & physiology, medical terminology, diseases and disorders, medical ethics and first aid. The class is designed to prepare students for the Advanced Health Science course and/or for a variety of health technology programs. State Code: 36010000110
Math 11, 2, 3, 4Brock Mitchell*brmitchell3@wsd.net62125
This class is based on the Common Core State Standards Initiative. It is meant to replace Elementary Algebra but it also covers some Geometry and Intermediate Algabra. This course deepens and extends understanding of linear relationships, in part by contrasting them with exponential phenomena, and in part by applying linear models to data that exhibit a linear trend. State Code: 7080000090
Math 21,2,3,4Brock Mitchell*brmitchell3@wsd.net62130
Math 2 builds on students' understanding of number systems, functions, probability, and proofs. Students further their understanding of how to solve equations with newly acquired knoledge of functions - in particular, quadratic functions. The course provides a solid foundation for advancing into higher levels of math. State Code: 07080000100
Math 31,2,3,4Nicole Carroll*
This course synthesizes previous mathematical learning in four focused areas of instruction. First, students relate visual displays and summary statistics to various types of data and to probability distributions with a focus on drawing conclusions from the data. Then, students embark on an in-depth study of polynomial, rational, and radical functions, drawing on concepts of integers and number properties to understand polynomial operations and the combination of functions through operations. This section of instruction builds to the Fundamental Theorem of Algebra. Students then expand the study of right-triangle trigonometry they began in Mathematics II to include non-right triangles, developing the Laws of Sines and Cosines. Finally, students model an array of real-world situations with all the types of functions they have studied, including work with logarithms to solve exponential equations. As they synthesize and generalize what they have learned about a variety of function families, students appreciate the usefulness and relevance of mathematics in the real world.  State Code:  07080000110
PE Individualized Lifetime Activities1,2Madison
The objective of this course is to help students achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical fitness. Students will come to understand that the individual and personal fitness habits they develop and maintain now, can and will help them age more gracefully. Fitness topics such as heart rate, motor skills, aerobic and anaerobic exercise, nutrition, the importance of exercise, and so on, will be covered. Various individualized fitness activities will also be discussed and promoted. State Code: 04020000040
Sports Literature1,2,3,4Brenda Hart*brhart@wsd.net52411
In this course students will read and analyze fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that focus on the subject of sports. In your study, you will investigate the major themes and tenets of Sports Literature. These themes include sports as metaphor for the human character and what sport reveals about our culture's values and prejudices.  State Code: 06010000075
US Government & Citizenship1,2Jacqualynn Acosta, Abigail Butler* , abbutler@wsd.net77560
The goal of this course is to foster informed, responsible participation in public life. Knowing how to be a good citizen is essential to the preservation and improvement of United States democracy. Upon completion of this course the student will understand the major ideas, protections, privileges, structures, and economic systems that affect the life of a citizen in the United States political system. State Code: 09060000020
US History1,2,3,4Tracy Stokes*trstokes@wsd.net77310
Understanding United States history is essential for the continuation of our democratic society. This course will help students make connections between their world and the rich heritage of United States history. State Code: 09050000030
World Civilization1,2,3,4Tiffany Shulz*tshulz@wsd.net77210
The study of World Civilizations emphasizes the increasing interrelationships over time of the world’s peoples. These interrelationships have developed in two major arenas. First, the relationships have developed among major regions of the world: East Asia, South Asia, Southwest Asia (Middle East), Africa, Europe, North America and Latin America. Second, they have developed within all aspects of human activity: political, economic, social, philosophical and religious, scientific and technological, and artistic. State Code: 09050000090
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