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Health and Physical Education 8

School Year: 2022-2023
Subject: Physical Education and Health
Course ID: PE101270
College Concurrent: No
School District: Big Horn County School District #1
Credit Recovery: No
Program Name: Wyoming Connections Academy
Course Capacity:
Grade Level(s): 8
LMS Platform: LMS means the course learning management system Connexus
Delivery Method: Online Asynchronous
Curriculum Type: Connections Academy
Credits: 0.50
Standards: Wyoming standards alignment available from the district upon request
Hathaway Success Course: No
Days: See Course Participation below
Advanced Placement: No
Times: See Course Participation below
Start - End Dates: Aug 29, 2022 - May 26, 2023
Available for Purchase: District Only

Course Description:
The Health and Physical Education course will introduce the student to vital health concepts and reinforce health skills that promote healthy behaviors. The student will learn the functions and structures of various body systems as well as the care and prevention of disease to these systems. The student will learn about communicable diseases and how to prevent the spread of such diseases. The student will also be able to demonstrate the importance of proper nutrition by planning and analyzing meals and nutritional values. Proper actions in emergencies and safety procedures will also be included. The physical education portion of the course will offer great freedom as the student will be able to choose a physical education regimen that will fit the students individual needs. The student will be given a choice of three paths that place emphasis on lifelong activities as well as current fitness trends. Physical education lessons are geared toward a physically fit lifestyle that will aid the student in the years to come and ensure a higher quality of life.
Course Prerequisites:
Required Materials: None
Course Accessibility:
Connections Education LLC dba Pearson Virtual Schools USA, its schools and affiliates use information technology as a means of providing equality of opportunity to the greatest number of people, including people with disabilities. Connections aims to create a culture of accessibility through education. Connections is committed to working with the schools it supports in developing accessible websites and other electronic information to the Technical Standards and principles set forth in Section 508 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Federal law requires all public schools to provide students, regardless of disability, with an equal opportunity to participate in and benefit from the school’s education program. Students have 24-hour assistance in LMS and technical support.
Course Participation:
Student participation in this course is documented by the following:
  • Coursework submissions recorded by the learning management system.
  • Participation verified by the virtual education teacher for time spent working offline.
  • Academic-based communication between the student and virtual education teacher or learning coach and virtual education teacher.
  • Synchronous time with the class, a group or the virtual education teacher recorded by the learning management system or teacher.
  • The virtual education teacher verifies participation in the course 1-3 times a week.
  • Virtual education teacher verifies participation 1 to 3 times weekly