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VE – Computer Science Principals*

School Year: 2022-2023
Subject: Computer Science
Course ID: H710VE
College Concurrent: No
School District: Converse County School District #1
Credit Recovery: Yes
Program Name: Converse 1 Virtual Education Program
Course Capacity:
Grade Level(s): 9-12
LMS Platform: LMS means the course learning management system Edge
Delivery Method: Online Asynchronous
Curriculum Type: Courseware
Credits: 1.00
Standards: Wyoming standards alignment available from the district upon request
Hathaway Success Course: Yes
Days: See Course Participation below
Advanced Placement: Yes
Times: See Course Participation below
Start - End Dates: Aug 22, 2022 - May 25, 2023
Available for Purchase: District Only

Course Description:
Students will explore the foundations of computer science using videos, hands-on activities, programming, investigations, and projects. They will experience much of what computer programmers do in planning, developing, testing, and refining software. Security is a key topic, and students will learn techniques for recognizing and guarding against security threats. Every unit has two to three projects, giving students the opportunity not only to write programs, but also to develop security policies, analyze real-world data, solve network problems, plan a mobile app, and more. Interwoven throughout the course are spotlights on a wide variety of careers and roles in computer science. Students will need to access to Python to complete this course
Course Prerequisites: None
Required Materials: None
Course Accessibility:
Tutoring/help chats as well as tutoring/help from district coach and/or other district educators, Text to speech K-12, Language tool for ELL, Accommodations and modifications to students with IEPS and 504s
Course Participation:
Student participation in this course is documented by the following:
  • Student active time in course logged by the learning management system.
  • Coursework submissions recorded by the learning management system.
  • No
  • Academic-based communication between the student and virtual education teacher or learning coach and virtual education teacher.
  • When this course is taken by a student in a school with a district-assigned learning coach, seat time attendance may be used to document participation.
  • The virtual education teacher verifies participation in the course 1-3 times a week.
  • A student is expected to meet progress requirements for the course weekly (flexibility- for example: student can choose to complete weekly progress for a course earlier in the week)