Personal and Family Living is a semester-long high school elective takes students on an interactive exploration of the challenges they may face as they transition into adulthood, including constructive conflict resolution, nutrition and health, building healthy families, financial responsibility, and long-term employment. Students will examine specific principles that will help develop their personal lives. Learn about proper nutrition, and demonstrate skill in preparing various food items. Prepare weekly and monthly budgets. Develop strategies for an employment search. Explore work and careers and how different interests, abilities and personalities influence employment decisions. Develop an understanding of relational dynamics with family members, friends, classmates, co-workers, and those encountered in the marketplace.
Internet acces, Computer, paper, pencil, household items for experimentsComputer, notebook, pencil, newspaper.
Pacing of the content is set and the course content and LMS are available with the URL and personal password. Students can access course content 24 hours a day, 7 days a week where the internet is accessible.
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.
- Student may ask for one on one time for tutoring and this time would be documented.
- Academic-based communication between the student and virtual education teacher or learning coach and virtual education teacher.
- Attendance will be recorded weekly.
- 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.
- Estimated time to complete course is 50-170 hours. Teacher verification of participation weekly.