Personal financial literacy is available in Switched-On Online (Internet-based lessons) and Switched-On Schoolhouse (CD-ROM-based lessons) curriculum. Music appreciation is available only in Switched-On Online. Newly revised 6th grade math is available in Switched-On Online and Switched-On Schoolhouse. Courses include complete academic services including grading and teacher support, along with online classroom instruction.
Personal financial literacy is a one-semester course that outlines essential money management skills such as budgeting, checking accounts, banking, and investment planning. Music appreciation is a one-semester course that grows music understanding by examining forms and genres, instruments, and musical influences on society. Newly revised 6th grade math is a two-semester course that focuses on preparing for pre-algebra with lessons on geometry, fractions, equations, and ratios.
Principal Deborah Secord said, "These courses are a fabulous addition to our course offerings here at the academy, allowing students to choose classes that broaden their scope of learning from academia to practical and cultural knowledge."
To learn more about new courses, parents and students may call Alpha Omega Academy at 800.682.7396 or contact their academy service representative.