Current Courses 2018-2019


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Classes for 2018-2019 School Year

Delivery Method: Asynchronous
Teacher: Tina Edwards from Winston High School
Semester: Sem 1 & 2
Description: Accounting 10 is an introduction to basic accounting principles and practices.
Syllabus: Unavailable

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Delivery Method: Asynchronous
Teacher: Tina Edwards from Winston High School
Semester: Sem 1 & 2
Description: Accounting 20 expands on the skills and knowledge of Accounting 10.
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Delivery Method: Synchronous
Teacher: Lorne Gottselig from William Derby
Semester: Sem2
Description: Calculus 30 involves a study of limits, the derivative function with applications to problem solving and graphing, and and integration and its applications.
Syllabus: Unavailable

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Delivery Method: Synchronous
Teacher: Graham Farrell from Foam Lake
Semester: Sem2
Description: Calculus 30 involves a study of limits, the derivative function with applications to problem solving and graphing, and and integration and its applications.
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Delivery Method: Asynchronous
Teacher: Hope Sommer from Distance Education
Semester: Sem 1 and 2
Description: Career and Work Exploration is a unique Distance Ed course. Your school (designated Point Teacher) is responsible for coordinating, monitoring, and evaluating your work placement (with your employer) for 60% of your grade while the remaining 40% come from completing the online modules through the Distance Ed teacher. The two sets of marks are calculated by your home school and result in your final grade that they will submit to the Ministry. The online CWWEX course consists of the following modules: Module One: Guide for New Workers Test Module Two: Work Place Hazardous Materials Information System (through an online E-course) Module Three: Challenge Test on Labour Standards and Occupational Health and Safety (Young Worker Readiness Certificate Course) Module Four: Completion of a research project on five different occupations OR completing the Saskatchewan Youth Apprenticeship Program Portfolio: This is an optional section depending on the requirements of your school * students need to complete Module One and Two prior to their work placement in order to expose them to safe workplace practices * your work placement will be between 50 to 75 hours
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Delivery Method: Asynchronous
Teacher: Hope Sommer from HCI
Semester: Sem 1 & 2
Description: Career Exploration Grade 12 Credit
Syllabus: Unavailable

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Delivery Method: Asynchronous
Teacher: Cindy Cantelon from Distance Education
Semester: Sem 1 & 2
Description: *
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Delivery Method: Asynchronous
Teacher: Rene Cannon from Distance Education
Semester: Sem 1 & 2
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Delivery Method: Asynchronous
Teacher: Lorne Gottselig from Distance Education
Semester: Sem12
Description: *
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Delivery Method: Asynchronous
Teacher: Hope Sommer from Distance Education
Semester: Sem 1 &2
Description: Creative Writing 20 is an online course with nearly 40 assignments over five modules. Modules include: - Introduction to CW - Poetry - Fiction - Non-Fiction - Playwriting (intro) If ELA is a strength, you LOVE writing, desire to learn about the craft of it, and want to further your development as a writer, then this course is for you! Consider discussing your enrolment in CW 20 with an ELA teacher at your school. Successful Distance Ed students are motivated, organized, and work well independently. Prerequisites: English A10 or B10 required * this online class fills up quickly.
Syllabus: Unavailable

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Delivery Method: Asynchronous
Teacher: Rene Cannon from Distance Education
Semester: Sem 1 & 2
Description: The ELA A10 program is designed for students to extend their language skills and strategies and become competent and confident users of all six language arts strands through many opportunities to view, listen, read, represent, speak, and write in meaningful contexts. Students will work to develope these skills through two units of study. Unit one, The Mysteries of Life, will explore, define, and explain the "big ideas" relating to: The Joys of the Mind, Body, and Spirit; Mysteries of the Human Brain and Imagination; Mysteries of this World and Beyond; The Fantastic. Unit Two, The Challenges of Life will explore: Explaining the World through our Foundational Stories; Destiny and Challenges of life; Human Existence; Decisions. (Adapted from the ELA A10 Saskatchewan Curriculum)
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Delivery Method: Asynchronous
Teacher: Rene Cannon from Distance Education
Semester: Sem 1 & 2
Description: *
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Delivery Method: Asynchronous
Teacher: Rene Cannon from HCI
Semester: Sem 1 & 2
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Delivery Method: Asynchronous
Teacher: Rene Cannon from Distance Education
Semester: Sem 1 & 2
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Delivery Method: Asynchronous
Teacher: Rene Cannon from Distance Education
Semester: Sem 1 & 2
Description: *
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Delivery Method: Asynchronous
Teacher: Jim Swan from Distance Education
Semester: Sem 1 & 2
Description: Energy and Mines 30 is a Practical and Applied Art that is modular in nature and is designed to give students the background and knowledge necessary to evaluate potential career options and gain some insight into the role of the energy and mining sectors in Saskatchewan: historically, presently and into the future.The major goals of the course are supported by several foundation objectives:Awareness: To provide students with an awareness of the nature, technology and products of Saskatchewan's energy and mining industries, as well as the related markets, goods, services and processes that support those industries.Environmental Stewardship: To foster positive attitudes toward and creative problem solving about, responsible resource management and environmental sustainability.Connections between School, Work and Community: To create a connection for students between the world of school and the world of work and to use relevant community examples and sources wherever possible In particular, Energy and Mines 30 focuses on two themes:• The Potash Industry of Saskatchewan: Students will explore concepts of geology, mining, refining, use and economic significance.• Alternative, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Sources: Students will look at oilsands and offshore oil, hydroelectricity, wind, solar and geothermal energy as well as the application of alternative energy to everyday life, such as heating and transportation.
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Delivery Method: Asynchronous
Teacher: Ryan Wilson from Distance Education
Semester: Sem 1 & 2
Description: *
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Delivery Method: Asynchronous
Teacher: Rene Cannon from Distance Education
Semester: Sem 1 & 2
Description: The goal of Forensic Science 20 is to enable students to gain an overview of the Forensics and how it is used today to assist in the solving of crimes or during investigations. This course will provide students with an overview of the basic elements involved in the science of forensics with a view to career path and choices that may be associated with this field of study.
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Delivery Method: Asynchronous
Teacher: Rene Cannon from Distance Education
Semester: Sem 1 & 2
Description: Prerequisite - Forensic Science 20 highly recommended. The goal of Forensic Science 30 is to enable students to gain an overview of forensics and how it is used today to assist in the solving of crimes or during investigations. This course will provide students with an overview of the basic elements involved in the science of forensics with a view to career path and choices that may be associated with this field of study.
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Delivery Method: Asynchronous
Teacher: Cindy Cantelon from Distance Education
Semester: Sem 1 and 2
Description: *
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Delivery Method: Asynchronous
Teacher: Rene Cannon from Distance Education
Semester: Sem 1 and 2
Description: *
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Delivery Method: Asynchronous
Teacher: Jim Swan from Distance Education
Semester: Sem 1 and 2
Description: This course will investigate the world issues from the beginning of the twentieth century to present. The consequences of World War One and the political responses that led to the rise of totalitarianism and eventually leading to World War Two will be addressed.
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Delivery Method: Asynchronous
Teacher: Rene Cannon from Distance Education
Semester: Sem 1 & 2
Description: Interior design components and treatments are examined as they apply to design interiors in residential and commercial buildings. Walls, ceilings, floors, windows, doors, furniture, and accessories are discussed in relation to application principals and construction studied in the course. Decorating trends from the past to today are discussed in relation to availability, use, selection, and practicality of materials as students seek to evaluate what is good design (Saskatchewan Curriculum)
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Delivery Method: Asynchronous
Teacher: Rene Cannon from Distance Education
Semester: Sem 2
Description: Journalism 20 will provide students the opportunity to refine their writing and reporting skills while practicing the principles of journalism.
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Delivery Method: Asynchronous
Teacher: Jim Swan from Distance Education
Semester: Sem 1 & 2
Description: The purpose of Law 30 is to assist you to become an active, informed and productive citizen who knows and understands your legal rights and responsibilities. Through the course, you will develop an understanding of the concept of rule of law, and learn that the law reflects, and is shaped by, society's values and attitudes regarding social and human relationships. We will first explore the concepts of law and their origins and then look how they apply to current legal issues in Canada and the global community. The 5 Units we will cover in depth include: Foundations of Canada's legal system, Criminal Law, Civil Law, Family Law and an abbreviated unit on Employment and Labour Law. For a final assessment you will have the choice to do a major project or a comprehensive final exam!Course Prerequisite (None)
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Delivery Method: Asynchronous
Teacher: Corrin Cross from Distance Education
Semester: Sem 1 & 2
Description: The aim of Life Transitions is to enable students to acquire and refine the knowledge, skills and abilities to plan and enhance their personal health, family life, community life, and career development in order to effectively manage the change encountered in the transitions they will face throughout life. (From the SK curriculum document)
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Delivery Method: Asynchronous
Teacher: Jared Melenchuk from Foam Lake Composite
Semester: Sem 1 & 2
Description: This course deals with the "transitions" or changes students face as they journey towards being an adult. Students will learn and practice practical life skills in the following areas: Decision Making, Conflict Resolution, Career Planning, Money Management, and Strategies for Dealing with Change.
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Delivery Method: Asynchronous
Teacher: Cindy Cantelon from Winston High School
Semester: Sem 1 & 2
Description: This pathway is designed to provide students with the mathematical understandings and critical-thinking skills identified for entry into post-secondary programs that do not require the study of theoretical calculus.
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Delivery Method: Asynchronous
Teacher: Cindy Cantelon from Distance Education
Semester: Sem 1 & 2
Description: i. This pathway is designed to provide students with the mathematical understandings and critical-thinking skills identified for entry into post-secondary programs that do not require the study of theoretical calculus.Topics include: investing and borrowing money, logic, counting, probability, polynomial, exponential, logarithmic and sinusoidal functions. ii. Prerequisites: Foundations of Math 20
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Delivery Method: Asynchronous
Teacher: Rene Cannon from Distance Education
Semester: Sem 1 & 2
Description: Native Studies 30 provides information to help students develop awareness and cultural understanding, and promote the development of positive attitudes towards Indigenous peoples. (Saskatchewan Curriculum)
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Delivery Method: Asynchronous
Teacher: Pamela Kresowaty from Horizon Distance Learning Centre
Semester: Sem 1 & 2
Description: Personal Finance 30 is designed to educate and assist students in their transition into independent living.
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Delivery Method: Asynchronous
Teacher: Jim Swan from Horizon Distance Learning Centre
Semester: Sem 1 & 2
Description: Digital Photography
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Delivery Method: Asynchronous
Teacher: Cindy Cantelon from Distance Education
Semester: Sem 1 & 2
Description: • This course combines chemistry and physics in an integrated manner to investigate concepts related to heating and cooling, the foundations of chemistry, including the mole and quantitative analysis of molecules and chemical reactions, and the characteristics and properties of waves. An overarching theme is the study of the enterprise of public and private science as it occurs in agriculture, industry, and universities to help students better understand various physical science related career paths. Student inquiry will guide independent investigations of physical science phenomena. • Students are expected to have completed Science 10 or Science 11. • (From the SK Physical Science 20 curriculum.)
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Delivery Method: Asynchronous
Teacher: Cindy Cantelon from Distance Education
Semester: Sem 1 & 2
Description: i. In this course, students investigate concepts related to modern physics such as quantum mechanics, relativity, and nuclear physics. Students will analyze motion and the forces that cause motion from the perspective of Newtonian mechanics. Using the conservation laws of momentum and energy, students will analyze and predict the results of interactions between objects. Lastly, students will explore gravitational, electric, and magnetic fields and their interactions. Student inquiry will guide independent investigations of physics -related phenomena. (From Sask Curriculum) ii. Prerequisites: Physical Science 20
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Delivery Method: Synchronous
Teacher: Graham Farrell from Distance Education
Semester: Sem 1
Description: This pathway is designed to provide students with the mathematical understandings and critical-thinking skills identified for entry into post-secondary programs that require the study of theoretical calculus.
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Delivery Method: Synchronous
Teacher: Graham Farrell from Distance Education
Semester: Sem 1
Description: i. This class follows the provincial curriculum for Pre-Calculus 12 and is subject to the departmental examination as a means of final assessment. ii. Math Pre-Cal 11 is a pre-requisite
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Delivery Method: Asynchronous
Teacher: Rene Cannon from Distance Education
Semester: Sem 1 & 2
Description: The goal of Psychology 20 is to develop students' understanding and appreciation for psychology as a field of scientific knowledge, and give students a frame of reference for understanding themselves, others and social relationships.
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Delivery Method: Asynchronous
Teacher: Janice Cruise from Distance Education
Semester: Sem 1 & 2
Description: *
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Delivery Method: Asynchronous
Teacher: Hope Sommer from Distance Education
Semester: Sem 1 & 2
Description: *
Syllabus: Unavailable

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Delivery Method: Asynchronous
Teacher: Hope Sommer from Distance Education
Semester: Sem 1 & 2
Description: Visual Arts 30 provides opportunities for students to refine their visual arts skills and abilities. Students will be encouraged to analyze art forms and develop art through various mediums. This course will look at art as a platform for expression.
Syllabus: Unavailable

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Delivery Method: Asynchronous
Teacher: Jim Swan from Distance Education
Semester: Sem 1 & 2
Description: The aim of Wildlife Management 20 is to provide students with the opportunity to study beliefs and attitudes about wildlife. Units of study include interactions of wildlife and society, managing wildlife, and issues in wildlife.~ The intent is to stimulate an awareness of the importance of wildlife in the daily life of an individual and for society as a whole. Modules of study will be flexible and allow students to build on their own knowledge to create new understandings. Students will be provided with the opportunity for success through a blending of theory and practical experience achieved in and out of school. The activities and theory are intended to lead to an understanding of career development opportunities and hobbies in the field of wildlife appreciation and management.
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Delivery Method: Asynchronous
Teacher: Aileen Nienaber from Distance Education
Semester: Sem 1 & 2
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Delivery Method: Asynchronous
Teacher: Aileen Nienaber from Distance Education
Semester: Sem 1 & 2
Description: *
Syllabus: Unavailable

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Delivery Method: Asynchronous
Teacher: Janice Cruise from Distance Education
Semester: Sem 1 & 2
Description: This course builds on the skills developed in Workplace and Apprenticeship Math 10 and 20. There are eleven Learning Outcomes covering topics such as: measurement, probability, percentiles, linear relations, graphing, 2- and 3-D polygons; and practical applied scenarios such as running a business, deciding how to finance the purchase of your first vehicle, and solving logical puzzles.
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Classes for 2017-2018 School Year