Currently Approved Innovative Courses—Other

Currently Approved Innovative Courses—Other

Please direct any questions or requests for course requirements and course descriptions to the contact listed next to each course.

Course Name  

PEIMS Code  

AAR Abbreviation  

Credits  

Contact  

Expiration  

Aviation Honors Ground School  

N1290400

AVIAHGS

1

Ron Whitson  

2018-2019

The curriculum in this course is a more advanced, more in-depth study of other JROTC aerospace topics. Upon completion of the course, students will be prepared to take the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) written examination.

Braille Reading and WritingN1100505BRAILLE1-2Karin Miller  TBD*
This course will provide instruction in pre-braille skills, tactual discrimination, the reading and writing of the braille code, and the development of efficient braille reading including fluency and comprehension. The braille reading and writing course will emphasize the conventions and mechanics of braille.

College Transition  

N1290050

CLGTRN

1/2–1

 Monica Brewer  

2016-2017

College Transition is a high school course designed to equip students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to be active and successful learners both in high school and in college.

G/T Independent Study Mentorship I–IV  

N1290309
N1290313
N1290317
N1290318

GTISMI
GTISM2
GTISM3
GTISM4

1/2–1

Monica Brewer  

2019-2020

This course, based on the Exit-Level Texas Performance Standards Project (TPSP) for gifted/talented (G/T) students, offers a non-traditional learning experience to those students who have the ability to create innovative products or performances.

Logic I – II  

N1290100
N1290101

LOGIC1
LOGIC2

 1/2  

Chelaine Marion

 2019-2020

Logic I will provide content in informal logic which includes logical fallacies, inductive reasoning, strong versus weak and fallacious arguments, and probability. Logic II offers content in formal logic, or the logic that pertains to pure reasoning in the abstract – deductive reasoning, valid or invalid arguments, and certainty. 

Methodology for Academic and Personal Success (MAPS) I-II  

N1130021
N1130022

MAPS1
MAPS2

1/2–1

 Monica Brewer 

2016-2017

The course focuses on the skills and strategies necessary for students to make a successful transition into high school and an academic career. Students will explore the options available in high school, higher education, and the professional world in order to establish both immediate and long-range personal goals.

Orientation and Mobility for Students with Visual Impairments I-IVN1160510ORIENMO1Barney Fudge
TBD*

The Orientation and Mobility for Students with Visual Impairments courses will focus on skills and strategies that will enhance essential travel skills. These travel skills will enable students with visual impairments and blindness to access all of the educational environments in which they will be involved.

Path College Career I-IV  

N1290051
N1290052
N1290053
N1290054  

PATHCC1
PATHCC2
PATHCC3
PATHCC4

1/2 - 1   


Monica Brewer  

2019-2020

The Path courses focus on developing the habits and skills that are expected in college study and the workfoce. High school Path students develop personal/interpersonal and cognitive skills that are essential to productivity in both the collegiate and business worlds.

Peer Assistance for Students with Disabilities I–II  

N1290203
N1290204

PASWD1
PASWD2

1/2–1

Jessica Snyder  

2018-2019

Peer Assistance for Students with Disabilities is designed to promote an inclusive educational environment for special education students. Peer assistants assist teachers in general education and special education settings by helping to facilitate inclusion in the classroom.

Peer Coaching for Students I–IV  

 N1290044
N1290045
N1290046
N1290047  

PCOACH1
PCOACH2
PCOACH3
PCOACH4  

1/2–1

Jessica Snyder  

2016-2017

Peer Coaching for Students (PCS) is designed to promote an inclusive educational environment for at-risk and special education inclusion students. PCS is a course where positive peers make a positive impact in their fellow peer's lives.

* To be Determined: The expiration of these courses coincide with the adoption of Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) in the related subject area.