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

2013-2014

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.

College Transition

N1290050

CLGTRN

1/2–1

Debbie Gonzales

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

2014-2015

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  

Debbie Gonzales

 2014-2015 

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

Debbie Gonzales

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.

Path College Career I-IV

N1290051
N1290052
N1290053
N1290054

PATHCC1
PATHCC2
PATHCC3
PATHCC4

1/2 - 1   

Debbie Gonzales

2014-2015

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

2013-2014

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

PCOACH1
PCOACH2

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.


 

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