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Everything You Need to Know About High School Registration. THE ALBERTA HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA. Begin with the end in mind.. To earn an Alberta High School Diploma a student must... earn a minimum of 100 Credits. To earn a Certificate of High School Achievement a student must... - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Everything You Need to Know About High School Registration

  • THE ALBERTA HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMATo earn an Alberta High School Diploma a student must...earn a minimum of 100 CreditsBegin with the end in mind.To earn a Certificate of High School Achievement a student must...earn a minimum of 80 Credits and be taking Knowledge and Employability courses

  • What are Credits?Full Course = 5 Credits (1 Semester in length which is two Terms ~ 20 weeks)Half Course = 3 Credits (Half a Semester in length, which is one Term ~ 10 weeks)must pass a course with a mark of at least 50% to earn credits

    Credits = Time

  • Mandatory Courses for an Alberta High School Diploma Grade 10, 11, 12:- English- Social Studies

    Grade 10 and 11:- Mathematics- Science

  • Mandatory Courses for an Alberta High School Diploma Physical Education 10

    C.A.L.M. (Career and Life Management 20)

    Two full courses (10 credits) in approved options:

    Career and Technology StudiesFine ArtsSecond LanguagesPhysical Education 20 & 30R.A.P. Daring to Excel

  • 10 more Credits at the Grade 12 level other than the required Grade 12 English and Social Studies coursesAlberta High School Diploma Mandatory Courses for an Alberta High School Diploma

  • Innovative Technologies 10Why is InTec 10 Needed?

    The modern learning environment has evolved far beyond blackboards and books This mandatory course will enhance student skills and knowledge in the practical use of technologies that are becoming essential for the 21st Century learner Important skills and issues thatInTec 10 will address:

    Video conferencingFile formats & managementPower searching the InternetSafety and security onlineNetiquette skillsD2L tools for online learninge-PortfoliosDigital images & videoUsing cell phones and PDAs as power tools for learning

  • UNIVERSITY ENTRANCE EXAMPLE

    The University of Calgary(Culture and Communication)1. English 30-1

    2. One of the following:

    Applied Math 30 Pure Math 30Grade 12 Second Language Grade 12 Science 3.&4. Any TWO of the following:

    Social 30 - Biology 30 - Physics 30Math 31- Chemistry 30 - Science 30Grade 12 Second Language

    5. Any Grade 12 Subject (except Special Projects 30)

    2011 Competitive Admission Average: 78%Faculty Specific!!!!

  • COLLEGE ENTRANCE EXAMPLES Mount Royal University S.A.I.T. All 4 year Degree programs require English 30-1 and 4 other subjects, some of which may be specified. Many programs, including the Bachelor of Business Administration, accept Applied Math 30Many two year Diploma programs accept English 30-2

    Some programs have specialized requirements, such as:

    specific coursesinterviewsresumesauditionsportfolios

    Almost all programs require an Alberta High School DiplomaSome programs such as those in the Engineering Technologies and Medical Technologies have very demanding academic requirements; however, many programs are more accessible

    Many programs have specialized requirements, such as:

    specific high school coursesinterviewsresumesCareer Investigation Reports

    Final Admission Averages VaryFinal Admission Averages vary depending on the program

  • Apprenticeship Training & RAP50+ designated trades in Alberta Apprenticeship programs in most of the designated trades are three to four years 80% of training is provided on-the-job, 20% at technical training institutions like SAIT

    The Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) combines high school courses with on the job training such that students acquire their high school diploma and their first year apprenticeship hours

    Upon completion of the RAP Program SCHOLARSHIPS are available.

    Academic requirements vary from trade to trade

  • THE GRADE 10 PROGRAMGrade 10 students must have a FULL time table No spares allowed

    In 2011, Grade 10 students have 6 mandatory courses and 2 Student Choice Courses

  • THE GRADE 10 PROGRAMMandatory Courses

    1. English 2. Social Studies 3. Mathematics 4. Science 5. Physical Education 6. Innovative Technologies

    Choose Academic Course Levels for Success

  • Grade 10 ACADEMIC COURSES are Based on Gr. 9 MARKS and SUCCESS!!!!!!! ACADEMIC COURSES in HIGH SCHOOL are based on LEVELS

    i. e. 10-1 or 10-2 etc.

  • Academic Levels for Core Courses

    AP Program(Honours)AcademicGeneral AcademicBasicAcademicKnowledge and EmployabilityEnglish 10-1 APEnglish 10-1English 10-2-English 10-4Social Studies 10-1 APSocial Studies 10-1Social Studies 10-2-SocialStudies 10-4Math 10-C APMath 10-CMath 10-CMath 10-3 Math 10-4Science 10 APScience 10Science 10Science 14Science 10-4

  • Choosing Academic Levels AP Program (Honours)English 10-1 APSocial 10-1 APPure Math 10-C APScience 10 APStudent Characteristics

    excellent past performanceexcellent reading and writing skillsstrives for high standards maintains a regular homework schedulea strength is working independentlyexcellent problem solversexcellent organizational skillsenjoys the challenge of complex and abstract thought80%

  • Choosing Academic Levels AcademicEnglish 10-1Social 10-1Math 10-CScience 10Student Characteristics

    above average past performancestrong reading and writing skillsresponds well to high standards maintains a regular homework schedulecapable of working independentlystrong problem solversgood organizational skillscan interpret and analyze more complex material

  • Choosing Academic Levels General AcademicEnglish 10-2Social 10-2Math 10-CScience 10Student Characteristics

    average performanceprobably needs to strengthen skillsreading, writing, math, organizationalmore comfortable with concrete concepts and examplesoften needs to proceed more slowly with new conceptsprefers to complete work in classprefers step-by-step structure and directions

  • Choosing Academic Levels Basic AcademicMath 10-3Science 14

    Student Characteristics

    has experienced significant difficulty in the subject areaprefers a curriculum directed towards real life experiences needs to strengthen basic math skillsoften needs to strengthen reading comprehension, vocabulary and speedoften needs to develop significantly stronger organizational and writing skillsneeds extensive structure and direction in the classroom

  • Choosing Academic Levels Knowledge & EmployabilityEnglish 10-4Social 10-4Math 10-4Science 10-4

    Student Characteristics

    requires a modified academic program to be successfulprefers hands-on curriculum needs to strengthen basic math skillsneeds to strengthen reading comprehension, vocabulary and speedneeds to develop organizational and writing skillsneeds extensive structure and direction in the classroom

  • IMPORTANT !Upgrade paths exist from one academic level to the next

    Students can upgrade course levels depending on their achievement

  • PROGRAMSLBHSACL Art Centered Learning

    AP - Advanced PlacementK & E Knowledge & EmployabilityESL English as a Second Language

  • ENGLISH Course Sequences

    GRADE 10

    GRADE 11

    GRADE 12

    English 10-1AP

    (80% Grade 9 ELA)

    English 20-1AP

    English 30-1AP

    English 10-1ACL

    (65%+ in Grade 9 ELA)

    English 20-1ACL

    English 30-1ACL

    English 10-2ACL

    English 20-2ACL

    English 30-2ACL

    English 10-1

    (65%+ in Grade 9 ELA)

    English 20-1

    English 30-1

    English 10-2

    English 20-2

    English 30-2

    English 10-4

    English 20-4

    English 30-4

  • Social StudiesCourse Sequences

    GRADE 10

    GRADE 11

    GRADE 12

    Social Studies 10-1AP

    (80% Grade 9 Soc.St.)

    Social Studies 20-1AP

    Social Studies 30-1AP

    Social Studies 10-1ACL

    (65% Grade 9 Soc St.)

    Social Studies 20-1ACL

    Social Studies 30-1ACL

    Social Studies 10-2ACL

    Social Studies 20-2ACL

    Social Studies 30-2ACL

    Social Studies 10-1

    (65% Grade 9 Soc St.)

    Social Studies 20-1

    Social Studies 30-1

    Social Studies 10-2

    Social Studies 20-2

    Social Studies 30-2

    Social Studies 10-4

    Social Studies 20-4

  • ScienceCourse Sequences

    GRADE 10

    GRADE 11

    GRADE 12

    Science 10AP

    (80% Grade 9 Science)

    Biology 20AP

    Chemistry 20AP

    Physics 20AP

    Biology 30AP

    Chemistry 30AP

    Physics 30AP

    Science 10ACL

    (60% Grade 9 Science)

    Science 20ACL

    Science 30ACL

    Science 10

    (60% Grade 9 Science)

    Science 20

    Biology 20

    Chemistry 20

    Physics 20

    Science 30

    Biology 30

    Chemistry 30

    Physics 30

    Science 14

    Science 24

    -

    Science 10-4

    Science 20-4

    -

  • MathCourse Sequences

    GRADE 10

    GRADE 11

    GRADE 12

    Math 10 C AP

    (>80% in Math 9)

    Math 20-1 AP

    (>80% in Math 10AP)

    Math 30-1/31 AP

    (>80% in Math 20-1 AP)

    Math 10-C

    (>50% in Math 9)

    Math 20-1

    (>70% in Math 10-C)

    Math 30-1

    (>50% in Math 20-1)

    Math 20-2

    (>50 in Math 10-C)

    Math 30-2

    (>50% in Math 20-1)

    Math 10-C ACL

    (>50% in Math 9)

    Math 20-1 ACL

    (>70% in Math 10-C)

    Math 30-1 ACL

    (>50% in math 20-1)

    Math 20-2 ACL

    (>50% in Math 10-C)

    Math 30-2 ACL

    (>50% in Math 20-2)

    Math 10-3

    (50% in Math 10-3)

    Math 30-3

    (>50% in Math 20-3)

    Math 10-4

    (Modified Grade 9 Math)