Having taken courses in university both in-person and online myself, I can personally speak to the value in both experiences. Both in-person and online courses serve as catalysts for the preparation students need for our emerging, technology driven world.
At first glance, an advanced placement (AP) high school philosophy (HZT4U ) class may not seem to have obvious merit. However, the value of being exposed to philosophy during high school, in college, in careers in varied fields, as well as in everyday life, can't be overstated.
High school chemistry studies provide a solid foundation for all students, creating a solid background that blends the sciences and mathematics. Continuing studies in chemistry can lead to careers in chemistry or related careers like pharmaceuticals. Chemistry also provides a valuable skill set in communications, analysis, research, and organization that is important for any career or educational path a student chooses.
This summer, 18-year-old Ottawa native and Blyth Academy Online (BAO) student, James Newton, was crowned the Ontario Junior (U19) Boys’ Champion during the 99th Junior Boys’ Golf Championship at Whistle Bear Golf Course. James’ dedication to his game involves extensive travel and international commitments.
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As students are entering college and adulthood, it's important to develop an awareness and understanding of the world they live in. Social science courses help students increase their knowledge of the world around them, enhance their critical thinking skills, and deepen their cultural understanding.
Computer science courses teach the basic to advanced skills of computing. Beginning computer courses may provide an introduction and overview to programming languages and operating systems and then proceed to more advanced topics like coding in various programming languages, database design, and configuring operating systems and hardware. Object-oriented programming languages are often emphasized, such as Java, C++, and Perl.
Drama class may be considered an elective, but this course offers a wealth of opportunities for skill development. You don't need to have your eye on a career as an actor, stagehand, or theater director to benefit from a drama class. Engaging in this learning experience will help you hone skills that can make you a stronger leader, a more effective professional, and even a better friend. Through creative, engaging activities, drama class helps you learn many diverse skills.
Developing strong writing skills is essential for high school students, no matter what path they intend to take after graduation. From submitting college entrance essays to preparing research papers to communicating with colleagues, writing skills are critical to every student's future plans.
Blyth Academy Online’s MTH1W Grade 9 Mathematics course uses the flexibility presented in the new curriculum to create an accessible and engaging online mathematics education that empowers all students to turn their cultural and academic backgrounds into opportunities to develop a positive relationship with mathematics.
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Grade 12 English, commonly known simply by its course code ENG4U, is an essential class if you’re a high school student looking to apply to university programs. The course teaches you to analyze challenging literary texts while giving you the tools you need to interpret and evaluate information and graphic texts and create your own texts in various forms.
As we get closer and closer to the warm summer months, you’re not alone if you’re asking yourself, “Should I take grade 12 English in summer school?” Taking summer school courses offers a range of benefits.
Before you can decide which grade 12 science course to take, you need to have some idea of the career you want to pursue. You can then select a course that moves you closer to your career goals.
Click here to learn more about why students take online summer school. This article goes over the main reasons why students do this.
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