Category: Health-PE

Health

Health

Course Length:

One semester

Course Description:

This comprehensive health course provides students with essential knowledge and decision-making skills for a healthy lifestyle. Students analyze aspects of emotional, social, and physical health and how these realms of health influence each other. Students apply principles of health and wellness to their own lives. In addition, they study behavior change and set health goals to work on throughout the semester. Additional topics of study include healthy relationships, reproductive health, disease transmission, substance abuse, safety and injury prevention, environmental health, and consumer health.

Prerequisites:

None

Comprehensive Syllabus:  

http://mtda.link/health

Required Materials:

None

Specific Technical/Software Requirements in Addition to General Requirements:

Assignments must be done in Microsoft Word or Pages.

Please review the general original credit software requirements at http://mtda.link/techreq

Course Availability (subject to resource and teacher availability):

Fall:  available
Spring: available
Summer: available

Lead Teacher:

Lead Teacher: Trisha Harper, Billings Public Schools, trisha.harper@montanadigitalacademy.org

PLEASE SEE YOUR LOCAL COUNSELOR TO REGISTER FOR MTDA COURSES

Physical-Education-I

Physical Education I

Course Length:

One semester

Course Description:

Physical Education I is an action packed course designed to get you up and moving while learning about the basic building blocks of fitness. This course consists of 18 weeks of physical activity, as well as curriculum that outlines important information for improving your own fitness level.

NOTE: MTDA physical education courses are not designed as adaptive PE courses. Students with injuries, special needs or other issues should contact MTDA curriculum staff to see if the course is appropriate for you. If a student has an IEP or 504 that limits exercise or physical activity, this course is not an appropriate placement.

Students may only take one PE course at a time at MTDA.  Students may not take this PE class in addition to a local face-to-face PE during the same term.

Prerequisites:

None

Comprehensive Syllabus:  

http://mtda.link/physed1

Required Materials:

None

Specific Technical/Software Requirements in Addition to General Requirements:

Please review the general original credit software requirements at http://mtda.link/techreq

Course Availability (subject to resource and teacher availability):

Fall: semester available
Spring: semester available
Summer: not available

Lead Teacher:

Heather Elkin, Billings Public Schools, heather.elkin@montanadigitalacademy.org

PLEASE SEE YOUR LOCAL COUNSELOR TO REGISTER FOR MTDA COURSES

Physical-Education-II

Physical Education II

Course Length:

One semester

Course Description:

This course takes a more in-depth look at the five components of physical fitness touched on in Fitness Fundamentals I: muscular strength, endurance, cardiovascular health, flexibility, and body composition. This course allows students to discover new interests as they experiment with a variety of exercises in a non-competitive atmosphere. By targeting different areas of fitness, students increase their understanding of health habits and practices and improve their overall fitness level. Students take a pre- and post fitness assessment. Throughout this course students also participate in a weekly fitness program involving elements of cardio, strength, and flexibility.

NOTE: MTDA physical education courses are not designed as adaptive PE courses. Students with injuries, special needs or other issues should contact MTDA curriculum staff to see if the course is appropriate for you. If a student has an IEP or 504 that limits exercise or physical activity, this course is not an appropriate placement.

Students may only take one PE course at a time at MTDA.  Students may not take this PE class in addition to a local face-to-face PE during the same term.

Prerequisites:

To take this course, students should have completed Physical Education I THROUGH MONTANA DIGITAL ACADEMY. If this is a student’s first online PE course through MTDA, they should take PE I.

Comprehensive Syllabus:  

http://mtda.link/physed2

Required Materials:

None

Specific Technical/Software Requirements in Addition to General Requirements:

Please review the general original credit software requirements at http://mtda.link/techreq

Course Availability (subject to resource and teacher availability):

Fall: A semester available
Spring: B semester available
Summer: Not available

Lead Teacher:

Joeseph Malchuski, Billings Public Schools, joseph.malchuski@montanadigitalacademy.org

PLEASE SEE YOUR LOCAL COUNSELOR TO REGISTER FOR MTDA COURSES

Sports-Officiating

Sports Officiating

Course Length:

One semester

Course Description:

In this course, students will learn the rules, gameplay, and guidelines for a variety of sports, including soccer, baseball, softball, basketball, volleyball, and football. In addition, they will learn the officiating calls and hand signals for each sport, as well as the role a sports official plays in maintaining fair play.

Prerequisites:

None

Comprehensive Syllabus:  

http://mtda.link/sportsofficiating

Required Materials:

None

Specific Technical/Software Requirements in Addition to General Requirements:

Please review the general original credit software requirements at http://mtda.link/techreq

Course Availability (subject to resource and teacher availability):

Fall: semester available
Spring: semester available
Summer: NEW 2018! Available Session 2

Lead Teacher:

Wes Holmquist, Gallatin High School-Bozeman PS, wes.holmquist@montanadigitalacademy.org

PLEASE SEE YOUR LOCAL COUNSELOR TO REGISTER FOR MTDA COURSES

Anatomy-Physiology

Anatomy & Physiology A & B

Course Length:

Two one-semester courses (students must independently register for each semester)

Course Description:

In this Health elective, students will explore the anatomy or structure of the human body. In addition to learning anatomical terminology, students will study the main systems of the body– including skeletal, muscular, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, reproductive, and nervous systems. In addition to identifying the bones, muscles, and organs, students will study the structure of cells and tissues within the body.

Prerequisites:

None

Comprehensive Syllabus:  

http://mtda.link/anatomyandphysiology

Required Materials:

None

Specific Technical/Software Requirements in Addition to General Requirements:

Please review the general original credit software requirements at http://mtda.link/techreq

Course Availability (subject to resource and teacher availability):

Fall: semester available
Spring: semester available
Summer: A & B available

Lead Teacher:

Amanda Ferderer, Great Falls Public Schools, Great Falls, MT amanda.ferderer@montanadigitalacademy.org

Montana Digital Academy
Phyllis J. Washington College of Education
The University of Montana
32 Campus Drive – Room 315
Missoula, Montana 59812
Phone: 406-203-1812
Fax: 406-203-1815

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