AYOP Keys" Student is 4students@AYOP and the parent key is 4parents@ayop
American Sign Language 1
ALL materials in this course belong to Dr. Bill Vicars from ASL University. This curriculum is intended for high school students. Be aware that the pace may be too fast for young learners, and the vocabulary and some of the discussion topics will be beyond them. Signing Time videos available on YouTube, or My Smart Hands would be better suited for them.

This course is AYOP (At Your Own Pace) and has no live teacher instruction. The option for a LIVE class in the fall is possible, but will be limited and based on the number of teachers available. 

REQUIRED BOOKS

ALL materials in this course belong to Dr. Bill Vicars from ASL University. There are no books necessary to take this course. 

OPTIONAL BOOKS

It is recommended for the student to select 4 books to read throughout the course of a year, one book per quarter. Of course the student may read more, but they must be on the subject of deafness in history, current events, biographies, etc. The parent may require a book report for each book and average them into the student's final grades.

Here is a list of books to get you started. **PARENTS: It is recommended that you preview and help select the books with your student.

!! NOTE that this is only a suggested list of books to get you started on the hunt. Some books may contain subject content that your student is not ready for. Please use your discretion to determine the books that will be right for your student. Your library is a great resource to locate more books. !!

 

Spanish Live Seating GLAM

 

THIS CLASS IS FULL.

Age: High School

Early Seating Families can already Enroll. The course will move to the site home page for open seating on Aug 1st and then the open seating enrollment code will be visible. 

Class Meets:

  • 2 days a week 
  • 31 weeks

Sessions Available (May be subject to change):

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8:00 AM CST
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:00 AM CST
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays at 4:30 PM CST

Course Schedule:

  • Start Date: Week of September 10, 2018
  • Thanksgiving Break: November 10-25, 2018
  • Christmas Break: December 22, 2018-January 6, 2019
  • Easter Break: April 13-28, 2019
  • Last Classes Meet: Week of May 20, 2019

Description: Spanish 1, Lesson 1 to 26 of Destinos

Destinos is a telenovela designed for new Spanish speakers.  You will learn, review and hear pure spanish with Raquel, Arturo and Don Fernando.  You will  also learn  more about the Latino culture with Raquel as she travels through Spain, Mexico and Argentina as she searches for Angel.   Each episode will have a vocabulary review and preview for the upcoming  program.  All asignments for Destinos will be completed on-line.

This is a very challenging courses since it was originally designed as a college level Spanish 1 course. High school students only for this one. Please do not sign up a student that is unlikely to keep up with the heavy workload and potentially bump out a student that would have.

    • Integrates with the free streaming videos from the Annenberg Project
    • Computer-scored quizzes

Times:

Tuesdays and Thursdays - 9AM CST

Tuesdays and Thursdays - 4:30 PM CST

Schedule:

Start: Week of Sept 11

Thanksgiving Break: Nov 20-24

Christmas Break: Dec 18-Jan 5

Easter Break: Mar 19-April 6

End Date: May 14-18

 

Specific to the live class option:

In the classroom, students do a variety of activities and exercises, which include talking in Spanish about the video program, practicing pronunciation and grammar, and interacting in Spanish with classmates in pairs and small groups. The class is conducted in Spanish as much as possible, but English is used where necessary for clarity and efficiency. 

Required Text:

You must have the Destinos, 2nd edition of the Alternate Edition, student text

and

The 2nd edition version of the student workbook

Required English Grammar Understanding: 

Parts of Speech: noun and pronouns, verbs (present past, present progressive), adjectives including possessive and demonstrative, direct and indirect objects

 FAQ Coming Soon

Enroll

This course is full

Age: Middle School to High School Students that have or are taking a formal Spanish course

Early Seating Families can already Enroll. The course will move to the site home page for open seating on Aug 1st and then the open seating enrollment code will be visible. 

Class Meets:

  • 1 day a week 
  • 31 weeks

Sessions Available (May be subject to change):

  • Thursdays at 3:00 PM CST

Course Schedule:

  • Start Date: Week of September 10, 2018
  • Thanksgiving Break: November 10-25, 2018
  • Christmas Break: December 22, 2018-January 6, 2019
  • Easter Break: April 13-28, 2019
  • Last Classes Meet: Week of May 20, 2019

Description:

Drop in during this time slot to practice speaking Spanish. The sessions will be supervised by a fluent Spanish-speaking home school mom. This will allow students to practice Spanish in a conversational atmosphere and specific feedback on pronunciation, grammar, and other Spanish language elements will be given. Anyone studying Spanish is welcome.

Required Text, Hardware, or Software:

A microphone and headphone combination is required for participation in the conversation.