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Special attention is focused on understanding how children played a specific and unique role in various times of persecution as well as the influence of youth movements in more recent times with relation to the general Jewish society. Students examine the various biomes and climates that cover the Earth and the factors that distinguish them and human activities and their effects on the environment, including discussion of global climate change, deforestation, extinctions caused by human encroachment, etc. Meena's Three Wishes comics , cartoon - Ed. Household water treatment and the Millennium Development Goals: Blessings to you for your giving to others, you are essentially, … giving to HIM!!! SKB - Publish a Book:

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This is a self-study course that is assessed by a final examination. Dynamic Web Design and Development is a self-study course building upon the principles introduced in the lower level courses. This course covers advanced navigational organization, selection, web page layouts, and embedding multimedia to enhance web sites. This class explores how to connect the front end the Flash application with dynamic data on the server. This course of study is necessary to be prepared for the final examination, which consists of reading, study guide and crash course video supplements.

Introduction to Computers CIS introduces students to the principles of information processing and computers. Students differentiate between the concepts of hardware and software and their uses in information systems. The exam traces the development of computers from their historical background to modern times and the role computers have in modern society. Special focus is given to computer operations and systems, as well as terminology.

This self-study course provides a broad introduction to the use of computers as tools for creativity, communications, organizing information, and problem-solving.

The basic concepts of computer hardware, software, networking, and the Internet are covered. Organization of a typical Personal Computer PC is examined in a given popular operating systems environment.

Terminology and concepts related to major PC hardware components and their functions are discussed consistent with industry standards and practices. Some typical user interface of popular operating systems are introduced. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: This course leads students through the entire web site creation process, while developing and enhancing HTML, CSS, and visual design skills along the way.

Students learn how to create accessible web sites that allow users to easily and quickly navigate through information, regardless of browser type, connection speed, or browsing device. Students also explore the principles of responsive design, a new method of designing web sites that adapt to devices ranging from mobile phones to desktop monitors. Whether building a site from scratch or redesigning an existing site, the principles presented in this course help students deliver their web content in a more responsive, accessible, and visually exciting way.

The course of study is necessary to be prepared for the final examination, which consists of reading, study guide and crash course video supplements. This self-study course covers functions and features of Microsoft Access Students study database concepts and the Access environment and learn how to design and create databases. This self-study comprehensive course covers all the functions and features of Excel for students of any skill level.

It is an overview of the field of culinary arts and is designed to provide a snapshot of the fundamentals of the culinary profession as well as background on the theories that apply to the use of ingredients and preparation of foods.

It focuses on the knowledge and skills a chef needs to operate and manage a food service operation and to prepare a variety of foods. The course also explores management areas such as food safety, sanitation, menu creation, recipe conversion, inventory and cost control. This exam introduces students to all the necessary techniques to successfully bake quick breads, muffins, yeast breads, cakes, cupcakes, brownies and other baked goods.

It is an overview of the field of baking and pastry arts and is designed to introduce students to the basics of using ingredients to create baked goods for consumption both personally and professionally.

The knowledge and skills necessary to operate a bakery are discussed. This exam serves as an introduction to assessment in early childhood settings. Various means of assessment i. Additionally, students explore how to evaluate assessment data for instructional decision-making. Exam content reflects contemporary theory and practice and promotes ideas and skills that tap children's propensity for creativity and critical thinking.

Numerous strategies of arts integration and examples of learning content through the visual arts, music, dance, and poetry are discussed. This exam explores early childhood organizational plans, procedures, physical facilities and surveys appropriate materials and equipment. Emphasis is placed on the process of designing appropriate learning environments for young children and an integrated, developmental approach to curriculum and instruction in the early childhood education.

The exam covers all aspects of classroom life, the roles of children and adults in education, the physical and social environments, and the multiple developmental domains for children in early childhood education and provides a collaborative approach to curriculum development in early childhood education. This exam provides the guidelines for creating effective partnerships with families.

It provides an overview of the diversity of modern families. The emphasis is on examining elements that create successful partnerships and programs that work. Best practices suggest that when communities, schools, and families work together, the results are stronger communities that support the success of young people.

The challenges that schools face today in fostering true parental engagement are the result of a multitude of complex issues. In completion of this course, students will have completed an in-depth study of ways schools are successfully meeting the parent-school connection challenge. Students also explore and adapt strategies to create that connection in ways that meet the specific needs of various schools and communities. Foundations of American Education is a graduate-level course providing a broad study of the philosophical and social foundations of education in the United States.

Students become proficient in terminologies, educational theories, practice and legislation relevant to the American educational system. Students link previously developed educational ideas to present practices and compare and contrast the benefits and deficiencies of the applications of these ideas. After being exposed to this information, students should be able to implement these theories into practice. In addition to taking a final examination on the course content, students are required to write two research papers on assigned topics and must successfully complete both of these assignments in order to receive credit recommendations.

This exam explores the many aspects of the profession of early childhood education, focusing on developmentally appropriate practices, types of programs, historical perspectives, ethics, current issues, and what it means to be a professional. The purpose of this exam is to enable new and veteran teachers to construct the knowledge, basic competencies, and dispositions needed to the reading and writing abilities of students in grades Pre-K to 8.

This self-study course provides students with an overview of the important writers and works of American Literature from World War II to contemporary times. Class discussions focus on nonfiction essays, documents, poems, speeches, and short stories and their relevance to respective historical time periods. Students are responsible for reading required works and choose supplemental readings in a genre of their choice to enhance their literary education. This self-study course provides students with an overview of the important writers and works of years of American Literature from Early America to World War II.

Students are responsible for required works and choose supplemental readings in a genre of their choice to enhance and inform their literary education. This exam is about determining whether an argument is sound using logical principles and teaches students to commit logical arguments to paper and to evaluate written arguments.

Students use various types of reasoning, including inductive, deductive and analogical reasoning so they are better equipped to make determinations as to the validity of an argument.

Additionally, students continue to develop standard composition skills, including: This self-study course requires students to complete approximately six reading assignments and pass a final exam. This self-study course provides an overview of public speaking techniques, goals, and procedures.

The course begins with a discussion of presentation of speeches in general and ways to encourage maximum audience attentiveness. Students are required to deliver four oral speeches of varying lengths on assigned topics as described in the course syllabus and successfully pass a final examination to earn credit recommendations for this course.

It provides students with an extensive background in athletic training and acute and emergency care as a profession. Students who are majoring in athletic training will find in this essential background on which to build their complete education.

Anatomy and Physiology SCI or equivalent. The study covers a variety of physiological disorders and diseases that require special exercise considerations. The course first covers an introduction to clinical exercise and general skills such as examination and interview skills as well as exercise testing and prescribing. The course then shifts to a discussion of individual diseases and their related exercises. Endocrinology and metabolic disorders are discussed, followed by cardiovascular diseases.

The pathophysiology, clinical considerations, and exercises as a part of treatment are discussed and applied for each disease. The scope of each disease is also described. The final examination will ask students to read a series of case studies and respond to questions on each one in paragraph form in order to demonstrate mastery of the materials.

The course first covers respiratory diseases and the exercises which patients can perform to maintain or gain back their health, then shifts to a discussion of immune related diseases such as cancer. Clinical considerations, pathophysiology, and exercise training are described.

The course also discusses disorders of bone and joints, as well as select neuromuscular disorders. Finally, the course discusses special populations, including children, older adults, people with clinical depression, and people with intellectual disabilities. Within each topic, clinical considerations are factored in and the exercise training is described. The final examination asks students to read a series of case studies and respond to questions on each one in paragraph form in order to demonstrate mastery of the materials.

This course is designed to introduce the structures of human anatomy and explain how these structures are involved in human movement. Numerous illustrations and optional opportunities for are provided to enhance the learning of human anatomy. This is a science-based course covering background, theory, and research in the field of physical growth and motor behavior across the life span, as well as the practical application of these concepts.

The course begins with an introduction to changes in the body, from neurological to physiological and discusses what factors affect these changes. The course then focuses on motor control and development through every life stage. Sociocultural influences are described. Students learn how to assess these changes and understand their importance as a factor of human growth.

This is a course for students with no prior background in the subject. The course begins with a background description of the field and continues with the history of the profession, then shifts to the actual role of the health education professional. Focus is placed on the ethics, responsibilities, and required certifications one is required to have in the field.

Students also learn about theories and planning models of health promotion. Additionally, the course teaches the setting for health education and promotion, as well as the agencies involved.

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HIS - History of Medicine. HRT - Preserve Harvest: HRT - Lawn Care. HRT - Introduction to Landscaping. HRT - Backyard Composting. HRT - Terrarium Workshop.

HRT - Backyard Fruits. HSM - Hospitality Entrepreneurship. HSM - Introduction to the Hospitalit. HSM - Using Technology: HSM - Pastry Making. HTC - Maryland's B. HTC - Bartending HYT - Business Etiquette. HYT - Social Media. HYT - Security Awareness. HYT - Financial Literacy. HYT - Customer Service. HYT - Resume Writing.

HYT - Interviewing Techniques. HYT - Security Clearances. HYT - Business Networking. HYT - Student Guide: HYT - Students Orientation. INS - Insuring Watercraft. INS - Risk Management. INS - Confidentiality Issues for the. INS - Real Estate: INS - Title Work: Now What Do I Do? INS - Directors and Officers. INS - Transportation Coverage.

INS - Liability for Employers. JCL - Career Counseling. JCL - Resume Writing. JCL - Jumpstart Career: JCL - Twelve Steps: JCL - Individual Excellence.

JCL - Career Assessment. JCL - Promote Yourself: JCL - Job Security KEY - Locksmithing KEY - Working Smart: KEY - Trilogy Locks. KEY - Safe Manipulation. KEY - Safe Servicing. KEY - Time Locks. LAW - Firearms Safety. LAW - Computer Security. LAW - Plng Ahead: LAW - Basic Mediation. LAW - Intro to Mediation. LAW - Mediation for Youth. LAW - Mediator Ethics. LAW - Workers' Compensation.

LGE - Beginning French. LGE - Intro to Spanish ages LGE - Ancient Greek. LGE - Polish for Travelers. LGE - Object Pronouns. LGE - Verb Conjugation. LGE - Beginning Spanish. LGE - Introduction to German.

LGE - Intermediate Italian. LGE - Beginning German. LGE - Introduction to German ages 1. LGE - Beginning Latin. LGE - Intermediate Spanish. LGE - French for Travellers. LGE - Italian for Travellers. LGE - Conversational French. LGE - Intermediate French. LGE - Spanish for the Nursing: LGE - Community Spanish. LGE - Command Spanish: LGE - Spanish Speakers: LGE - Workplace Esl. LGE - Spanish for Req. LGE - Introduction to Hebrew.

LGE - Spanish for the Workplace. LGE - Conversational Japanese. LGE - Instant Italian. LGE - Speed Spanish. LGE - Introduction to Spanish. LGE - Introduction to Latin. LGE - Sign Language. MAT - Introduction to Statistics. MAT - Introduction to Algebra. MGM - Customer Service. MGM - Craps I. MGM - Roulette I. MGR - Foundations of Hospitality: MGR - Effective Communication. MGR - Evaluating Performance.

MGR - Emotional Intelligence. MGR - Team Building. MGR - Team Leadership. MGR - Managing Diversity: MGT - Faclty Mgmt: MGT - Six Sigma: MGT - Managing Conflict: MGT - Take Initiative: MGT - Customer Service. MGT - Project Management. MGT - Leadership online. MGT - Grammar and Proofreading. MGT - Principles of Supervision. MGT - Leadership Dynamics. MGT - Emotional Intelligence. MGT - Writing Skills: MGT - Front Desk. MGT - Stress Management. Ann's Strategic Planning R. MGT - Professional Etiquette.

MGT - Leading People. MGT - Intergenerational Comm. MGT - Employment Law. MGT - Dealing Effectively: MGT - Team Building. MGT - Time Management. MGT - Aspects of Leadership. MGT - Performance Standards. MGT - Dynamics of Choice.

MGT - Principles of Management. MGT - Personnel Management. MGT - Managing Org. MGT - After the Plan: MGT - Conquering Clutter. MGT - Conflict Resolution. MGT - Manage Conflict: MGT - Transitioning to Supervisor. MGT - Introduction to Business. MGT - Managerial Writing. MGT - Finance and Accounting: MGT - Presentation Success. MGT - Improving Communication: MGT - Organizational Leadership. MGT - Conflict Management. MGT - Intro to Mediation. MGT - Succession Mgmt: MGT - Intro to Compensation.

MGT - Paytrain Fundamentals. MGT - Paytrain Mastery. MGT - Purchasing Fundamentals. MGT - Busn Side: MGT - Public Speaking. MGT - Writing for Professionals. MGT - Mrkt Yourself: MGT - Manufacturing Fundamentals. MGT - Effective Communications. MGT - Negotiation Basics. MSE - Networking Essentials. MSE - Microsoft Exchange. MUS - Music Appreciation. MUS - Music Appreciation: MUS - French Horn.

MUS - Highland Bagpiping. MUS - Your Guide: MUS - Vinyl Exam: OCC - Auto Tech: OCC - Motorcycle Safety: OCC - Introductory Automotive. OCC - Child Development: OCC - Women Aboard. OCC - Intro to Navigation: OCC - Event Planning. OCC - Car Detailing. OCC - Intermediate Locksmithing. OCC - Personal Hygiene: OCC - X Certification. Auto Body, Level 2. OCC - Estimating for Profit. OCC - Effective Communication.

OCC - Intro to S. OCU - Safe Locks: OCU - Rses Controls: OCU - Rses Refrigeration: OCU - Electrical Repair: OCU - Plumbing Repair: OCU - Bulb Planting. OCU - Spring Plnt: OCU - Basic Electricity. OCU - Rses Electric: Intro Craft Skills 1. Intro to Craft Skills 2. OCU - Plumbing Basics. OCU - Estimating for Profit. OFC - Introduction to Keyboarding. OFC - Writing for the Office. OFC - Communication Skills. OFC - English for the Office.

OFC - Secretarial Techniques. OFC - Keyboarding for Microcomputers. OFC - Fundamentals of Supervision an. OFC - Introduction to Quickbooks. OFC - Payroll Accounting. OFC - Micro Keyboarding: OFC - Grammar Refresher. OFC - Accounting Fundamentals. OFC - Bookkeeping I. OFC - Contractors Quickbooks OFC - Keyboarding for Success. OFC - Keyboarding for Pc. OFC - Office Etiquette.

OFC - Payroll in Quickbooks PHO - Photoshop Elements 9. PHO - Photoshop Elements PHO - Photoshop Elements 8. PHO - Introduction to Lightroom 4. PHO - Digital Photo: PHO - Introduction to Lightroom 5. RES - Re Prin. RES - Fundmamentals for the 1st Time.

RES - Smart Growth. RES - Environmental Hazards: RES - Negotiation Techniques. RES - Fair Housing c. RES - Environmental Hazards f.

RES - Negotiation Techniques d,f. RES - Principles Review. RES - Real Estate: RES - Homeowners Association: It's Effect on R E Lic. SCI - Virology and Superbugs. SKB - Introduction to Screenwriting. SKB - Math for Adults. SKB - Preparing for the S. SKB - Algebra Review. SKB - Expressive Writing. SKB - Pleasures of Poetry. SKB - Writing for Children. SKB - Travel Writing. SKB - Teaching Math: SKB - Teaching Science: SKB - Autobiographical Writing. SKB - Teach Writing: SKB - Response to Strat: SKB - Creating Characters 1.

SKB - Team Building: SKB - Publish a Book: SKB - Writing Essentials. SKB - Romance Writing. SKB - Praxis 1 Test: SKB - Praxis Core: SKB - Train the Trainer. SKB - Mystery Writing. SKB - Business Writing. SKB - Math Refresher. SKB - Introduction to Powerpoint. Check out the printer-friendly version of Procuring Local Foods for Child Nutrition Programs for all the same content, just in black and white.

This decision tree presents several options for including your desire for local products in your procurement process. The series starts with an introduction to basic procurement principles, and then walks participants through strategies and tactics for buying local foods. The entire series can be viewed online:. State agencies and child nutrition program operators can request the training as a half-day, full-day or two-day training. The Facilitator's Guide digests the material from the Procuring Local Foods Guide into a script, while also offering tips for conducting a successful training and incorporating interactive exercises.

For more information about how states and schools can use this pilot, see the FNS pilot website and for more information about how vendors can participate, see the AMS pilot website.

Skip to main content. Procuring Local Foods for Child Nutrition Programs Procuring Local Foods for Child Nutrition Programs covers procurement basics, defining local, where to find local products, and the variety of ways schools can purchase locally in accordance with regulations.

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