Middle M/J Peer Counseling
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Build the confidence and skills to succeed in middle school. Discover how your brain changes in amazing ways and how you can grow during this exciting time in your life. Learn how to manage your time, set goals, and get organized. Give your body the energy it needs and learn how to handle stress in positive ways. Make peer pressure work for you instead of against you, and learn how to create strong friendships where everyone wins. By the end of your training, you will have higher confidence, new skills for success, and dozens of proven strategies to solve problems quickly and achieve your dreams.
Throughout the course, you will be coached by Mawi Asgedom, a Harvard graduate and student success expert who has written eight books and trained over 1,000,000 students.
Follow the link below for the Department of Education description for this course:
- Time Management
- Conflict Resolution
- Peer Pressure
- Grit and Resilience
- Growth Mindset
- Decision Making
Besides engaging students in challenging curriculum, the course guides students to reflect on their learning and evaluate their progress through a variety of assessments. Assessments can be in the form of practice lessons, multiple choice questions, writing assignments, projects, research papers, oral assessments, and discussions. This course will use the state-approved grading scale. Each course contains a mandatory final exam or culminating project that will be weighted at 20% of the student’s overall grade.***
***Proctored exams can be requested by FLVS at any time and for any reason in an effort to ensure academic integrity. When taking the exam to assess a student’s integrity, the exam must be passed with at least a 59.5% in order to earn credit for the course.
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Pursuant to s. 1002.20, F.S.; A public school student whose parent makes written request to the school principal shall be exempted from the teaching of reproductive health or any disease, including HIV/AIDS, in accordance with the provisions of s. 1003.42(3). Learn more about the process and which courses contain subject matter where an exemption request can be made.