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GUIDANCE


PEER HELPER

GRADE: 7-10
SEMESTERS: 1
CREDIT: 0
OFFERED: 1st and/or 2nd Semester
PREREQUISITE: None

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This training is an in-depth learning experience for acquiring skills in such areas as one-to-one relationships, decision-making, counseling, group leadership, and tutoring. Mostly, peer helper is learning how to be a good friend! There are no prerequisites; however, students willing to care and share with an interest in acquiring a new, successful approach to life skills are given first consideration. The training is a sequential series of sessions to prepare students to be helpful. As a result of the training, a student may improve listening skills, offer understanding, and can provide information and referral options.

The emphasis will be on developing skills to use in resolving conflicts. Each session deals with a new topic and builds on the skills which have been taught earlier. The instructional method of peer training utilizes discussion and group dynamics rather than group counseling. Students are required to keep a journal based on class activities.

There will be specific lessons related to how people learn for those pursuing Tutoring and Teacher Aide. After the term of training, the student has the option of continuing to develop his/her skills through Peer Practicum, Tutoring and/or Teacher Aide. Students who have had Peer Helper will be given priority as juniors & seniors in the Teacher Aide program.

GOALS:
1. Gaining self-awareness
2. Developing positive attitudes
3. Making healthy choices
4. Respecting others
5. Gaining responsibility
6. Developing relationship skills
7. Resolving conflicts
8. Making effective decisions


TUTORING

GRADE: 9-12
SEMESTERS: 1
CREDIT: up to 1/2 credit
OFFERED: 1st and/or 2nd Semester
PREREQUISITE: Peer Helper application & approval

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Tutoring is a segment of the Teacher Aide program in which students assist other students with academic work. Tutors will receive training in tutoring techniques and then will work one-on-one with another student. Teacher approval must be secured for each academic area in which a student wishes to tutor.


TEACHER AIDE

GRADE: 11-12
CREDIT: ½
SEMESTERS: 1
PREREQUISITE: Peer Helper

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course consists of one term per day. The student is given an opportunity to work with children. This could develop into an interest in a youth oriented career. Dependability, effort, response to suggestions, ingenuity, enthusiasm, harmonious participation, tactfulness, emotional stability, efficiency, conscientiousness, and sympathetic attitude are important qualities for students who wish to participate. Students who have completed the peer helper program will be given priority in placement.

Updated 1/21/2013

 

 

 

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