Essential Skills Development
Prerequisite: Guidance Counselor approval
Essential Skills Development is a multidisciplinary course which provides students continuing opportunities to develop the essential skills that are necessary for high school coursework achievement including: reading; writing; listening; speaking; note taking; study, organizational, and problem-solving skills; math; test taking skills and communication. Determination of the skills to be emphasized in this course is based on Indiana State proficiencies, school general curriculum plans, and student Individualized Education Programs (IEP). Skills selected for developmental work provide students with the ability to continue to learn in a range of different educational and life situations.