This course focuses on the major world religions as practiced in America. The study of the world's religions is a lifelong journey. This course is designed to give you structure to help you organize your thoughts and enable you to make intelligent assessments about religion. You will be introduced to each faith by leading advocates of the tradition. Religion is a basic building block for society worldwide, and this course will enable you to grow in understanding and appreciation of the many faith communities around the world.

Course Syllabus

This module fulfills the Early Warning Signs of Children's Mental Health requirement for MN relicensure.

The main goals of this training are to meet the licensure requirement and help you to become an even better advocate to address student’s mental health needs. The learning activities are designed for those of you who have had this training before and those of you taking it for the first time. The activities meet the state requirements and each section will include reflections and additional resources that will give you the opportunity to deepen your understanding.

For questions regarding the course, please contact Eric Carlson at ejcarlson@District287.org

Internet safety course for students.

Develop skills needed to manage personal money and how to keep track of spending.  Students will have a greater understanding of banking services, fees and interest, and how to better understand their paychecks, deductions, benefits, and paying taxes.  Students will pick a mock career and salary to build a budget and adjust expenses to maintain financial stability.

This course assists students in understanding their own disability, and how it impacts learning, employment and social interactions. Personal strengths and challenges when learning new and/or difficult information in school and on the job are identified. Students will become familiar with the transition process as it relates to their IEP; their current life status in each of the transition areas; basic laws and disability rights in secondary education, post-secondary education, and employment; and how to identify and ask for accommodations in various environments. Self-Advocacy skill development, and understanding community agencies and how to access those resources are key components of this class.

This semester course is meant to connect the earliest forms of human writing to the kinds of stories we tell and where we might be heading.

Students will work on reading early human literature; exposure to Greek Mythology and British Romanticism. They will also work on the processes of preparing, evaluating, and delivering multiple forms of written communication.

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Employment Skills for Success is targeted to transition-age students with multiple disabilities who are involved in a variety of vocational experiences at Edgewood Education Center. Students will learn work habits, work skills, and safety on the job through real life experiences and instruction.

This semester course is meant to connect the earliest forms of human writing to the kinds of stories we tell and where we might be heading.

Students will work on reading early human literature; exposure to Greek Mythology and British Romanticism. They will also work on the processes of preparing, evaluating, and delivering multiple forms of written communication.

Course Syllabus

(Prerequisite to Practicum for Independent Living  -South)  This course focuses on five areas: Rental costs, leases, defining terms, furnishing an apartment, and living with a roommate.  Students will have a better understanding of factors that are important in locating an apartment or independent living arrangement, reading ads and abbreviations, accessing information via the internet, and determining monthly expenses.  Students will have a greater understanding of periodic vs. fixed term leases, understanding leases, and tenant rights.  Students will learn about security deposits, application fees, rent credits, renters insurance and utility bills.  Students will also learn about items needed to furnish and stock apartment, and compare the costs of new vs. used.  Students will increase their awareness of living with a roommate, expectations, compatibility and resources to find roommates.

Math 9:35-10:20


In this course, you will be starting with decimals. There is a lot of pictures that can follow with decimals, so let's get creative!

Students develop skills to locate informational resources for accessing the community safely.  Resources include the Internet, white and yellow pages, directories, and map reading. Students learn strategies to be a safe and how to protect themselves at home and in the community.  Students discover the importance of carrying personal identification; emergency information, telephone numbers and having a small amount of cash when out in the community.  Community destinations will include a county service center, library, bookstore, mall and other shopping areas, post office and other places of class interest.

This is a saving and investing unit designed to be a part of an online personal finance curriculum.

Develop skills needed to manage personal money and how to keep track of spending.  Students will have a greater understanding of banking services, fees and interest, and how to better understand their paychecks, deductions, benefits, and paying taxes.  Students will pick a mock career and salary to build a budget and adjust expenses to maintain financial stability.

This study skills course is designed to prepare students for learning in the post-secondary setting.  Students will learn strategies to increase their study skills in the areas of time management, assignment completion, note taking, and reading a college textbook.

Internet safety course for students.

This is a 6th grade, year-long course aligned to MN State Academic Standards. It is a collaborative effort by over a dozen MN School districts.

This version of the course uses embedded Google Docs so that course updates may be made via the MNPCC.

Hub for flipped sports instruction pilot.

Internet safety course for students.

Students, you will need your enrollment key from your teacher to enroll in this course.

Course Description
Through the instruction of soft skills associated with employment, students will gain an understanding of job management skills and building employee/employer relationships. Students will increase their understanding of workplace protocols and expectations, as well as ethical conduct, including social media. Students will also become aware of the evaluation process of job performance and the effective strategies for conflict resolution, problem solving, and resigning from a job. 

Civic skills, civic values and principles of democracy,rights and responsibilities, gov't institutions and political processes, and relationships of the U.S. to other nations and organizations.

This is a 6th grade, year-long course aligned to MN State Academic Standards. It is a collaborative effort by over a dozen MN School districts.

This version of the course uses embedded Google Docs so that course updates may be made via the MNPCC.

This is a 6th grade, year-long course aligned to MN State Academic Standards. It is a collaborative effort by over a dozen MN School districts.

This version of the course uses embedded Google Docs so that course updates may be made via the MNPCC.

This English Composition course is meant to prompt consideration and discussion about the history of communication and where things are going. How will we interact with the world around us which is changing faster than many people can keep up? What role does Education play in all of this? It also has some writing lessons wink

Credit: 1 Semester

This block partially covers the MN Academic Standards in English/Language Arts for Literature [RL]: Range of Reading & Level of Text Complexity 11.4.10.10

Time: ~3 weeks

Tags: Poetry, Langston Hughes, Maya Angelou, Emily Dickinson, Spoken Word

This unit covers the MN Academic Standards in [INSERT SUBJECT AREA HERE] for [INSERT STANDARD STRAND/BENCHMARK AND IDENTIFYING #'S] (See Language Arts/English section for a finished example.)

Time: ~3 weeks

This course is open to guest access with the [INSERT SUBJECT AREA HERE] enrollment key.

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Contact Information
Tara Johnson
Work: (218) 365-4695, ext. 33
Cell: (952) 297-2129
tjohnson@wolf.org