High Peer Counseling 2 ELL
Number of Credits
Estimated Completion Time
1 segment, 10-12 weeks
Earliest Start Date
Give every ELL student the academic mindsets and study skills for success with this inspiring follow-up course to Peer Counseling 1. Students learn to accelerate their language acquisition in reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Students learn how to get organized, prepare for their classes, and improve their test scores. By the time they finish, students have new power to create a bright future in high school and beyond.
Throughout the course, students are coached by Mawi Asgedom, an ELL student turned Harvard graduate who has written eight books and trained more than 1,000,000 students.
Follow the link below for the Department of Education description for this course:
- Growth Mindset
- Goal Setting
- Grit and Resilience
- Decision Making
- Study Skills
- Problem Solving
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.
Courses subject to availability.
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.