Life Skills 101 is a one semester online, live class that will get your teens primed and ready for the next phase of life. This class meets weekly.
This class is offered as a full-year course or students may join it for just a semester.
The sections of the full-year course are centered on three broad topics: Making the most of your life, transitions, and preparing for your first job. Students will interact with the teacher and other students online to complete these life skills units.
- Finding & Creating A Healthy Life Balance
- Organizing Your Life
- Can You Afford to Leave Home?
- Budgeting & Money Management
- The Interview
- The Workplace Experience
Each section will include short videos, worksheets, and discussions to get your teen thinking about what it will take to live and thrive as a young adult.
Life Skills: Adulting with Confidence will include a moderate to a high level of course work outside of class in preparation for quality discussion with the ultimate result being:
- a completed resume & cover letter, mock job interview experience.
- sample budget & meal plan,
- move out budget & checklist,
- A deeper understanding of time management and how to prioritize for the best possible outcomes when life gets overwhelming.
The Full Year Course – 1 Credit: The class will be taught and graded by your True North Homeschool Academy teacher. The coursework your child will complete in this high school level course is equal to one credit hour which may be awarded by your homeschool upon completion of the course. If you would like help determining your students’ credits or creating a transcript, check out our Academic Advising.
The one semester class can be awarded 1/2 credit based upon the completed coursework.
Required Materials & Requirements:
Life Skills 101: This course will include all needed curricula, with the exception of digital tools for planning and organizing. Free apps will be recommended, but individual preferences or needs may need to be accommodated with apps that may need to be purchased.
Life Skills Adapted: Curriculum TBD
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This is a perfect course to take after students have completed Orienteering. Pair this class with Photoshop and Entrepreneurship for a robust year of learning and skills building. Purchase a Bundle for greater savings.