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Skills for Success

Prepare for fall classes by strengthening reading, writing, and math skills this summer.

Strong reading, writing, and math skills boost students’ self-confidence and set them on the path to success in high school. Online summer school courses from ALVS offer flexible, self-paced opportunities for students to catch up and become better prepared academically. Integrated support and practice provide timely guidance and help students improve skills.

ALVS offers full time or individual courses with great pricing

Strengthen important skills with the online alternative that allows students to learn on a flexible summer schedule.

Take advantage of an individualized, supported approach.

With online learning at ALVS, students get effective review and reinforcement of important basic skills.

Multimedia presentations address all learning styles. Ongoing assessments with instant feedback help students maintain a successful pace by keeping them informed about when to spend more time on a particular skill as well as when to move along more quickly. Expert teachers provide students with individualized support and encouragement.

Develop stronger reading, writing, and math proficiencies.

Students can become more confident and ready for the challenges of high school academics by taking our summer Foundations online courses to reinforce important skills for high school and beyond.

Skills learned in grades 3 to 8 are remediated and reinforced with rich multimedia content that is engaging for students ages 13 and up. And experienced online teachers support and encourage individual student progress every step of the way.

All elements of the ALVS program work together to ensure all students get the exceptional education they deserve. Learning success at ALVS starts with a personalized learning plan that matches online course selections and schedule to each student’s goals and needs.

  • Respect for each student’s originality
    At ALVS, teachers and counselors forge strong relationships with students, fostering students’ academic progress and personal development.
  • Engaging, contemporary online learning
    Flexible course selections, individualized pacing, and customized schedules are well-known benefits of online learning.  ALVS offers all of these—and much more.  Educational tools such as text-to-speech, simulations, and study guides are built into every course to help all students achieve learning success. In addition, students gain the valuable skills of communication, collaboration, and creative problem solving that will serve them well throughout their lives.

 EXPERT TEACHERS

An experienced teacher interacts one-to-one with students in each course. Learn more.

Course Materials

Course Materials Semester 1:

Optional The Metamorphosis. Franz Kafka. David Wylie, translator. (Classix Press, 2009). ISBN-10: 1557427666 / ISBN-13: 9781557427663. Other editions acceptable.

NOTE: This book is provided in digital format in the course. If students wish to read offline, the above purchase is recommended. Semester 2: Optional Macbeth. William Shakespeare. Barbara A. Mowat and Paul Werstine, eds. (Simon & Schuster, 2003). ISBN-10: 074377103 / ISBN-13: 8780743477109 Other editions acceptable. 

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Course Materials

Course Materials

Semester 1: Optional

The Metamorphosis. Franz Kafka. David Wylie, translator. (Classix Press, 2009).
ISBN-10: 1557427666 / ISBN-13: 9781557427663.
Other editions acceptable.
NOTE: This book is provided in digital format in the course. If students wish to read offline, the above purchase is recommended.
Semester 2: Optional

Macbeth. William Shakespeare. Barbara A. Mowat and Paul Werstine, eds. (Simon & Schuster, 2003).
ISBN-10: 074377103 / ISBN-13: 8780743477109
Other editions acceptable.
NOTE: This book is provided in digital format in the course. If students wish to read offline, the above purchase is recommended.

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Course Materials

Semester 1:

 

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Course Materials

Course Materials Semester 1: Required The Great Gatsby. F. Scott Fitzgerald. (Scribner, 1995). ISBN-10: 0743273567 / ISBN-13: 9780743273565. Other editions acceptable. Semester 2: Required A Raisin in the Sun. Lorraine Hansberry. (Vintage, 2004). ISBN-10: 0679755330 / ISBN-13: 9780679755333. Other editions acceptable. A Way to Rainy Mountain. N. Scott Momaday. (University of New Mexico Press, 1969). ISBN-10: 0826304362 / ISBN-13: 9780826304360. Other editions acceptable.

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Course Materials

Course Materials

Semester 1: Required

The Great Gatsby. F. Scott Fitzgerald. (Scribner, 1995). ISBN-10: 0743273567 / ISBN-13: 9780743273565. Other editions acceptable.
Semester 2: Required

A Raisin in the Sun. Lorraine Hansberry. (Vintage, 2004). ISBN-10: 0679755330 / ISBN-13: 9780679755333. Other editions acceptable.
A Way to Rainy Mountain. N. Scott Momaday. (University of New Mexico Press, 1969). ISBN-10: 0826304362 / ISBN-13: 9780826304360. Other editions acceptable.

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