Applied Basic Skills Development
Recommended Grade Level: 11, 12
Applied Units: 8 units maximum
Applied Basic Skills Development is a multidisciplinary course that provides students continuing opportunities to develop basic skills including: (1) reading, (2) writing, (3) listening, (4) speaking, (5) mathematical computation, (6) note taking, (7) study and organizational skills, and (8) problem-solving skills, (9) employability skills, which are essential for high school achievement and post-secondary outcomes. Determination of the skills to be emphasized in this course is based on Indiana’s standards and Content Connectors, individual school corporation general curriculum plans, and the student’s Individualized Education Programs (IEP) or other individualized plans. Skills selected for developmental work provide students with the ability to continue to learn in a range of different life situations and may be applied using instructional practices related to community based instruction.