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This is a product review of/for Oak Meadow. First, some interesting, general info about Oak Meadow:
distance learning school that meets rigorous academic standards.
educational counselors that support your homeschooling journey every step of the way, whether you are enrolled or use the curriculum on your own.
I was asked to review their High School Integrated Health & Fitness Syllabus.
The Integrated Health & Fitness Syllabus develops a foundation in anatomy and physiology and includes a fitness component that fulfills one-half of the Oak Meadow yearly physical education requirement. The Syllabus includes chapters on:
In addition to the Syllabus, the course requires reading from the following (included) books:
Also, pages 207-214 of the Syllabus contain a list of additional books that might be of interest.
To take this course, students must also get a heart rate monitor (HRM), which is not included in the course materials
The course requires students to read, research, answer questions (short answers), complete activities (projects and exercises), and write essays/research papers. There are no tests for this course.
What I like about this class:
The Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSA) and is the first distance learning school to be named a candidate for NEASC (New England Association of Schools and Colleges) accreditation. Oak Meadow is also are recognized by several other regional accrediting agencies. As a result, this is an accredited courseIf you’re interested in Oak Meadow, but your kids aren’t in high school, you can read a Fifth Grade Oak Meadow product review here.
You can learn about Oak Meadow here.