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I. ESL for all ages

The purpose of A Beka ESL is to give each learner all the important tools needed to read and speak the English language. Stories will also be taught, giving each learner additional opportunity to hear and learn the English language while learning English vocabulary. With this solid foundation, the learner can use English in any situation.  A Beka ESL is a comprehensive English as a Second Language (ESL) program available in three levels. Students  will learn English by:

  1. Seeing: learning vocabulary with the help of hundreds of visual aids for association.
  2. Listening: learning to read and speak English in 100 lessons presented by a master teacher.
  3. Phonics: learning to pronounce words phonetically.
  4. Reading: learning to read English and increase comprehension in context.
  5. Practicing: reviewing for mastery.

II. Academic Day School Program for all Ages (pre school-12th grade)

Over four decades ago, Dr. Arlin Horton and his wife, Beka, started A Beka Book with the goal of providing high-quality traditional educational materials that would give students at a solid foundation for excellence in academics and success in life. At Click on link below to see what our students learn. Help me Too Foundation uses this researched based curriculum to provide students with a quality education.  Click below to down Load the curriculum.

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III. Lighthouse High School Adult High School

Purpose

Lighthouse High School Adult High School (AHS) program enables an adult no longer enrolled in public high school to complete the required courses and state assessments to earn a standard high school diploma. Program requirements are in accordance with standards established by the state. A program of instruction for AHS students shall be based on the State of Florida adult education course description and the Florida Standards included in the secondary course description. Students in the AHS program must meet all state and local requirements for graduation unless otherwise noted in section 1003.4282 (7)(b), F.S.

Accommodations

Federal and state legislation requires the provision of accommodations for students with disabilities to meet individual needs and ensure equal access. Adult students with disabilities must self-identify and request such services.  Students with disabilities may need accommodations in such areas as instructional methods and materials, assignments and assessments, time demands and schedules, learning environment, assistive technology and special communication systems.  Documentation of the accommodations requested and provided should be maintained in a confidential file.

Standards

Except as provided elsewhere in law, the graduation requirements for adults shall be the same as those for secondary students.  To obtain a standard adult education diploma, a student must earn either the standard 24 credits or 18 credits under the ACCEL option, maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA and successfully complete all required statewide exams (or concordant or comparative scores in respective courses) in accordance with State of Florida guidelines.

Program Structure

Instructional methodologies may include, but are not limited to, traditional lecture instruction, competency and performance-based adult education, distance learning and computer-assisted instruction.

Determining eligibility for enrollment:

Is 16 years or older

Official withdrawal from elementary or secondary school with the exceptions noted in Rule 6A-6.014, FAC for co-enrolled students.

Diagnosing learning difficulties as necessary.

Prescribing individualized instruction.

Managing learning activities.

Evaluating student progress