Tutors: Malone, Pritchett, Brooks, Fogg, Djaouga and Ballard
Bridge Tutorial offers a variety of elective classes each year. Typically electives rotate from year to year. For the upcoming school year, BTM will offer the following courses.
High School Health: This ½ credit course covers spiritual, physical and emotional health. The students will also learn how to advocate for themselves (and family members) and how to present themselves during health care visits. A gender divided class will be held to discuss the reproductive system.
High School Personal Finance: This ½ credit, fall semester Personal Finance class is designed to help students understand how their financial decisions will impact the rest of their lives. Participants will develop understanding and skills in such areas as money management, budgeting, setting financial goals, the use of credit, saving, and investing. This course will be interactive and give students the knowledge and tools needed to analyze life’s major financial decisions and begin a financial plan that can be utilized today and into the future.
Running: The Christian walk in life parallels that of a runner’s experience of ups and downs while needing to keep our eyes on the prize; Our saving God and his mercy and love. Students will learn the importance of and methods of dynamic and static stretching, proper form and posture, keeping time and pace, all building up to compete in a local 5km race. Appropriate gear (how it should fit and how much you should wear) and nutrition will also be covered. This class is fun and will form lifelong habits and activities fostering healthy life choices and a deeper meaning of healthy mind, body and spirit. Students will be expected to run an additional time during the week on their own. (½ credit)
Intro to Multimedia Design: This introductory level course explores multiple forms of design in different media. Students will learn about some basic elements of design including fonts, color, audio, animation, and video. They will explore how these elements combine to create a multimedia product. This course emphasizes the design aspect of multimedia products and allows students to engage with tools that create such products.
Middle School/High School Art: ArtFul Matters - this art class is filled with a potpourri of projects that use paint, pen, pencil, pastels and other media to let the hands and mind create beautiful art.
Bible 101: This ½ credit, fall semester course is designed to teach introductory but applicable biblical concepts suitable for High School and Middle School students. Students will develop an aptitude for the bible (both Old and New Testament) while learning ways to apply the bible to their daily lives. Throughout the course we will examine questions such as What is the bible? How did we get the Bible? Why and How to Read the Bible for all it is Worth? And What role does Prophecy play in the distinctiveness of the Bible as an inspired book? Students will also gain a foundational understanding of the origin, authorship, and historical setting of each book of the bible. Major themes and characters in the bible will also be examined and explored. (½ credit)
Yoga: Bohemian Yoga - Basic Yoga Asana 101 - Students learn to combine breath with the most fundamental Yoga postures, how to move fluidly and gracefully from pose, establishing more strength, balance and a toned body. Yoga increases focus and clarity as well as teaching how to use the breathe to move more mindfully and to foster better heart health and a stronger immune system. (½ credit)