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Online Courses


Harmony offers a broad range of curriculum so that you can individualize the education of your child with our online courses.

Students may select online courses in any combination with Harmony’s Options, Flex and ESP courses. A variety of core and elective courses are available, and educational support is offered by our mentors and instructors.

Harmony provides online course subscriptions, Harmony Kits, and Flex courses at no cost to the student.

Customize your online learning experience from the broad range of online learning providers listed below:

ALEKS


 

This online math program is based on the student’s competency and mastery of the concept with low parental involvement. You and your student will choose which order to work on course topics. All work is done online, so there is no textbook.

  • Grades 3 – 8
  • Math (Core)
  • Course examples: LV 5, Middle School Math 2 (7th grade Math), and Algebra I
  • On average, students spend 30 minutes a day working on assignments
  • Web link: www.aleks.com

 

BYU Independent Study


A variety of online middle school courses are offered. Courses are completed on a semester basis. Course instructors are available—with low parental involvement. Students will need to arrange a proctor for the final exam.

  • Grades 7 – 8
  • All Core courses and Electives
  • Course examples: 8th Grade English, 7th Grade Science
  • On average, students spend 30+ minutes a day working on assignments
  • Web link: is.byu.edu

 

Compass Learning (Odyssey)


An online program where parents are involved with K-3 and less involved in 4-8. A pre-assessment test determines the student’s starting point and learning path. All course material is provided online, so there is no textbook.

There is no textbook.

  • Grades K – 8
  • All Core courses, some Electives
  • Course examples: Language Arts 4, Science 8, Math 2
  • On average, students spend 30 minutes a day working on assignments for each class
  • Web link: www.compasslearning.com

DreamBox Learning


This online game-based program focuses on the student’s competency and mastery of the concepts. You and your student will choose the content, with the option to complete multiple grade levels of coursework during the school year. All work is done online, so there is no textbook and little parental involvement.

  • Grades K – 6
  • Math (Core)
  • Course examples: 5th grade Math, 3rd grade Math, 7th Grade math
  • On average, students spend 20-30 minutes a day working on assignments
  • Web link: www.dreambox.com

Edgenuity


This structured program offers elective courses for middle school students. There is little parental involvement, with an instructor administering assignments, quizzes, and projects.

  • Grades 7 – 8
  • Various Technology and CTE Electives (0.5 Elective credit only per course)
  • Course examples: Digital Arts, Game Design
  • On average, students spend 30-60 minutes a day working on assignments
  • Web link: www.edgenuity.com

 

eDynamic Learning


This structured online program offers a variety of engaging elective courses for middle school students.. YAll course material is provided online, with teacher-graded assignments and little parental involvement. Online quizzes will be provided.

  • Grades 7 – 8
  • Various Electives (0.5 elective credit only per course)
  • Course examples: Photography, Journalism, 2D Studio Art, Coding
  • On average, students spend 20-30 minutes a day working on assignments
  • Web link: www.edynamiclearning.com

K12


This structured, rigorous course comes with a box of necessary materials. Parents are involved with K-3 and less involved in 4-8.

  • Grades K – 8
  • All Core courses
  • Course examples: 3rd Grade English, 6th Grade Math, 8th Grade Science
  • Per subject, students spend 30+ minutes a day working on assignments
  • Web link: www.k12.com

Rosetta Stone


Rosetta Stone provides a structured online program that is student-guided, with a flexible selection of content. Some parental involvement is needed for young students. There are online assignments and quizzes given.

  • Grades 1 – 8
  • Foreign Language (1.0 Elective credit per level completed)
  • Course examples: Spanish, French, Japanese, and German
  • On average, students spend 20+ minutes a day working on assignments
  • Web link: www.rosettastone.com

 

Plato Learning


This structured online program has a pre-assessment test to determine the student’s starting point and learning path. There is little parental involvement, with all work done online.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Is the curriculum aligned to state standards?

All students are provided access to curriculum which maps directly to the Minnesota Curriculum Standards as required by the Minnesota Department of Education.

Additional Educational Options

Phone: (801) 471-0208
269 East 400 South
Springville, UT 84663

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