How many classes is your child taking

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How many classes is your child taking

Postby tigersgrowl1093 » Wed Apr 07, 2010 3:31 pm

Next year I will be enrolled in Bridgeway Academy and taking 7 corrospondence courses. I know 7 is a lot but I wanted to add at least one more of my own. The courses online they send me everything and the curriculum is written. I want to write my own. Maybe a more specific science class. I am interested in Biology and will be taking Chem next year so maybe a light Bio class since I'm taking it this year? Would that be too much?

How many classes does your child/children take and how long do they learn each everyday?

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Postby Theodore » Wed Apr 14, 2010 7:50 am

Hmm. Depends on how long the courses run for. If you're taking community college courses, you can probably manage five moderate-difficulty courses per semester, plus a couple during the summer school period, so the max you'd be taking over a year would be like 12 courses. If the courses are more difficult, however (Calc II and III, for instance), or have a longer time-frame and cover more material, you obviously won't be able to handle as many.


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