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Red Comet, an accredited, self-paced, online high school launches an elective credit course on philosophy.

Prosser, WA (PRWEB) August 09, 2013

Red Comet’s new online elective course "Philosophy: The Big Picture" takes students on an exciting adventure that covers more than 2500 years. Students study some very strange characters; for example, students read about a man who hung out on street corners, barefoot and dirty, pestering everyone he met with questions. They learn about another man who climbed inside a stove to evaluate whether he existed or not. Despite their odd behavior, these and other philosophers of the Western world are amongst the most brilliant and influential thinkers of all time. Students see for themselves where many of the fundamental ideas of Western civilization came from. After completing this course, students get a better understanding of themselves and the world around them, from atoms to outer space and everything in between.

Red Comet offers a complete online program that is both rigorous and engaging. Red Comet is approved by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) in Washington State as a "Multi-District Online Course Provider" and as a "Multi-District Online School Program Provider". Red Comet’s online program excels not only in the breadth of its offering but also has received the best ratings for student satisfaction in Washington State. Red Comet’s online learning is engaging and presents even the most challenging topics in a way that students can understand. Students taking Red Comet's online high school classes are challenged using a variety of learning techniques which makes learning interesting while keeping them motivated to complete their courses within the allotted schedule.

Red Comet provides a variety of high school classes, including core subjects like Social Studies, Language Arts, Mathematics and Science. In addition, the program offers a variety of high school electives. Because of these opportunities, the program is utilized across the nation, by a variety of different students. Students who requirecredit recovery can make use of it. Students currently in public high school but not able to attend all high school classes can use it as well. Additionally, students attending a private school but in need of additional electives or AP classes can also benefit from this program. Home school high school students also find considerable benefit in the range of course options from Red Comet.

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