Homeschool courses and Workshops

Microsoft OneNote*

Learners enrolled in this 2 week course will learn the features of Microsoft OneNote to create a digital three-ring binder for coursework and organization. The course will be completed over two live sessions with hands-on learning activities/homework. Upon course enrollment, students will receive an email with course syllabus and login details. Ideal for basic users of Microsoft OneNote in grades 9-12. Parents may also enroll in this class if they want to learn how to use OneNote.

Next session: August, 2020

$50

Personal Development & Organization *FLEX*

Learners enrolled in this course will learn how to:


-set personal and professional goals

-create a vision board

-create a resume

-create an eportfolio

-create and use a (digital) planner 

-create a budget

This is FLEX course is divided into 8 week sessions. Students participate in hands-on activities in the virtual classroom including watching recorded videos, participating in discussions, making presentations, and creating documents. They will be introduced to a variety of technology tools including Office. THERE ARE NO LIVE GROUP LESSONS. However, students will participate in office hours to meet with the teacher individually and get feedback on assignments.  Ideal for students in grades 9-12 as preparation for post high school work or school. Upon course enrollment, students will receive an email with login details. 

 

Next session: August, 2020

$150

Language Arts/Novel Study: One Crazy Summer

Learners enrolled in this 4 week course will read the selected literature and participate in related grammar, vocabulary and writing activities to build reading and language arts skills. In this course the themes of friendship, racism, civil rights, and The Black Panther Party for Self Defense will be discussed.The course will be a HYBRID course with hands-on weekly learning activities, video discussions as well as a culminating project activity. The class will meet LIVE every other week. Upon course enrollment, students will receive an email with course login details.Ideal for upper elementary/middle school students in grades 3-8. The text reading level is appropriate for students with strong reading and comprehension skills who are between the ages of 8-13. Course includes book.

Next session: September, 2020

*Note: This course must have at least 4 students enrolled to run. If the minimum is not met at least 7 days prior to course start date, enrolled learners will receive a full refund.

$75

Language Arts/Novel Study: Amber and the Hidden City

Learners enrolled in this 4 week course will read the selected literature and participate in related grammar, vocabulary and writing activities to build reading and language arts skills. The course will be a HYBRID course with hands-on weekly learning activities, video discussions as well as a culminating project activity. The class will meet LIVE every other week to discuss the book. Upon course enrollment, students will receive an email with course login details.Ideal for upper elementary/middle school students in grades 3-8. The text reading level is appropriate for students with strong reading and comprehension skills who are between the ages of 8-13. Course includes book.

Next session: October, 2020

*Note: This course must have at least 4 students enrolled to run. If the minimum is not met at least 7 days prior to course start date, enrolled learners will receive a full refund.

$75

Language Arts/Novel Study: Danny Dollar Millionaire

Learners enrolled in this 4 week course will read the selected literature and participate in related grammar, vocabulary and writing activities to build reading and language arts skills. In this course the themes of finance, banking, investing and entrepreneurship will be discussed.The course will be a HYBRID course with hands-on weekly learning activities, video discussions as well as a culminating project activity. The class will meet LIVE every other week. Upon course enrollment, students will receive an email with course login details.Ideal for upper elementary/middle school students in grades 3-4. The text reading level is appropriate for students with strong reading and comprehension skills who are between the ages of 8-10. Course includes book.

Next session: November, 2020

*Note: This course must have at least 4 students enrolled to run. If the minimum is not met at least 7 days prior to course start date, enrolled learners will receive a full refund.

$75

African Kings and Queens

In this 4 week course, students will learn about powerful, intellectual Kings and Queens of Africa. This is a HYBRID course with YouTube videos and independent hands-on activities in our online classroom. LIVE SESSIONS ARE HELD EVERY OTHER WEEK. We will learn about one queen and one king each week. Upon course enrollment, students will receive an email with login details. Ideal for students in grades 3-8. Students will be give a copy of a digital notetaker workbook.

Next session: January, 2020

*Note: This course must have at least 4 students enrolled to run. If the minimum is not met at least 7 days prior to course start date, enrolled learners will receive a full refund.

$75

Amazing Africa*

In this 8 week course, students will examine African Geography. The course is a HYBRID course with a mix of live sessions (every other week) and independent hands-on activities. Geography, writing and reading skills will be reinforced. Upon course enrollment, students will receive an email with login details. Ideal for students in grades 3-8. Students will be give a copy of a digital notetaker workbook.

Next session: February, 2020

*Note: This course must have at least 4 students enrolled to run. If the minimum is not met at least 7 days prior to course start date, enrolled learners will receive a full refund.

$150

Creative Writing *FLEX*

This 8 week course offers an opportunity for students to analyze a diverse selection of literature as well as to develop extensively their own creative writing talents. Students are required to write a play, a selection of various styles of poetry, a short story, and other types of compositions. Emphasis is placed on the development of original ideas, mechanics, vocabulary, and writing styles. This course is a FLEX course. All assignments are completed in a virtual classroom. THERE ARE NO LIVE GROUP LESSONS. However, students will join the teacher for office hours to discuss assignments individually and get feedback. Ideal for students in grades 9-12.

Next session: January, 2021

$150

Microsoft Word*

Learners enrolled in this 8 week course will learn the features of Microsoft Word to create personal and professional documents. This course will also prepare students to take the Microsoft Office Specialist exam. This HYBRID course will be a mix of live sessions and self-guided learning activities. Upon course enrollment, students will receive an email with login details.Ideal for basic users of Microsoft Word in grades 9-12.

Next session: March, 2021

*Note: This course must have at least 4 students enrolled to run. If the minimum is not met at least 7 days prior to course start date, enrolled learners will receive a full refund.

$150

Microsoft PowerPoint*

Learners enrolled in this 8 week course will learn the features of Microsoft PowerPoint to create professional presentations. This course will also prepare students to take the Microsoft Office Specialist exam. The course will be a live class with hands-on learning activities and homework. Upon course enrollment, students will receive an email with login details.Ideal for basic users of Microsoft PowerPoint in grades 9-12.

Next session: April, 2021

*Note: This course must have at least 4 students enrolled to run. If the minimum is not met at least 7 days prior to course start date, enrolled learners will receive a full refund.

$150

Introduction to Teaching Online *FLEX*

Learners enrolled in this 8 week course will learn how to teach online. This course will cover how to build community with your students in an online environment, how to develop interactive, engaging online activities, and how to provide feedback. Participants will also learn best practices and tools for hosting synchronous meetings with students. This is a FLEX course that involves self-guided activities and an optional synchronous session. Upon course enrollment, participants will receive an email with login details.Ideal for adults or educators who want to learn how to effectively teach online.

Next session: January, 2020

*Note: This course must have at least 5 students enrolled to run. If the minimum is not met at least 7 days prior to course start date, enrolled learners will receive a full refund.

$350

USA Roadtrip*

In this 8 week course, students will examine United States Geography. The course is a HYBRID course with a mix of live sessions and independent hands-on activities. Geography, History, writing and reading skills will be reinforced. Upon course enrollment, students will receive an email with login details. Ideal for students in grades 2-8.  Students will be given a pdf copy of the required workbook to print.

Next session: TBD

*Note: This course must have at least 4 students enrolled to run. If the minimum is not met at least 7 days prior to course start date, enrolled learners will receive a full refund.

$150

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