Our classes our offered periodically based on need, typically in the summer. If you are interested in a class, please contact us.
We match outstanding educators with small groups of students for innovative learning. The classes are offered and planned based on faculty expertise and interest, with a view toward a range of offerings that might be helpful to families and are ideal for homeschooling students. Our classes are designed to teach additional subjects, provide enrichment, and introduce new ways of learning as well as test preparation.
- ID: 150
The goal of this program is to create confident, inspired readers through a systematic approach to reading instruction. This course will employ an Orton-Gillingham approach to reading instruction, focusing on phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension. These classes are offered for pre-kindergarten through 6th grade readers.
- Level Pre-K - 6th grade
- ID: 149
Pre-algebra aims to build basic skills to prepare students for algebraic reasoning. Students will focus on learning to accurately compute addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division with rational numbers (integers, fractions, and decimals). Students will review working with exponents and be introduced to working with irrational numbers. Students will also investigate…
- ID: 148
Algebra will emphasize logical, step-by-step reasoning to find an unknown value. Students will learn to apply reasoning skills to real-life situations, search for patterns in information, and learn to predict values when given a pattern. Students will learn to identify linear patterns, quadratic patterns, and exponential patterns that appear in…
- ID: 78
Geometry focuses on understanding patterns in shapes and the relationships of side lengths and angle measures. Students will learn how to identify various geometric figures and learn the properties of different shapes, including triangles, quadrilaterals, and circles. An emphasis will be placed on recognizing that complex shapes can be broken…
Introduction to Shakespeare
- ID: 64
This course is designed to help Shakespeare “rookies” stick their toes in the Shakespearean water. The aim is to familiarize students with Shakespeare’s language and characters and discover ways to “decode” the imagery and poetry and assist them in gaining a sense of ease and comfort with Shakespeare’s plays.
- Level Grades 5 & up
Reading Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet
- ID: 788
Students will read and discuss Romeo and Juliet. First giving attention to Shakespeare’s use of poetry and prose, character types and how R&J fits into the genre of dramatic tragedy, students will follow with the opportunity to stage short scenes and soliloquies.
- Level Grades 8 & up
The Classic Novel (Grades 4-6)
- ID: 63
This course introduces young readers to the narrative, vocabulary and style found in classic literature. Students will be asked to read 25-30 pages per week. In class, we will discuss the reading, focusing on story elements including: narrative point-of-view, setting, characters, theme, tone, figurative language and imagery. We’ll also focus…
- Level Grades 4-6
The Classic Novel (Grades 7-9)
- ID: 62
This course will focus on the narrative, vocabulary and style found in classic literature. At the middle school reading level, we will delve more deeply into the story elements, concepts and vocabulary decoding as listed in the course description above.
- Level Grades 7-9
The Classic Novel (Grades 10-12)
- ID: 787
This is a college-prep level class. As in the literature class designed for elementary and middle school students, this course will focus on the narrative story elements, vocabulary and author’s style as found in a work of classic literature. However, the focus at the high school level will be weighted…
- Level Grades 10-12