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Legos and Landmarks (USA) Engineering Club – June 26 – 29, 2023 – Ages 7 – 11

Monday, June 26 2023 @ 8:00AM Friday, August 11 2023 @ 8:45AM EDT


Instructor:

Jonathan Meola

Instructor Email:

jonathan@opententacademy.com

Grade/Level:

2nd – 6th

Day of Week:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Class Times:

8:00AM – 8:45AM (ET)

Terms/Semesters:

Summer 2023

Details

Start:
Monday, June 26 2023 @ 8:00AM EDT
End:
Friday, August 11 2023 @ 8:45AM EDT
Cost:
$40.00
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Organizer

Virtual (Jigsaw/Canvas)
Phone:
+1 203 741 8570
Email:
register@opententacademy.com
Website:
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Legos and Landmarks – USA – Summer 2023
$ 40.00
15 available

Grab some legos! It’s time to create!

Use your engineering skills to create the featured landmark and/or memorial of the day while learning some facts about the landmark!

This week long workshop, will challenge learners to get their hands-on engineering skills going as they build a new design every day!

The first 20 minutes the students will learn some facts about the designated landmark! Additionally, they will mark the landmark of the day on a map. Then, they will have 10 minutes to build their creation. The last 15 minutes is a student share with trivia questions about what was learned.

Day 1: Empire State Building

Day 2: Lincoln Memorial

Day 3: Gateway Arch

Day 4: Golden Gate Bridge

Students need to have legos ready to go every day and webcams ready to be turned on!

NOTE: Registration deadline is June 15, 2023. There must be a minimum of 5 students to run this class.


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Rated 5 out of 5
5 out of 5 stars (based on 26 reviews)

Learning to love the past

Rated 5 out of 5

History. This was definitely not my strongest area as a homeschool mother. I knew to provide my kids with what they needed, I had to look at outside resources. Taking a leap of faith, I registered both my 7th and 8th grader for U.S. History with Jonathan Meola.

Learning history through simple short stories using. “A History of US,” has been fun to read-a-loud. With a subject I once disliked myself, I’ve been able to power through, and engage with my children learning to love the past. Mr. Meola is a phenomenally fair instructor, and has allowed our kids to use their creativity for the semester project. The kids have enjoyed this area most about the class. Seeing their creations from the past come to life is a gift in itself. Thank you, Jonathan! You have lit a fire for history within my children!

T.C.

Thanks for making homeschooling so much easier for us parents

Rated 5 out of 5

We have absolutely loved Jonathan’s Ancient Civilizations class this year.

He is so organized, and his classes are expertly taught – my son usually makes me leave the room but I will often go back and listen to the recordings and watch some of the videos because they are so interesting.

We are thrilled that OTA is now a vendor with our charter school, and since Z will be in middle school next year, we plan on signing up for a lot more classes.

Keep up the excellent job and thanks for making homeschooling so much easier for us parents!

I.D.

Best Course EVER!

Rated 5 out of 5

During our family new year’s celebration, everyone completed a year-in-review questionnaire. One question asked, “What are you most proud of that you accomplished this past year?”

Without hesitation, our daughter blurted out “I learned to write a five-paragraph essay!”

Our daughter, who up until this past semester would only write science lab reports, should be proud of this accomplishment. She willingly dedicated days to completing required essays, and we owe this success to Lights! Camera! Action! class.

Mr. Jonathan’s enthusiasm, instruction, encouragement and feedback all generated a newfound level of confidence within our daughter. Plus, the course spurred everyone in our family (including grandparents) to watch incredible movies, which normally would not be in our Netflix queue. Mr. Jonathan’s impact reached beyond our daughter.

LR, Florida

Amazing course!

Rated 5 out of 5

I would like to say thank you. My daughter, Laura, was so inspired by OTA’s Lights! Camera! Action! class. She WANTS to improve at writing instead of shying away from the process that she finds so difficult. She is putting her heart and soul into trying. I am seeing improvement and I am seeing enthusiasm that just were not there before. You have no idea how joyful that makes me. This latest essay was really, really hard but a bit less overwhelming than the prior two. Slowly the elements that Laura is learning in class are sinking in. I appreciate all that you do for the class! Thank you!

JC, Vermont

Great class!

Rated 5 out of 5

History. This was definitely not my strongest area as a homeschool mother. I knew to provide my kids with what they needed, I had to look at outside resources. Taking a leap of faith, I registered both my 7th and 8th grader for U.S. History with Jonathan Meola.

Learning history through simple short stories using. “A History of US,” has been fun to read-a-loud. With a subject I once disliked myself, I’ve been able to power through, and engage with my children learning to love the past. Mr. Meola is a phenomenally fair instructor, and has allowed our kids to use their creativity for the semester project. The kids have enjoyed this area most about the class. Seeing their creations from the past come to life is a gift in itself. Thank you, Jonathan! You have lit a fire for history within my children!

TC, Florida


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