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Exploring American History with American Girls – Session Two – Grades 2 – 5 – Winter 2021 – 10 Weeks

Have your child learn American history through the lens of American Girl Dolls. We will […]

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$250.00

Literature Circle: Fish in a Tree – Grades 4-7 – Winter 2021 – 10 Weeks

Ally has been smart enough to fool a lot of smart people. Every time she […]

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$250.00

Magic Tree House Literature Series – Grades 1 – 3 Winter 2021

In this engaging course, young learners will explore exciting places and meet fascinating people and […]

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$250.00

Outliers: The Story of Success – Grades 8 – 12 – Winter 2021 – 10 Weeks

Opportunity. Timing. Upbringing.  Effort.  Meaningful work.  Legacy. These six elements are rather powerful. Do the successful […]

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$250.00

Historical Fiction: Towers Falling – 9/11 – Grades 6 – 9 – Winter 2021 – 10 Weeks

Towers Falling is an amazing novel that brings the events of 9/11 to life in […]

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$250.00

Hogwarts at Home: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets – Grades 2 (mature) – 6 – Winter 2021 – 10 Weeks

In this course, students will be immersed in the magical world of wizards and wands, […]

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$250.00

Multi-Sensory Reading & Writing: Part 2- Grades K – 2 – Winter B 2021 – 5 Weeks – Twice a Week

In this hands-on and engaging 5-week course, students will learn phonics and fluency simultaneously through […]

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$125.00

Radical Readers Book Club for Grades 4 – 7 – It Wasn’t Me by Levy – March 14, 2021

Have your fourth – seventh grader join Eva Goldstein-Meola in an informal discussion of It Wasn't […]

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$10.00

Exploring American History with American Girls – Grades 2 – 5 – Session Three – Spring 2021 – 10 Weeks

Have your child learn American history through the lens of American Girl Dolls. We will […]

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$250.00

Hidden Figures: The Women who Changed NASA Forever – Grades 5 – 8 – Spring 2021 – 10 Weeks

Hidden Figures is the powerful story of four African-American female mathematicians at NASA who helped […]

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$250.00

Literature Circle: Wonder – Grades 4-7 – Spring 2021 – 10 Weeks

August (Auggie) Pullman was born with a severe facial difference that, up until now, has […]

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$250.00

Microsoft Office: An Introduction – Grades 6-10 – Spring 2021 – 10 Weeks

Microsoft Office is the work standard for getting work done digitally efficiently. While the basics […]

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$250.00

Magic Tree House Literature Series – Grades 1 – 3 Spring 2021

In this engaging course, young learners will explore exciting places and meet fascinating people and […]

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$250.00

Exploring Shakespeare – Grades 8 – 12 – Spring 2021 – 10 Weeks

In this high school literature class, we'll be studying some of Shakespeare's greatest plays (1 […]

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$250.00

Words of the Week in a Whimsical Way! – Grades 4 – 8 – Spring 2021

Who wants to increase vocabulary?? Whether you'd like to learn some "smart words" for every […]

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$250.00

Ten Terrific Ted Talks! Don’t say that ten times fast! – Grades 8-12 – Spring 2021 – 10 Weeks

It is rarely possible to bring world-class guest speakers into school to lecture students about […]

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$250.00

Deep Dark Fairy Tales & Folklore – Grades 6 – 8 – Spring 2021 – 10 Weeks

In this middle school literature class, we’ll be diving into the darker side of folk […]

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$250.00

Starting at the Very Beginning: A Jump Start to IEW Writing – Grades 3-7 – Spring 2021 – 10 Weeks

Are you looking for a SOLID jump start for whatever writing classes you choose for […]

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$250.00

Alphabet & Phonics Fun – Part 1 – Grades PREK – 2 – Spring 2021 – Five Weeks

In this hands-on 5-week course, students will meet on Wednesdays and Fridays to learn all […]

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$170.00

Essay Writing Intensive Workshop – Grades 7 (academically mature) – 11 – Spring 2021 – 10 Weeks

This is a ten-week INTENSIVE class on ESSAY WRITING. Students NEED the time to do […]

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$250.00

Beyond Worksheets Grammar, Punctuation, Editing – Oh My! – Grades 6 – 10 – Spring 2021 – 10 weeks

Who remembers the dreaded WARRINER’S GRAMMAR textbook that almost every high school student used?  Yup […]

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$250.00

Mind Hacks – Mindfulness Journaling – Grades 3 – 5 – Spring 2021 – 10 Weeks

Mindfulness has been shown to have mental and physical health benefits across all age groups. […]

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$250.00

Unplugging to Recharge – Mindfulness for Kids – Grades 8 – 12 – Spring 2021 – 10 Weeks

Knowing how to deal with our emotions is a skill we can all benefit from. […]

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$250.00

The First Steps with IEW Writing: People and Places – Grades 1 – 3 – Spring 2021 – 10 Weeks

You have asked me for it over and over!  Here it is! A writing class […]

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$250.00

Hogwarts at Home: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban – Grades 2 (mature) – 6 – Spring 2021 – 10 Weeks

In this course, students will be immersed in the magical world of wizards and wands, […]

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$250.00

Literature: Tuck Everlasting – 6 – 9 – Spring 2021 – 10 Weeks

If your child loves fantasy, have them join us on a fabulous, fantastical journey as […]

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$250.00

Literature: The Giver – Grades 6-9 – Spring 2021 – 10 Weeks

Dive into this dystopian society novel and discuss with your peers about what it would […]

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$250.00

Creative Writing Club – Grades 5 – 10 – Spring 2021 – 10 Weeks

In this Creative Writing Club, YOU are in the driver's seat. In this class, you […]

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$250.00

Radical Readers Book Club for Grades 4 – 7 – Counting by 7s by Sloan – April 11, 2021

Have your fourth – seventh grader join Eva Goldstein-Meola in an informal discussion of Counting […]

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$10.00

Make It Happen: Activism in the 21st Century – Grades 7 – 12 – Summer 2021 – 10 Weeks

“Get up. Speak up. Don’t give up.” Life in the 21st century is complicated. While […]

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$150.00

Radical Readers Book Club for Grades 4 – 7 – Firegirl by Abbott – May 9, 2021

Have your fourth – seventh grader join Eva Goldstein-Meola in an informal discussion of Firegirl […]

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$10.00

Radical Readers Book Club for Grades 3 – 5 – Entire Series of Five Books

Have your 3rd - 5th  grader join Eva Goldstein-Meola in RADICAL READERS SUMMER BOOK CLUB. […]

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$80.00

Celebrate African-American Voices – Female Poets at Inaugurations – Grades 6 – 9

Over the course of time, there have been three female, African American poets who had […]

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$120.00

Writing Skills: How to write a SOLID Topic and Clincher Sentence – Grades 5 – 8

In this hour workshop, student will learn how to write SOLID topic and clincher sentences. […]

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$15.00

Writing Skills: Series of Six Workshops – Grades 5 – 8

Have your learner join us for a series of six workshops that will help them […]

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$72.00

Radical Readers Book Club for Grades 6 – 8 – Entire Book Series

Have your 6th - 8th  grader join Eva Goldstein-Meola in RADICAL READERS SUMMER BOOK CLUB. […]

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$80.00

Summer Writing Intensive – Powerful Paragraph – Grades 5 – 8

In this “technical writing” (nonfiction) class using the IEW Writing philosophy, students will focus on […]

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$160.00

Writing Skills: How to Brainstorm Correctly! – Grades 5 – 8

Did you know the number one strategy for writing successfully is making sure students brainstorm […]

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$15.00

Writing Skills: Three Clauses – Grades 5 – 8

Finding your voice in writing does NOT come naturally!  Students need to learn various tools […]

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$15.00

Writing Skills: Sentence Openers – Grades 5 – 8

The dog... Spot.... He..... The dog.... Oh my!  This makes writing SO BORING.  Yes, teachers […]

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$15.00

Writing Skills: Dramatic Openings – Grades 5 – 8

When writing an essay or research paper, immediately catching your writer's attention is CRITICAL!   In […]

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$15.00

Writing Skills: Pet Peeves – What NOT to do when writing! – Grades 5 – 8

Nails on a chalkboard!  Can you associate with that feeling?  Teachers feel it, also!  There […]

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$15.00

Asynchronous – Powerful Paragraph – Full Year – Grades 5 – 7

Please note - this is a PRE-RECORDED - using the IEW Writing philosophy - Asynchronous Class. […]

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$500.00

Asynchronous – Middle School Writing – Full Year – Grades 6 – 9

Please note - this is a PRE-RECORDED - Asynchronous IEW Writing Class.  Students will work through the […]

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$500.00

Asynchronous – All About Essays Writing – Full Year – Grades 8 – 11

Please note - this is a PRE-RECORDED - using the IEW Writing philosophy Asynchronous Class.  Students […]

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$500.00

Asynchronous – High School Research & More Writing – Full Year – Grades 9-12

Please note - this is a PRE-RECORDED  using the IEW Writing philosophy Asynchronous Class.  Students will […]

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$500.00

** NEW for 2021 – 2022 ** Literature and Writing Combo Package at a DISCOUNTED Price ** Read Details Below!

This fall, Open Tent Academy is trying something NEW! For 2021 - 2022, we are […]

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$525.00

Introduction to Writing with Eva – LIVE – * A Week * – Full Year – Grades 4 – 7

This is an interactive, introductory IEW based class geared towards middle and upper elementary level students. […]

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$500.00

Alphabet & Phonics Fun – Part 1 – Grades PREK – 2 – Fall A 2021 – Five Weeks

In this hands-on 5-week course, students will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays to learn all […]

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$170.00

Tuesdays with Morrie: An old man. A Young Man. Life’s Greatest Lessons. – Grades 9 – 12 – Fall 2021 – 10 Weeks

An old man.  A young man.  Life’s greatest lessons. Teenagers often think they have all […]

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$250.00

Literature: The One and Only Ivan – Grades 4 – 7 – Fall 2021 – 10 weeks

This unforgettable novel from renowned author Katherine Applegate celebrates the transformative power of unexpected friendship. Inspired […]

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$250.00

Diggin’ Up Roots: Latin and Greek Roots – Grades 5 – 8 – Fall 2021 & Winter 2022 – 20 Weeks

Vocabulary development is crucial to becoming a good reader and writer; something I have written […]

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$400.00

Hogwarts at Home: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone – Grades 2 (mature) – 6 – Fall 2021 – 10 Weeks

In this course, students will be immersed in the magical world of wizards and wands, […]

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$250.00

Middle School Writing with Jonathan – SMALL GROUP – LIVE – * A Week – Tuesday * – Full Year – Grades 6-9

This fast paced, interactive class begins preparing your student for high school and (eventually) college […]

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$500.00

Introduction to Literature and Composition – 8 – 10 – Fall 2021 & Winter 2022 – 20 Weeks

Have you ever read a work of great literature and wondered how and why the […]

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$400.00

Magic Tree House Literature Series (Fall Session) – Grades 1 – 3 – Fall 2021 – 10 weeks

“You can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax, all you need is […]

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$250.00

Fun with Fairytales – Grades K – 2 – Fall A – Five Weeks

Ready to dive into the world of fairytales? In this 5-week class, fairytales will come […]

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$85.00

Little House in the Big Woods – Grades 2 – 5 – Fall 2021 – 10 Weeks

Can you imagine growing up in a log cabin? Hunting for and growing all your […]

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$250.00

High School Research & More Writing – LIVE – * A Week * – Full Year – Grades 9 – 12

High School Research and More using the IEW Writing philosophy consists of two major components:  College […]

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$500.00

Introduction to Writing with Jonathan – SMALL GROUP – LIVE – * A Week * – Full Year – Grades 4 – 7

This is an interactive, introductory IEW class geared towards middle and upper elementary level students. In […]

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$500.00

Powerful Paragraph – SMALL GROUP – LIVE – * B Week * – Full Year – Grades 5-7

In this SMALL GROUP  “technical writing” (nonfiction) IEW writing philosophy class, students will focus on […]

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$500.00

Historical Fiction: Refugee – Grades 7 – 10 – Fall 2020 – 10 Weeks

Three different kids. One mission in common:  ESCAPE. JOSEF is a Jewish boy living in […]

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$250.00

Lights! Cameras! Action! An Alternative Course for High School English: Movies as Literature – Grades 8 – 12 – Fall 2021 and Winter 2022 – 20 Weeks

Camera!  Movies!  Action!  In this complete, one-year high school English course, we will combine learning […]

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$400.00

Profiles from History – Session One – Leaders who Changed Worlds Both Large and Small – Grades 3 – 5 – Fall 2021 – 10 Weeks

The greatest connection we can have throughout history is the human one.  Together, in Profiles […]

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$250.00

Literature: Night – Grades 8 (mature) – 12 -Fall 2021 – 10 Weeks

Night is Elie Wiesel's masterpiece, a candid, horrific, and deeply poignant autobiographical account of his survival […]

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$250.00

Literature: The Outsiders – Grades 8 – 12 – Fall 2021 – 10 weeks

The Outsiders, a dramatic and enduring work of fiction that laid the groundwork for the Young […]

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$250.00

Book & Art Club – Grades K – 2 – Fall A – Five Weeks

"Every Child is an Artist" ~ Pablo Picasso. Each class will be inspired by a […]

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$85.00

Powerful Paragraph Writing – LIVE – * A Week * – Full Year – Grades 5-7

In this “technical writing” (nonfiction) class using the IEW Writing philosophy, students will focus on […]

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$500.00

Rebel Girls: Women who made a Difference – Grades 5 – 7 – Fall 2021 – 10 Weeks

“The world needs strong women. Women who will lift and build others, who will love […]

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$250.00

Essays Intensive with Eva – LIVE – Fall 2021 – Grades 8 – 11

This class is INTENSIVE.  Let me say that again – INTENSIVE! For students to be […]

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$400.00

Wordsmithing for Minecrafters – Grades 2 – 5 – Fall 2021 – 10 weeks

Prepare for an epic journey! In this course, we will use the medium of Minecraft […]

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$250.00

Graphic Novel Creation Club – Grades 5 – 10 – Fall 2021 – 10 Weeks

 Are Graphic Novels your favourite creative writing medium? Do you love to read graphic novels […]

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$250.00

American Literature: A Journey into Great Literary Works – 8 – 12 – Fall 2021 & Winter 2022 – 20 Weeks

Have you ever read a work of great literature and wondered how and why the […]

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$400.00

British Literature: A Journey into Great Literary Works – 8 – 12 – Fall 2021 & Winter 2022 – 20 Weeks

Have you ever read a work of great literature and wondered how and why the […]

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$400.00

Deep Dark Fairy Tales & Folklore – Grades 6-8 – Fall 2021-Winter 2022 – 20 Weeks

In this middle school literature class, we’ll be diving into the darker side of folk […]

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$400.00

Poetry – Grades 3 (mature) – 7 – Fall 2021 – 10 weeks

This course is created for the poetry lover who wants to learn how to appreciate […]

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$250.00

Middle School Writing with Eva – LIVE – * B Week – Monday * – Full Year – Grades 6-9

This fast paced, interactive IEW Writing class begins preparing your student for high school and […]

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$500.00

All About Essays Writing – LIVE – * B Week * – Full Year – Grades 8 – 11

It is imperative that students, with the goal of attending college, can write basic essays […]

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$500.00

Middle School Writing with Eva – IEW – LIVE – * B Week – Wednesday * – Full Year – Grades 6-9

This fast paced, interactive class begins preparing your student for high school and (eventually) college […]

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$500.00

Sight Words and Phonics – Part Two – Grades K – 2 – Fall B 2021 – Five Weeks

In this hands-on and engaging 5-week course, students will meet 2 days a week to […]

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$170.00

Book & Art Club – Grades K – 2 – Fall B – Five Weeks

"Every Child is an Artist" ~ Pablo Picasso. Each class will be inspired by a […]

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$85.00

Magic Tree House Literature Series (Winter Session) – Grades 1 – 3 – Winter 2022 – 10 weeks

“You can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax, all you need is […]

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$250.00

I am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World – Grades 6 – 9 – Winter 2022 – 10 Weeks

In this class, we are going to study about Malala Yousafzai, Nobel Peace Prize Winner’s […]

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$250.00

Multi-Sensory Reading & Writing: Part 1 – Grades K – 2 – Winter A 2022 – 5 Weeks – Twice a Week

In this hands on and engaging 5-week course, students will learn phonics and fluency simultaneously […]

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$170.00

Literature – Hatchet – Grades 5 – 8 – Winter 2022 – 10 weeks

Hatchet tells the story of 13-year-old Brian Robeson and his successful attempt to survive alone […]

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$250.00

Geeking out on Greek Mythology – Grades 4 – 7 – Winter 2022 – 10 Weeks

What do you call a musician petrified by Medusa?   A rockstar. Who did Artemis invite […]

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$250.00

Seussical Adventures – Grades K – 2 – Winter A – Five Weeks

Come explore the exciting world of Dr Seuss! We will read 5 engaging Dr Seuss […]

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$85.00

If the Shoe Fits: Cinderella’s from Around the World – Grades 2 – 5 – Winter 2022 – 10 Weeks

Cinderella.  Cinder-Elly.   The Golden Sandal.  Abadeha.  Moss Gown. Smoky Mountain Cinderella. Domitila. The Salmon Princess.  […]

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$250.00

Just Mercy – Grades 7 – 10 – Winter 2022- 10 Weeks

Unfairness in our Justice System is a major topic in the country today. In this […]

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$250.00

Hogwarts at Home: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets – Grades 2 (mature) – 6 – Winter 2022 – 10 Weeks

In this course, students will be immersed in the magical world of wizards and wands, […]

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$250.00

Profiles from History – Session Two – Stories of Those Who are Worthy of Remembrance – Grades 3 – 5 – Winter 2022 – 10 Weeks

The greatest connection we can have throughout history is the human one.  Together, in Profiles […]

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$250.00

Literature: Dawn – Grades 8 (mature) – 12 – Winter 2022 – 10 Weeks

This is the second part of a three-part class. EVERY CLASS CAN STAND ON ITS […]

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$250.00

Literature: Lord of the Flies – Grades 8 – 12 – Winter 2022 – 10 weeks

William Golding's 1954 novel, Lord of the Flies, tells the story of a group of […]

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$250.00

Breaking the Rules: Defiant Women in United States History – Grades 6 – 8 – Winter 2022 – 10 Weeks

Well-behaved women seldom make history. In this Breaking the Rules, we will meet 10 defiant […]

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$250.00

Ordinary People Change the World – Grades 2 – 5 – 10 Weeks – Winter 2022

This course, based on Brad Meltzer’s New York Times bestselling biographies written specifically for kids, […]

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$250.00

You Can’t Stop Them! Strong Females in Literature – Grades 5 (mature) – 8 – December 2022 – 10 Weeks

Leadership!  Courage!  Empathy!  Passion! Esperanza, Marcy, Charlotte, Davey, and Joan had it all. Together, in […]

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$250.00

Creative Writing – Grades 4 – 7 – Winter 2022 – 10 weeks

This course is designed to give students the opportunity to think and write creatively. My […]

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$250.00

Multi-Sensory Reading & Writing: Part 2 – Grades K – 2 – Winter B 2022 – 5 Weeks – Twice a Week

In this hands on and engaging 5-week course, students will learn phonics and fluency simultaneously […]

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$170.00

The First Steps with IEW Writing: People and Places – Grades 1 – 3 – Spring 2022 – 10 Weeks

You have asked me for it over and over!  Here it is! A writing class […]

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$250.00

Unplugging to Recharge – Mindfulness for Kids – Grades 4-7 – Spring 2022 – 10 Weeks

Knowing how to deal with our emotions is a skill we can all benefit from. […]

Find out more »
$250.00

Beyond Worksheets Grammar, Punctuation, Editing – Oh My! – Grades 6 – 10 – Spring 2022 – 10 weeks

Who remembers the dreaded WARRINER’S GRAMMAR textbook that almost every high school student used?  Yup […]

Find out more »
$250.00

Starting at the Very Beginning: A Jump Start to IEW Writing – Grades 3-7 – Spring 2022 – 10 Weeks

Are you looking for a SOLID jump start for whatever writing classes you choose for […]

Find out more »
$250.00

Magic Tree House Literature Series (Spring Session) – Grades 1 – 3 – Spring 2022 – 10 weeks

“You can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax, all you need is […]

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$250.00

Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teens – Grades 8 – 12 – Spring 2022 – 10 Weeks

Imagine you had a road map – a step-by-step guide to help you get from […]

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$250.00

Unplugging to Recharge – Mindfulness for Teens – Grades 8-12 – Spring 2022 – 10 Weeks

In the modern day, our lives are intertwined with online platforms, unrealistic expectations, and a […]

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$250.00

Literature Circle: When They Call You a Terrorist – Grades 7 – 10 – Spring 2022- 10 Weeks

Patrisse Khan-Cullors' and asha bandele's instant New York Times bestseller, When They Call You a Terrorist is now adapted […]

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$250.00

Tales from Tolkien: A Study of The Lord of the Rings Trilogy- Grades 8 (mature) – 12 – Spring 2022 – 10 Weeks

Bring the movies to life! Books allow our imagination to flourish and details to be […]

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$250.00

Hogwarts at Home: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban – Grades 2 (mature) – 6 – Spring 2022 – 10 Weeks

In this course, students will be immersed in the magical world of wizards and wands, […]

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$250.00

Profiles from History – Session Three – Heroes of America’s Growth and Freedom – Grades 3 – 5 – Spring 2022 – 10 Weeks

The greatest connection we can have throughout history is the human one.  Together, in Profiles […]

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$250.00

Literature: Day – Grades 8 (mature) – 12 – Spring 2022 – 10 Weeks

This is the third part of a three-part class. EVERY CLASS CAN STAND ON ITS […]

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$250.00

Ten Terrific Ted Talks! Don’t say that ten times fast! – Grades 8-12 – Spring 2022 – 10 Weeks

It is rarely possible to bring world-class guest speakers into school to lecture students about […]

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$250.00

Grammar Detective! Capitalization, Punctuation and Parts of Speech – Grades 2 (mature) – 5 – Spring 2022 – 10 Weeks

Remember those boring rules.  Yup.  Those are the ones!  In this 10-week class, we are […]

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$250.00

Outliers: The Story of Success – Grades 8 – 12 – Spring 2022 – 10 Weeks

Opportunity. Timing. Upbringing.  Effort.  Meaningful work.  Legacy. These six elements are rather powerful. Do the successful […]

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$250.00

Historical Literature: Twice Towards Justice – Civil Rights – Grades 6-9 – Spring 2022 – 10 Weeks

On March 2, 1955, an impassioned teenager, fed up with the daily injustices of Jim […]

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$250.00

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