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Boundless Biology

Monday, 24 August 2015 by
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  The field of biology seems almost boundless in its ability to teach us new things about life. Once we feel we have a handle on something, a new discovery is made. High school students have the opportunity to participate in a full year of Biology with Ruth Sundeen here on Ruth approaches biology

Making the Connection

Saturday, 22 August 2015 by
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  The more time I spend writing these blog posts to let you know about the courses on, the more I am struck by how the classes we offer work together so well. Take Filmmaking and Photography. These are elective courses that are enjoyable and will teach your student a great deal. Filmmaking is
blog healthy bodies families
  Health is forefront in the media these days. If we don’t take care of our bodies, they won’t take care of us, so to speak. Children of all ages should know what it means to be healthy. If they learn early, perhaps they can be spared some difficulties when they are older. New to

The Importance of a Strong Foundation

Thursday, 20 August 2015 by
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  When we think of a foundation, we typically envision a building of some sort, perhaps a house or a skyscraper. A foundation, however, must exist in many different places—our spiritual lives, our education, and even our country. Early American History with A.K. Fielding is a 16-week course for middle school students during which they

Literature from Different Views

Wednesday, 19 August 2015 by
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  How we understand what we read is typically based on our own viewpoints. Two of our newest literature courses will challenge those viewpoints. African American Literature with Bethanie Frank is an 18-week advanced high school literature course that will explore the literary traditions of African American literature through poetry, short stories, essays, drama, journals,

Planning to Succeed

Tuesday, 18 August 2015 by
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  With the right tools, our children can succeed, no matter their age. Starting a Micro Business for Teens with Carol Topp is designed to help teenagers learn about the world of micro businesses—what they are and what they can learn from starting one. Students will learn how to achieve a vision for a business

Practice Makes Perfect

Monday, 17 August 2015 by
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  Okay, so maybe that’s not the greatest saying in the world. We will never be perfect this side of heaven, but we can better ourselves. Advanced Public Speaking with Bethanie Frank is a brand new course on for middle and high school students. Various types of speeches will be studied, and students will

Hurrah for the Hands-On

Saturday, 15 August 2015 by
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  Young and old alike can be hands-on learners. has some wonderful courses that provide a plethora of projects for those hands. Take Computer Science/Programming with Chris Yust. The material in this course is geared for 6th-12th grade students in a self-study environment. Weekly printables with step-by-step instructions are provided for each of the

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