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,
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
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 SchoolhouseTeachers.com for middle and high school students. Various types of speeches will be studied, and students will
Young and old alike can be hands-on learners. SchoolhouseTeachers.com 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
Do you have a budding writer? Perhaps you have a student who doesn’t like to write. Either way, there are numerous writing courses on SchoolhouseTeachers.com that can help. Creative Writing with Carrie Daws includes 24 lessons geared toward middle and high school students. She discusses the idea of writing fiction, character and scene development,
I didn’t know what I was going to do for science with my tenth grader this year. Based on his interests and career goals, the standard path of biology and then chemistry didn’t seem necessary. However, an engineer I talked with said that all science is interrelated and that chemistry may very well be
Satisfy your spelling needs this coming school year with Schoolhouse Spelling. Every grade has a list with age-appropriate words; most have more than one to choose from. Schoolhouse Spelling has been recently updated to include answer keys and streamlined printing options to make it easier to have fun with spelling than ever before. Multiple
Sometimes we need help with English, whether it’s modern English or old English. Two of the courses on SchoolhouseTeachers.com will help with those challenges. ESL Language Arts is a new course, taught by Kati Butler, for the entire family who speaks English as a second language. It is designed as an introduction to grammar.