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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

Get it Write!

Friday, 14 August 2015 by
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  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 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,

Getting Creative with Curriculum

Thursday, 13 August 2015 by
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  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

The Spelling Place

Wednesday, 12 August 2015 by
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  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

When the Language Is Challenging

Tuesday, 11 August 2015 by
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  Sometimes we need help with English, whether it’s modern English or old English. Two of the courses on 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.


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