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Classes

OUR WORLD AS MATH – Monday & Wednesday, 12:00 to 3:00, or as needed (Ages 2-10)

A math lab offered by Millennium Learning Associates at Thayer Conservatory.  Active, inter-aged, research-based math activities for young people of ages two to ten. The room is organized into three themes:  Number & Operations; Geometry & Measurements; and Forms of Algebra. Taught by Laura S. Kryger, M.A.T., Nancy D. Smith, Ed.D., and Paul Kryger, M.S., math & physics.  Additional hours by arrangement.

Freewill donations accepted.

IEW: Modern World History-Based Writing Wednesdays, 1:30 to 2:15  (Grades 7-9)

Join other homeschoolers in a structured writing course using the effective Excellence in Writing program. The instructor, Jennifer Gifford, is a certified English teacher who has homeschooled for many years. Students will write a biography, literary analysis essay, persuasive essay and a research paper. The class will read and discuss two novels per semester. This is a small class size with an additional focus on public speaking skills.

REQUIRED TEXT: Modern World History-Based Writing (2nd edition) by Lori Verstegen

Two semester course.  $180/semester.

 


IEW: Ancient History-Based Writing – Wednesdays, 2:15 to 3  (Grades 4-7)

Join other homeschoolers in a structured writing course using the effective Excellence in Writing program.  The instructor, Jennifer Gifford, is a certified English teacher who has homeschooled for many years.  Students will learn writing skills such as thesis statements, research papers and more. This is a small class size with an additional focus on public speaking skills.

REQUIRED TEXT: Ancient History-Based Writing Lessons, (6th edition) by Lori Verstegen

Two semester course.  $180/semester.

 

IEW: All Things Fun & Fascinating – (Grades 3-5)

Join other homeschoolers in a structured writing course using the effective Excellence in Writing program.  The instructor, Jennifer Gifford, is a certified English teacher who has homeschooled for many years.  In this course students will take notes, summarize narrative stories, write from pictures, put together a mini research report, and compose creative essays. This is a small class size with an additional focus on public speaking skills.

REQUIRED TEXT: All Things Fun & Fascinating, by Lori Verstegen.

Two semester course.  $180/semester.

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