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.

MUSIC THERAPY – Instructor, Maria Ramey. Maria is a fine flutist who teaches flute at Thayer Conservatory and who enjoys performing with her family. She has homeschooled her four children while keeping up with an active musical career. She has now completed her Master’s Degree in Music Therapy and is a certified Music Therapist. She can tailor music therapy to your situation and enjoys working with young students. Music therapy is often used to help students with stress relief, behavioral problems, depression and anxiety, and for children with special needs such as those on the autism spectrum and others.

Price to be determined depending on the services provided. 

IEW: Advanced U.S. History – Wednesdays, 1:15 to 2  (Grades 9-12)

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: Advanced U.S. History-Based Writing Lessons (2nd edition), by Lori Verstegen

Two semester course.  $180/semester.


IEW: U.S. History-Based Writing Lessons – Wednesdays, 2 to 2:45  (Grades 5-8)

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, MLA format, research papers and more. This is a small class size with an additional focus on public speaking skills.

REQUIRED TEXT: U.S. History-Based Writing Lessons (2nd edition), by Lori Verstegen

Two semester course.  $180/semester.

 

IEW: All Things Fun & Fascinating – Wednesdays, 12:30-1:15  (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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