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Register ZOOM LIVE: Book of the Month Club-Morning Club-June '22-students must be able to read very well Dates: June 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, and 30 Every Book of the Month Club will be reading their own book. This June Morning Club will begin with Esther Forbes's Johnny Tremain. Classes will consist of reading aloud, discussion, and various activities, some written, and some online. Activities may include research assignments, cloze activities, creative writing assignments, character studies, crossword and word search puzzles, studies in conflict, constructing storyboards, and sequence charts. The goal is for students to enjoy reading while learning about parts of speech, analogies, synonyms, antonyms, setting, plot, characters, and literary devices such as foreshadowing, flashback, and personification. As a homeschool mom herself, Ms. Debbie understands the need of parents to individualize instruction. She is happy to meet individual parent requests for more or less student involvement and work depending on student and family summer schedules. Mon, Thu 9:00am-9:50am 10 & up Debbie Woolsey 06/06/2022 06/30/2022 135.00
Register ZOOM LIVE: Book of the Month Club-Lunch Bunch Club-June '22-students must be able to read very well Dates: June 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, and 30 Every student in the Book of the Month Club will need their own copy of the book. This June Lunch Bunch Club will begin with L. M. Mongomery's Anne of Green Gables. Classes will consist of reading aloud, discussion, and various activities, some written, and some online. Activities may include research assignments, cloze activities, creative writing assignments, character studies, crossword and word search puzzles, studies in conflict, constructing storyboards, and sequence charts. The goal is for students to enjoy reading while learning about parts of speech, analogies, synonyms, antonyms, setting, plot, characters, and literary devices such as foreshadowing, flashback, and personification. As a homeschool mom herself, Ms. Debbie understands the need of parents to individualize instruction. She is happy to meet individual parent requests for more or less student involvement and work depending on student and family summer schedules. Mon, Thu 12:00pm-12:50pm 10 & up Debbie Woolsey 06/06/2022 06/30/2022 135.00
Register ZOOM LIVE: Introduction to Photography (10+yo.) Interested in learning photography but don't want to invest thousands of dollars buying professional equipment? Then this class is for you! Thankfully phone and app technology has improved so much in recent years that you can actually take high quality photos and edit them using just your mobile devices and tablets with all the skills and knowledge that a professional photographer would use, In this class we will learn the basics of lenses, lighting, composing, editing, and color correction all with mobile phone cameras! Tue 11:30am-1:50pm 10 & up Michael Marchesan 06/07/2022 07/26/2022 199.00
Register ZOOM LIVE: Edifying Journeys Creative Storytelling Game - June & July - ages 5-8 Pro-rated cost available if some weeks will be missed - email learnbeyondthebook@gmail.com for help. Edifying Journeys (EJ) is a collaborative storytelling and role-playing game, based on Dungeons and Dragons, set in a fantasy world where players battle monsters, explore new worlds, and overcome puzzles, riddles and other challenges. While simple math, critical thinking and basic reading and writing skills are at the core of EJ’s game-play, creativity is at the heart of every adventure! Groups of 6 students max. Tue 1:00pm-3:00pm 5 - 8 Noel Rodriguez 06/07/2022 07/26/2022 270.00
Register ZOOM LIVE: Edifying Journeys Creative Storytelling Game - June & July - ages 9-12 Pro-rated cost available if some weeks will be missed - email learnbeyondthebook@gmail.com for help. Edifying Journeys (EJ) is a collaborative storytelling and role-playing game, based on Dungeons and Dragons, set in a fantasy world where players battle monsters, explore new worlds, and overcome puzzles, riddles and other challenges. While simple math, critical thinking and basic reading and writing skills are at the core of EJ’s game-play, creativity is at the heart of every adventure! Groups of 6 students max. Wed 1:00pm-3:00pm 9 & up Noel Rodriguez 06/08/2022 07/27/2022 270.00
Register ZOOM LIVE: Keeper of the Lost Cities by Shannon Messenger - Book Club - 8 weeks No class on July 6 and July 27. This course is based on the New York Times and USA Today bestselling book series Keeper of the Lost Cities and is all about having fun! More details about the books here: https://shannonmessenger.com/keeper-of-lost-cities.html The facilitator will encourage students to express themselves creatively, to share opinions respectfully, and to disagree appropriately. Discussions will promote problem solving effectively and applying critical thinking skills competently. Students will be required to come to the seminar prepared. Before class they will be given a set of questions and/or assignment(s), which will stimulate discussions with the facilitator and peers, and to master the previously mentioned skills. Wed 1:00pm-2:20pm 11 & up Daniella Krall 06/08/2022 08/10/2022 80.00
Register ZOOM LIVE: Storytelling through Dungeons & Dragons Role-playing - June & July - ages 12+ Pro-rated cost available if students need to miss weeks - email learnbeyondthebook@gmail.com to arrange this - Dungeons and Dragons is a story-telling and role-playing game, set in a fantasy world where players battle monsters, explore new worlds, and overcome puzzles, riddles, and other challenges. While simple math, critical thinking, and basic reading and writing skills are at the core of EJ’s game-play, creativity is at the heart of every adventure! Groups of 6 students max. Thu 1:00pm-3:00pm 12 & up Noel Rodriguez 06/09/2022 07/28/2022 270.00
Register ZOOM LIVE: Coding Computer Generated Art with Python In this beginner course, students will train a computer to create art using the Python programming language. Choose your own colors and shapes to make a digital masterpiece! Fri 4:00pm-5:20pm 12 - 17 Jason Sheinkopf 06/10/2022 07/01/2022 195.00
Register ZOOM LIVE: Lego Engineering Ever wonder why bridges don't fall, or how beach houses can stand on stilts? It's time to pull out your Legos and explore. This week-long summer camp will look at the strength of different shapes and how shapes affect structures' use. Join us as we build, test, and design structures including a bridge, a marble maze, and more. Students attending the online camp will need their own bricks, space to build, and a few other household items. Baseplates - large, flat bases - are strongly recommended. Generic bricks and baseplates can often be found at the Dollar Tree. Bring out your inner engineer with Lego Engineering! Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 10:00am-12:00pm 6 - 9 Christine Gray 06/20/2022 06/24/2022 199.00
Register ZOOM LIVE: Long Vowel Summer Camp - June 20-24 "This class is geared toward rising second and third graders who need a review of the different ways to spell the five long vowel sounds. The maximum class size is six students. Each day the students will review a different vowel. Monday - long A Tuesday - long E Wednesday - long I Thursday - long O Friday - long U Methods and materials used include direct classroom instruction, in-class games such as Kahoot! and Word Wall, and assigned worksheets. The price includes access to hundreds of online books with quizzes, phonics, spelling, and vocabulary games. Students can access the books and materials at any time via an individualized, password-protected website. As the students complete activities on the website, they earn stars. The stars can be used to buy clothing and accessories for their spacefaring robot. After the last class, students will keep access to the website for an additional week." Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 10:00am-10:50am 7 & up Debbie Woolsey 06/20/2022 06/24/2022 89.00
Register ZOOM LIVE: Video Game Design in Scratch (ages 8-13) - June Have you ever wanted to make your own video game? Scratch is a free online app created by MIT as a fun way to introduce computer coding to children! In this course, students will design their own characters and drop blocks of code to create mini-games they can share online with their friends! Computer and mobile device required. Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 2:00pm-3:30pm 8 - 13 Jason Sheinkopf 06/20/2022 06/24/2022 199.00
Register ZOOM: Wellbeing 101: How to Be Happier and Less Stressed-A Science-Based Approach for Tweens&Teens Happiness and stress relief techniques are more important than ever now. Research shows that there’s a lot we can do to feel happier and less stressed no matter what the circumstances. Our daily habits, thoughts, and behaviors can lead to great changes in life, and the time to start learning these science-backed techniques is right now--the habits you develop in your childhood and teen years can stay with you for a lifetime and change the direction your life takes. Dr. Lizzie Scott has training in counseling, coaching, and research and uses activities that are fun and effective for helping people of all ages develop new habits in these areas. Tue 1:00pm-2:20pm 11 & up Lizzie Scott 06/21/2022 07/12/2022 125.00
Register ZOOM LIVE: How to Be Happier and Less Stressed-A Science-Based Approach for Teens- June/July Happiness and stress relief techniques are more important than ever now. Research shows that there’s a lot we can do to feel happier and less stressed no matter what the circumstances. Our daily habits, thoughts, and behaviors can lead to great changes in life, and the time to start learning these science-backed techniques is right now--the habits you develop in your childhood and teen years can stay with you for a lifetime and change the direction your life takes. Dr. Lizzie Scott has training in counseling, coaching, and research and uses activities that are fun and effective for helping people of all ages develop new habits in these areas. Tue 2:30pm-3:50pm 14 & up Lizzie Scott 06/21/2022 07/12/2022 125.00
Register ZOOM LIVE: College Talk: Mapping Your Path to the Right School for You! - June-July If you feel you are college-bound in the next few years and want to get ready, this is the course for you! In this course, we will explore what makes a college a good fit, different paths to college (especially for homeschoolers), what to include in a college essay, and how to start getting yourself ready to be a good candidate. We’ll also practice writing those college essays--this can help you to get ready, even if you don’t plan to apply for a few years. This course would be good for anyone who will be a high school student in the fall, from 9th grade to senior year. Dr. Lizzie Scott has a background in counseling and has run the LBB College Prep and Leadership Program (Student Council) since 2014 and has guided many students--including her own--through the process of preparing for college, and is an accomplished writer who can help students stand out. This course will help students explore who they are, where they want to go, and outline steps to get there! Tue 4:00pm-5:20pm 14 & up Lizzie Scott 06/21/2022 07/12/2022 125.00
Register ZOOM LIVE: Writer's Workshop for Teens (13+yo.) - Live Zoom Camp - June - July '22 Writing skills are vital for students of any age, and are widely necessary not only for writing courses, but for other high school and college courses that require essay questions to be answered. Strong writing, storytelling, and interpersonal communication skills are needed for many tasks in adulthood, and can help students of all ages. This class focuses on communication in writing and healthy communication skills in relationships by focusing on essays, creative writing, and critiquing communication from clips of movies, tv shows, and short stories. This course is designed for high school students who would like to hone their essay-writing skills, creative writing skills, and interpersonal communication skills whether they have some experience with writing or are new to it. This class will be a supportive group that can encourage students at various levels to become stronger writers and speakers. Wed 1:00pm-2:20pm 13 & up Lizzie Scott 06/22/2022 07/13/2022 125.00
Register ZOOM LIVE: Summer Literature Discussions (14+yo.) - June-July '22 This class is designed to provide engaging discussions, fundamentals of literature and writing, and a fun experience for those who love to read as well as those who want to enjoy it more. Dr. Lizzie Scott is a published author who has been teaching literature to teens for many years; this class contains a mixture of engaging discussions, thought-provoking lessons, and fun activities that can help avid readers enjoy new frontiers and semi-reluctant readers build skills and stay engaged. (Books will be chosen by the group, and will generally be more current books like "The Perks of Being a Wallflower" or "Little Fires Everywhere." Some will have movies attached; we can explore film discussions as well if the group is interested.) Wed 2:30pm-3:50pm 14 & up Lizzie Scott 06/22/2022 07/13/2022 125.00
Register ZOOM LIVE: Book of the Month Club-Morning Club-July '22-students must be able to read very well Second Camp: July 7, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, and 28 * Note this camp only meets for seven sessions due to Independence Day falling on a Monday, therefore the cost is less. Every Book of the Month Club will be reading their own book. The June Lunch Bunch Club will vote on the book for July. Classes will consist of reading aloud, discussion, and various activities, some written, and some online. Activities may include research assignments, cloze activities, creative writing assignments, character studies, crossword and word search puzzles, studies in conflict, constructing storyboards, and sequence charts. The goal is for students to enjoy reading while learning about parts of speech, analogies, synonyms, antonyms, setting, plot, characters, and literary devices such as foreshadowing, flashback, and personification. As a homeschool mom herself, Ms. Debbie understands the need of parents to individualize instruction. Mon, Thu 9:00am-9:50am 10 & up Debbie Woolsey 07/07/2022 07/28/2022 119.00
Register ZOOM LIVE: Book of the Month Club-Lunch Bunch Club-July '22-students must be able to read very well Second Camp: July 7, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, and 28 * Note this camp only meets for seven sessions due to Independence Day falling on a Monday, therefore the cost is less. Every student in the Book of the Month Club will be needing their own copy of the book chosen. The June Lunch Bunch Club will vote on the book for July. Classes will consist of reading aloud, discussion, and various activities, some written, and some online. Activities may include research assignments, cloze activities, creative writing assignments, character studies, crossword and word search puzzles, studies in conflict, constructing storyboards, and sequence charts. The goal is for students to enjoy reading while learning about parts of speech, analogies, synonyms, antonyms, setting, plot, characters, and literary devices such as foreshadowing, flashback, and personification. As a homeschool mom herself, Ms. Debbie understands the need of parents to individualize instruction. Mon, Thu 12:00pm-12:50pm 10 & up Debbie Woolsey 07/07/2022 07/28/2022 119.00
Register ZOOM LIVE: Long Vowel Summer Camp - weekly "This class is geared toward rising second and third graders who need a review of the different ways to spell the five long vowel sounds. The maximum class size is six students. Each week the students will review a different vowel. Week 1 - long A Week 2 - long E Week 3 - long I Week 4 - long O Week 5 - long U Methods and materials used include direct classroom instruction, in-class games such as Kahoot! and Word Wall, and assigned worksheets. The price includes access to hundreds of online books with quizzes, phonics, spelling, and vocabulary games. Students can access the books and materials at any time via an individualized, password-protected website. As the students complete activities on the website, they earn stars. The stars can be used to buy clothing and accessories for their spacefaring robot. After the last class, students will keep access to the website for an additional week." Thu 11:00am-11:50am 7 & up Debbie Woolsey 07/07/2022 08/04/2022 89.00
Register ZOOM LIVE: Creative Writing Camp - 6-weeks In this class we will explore four different fun and exciting genres. Each week we will focus on one and write a unique story specializing in our chosen genre. The first week will be Dystopian/ Science Fiction and before we start writing, students will get to hear some brilliant writing samples from H.G. Wells, George Orwell (Animal Farm), Ray Bradbury (Fahrenheit 451), and/ or Philip K. Dick (Blade Runner). The following week we will do Comedy! We will read excerpts from famous comedians or comedic writers and then set out to do something daring, bold, and of course, funny! On a more theatrical note, week 3 will focus on theater and poetry and we will draw inspiration from Shakespeare and some short films to write our mini play or short film script. Then we will do Fantasy and read some selections from The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings. The final two weeks will explore combining genres and doing some outside the box styles! Students will also have opportunity to discuss the work. Thu 1:00pm-2:20pm 12 & up Josh Mann 07/07/2022 08/11/2022 195.00
Register ZOOM LIVE: Video Game Design in Scratch (ages 8-13) - July Have you ever wanted to make your own video game? Scratch is a free online app created by MIT as a fun way to introduce computer coding to children! In this course, students will design their own characters and drop blocks of code to create mini-games they can share online with their friends! Computer and mobile device required. Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 2:00pm-3:30pm 8 - 13 Jason Sheinkopf 07/11/2022 07/15/2022 199.00
Register ZOOM LIVE: Long Vowel Summer Camp - July 18-22 "This class is geared toward rising second and third graders who need a review of the different ways to spell the five long vowel sounds. The maximum class size is six students. Each day the students will review a different vowel. Monday - long A Tuesday - long E Wednesday - long I Thursday - long O Friday - long U Methods and materials used include direct classroom instruction, in-class games such as Kahoot! and Word Wall, and assigned worksheets. The price includes access to hundreds of online books with quizzes, phonics, spelling, and vocabulary games. Students can access the books and materials at any time via an individualized, password-protected website. As the students complete activities on the website, they earn stars. The stars can be used to buy clothing and accessories for their spacefaring robot. After the last class, students will keep access to the website for an additional week." Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 10:00am-10:50am 7 & up Debbie Woolsey 07/18/2022 07/22/2022 89.00
Register ZOOM: Wellbeing 101: How to Be Happier and Less Stressed-A Science-Based Approach for Tweens&Teens Happiness and stress relief techniques are more important than ever now. Research shows that there’s a lot we can do to feel happier and less stressed no matter what the circumstances. Our daily habits, thoughts, and behaviors can lead to great changes in life, and the time to start learning these science-backed techniques is right now--the habits you develop in your childhood and teen years can stay with you for a lifetime and change the direction your life takes. Dr. Lizzie Scott has training in counseling, coaching, and research and uses activities that are fun and effective for helping people of all ages develop new habits in these areas. Tue 1:00pm-2:20pm 11 & up Lizzie Scott 07/26/2022 08/16/2022 125.00
Register ZOOM LIVE: How to Be Happier and Less Stressed-A Science-Based Approach for Teens-July/August Happiness and stress relief techniques are more important than ever now. Research shows that there’s a lot we can do to feel happier and less stressed no matter what the circumstances. Our daily habits, thoughts, and behaviors can lead to great changes in life, and the time to start learning these science-backed techniques is right now--the habits you develop in your childhood and teen years can stay with you for a lifetime and change the direction your life takes. Dr. Lizzie Scott has training in counseling, coaching, and research and uses activities that are fun and effective for helping people of all ages develop new habits in these areas. Tue 2:30pm-3:50pm 14 & up Lizzie Scott 07/26/2022 08/16/2022 125.00
Register ZOOM LIVE: College Talk: Mapping your Road to the Right College for You! - July/August If you feel you are college-bound in the next few years and want to get ready, this is the course for you! In this course, we will explore what makes a college a good fit, different paths to college (especially for homeschoolers), what to include in a college essay, and how to start getting yourself ready to be a good candidate. We’ll also practice writing those college essays--this can help you to get ready, even if you don’t plan to apply for a few years. This course would be good for anyone who will be a high school student in the fall, from 9th grade to senior year. Dr. Lizzie Scott has a background in counseling and has run the LBB College Prep and Leadership Program (Student Council) since 2014 and has guided many students--including her own--through the process of preparing for college, and is an accomplished writer who can help students stand out. This course will help students explore who they are, where they want to go, and outline steps to get there! Tue 4:00pm-5:20pm 14 & up Lizzie Scott 07/26/2022 08/16/2022 125.00
Register ZOOM LIVE: Writer's Workshop for Teens (13+yo.) - Live Zoom Camp - July - Aug.'22 Writing skills are vital for students of any age, and are widely necessary not only for writing courses, but for other high school and college courses that require essay questions to be answered. Strong writing, storytelling, and interpersonal communication skills are needed for many tasks in adulthood, and can help students of all ages. This class focuses on communication in writing and healthy communication skills in relationships by focusing on essays, creative writing, and critiquing communication from clips of movies, tv shows, and short stories. This course is designed for high school students who would like to hone their essay-writing skills, creative writing skills, and interpersonal communication skills whether they have some experience with writing or are new to it. This class will be a supportive group that can encourage students at various levels to become stronger writers and speakers. Wed 1:00pm-2:20pm 13 & up Lizzie Scott 07/27/2022 08/17/2022 125.00
Register ZOOM LIVE: Summer Literature Discussions (14+yo.) - July - Aug.'22 This class is designed to provide engaging discussions, fundamentals of literature and writing, and a fun experience for those who love to read as well as those who want to enjoy it more. Dr. Lizzie Scott is a published author who has been teaching literature to teens for many years; this class contains a mixture of engaging discussions, thought-provoking lessons, and fun activities that can help avid readers enjoy new frontiers and semi-reluctant readers build skills and stay engaged. (Books will be chosen by the group, and will generally be more current books like "The Perks of Being a Wallflower" or "Little Fires Everywhere." Some will have movies attached; we can explore film discussions as well if the group is interested.) Wed 2:30pm-3:50pm 14 & up Lizzie Scott 07/27/2022 08/17/2022 125.00
Register ZOOM LIVE: Book of the Month Club-Morning Club-Aug.'22-students must be able to read very well Dates: August 1, 4, 8, 11, 15, 18, 22, and 25 Every Book of the Month Club will be reading their own book. This June Morning Club will begin with Esther Forbes's Johnny Tremain. Classes will consist of reading aloud, discussion, and various activities, some written, and some online. Activities may include research assignments, cloze activities, creative writing assignments, character studies, crossword and word search puzzles, studies in conflict, constructing storyboards, and sequence charts. The goal is for students to enjoy reading while learning about parts of speech, analogies, synonyms, antonyms, setting, plot, characters, and literary devices such as foreshadowing, flashback, and personification. As a homeschool mom herself, Ms. Debbie understands the need of parents to individualize instruction. She is happy to meet individual parent requests for more or less student involvement and work depending on student and family summer schedules. Mon, Thu 9:00am-9:50am 10 & up Debbie Woolsey 08/01/2022 08/25/2022 135.00
Register ZOOM LIVE: Book of the Month Club-Lunch Bunch Club-Aug. '22- students must be able to read very wel Dates: August 1, 4, 8, 11, 15, 18, 22, and 25 Every student in the Book of the Month Club will be needing their own copy of the book chosen. The June and July Lunch Bunch Clubs will vote on the book for August. Classes will consist of reading aloud, discussion, and various activities, some written, and some online. Activities may include research assignments, cloze activities, creative writing assignments, character studies, crossword and word search puzzles, studies in conflict, constructing storyboards, and sequence charts. The goal is for students to enjoy reading while learning about parts of speech, analogies, synonyms, antonyms, setting, plot, characters, and literary devices such as foreshadowing, flashback, and personification. As a homeschool mom herself, Ms. Debbie understands the need of parents to individualize instruction. She is happy to meet individual parent requests for more or less student involvement and work depending on student and family summer schedules. Mon, Thu 12:00pm-12:50pm 10 & up Debbie Woolsey 08/01/2022 08/25/2022 135.00