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Workshops are led by our talented and experienced team of educators who have advanced degrees in their field.
They will provide interactive, personalized and engaging lessons that are suitable for students of all skill levels,
with or without learning differences.

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The Short Story: Author's Writing Workshop

Grades: 9 – 12

You will have an opportunity to write short stories about issues and subjects that matter to you and your peers. The class will critique each other's work. You will learn how to revise and edit your writing resulting in a finished short story. Student work will be compiled into a book of short stories.

Dates: TBA
Instructor: Mcedwin

My Voice: From Editorials to Essays Writing Workshop

Grades: 6 – 8

In this workshop, you will explore informative and argumentative essay writing. You will choose topics that are most meaningful to you from today's current events. Here are some examples: Social Justice issues such as homelessness, Black Lives Matter civil rights, the Presidential Election 2020, Science vs politics when making national disaster decisions, pass or fail grading during remote learning, Women, Gender, and LGBTQ+ rights. The class will use resources from the New York Times, Newsela and other national/local archives for background information and primary sources. Skills taught include annotation, paragraph writing, essay formatting/structure, using quotes effectively, and writing style, which are all needed for high school coursework and state exams

Dates: TBA
Instructor: Cailin

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My Voice: From Editorials to Essays Writing Workshop

Grades: 6 – 8

In this workshop, you will explore informative and argumentative essay writing. You will choose topics that are most meaningful to you from today's current events. Here are some examples: Social Justice issues such as homelessness, Black Lives Matter civil rights, the Presidential Election 2020, Science vs politics when making national disaster decisions, pass or fail grading during remote learning, Women, Gender, and LGBTQ+ rights. The class will use resources from the New York Times, Newsela and other national/local archives for background information and primary sources. Skills taught include annotation, paragraph writing, essay formatting/structure, using quotes effectively, and writing style, which are all needed for high school coursework and state exams

Dates: TBA
Instructor: Cailin

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Show Me the Money: The Basics of Budgeting and Financial Literacy

Grades: 9 – 12

With many young adults across the United States carrying credit card and student loan debt it is more important than ever that we educate the next generation to understand how budgeting and financial planning can help their future. In this course, you, the student, will study the basics of budgeting, banking, debt, and investing in order to be better prepared to make the best financial decisions possible. The class will involve online discussion, reading/writing, and watching various forms of media to gain important financial knowledge.

Dates: TBA
Instructor: Brian

Making Algebra Fun: Introduction to Algebra 1

Grades: 6 – 7

(Requirement: Students must be currently enrolled in or have completed pre-Algebra coursework)

This class prepares you for the study of Algebra 1. Get ready for next year's math course. You will learn about new types of numbers such as integers, negative numbers, fractions and decimals. You will gain understanding of variable manipulation, the basics of equations including inverse operations, and the rules of evaluating expressions using order of operations. Plus, this course will make Algebra fun.

Dates: TBA
Instructor: Jeffrey

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Making Algebra Fun: Introduction to Algebra 1

Grades: 6 – 7

(Requirement: Students must be currently enrolled in or have completed pre-Algebra coursework)

This class prepares you for the study of Algebra 1. Get ready for next year's math course. You will learn about new types of numbers such as integers, negative numbers, fractions and decimals. You will gain understanding of variable manipulation, the basics of equations including inverse operations, and the rules of evaluating expressions using order of operations. Plus, this course will make Algebra fun.

Dates: TBA
Instructor: Jeffrey

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Real-World (and Fun!) Applications of Math and Science

Grades: 8 – 11

(Requirement: Students must be currently enrolled in
or have completed Algebra 1)

Did you know that you apply Math and Science skills to your daily life without even knowing it Simple things like kicking a ball, cleaning a window, cooking with a family member or exercising while in quarantine all require Math and Science knowledge. In this fun course of exploration, we will apply logical thinking skills and explore concepts of Algebra intertwined with some biology, earth science and even some physics.

Dates: TBA
Instructor: Alissa

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