1st Grade Science Core Curriculum NGSS Homeschool Standards (Year Long)

Audra Mayhan, MS - Licensed Teacher
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Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(251)
This on-going school year class will focus on Next Generation & Common Core Science Standards for homeschool grade 1. This is a hands-on learning-style class where students will engage in fun & informative activities for material retention.

Class Experience

US Grade 1
Both as a therapist and K-3 teacher, I have helped children for the past 19 years - last school year was my first full year on Outschool and then the 11 years before that, I worked in a school which specialized in high functioning autism (there were "typical" students there as well.) Throughout my experiences as an art therapist and then as a special education teacher, I have seen that children learn best when engaged in hands-on acitivities. They tend to retain information much more effectively when enaged in active learning. Besides learning the science standards, the focus for students in this class will be on actively participating.
Homework Offered
Parents can decide if their learner needs extra time to work on their projects in between the weekly classes or after the last class if the project is not complete.
0 - 1 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
On-going dialog during class.
Grades Offered
1.  Construction Paper
2.  Extra White Copy Paper is Handy
3.  Pencils
4.  Erasers
5.  Crayons (markers are messy)
6.  Glue Sticks (white glue is messy)
7.  Scissors
8.  Access to a printer:  I will send out any topic specific handouts by the Sunday of the upcoming week.  I tend to send 2-3 weeks at a time.
9.  NOTE:  theme related materials for special projects (ie: model magic, paint, etc) will be sent out ahead of time to give you enough time to gather them for class.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Depending on the independence of your learner, parents may want to be in close proximity in case your child needs assistance with the hands on activity.
I use researched-based curriculum from study.com, generationgenius.com and brainpopjr.com / brainpop.com. 

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Meet the teacher

Star Educator
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(251)
I am a dedicated, fun and full-time Outschool teacher and am licensed in the United States. I have worked in different capacities with children and families for more than 19 years. I am especially passionate about early intervention: academic,... 
Group Class


weekly ($17 per class)
2x per week
45 min

Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(51)
Completed by 190 learners
Live video meetings
Ages 5-7
3-9 learners per class

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