Be Your Own Teacher! Become an Autodidact With Amazing Study Skills.
Some of the wisest and most profound people in history were self taught or autodidacts; and that is still possible today.
US Grade 6 - 9
Beginner - Intermediate Level
Students will discover that learning is something that is not dependent on schools, teachers or friends. Learning is intrinsic to our nature as human beings. There are many examples throughout history of people who have self-educated and gone on to make great contributions to specific fields of study and to society in general. In this class we will look at individuals who have self-educated wholly or in part. We will also discover the many ways we have today to become self-educators. Each...
1. Students will learn the definition of an autodidact. 2. Students will become familiar with the study skills famous autodidacts employed and discuss each one. 3. Students will explore these skills through various in class assignments.
I am a lifelong learner and have self-educated on many topics. I love learning. I hold a Bachelors degree in education and have taught classes for many years. I have taught preschoolers, elementary students, middle school, and college. More than anything else I believe instilling a love for learning and reading helps students develop a lifelong habit of learning.
Students will self-assign a project at the conclusion of each lesson. Time will be allowed at the beginning of the subsequent class to review and discuss the students work if they wish.
Please bring paper and pencil to class for note taking.
Progress is assessed by class participation in discussions.
50 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Meet the teacher
Hello, welcome to my classes. I am a passionate teacher with more than forty years experience teaching preschoolers to adults. I have taught in home-school preschools, private preschools and public preschools. I have trained teachers as an...
1x per week
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(1)
Completed by 22 learners
Live video meetings
2-8 learners per class