Book Club - Time Travel With the Magic Tree House Series!

Carol Burns PhD, ACE Educator
Rising Star
Average rating:4.8Number of reviews:(262)
Come travel back in time with Jack, Annie, Ms. Carol and friends in this exciting, ongoing, once a week book club! Each week, we will travel back in time together as we have fun with friends discussing a Magic Tree House book!

Class experience

US Grade Kindergarten - 3
Homework Offered
Students will read or listen to the book BEFORE class!
1 - 2 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Grades Offered
Students will need the Magic Tree House book we are discussing that week. The book must be read or listened to BEFORE class. Students can use their own books, library books, ebooks, or even listen to the audio books. If listening to the audiobooks, it is highly recommended that student reads aloud to develop their own reading comprehension and competency.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
 Please be aware that a few Magic Tree House books require parental guidance. These books are “Thanksgiving on Thursday*, “Buffalo Before Breakfast*, and “Shadow of the Shark*. 

These books require critical analysis and the following areas of concern will be addressed in class: inaccurate descriptions of historical events, racism, stereotypes, cultural inaccuracies, harmful and inaccurate descriptions of Native Americans, racist/stereotypical imagery, and biased perspectives. Teacher Carol has a PhD in pedagogy and history, with a Master’s in Cultural Studies. One of my  core values is to teach the true and accurate version of history I was not taught as a child. Racism or racial stereotypes is never acceptable to me, and neither is a white-washed version of American History. 

Meet the teacher

Rising Star
Average rating:4.8Number of reviews:(262)
Carol Burns is an experienced classroom teacher with 37 years of experience teaching and working with children in a variety of settings including public school, charter school, children’s church, Awana and youth group leading, camp program... 
Group Class


1x per week
40 min

Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(4)
Completed by 40 learners
Live video meetings
Ages 5-10
3-6 learners per class

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