Once per week
over 12 weeks
learners per class
per learner - per class
How does a “Multi-Day” course work?
Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries
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Do you love magical creatures? Have you ever wondered what our world would look like if we had mermaids, boobries, and selkies? What if you could be a caretaker for all of these wonderful beings? Explore an incredible island with these creatures and more in Eva Ibbotson's Island of the Aunts! The story begins as three elderly sisters - Myrtle, Etta, and Coral - decide to kidnap some children to help them care for a hidden island, protected by magic. The sisters know they are aging, and...
Students ages 8 - 12 will read a children's novel as a group and discuss it a few chapters at a time. Each week, students will discuss the book with the assistance of open-ended questions and with closed-ended review questions. They will also have a short homework assignment to complete each week to help them think about their reading.
There will be required reading for each class. Additionally, each class will have a project to be completed during the following week. These projects include but are not limited to answering review questions on a worksheet, completing a visualization drawing, and writing a three-sentence summary.
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Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Students will receive a percentage grade at the end of the class. Fifty percent of the grade is composed of meaningful participation in each class, 25% of the grade is composed of completing the projects assigned, and 25% of the grade is composed of completing the projects with reasonable effort shown.
55 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
Dara HundleyLove What You Learn
3 total reviews
4 completed classes
Hello there! My name is Miss Dara, and I am so excited to meet you! I teach a wide variety of classes, from a preschool circle time to high school grammar to academic writing and more. I graduated summa cum laude from college in 2013 with a...