English

The Hobbit: Science, Art, & Magic (S.T.E.A.M. class)

In this 11 week class we will use as many methodologies as we can to interact with the most beloved classic "The Hobbit"
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Class

45 minutes

per class

Once per week

over 11 weeks

9-14

year olds

4-10

learners per class

per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse 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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Description

Class Experience

2003 Bronze for the International Poetry Open 
Certified America Read Tutor - 4 years (Grades 5-9)
Certified English Teacher (Grades 9-12) - 1 year 
Certified TEFL (160-hours with additional hours on preschool ESL) 
Museum Educator/Historian - 8 years (Students ages 3 to Adult) 
BA - Classics (Greek Culture and Latin) 
BA - Psychology (emphasis on human learning) 
Post-grad Certificate in English Education 
All art projects are optional but strongly encouraged, feel free to use what you have around the house instead of buying supplies.

Class 2 - paper, pens, rulers, pencils, a stick of glue, access to a printer suggested
Class 3 - paper, pens, pencils, access to a printer suggested
Class 4 - The experiment will be demonstrated in class and students can attempt it at home, parental supervision will be needed. Lemon juice, vinegar, and an egg will be needed. 
Class 8 - Students will need a glass jar, pebbles, sand, dirt, activated charcoal, moss, and some polymer clay.

Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
45 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Parental Guidance: Many of these projects require fine motor skills. Some of them require adult supervision. And others will require you to teach your child how to be scientific in a responsible way. 

Please note the following will be discussed:
World War 1 - as it pertains to the author’s back story.
How to make a mini crossbow from pens and toothpicks
Environmental conservation - for our biosphere 

Please inform your child about safety rules regarding: 
Toothpicks 
Permanent markers 
Glue
Scissors
Rubberbands

Please note: Students will be required to take turns talking, to raise their (physical or digital) hand before speaking. Students are not required to talk if they don't want to, rather I want everyone to have the chance to be heard (and not interrupted). The use of virtual background or sound effects is not allowed in my class. Please take a moment to discuss online classroom rules with your learner prior to enrolment into my class. Rudeness and bullying are not tolerated. 

Teacher

Genevieve Joyner
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
Professional on-line teacher and home-schooling mom!
183 total reviews
144 completed classes

About Me

PLEASE use the auto-scheduling tool for any class you're interested in. 
BUT, I'm moving and I won't be teaching again until Sept 2022. Sorry for any inconvenience. 

My Teaching Tallents:
I'm great at making boring literature fun and... 
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