Classes for 10th Graders

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Don’t let your child be one of hundreds of thousands students who leave high school without knowing how to write a strong essay! Get them ready for college or whatever career path they choose  by helping them boost their writing and reading comprehension skills. Our small class size and engaging curriculum is designed to help your teen improve their essay writing skills, and develop a passion for reading. Choose from a variety of online live interactive courses. Use Class Wallet funds to give your child the educational boost they deserve.

This Live Class Meets:

– 6 weeks
– 1 x a week

$18 per session

Exploring Explanatory and Compare & Contrast Essays

In this 55-minute class, students will complete 2 essays. This class focuses on writing an Explanatory Essay and a Compare & Contrast Essay using a 5 paragraph essay. Unlike many writing classes this is not a lecture course! Less than half of our time in class is spent on instruction. Students will have about 30 minutes of in class writing time and are encouraged to use their time wisely. This class is very hands on and the instructor provides individual feedback to students to help them better understand teacher feedback. Our goal is to help students feel more in control of their own writing process and more informed regarding teacher expectations.

This Live Class Meets:

– 6 weeks
– 1 x a week

$18 per session

Persuasive Essay and Argumentative Essay

In this 55-minute class, students will complete 2 essays over a period of 6 weeks. This class focuses on writing Persuasive Essays and Argumentative Essays. Students should have experience writing a 5-paragraph essay and understand basic sentence structure including identifying a fragment and a run-on sentence. This class is suitable for students who have previous essay writing experience, and it is a great follow-up for students who have completed our Writing Essentials: Essay Writing for Middle School. Previous experience with essay writing is required. Some knowledge of grammar is helpful even if the student is unclear about the difference between a noun and a verb.

This Live Class Meets:

– 6 weeks
– 1 x a week

$18 per session

Blogging & Web Design

Blogging can open doors for achieving many goals in life. Students will write weekly blogs that will showcase their interest. Like to draw? A blog showcasing your artwork can provide an opportunity to share with friends, build a group of fans, and build a portfolio for future college submissions. There are many types of blogs available. Some blog ideas are: cooking, music, travel destinations, makeup, fashion, comics, or just the day in life of being a teen. Students will use their original content in addition to material that they search online, to create their blog posts.

This Live Class Meets:

– 6 weeks
– 1 x a week

$18 per session

Ages 14-18 Book Club: Shakespeare

Blogging can open doors for achieving many goals in life. Students will write weekly blogs that will showcase their interest. Like to draw? A blog showcasing your artwork can provide an opportunity to share with friends, build a group of fans, and build a portfolio for future college submissions. There are many types of blogs available. Some blog ideas are: cooking, music, travel destinations, makeup, fashion, comics, or just the day in life of being a teen. Students will use their original content in addition to material that they search online, to create their blog posts.

This Live Class Meets:

– 6 weeks
– 1 x a week

$18 per session

Ages 14-18 Book Club: Young Entrepreneurs Club

Most business start up courses include boring and complicated out dated Business Plans. Most businesses fail within the first two years. Don’t waste time by getting stuck in the planning process. Whether it’s a side hustle that you’re looking to grow or a passion your looking to promote, with a little planning you can take your ideas from paper to pitch.

This Live Class Meets:

– 6 weeks
– 1 x a week

$18 per session

Ages 14-18 Book Club: How to Get a Job

Ready to find a job but you don’t have any experience? Do you have a resume, but aren’t getting replies? Not having luck with interviews? In this class we’ll cover how to create a resume that will stand out, what interviewers are looking, how to make a great impression once you get the job, and how to find a job that suits you. Having a job can be a great way to start learning about money management, time management, and building social skills. Each class begins with a discussion followed by practical work such as resume writing, job searches, and completing a mock interview. We will look at working for an employer, jobs for young worker, freelance gigs/ side hustles, and starting your own business. Most employment tips are related to working in the United States or Canada. If you reside outside of the U.S., please message the instructor so that we can ensure that your family receives additional resources.

This Live Class Meets:

– 6 weeks
– 1 x a week

$18 per session

Ages 14-18 College Life Prep

Ready to find a job but you don’t have any experience? Do you have a resume, but aren’t getting replies? Not having luck with interviews? In this class we’ll cover how to create a resume that will stand out, what interviewers are looking, how to make a great impression once you get the job, and how to find a job that suits you. Having a job can be a great way to start learning about money management, time management, and building social skills. Each class begins with a discussion followed by practical work such as resume writing, job searches, and completing a mock interview. We will look at working for an employer, jobs for young worker, freelance gigs/ side hustles, and starting your own business. Most employment tips are related to working in the United States or Canada. If you reside outside of the U.S., please message the instructor so that we can ensure that your family receives additional resources.

This Live Class Meets:

– 6 weeks
– 1 x a week
– 55 min. a class

$18 per week

Financial Skills for Those Moving Out or Moving on to College

Moving On & Moving Out: Things You Should Know Before Heading to Campus Moving out is a big deal. But how do teens know if they are moving towards a glamourous dorm life as seen in T.V. shows make, wacky hijinks that movies say come with apartment living, or toward impending financial doom as news headlines read? Instead of freaking out, get the real deal on how to keep your sanity and your wallet in check. In this 6-week course we’ll go over what to expect when moving out and moving on.

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