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Discovery Learning Center



Our Classes

Big History

$360

with Heddi Craft

In this year long course, we'll be studying 13.8 billion years of history, from the Big Bang to the present day. Along the way, we'll be thinking critically; connecting big ideas between past, present, and future; building informed arguments; and practicing these skills across disciplines and scales. This class has *required weekly homework of 1-2 hours*, including readings, videos to watch, some writing assignments, and projects. Big History can fulfill science and/or world history requirements in your homeschooling.

 

This is a year long course that builds in successive weeks.  No drop ins.  Instructor will contact participants with information about signing up for the online classroom

Will run

Nonfiction Writing

$120

with Melody Panttaja

We will learn how to write several kinds of paragraphs, talk about what makes writing interesting and enough grammar to make sure your sentences say what you want them to say.  Writing in class as well as assigned as homework.  Students can write by hand or bring a computer.

Ages 12-15

Minimus Latin - pt 2

$60

with Rebecca Paten

Join us for this lively introduction to the Latin language and the culture of Roman Britian.  Students will learn basic grammar and Latin vocabulary through stories featuring a real family who lived in Roman times.  Minimus the mouse guides students through learning about first and second declension nouns and present tense verbs through short comics and a variety of activities.

Students will need to purchase a copy of the Minimus Starting out in Latin Pupil Book by Barbara Bell (used copies can be purchased on Amazon).  They will have some homework each week from the text.

Parents are encouraged to participate, especially if they haven't studied Latin themselves.

Ages: 8-12

Activity Rating: Tangy

Volunteer teachers:  Rebecca Paten

About the volunteers:  Rebecca has worked together with other families to introduce their children to other languages including sign language and French.

Children Just Like Me - pt 2

$60

with Rebecca Paten

(continues class begun in Sept)

Using both editions of the book, Children Just Like Me, we will investigate the daily life of a child from different countries around the world. We will observe their country, where they live, what they eat, their food, family and activities. Food, games, crafts and activities will bring the country to life. This is open to all ages, but younger children will need a parent present. Families will be presenting appropriate food on a rotating basis.

Led by Heather and Rebecca

 

Ukulele Club

$40

with Megan Harenburg

Please join the DLC for an all ages beginning ukulele club! And we will be learning popular and traditional songs using beginning chords. Please bring 25 dollar materials fee for copies, a ukulele, a music stand and three ring binder.

Video Game Design Workshop

$60

with Melody Panttaja

I will guide the students through designing and programming a video game using the Unity Game engine.  We will learn Game design, digital art, C# programming and teamwork. The whole group will be collaborating on a single game.  Access to a laptop to bring to class is useful but not required.

Ages 12 and up.

 





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