Core Academic Program

Components
1.  Core Academic Subjects  
2.  Personalized Learning (IXL: Math & English)  
3.  Personal Development (Wisdom & Fitness) 
4.  Supervised Projects  
5.  Self-Directed Learning  
6.  Individual Mentoring Sessions
Timings
Learners/Inquirers
9am - 12noon
Mon-Fri


Scholars
9am - 12noon
Mon, Fri  (online check-in Tue, Wed, Thurs at 8.30am)

 
 

Core Academic Subjects

Learners (ages 6 - 9)

Quarter 1
Dates: January 10 - February 4, 2022
Main Subject: Creative Writing

Topics Covered
Week 1: Paragraph Structure
Week 2: Sensory Details
Week 3: Sequence and Transition Words
Week 4: Narrative, Creative Writing

Quarter 3

Dates: April 25 - May 20, 2022

Main Subject: Math Crafts

Topics Covered

Week 1: How to tell time

Week 2: Shapes in nature

Week 3: Fractions and Decimals

Week 4: Addition and Multiplication

Quarter 2
Dates: February 14 - March 11, 2022
Main Subject: Science & Nature

Topics Covered
Week 1: Neighborhood trees & exploring leaves
Week 2: Rare pine tress & exploring seeds
Week 3: Giant Sequoias & exploring tree bark
Week 4: Trees in the desert & exploring roots

Quarter 4

Dates: May 23 - June 17, 2022

Main Subject: Geography

Topics Covered

Week 1: Asia

Week 2: Europe & Africa

Week 3: North & South America

Week 4: Australia & Antarctica

Inquirers (ages 10 - 13 )

Quarter 1

Dates: January 10 - February 4, 2022

Main Subject: Language Arts Writing

Topics Covered

Week 1: Oxymoron

Week 2: Hyperbole

Week 3: Alliteration & Persuasive Writing

Week 4: Story Elements

Quarter 3

Dates: April 25 - May 20, 2022

Main Subject: Human Biology

Topics Covered

Week 1: Animal cell structure and the respiration equation; The Brain
Week 2: The Eye; The Ear
Week 3: The Skeleton; Nerves and Synapses
Week 4: The Cell Cycle and Mitosis; DNA

Quarter 2

Dates: February 14 - March 11, 2022

Topics Covered

Week 1: What is a ratio?
Week 2: How can we convert ratios?
Week 3: What are proportions?
Week 4: What are rates?

Quarter 4

Dates: May 23 - June 17, 2022

Main Subject: Geography

Topics Covered

Week 1: All about maps
Week 2: Compass Directions
Week 3: Sketch Maps
Week 4: Getting to Grips with Grid References

Scholars (ages 14 - 17 )

Quarter 1

Dates: January 10 - February 4, 2022

Main Subject: Language Arts Writing

Topics Covered

Week 1: The research process

Week 2: Gathering information

Week 3: Structuring a college level English Essay

Week 4: Proofreading

Quarter 3

Dates: April 25 - May 20, 2022

Main Subject: Chemistry

Topics Covered

  • Use the Periodic Table to determine atomic number, mass and number of electrons

  • Explain the use of isotopes in radiometric dating

  • Write Lewis Dot structures using the Periodic Table

  • Describe physical and chemical properties of different element families

  • Distinguish ionic and covalent bonds

  • Write chemical names and formulae of simple ionic and covalent compounds

  • Differentiate different types of chemical reactions

  • Represent chemical reactions with balanced equations

Quarter 2

Dates: February 14 - March 11, 2022

Main Subject: Math

Topics Covered

Week 1:
Session 1-Discriminant
Session 2-Quadratic Formula

 

Week 2:
Session 3-Quadratic word problems
Session 4-Taking Square Roots

 

Week 3:
Session 5-Factoring

 

Week 4:
Session 6-Factoring and solving quadratics

Quarter 4

Dates: May 23 - June 17, 2022

Main Subject: Science & Nature

Topics Covered

Week 1: Energy in Ecosystems

Week 2: Water and Carbon

Week 3: Nitrogen and Phosphorous

Week 4: Ecosystem Services