Hello, parents of homeschooled teens!We had a wonderful second year of classes and are looking forward to our third. We meet on Tuesdays at Lakeside Church, 3939 West Howard Street, Skokie. Classes meet from early afternoon to evening to allow drivers to avoid rush hour on both ends and to accommodate sleep schedules 🙂Our starting point is great teachers, true experts in their fields who are passionate about sharing their knowledge with our students, some of whom happen also to be homeschool parents. Once again, our proximity to Northwestern University has been an asset.We offer one class in each time slot. Students are welcome to take one, two or all three classes. These are drop-off classes, for which the minimum age for participation is 13. Students not taking a class in a given block will have access to quiet space with internet access to participate in an online course or do other work.
We are excited about the upcoming year and hope to see many of you in the fall. The students learn a lot and really enjoy being together. Some are there for the entire 9-hour day, and still need to be pried away at the end to go home!
- Art History, Theory and Criticism – 1st semester: Modern and Post-Modern with Shane Campbell, gallery owner, adjunct assistant professor at the School of the Art Institute and homeschool dad
- 2nd semester: Renaissance to Modern with instructor t.b.a.
- Exploring Musical Composition – 1st semester: Instrumental Masterpieces and Composition Lab
- 2nd semester: Operatic Masterpieces and Composition Lab
Both taught by Laurann Gilley, member of the music staff at Lyric Opera of Chicago and the opera department at Northwestern, and homeschool mom