Beyond Elementary School: Approaching the Upper Years With Confidence

Week 1: Teaching Students to Work Independently

June 9, 12-1:30 PM EDT

A plan for helping middle and high school (logic and rhetoric-stage) students move towards independent learning.  Offers step-by-step guidance for parents and students as well as troubleshooting.  Students in grades 7-12 are encouraged to attend along with registered parents.

Week 2: The Well-Prepared Student (Middle School/Logic Stage): How to Get Ready for the High School Years

June 16, 12-1:30 PM EDT

Learn what and how to teach your child in grades 5-8–before that ninth-grade year begins.  How can you be sure that you’re handling the transition from elementary learning to more complicated studies properly? What do you do when your child resists?  What should you do in the seventh and eighth-grade years to make sure that your student is ready for high school?  Includes suggested milestones for each year and subject, as well as practical suggestions for catching up and covering material that may have been missed. 

Week 3: The Well-Prepared Student (High School): How to Get Ready for College

June 23, 12-1:30 PM EDT

Learn what and how to teach your child in grades 9-12–before they fill out those applications and head off for the freshman year.  What expections should you have for high school? How can you teach those subjects that stump you? How should you personalize the high school curriculum for your student, while still making sure that the basics are covered? What skills will your student need to develop in order to thrive in college?

Location: Date: June 9, 2015 Time: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Susan Wise Bauer

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