High School Research (Humanities)

 Course Details:

  • Tutor: Pravin Wilkins, Lisa Weddell, Kirstin Fowler, Sara Berliner, Maia Rodriguez
  • Grades: (rising)¬†9 – 12
  • Type:¬†Single Subject (sign up for one or two subjects)

Course Description:

Practice your skills this summer in a six-week short session designed to beat the summer brain drain and support your research. Select from EITHER:

Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • English (Literature)
  • History (American, European, or World History)
  • Science: Biology or Chemistry (lab/journal writing)

Skills:

  • Time Management
  • Note-Taking
  • Self-Motivation
  • Creative Thinking
  • Study Skills (note-taking, critical reading, writing for understanding, citation methods – MLA/Chicago)
  • Project-based learning management
  • Collaboration
  • Conducting research
  • Outlining
  • Copy-writing
  • Editing
  • Communicating professionally

Timeline:

  • Prerequisite: Students submit final grade report or school progress report for tutor review
  • Week 1: Skills practice #1, time management, organization, project management, self-motivation.
  • Week 2: Skills practice #2, time management, note-taking, citation methodology.
  • Week 3: Skills practice #3, organization, self-motivation, outline creation.
  • Week 4: Skills practice #4, organization, self-motivation, drafting.
  • Week 5: Skills practice #5, organization, self-motivation, editing, collaboration, communication.
  • Week 6: Skills practice #6, organization, editing, collaboration, communication.

Costs and Session Details:

  • Six sessions per course; please inquire for extended courses.
  • Supplemental materials may be required for certain projects. Please inquire for further details.
  • NEW STUDENT DISCOUNT: Save 5% each on each Creative Course registered for and paid for in full before Monday, May 29.
  • DOUBLE COURSE BONUS: (All Students) Pay in full for two courses before May 29 for TWO Creative Courses to receive a 10% discount on your total package!
  • *No more than two discounts can be applied to a course. Discounts do not apply to full-year “Classic Courses”. Please inquire for details.

Fill out the course interest inquiry form to receive a personalized quote and further information.