• Total classes: 4

    Prerequisite: None

    Suggested grade level: 7th to 10th

    Instructor: E. B. Conroy, MA

    Course description: This course is designed to help your student become strong, confident, and able to study for any high school level course with success.

    Course outline:

    Class 1: Active listening and how to take notes effectively

    Class 2: Active reading and how to study effectively

    Class 3: Critical reading skills for comprehension

    Class 4: Test-taking in a timed setting

    Course materials: All materials provided free from the instructor

    Homework: This is a lecture course with approximately 2 hours of outside-of-class work per week.

  • Total classes: 4

    Prerequisite: None

    Suggested grade level: 7th to 10th

    Instructor: E. B. Conroy, MA

    Course description: This course is designed to help your student become strong, confident, and able to study for any high school level course with success.

    Course outline:

    Class 1: Active listening and how to take notes effectively

    Class 2: Active reading and how to study effectively

    Class 3: Critical reading skills for comprehension

    Class 4: Test-taking in a timed setting

    Course materials: All materials provided free from the instructor

    Homework: This is a lecture course with approximately 2 hours of outside-of-class work per week.

  • Total classes: 4

    Prerequisite: None

    Suggested grade level: 7th to 10th

    Instructor: E. B. Conroy, MA

    Course description: This course is designed to help your student become strong, confident, and able to study for any high school level course with success.

    Course outline:

    Class 1: Active listening and how to take notes effectively

    Class 2: Active reading and how to study effectively

    Class 3: Critical reading skills for comprehension

    Class 4: Test-taking in a timed setting

    Course materials: All materials provided free from the instructor

    Homework: This is a lecture course with approximately 2 hours of outside-of-class work per week.

    Self enrollment
  • Number of Classes: 6

    Prerequisite: None

    Suggested grade level: 9th to 12th

    High school credit: ½ semester

    Instructor: E. B. Conroy, MA

    Course description: This course teaches foundational and critical leadership and communication skills, including self-management practices for becoming a person of positive influence.

    Course outline:

    Class 1: The skills of leadership: What it takes to be a leader, servant leadership, and transformational leadership

    Class 2: Emotional Intelligence and Leadership

    Class 3: Conflict Management and Leadership

    Class 4: Active listening, empathy, and wise decision making for leadership

    Class 5: Personal speaking skills: voice, body language, and connecting with your listener

    Class 6: Faith-filled leadership: The actions of leadership

    Course materials: All course materials are provided FREE online from Professor E. B. Conroy

    Self enrollment
  • Derek Prentice
    11th to 12th grade
    4 classes

    This is the first in a series of courses for older teens to help them to prepare for life after school.

    Have you ever wondered "How in the world did that person get that job?" or "Wow, that is the coolest job in the world. I would have never thought that a person could get paid to do that!"

    Find out how you can be that person. The mainstream media continues to tell us that the "Sky is Falling!" Well if you like to follow the "Pied Piper" and listen to the symphony of employment destruction ... be my guest. However, if you have the "No Guts, No Glory!" attitude, then read on and seriously consider joining us in this career search course.

    In this 4-week course you will learn about:
    -- Resumes / Electronic resumes
    -- Applications (90% are now online)
    -- Interview skills (How to become an expert at phone and face to face interviews)
    -- Online Job Boards such as Monster, Career Builder, Indeed and many others
    -- Social Media and how it can be used for and against you
    - Reputation Management and Networking
    - Facebook, LinkedIn, MySpace, etc.
    -- Questions potential employers like to ask
    -- Confrontational Interviewing and other types of interviews you may encounter
    -- Other Grassroots / DYI marketing yourself ideas
    -- Creating your own Unique Selling Proposition

    Course materials: Free online
    Self enrollment
  • Course description: Students will gain an understanding of very basic financial literacy. The course will include discussions of concepts like spending, saving, budgeting, credit, and what financial matters should concern students as they begin to enter adulthood. Course outline (day by day): (While there may be some slight deviation from this tentative course outline, please note these are the general topics to be covered.) Class 1: What is personal finance? Class 2: Money earned (Income and saving) Class 3: Money spent (Spending, budgeting, and credit) Class 4: How to make you and your family feel better about your financial future Course materials: The majority of course material will be made available free to students online or via Homeschool Connections. Homework: None

    Self enrollment
  • Total classes: 4

    Prerequisite: None

    Suggested grade level: 7th to 10th

    Instructor: E. B. Conroy, MA

    Course description: This course is designed to help your student become strong, confident, and able to study for any high school level course with success.

    Course outline:

    Class 1: Active listening and how to take notes effectively

    Class 2: Active reading and how to study effectively

    Class 3: Critical reading skills for comprehension

    Class 4: Test-taking in a timed setting

    Course materials: All materials provided free from the instructor

    Homework: This is a lecture course with approximately 2 hours of outside-of-class work per week.

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