For online classes, the maximum number of students per class is 14, which is the most students I can manage well on the Zoom screen. For local classes, the maximum number is 16; that is all I have room for in my classroom. Generally the classes are smaller than the maximum number.
My student is enrolled in a school. Can he/she still take your classes?
Students who are enrolled in a school are not eligible for my classes for several reasons: My classes, both local and online, are held live during the school day, when students are attending school. I do not offer any after-hours or pre-recorded classes. Students enrolled in a school that includes a language arts class do … Continue reading My student is enrolled in a school. Can he/she still take your classes?
Do you offer summer classes?
No, I do not offer classes in the summer. I spend the summer reviewing, revising, and recharging for the new school year, so I can be ready and refreshed when classes start!
Who is not a good candidate for Writing to Learn classes?
The only people who are not good candidates for Writing to Learn classes are parents who want their students to be mainly autonomous. My classes require each student to have a Parent Editor, a parent who stays in tune with what the student is doing and helps to the extent necessary. The Parent Editor has … Continue reading Who is not a good candidate for Writing to Learn classes?
Do you offer private tutoring?
I do not offer individual tutoring. I love the group interaction of the classroom and I am at my best there! Writing is one subject that is taught most effectively in a lively group setting.
When do you have breaks?
We have a week break for Thanksgiving week, a 5-week break at the end of 1st Semester (Dec. into Jan.), and a Spring Break week during the first full week of April.
When do your classes start and end?
Classes start the day after Labor Day and end approximately the last week of April/first week of May, depending on how the calendar falls each year.
Why do your classes meet only every two weeks?
Classes meet every other week. In between, students have a nine-day writing schedule. They are supervised by a parent, who is called the Editor. I stumbled into the two week schedule. After I agreed to teach my first paid classes for a co-op, I learned that they only met every two weeks. I was skeptical … Continue reading Why do your classes meet only every two weeks?