2017-2018 Homeschool Programs

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Minecraft Education Homeschool Course

Date: Thu, Oct 19, 2017, 1:00 PM to 2:15 PM Recurs Weekly on Thu, Oct 19, 2017 to Feb 15, 2018
Category: Minecraft Education

Buggin' Out

Date: Mon, Nov 6, 2017, 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM Recurs Weekly on Mon, Nov 6 to Dec 4, 2017
Category: Homeschool Courses

Winter/Spring 2018 Homeschool Courses

Date: Mon, Jan 8, 2018, 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM Recurs Weekly on Mon, Jan 8 to May 14, 2018

2017-2018 Homeschool S.T.E.A.M. Courses

 

Fall 2017 S.T.E.A.M. Specialty Courses-Mondays-1:30pm-3:00pm

Geology: Journey to the Center of the Earth        (CLOSED)
Ages 6-15        Mondays        August 28     September 11, 18, 25            $55

Cold air rushing out of a limestone sinkhole atop a big hill is often the first way explorers discover caverns deep under the earth. Once inside stalactites and stalagmites can be found throughout and often beautiful bodies of water create reflections of what hangs on the ceiling. Homeschoolers will take a tour, Virtual Reality style, of some of the most amazing things found deep inside our world. They will “unearth” the secrets it holds and learn what makes up this beautiful planet.

Take A Trip to Colonial Williamsburg    
Ages 6-15        Mondays         October 2, 9, 16, 23                                    $55

Step into the 18th century where you’ll meet tradespeople, members of royalty, plantation owners, slave owners, slaves, red coats, the militia, farmers, colonial children and more. Homeschoolers will learn about the region, take a virtual tour, experience a podcast and discuss this time period. Experience soap making, candle making and favorite foods and beverages from this region and time as homeschoolers study the science and engineering behind the structures that make up this historic area. Homeschoolers will be requested to come dressed in period clothing as one of the Colonial Williamsburg community members for the last class. 

Minecraft Education
Ages 7-14       Thursdays     
October 19, 26       November 2, 9, 16, 30       December  7, 14       January 4, 11, 18, 25      February1, 8

Scientific American declared, "...not only is Minecraft immersive and creative, but it is an excellent platform for making almost any subject area more engaging." Enter a medieval world of rules, parameters, levels and goals that require hard work, intense thinking, teamwork and problem solving skills. Join other AAALC students for exciting adventures of the mind!
 

Buggin’ Out
Ages 6-14        Mondays        November 6, 13, 27     December 4          $55

Homeschoolers will enjoy a week full of STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math as they learn how important insects and bugs are to the world. They will examine the creepy, the crawly, the silly and the strong as they observe, explore and compare. Young entomologists will understand the ecology, classification, behavior, life cycle, population and physiology of insects and bugs. Be careful! Campers may come home with a few new pets.

Winter/Spring 2018 S.T.E.A.M. Specialty Courses-Mondays-1:30pm-3:00pm

Golf World: Swing Into S.T.E.A.M.
Ages 6-15       Mondays          January 8, 22, 29  February 5                 $85           *2:00pm-4:00pm

AAALC and 76 Golf World are teaming up to offer a one of a kind experience. Campers will spend sessions at 76 Golf World exploring the science behind Golf, Go Karts, Krazy Kars, Gyro Extreme, Shooting Hoops and other Adventure Attractions located at this popular Martin County attraction. Utilizing the upstairs party room/classroom, to learn the science behind these fun activities, while the other half will be spent experiencing and experimenting with what they have learned. Not only can you play pinball but you can build a game as well! What is the difference between kinetic, potential and thermal energy and why does it matter in golf? Homeschoolers will participate in a variety of science, technology, engineering and math activities prior, during and after participation in on site attractions.

Robotics/Coding
Ages 6-15       Mondays     February 12, 26  March 5,19                       $55

Robotics and coding are becoming critical parts of the lives of today's youth. Youth are being prepared for jobs that don't yet exist and need to be prepared to think, create and inspire! Participants will build a variety of robotic designs and create computer code to make them move and emit sound. Exposure to different types of age appropriate robots, coding experiences, engineering and technology will enhance each child's camp experience. All participants will design several different robots, some of which the child can take home and enjoy.

Woodworking
Ages 6-15       Mondays     March 26    April 2, 9, 16                             $55

Woodworking recognizes the importance of integrating the hands and the mind. Homeschoolers will design and carve their own creations and hear from local artisans who are masters at this skill. Incorporating the science behind different materials and sharing secrets to excellent final products, homeschoolers will leave with beginning skills to complete innovative designs at home.

Minecraft Education: Parkour
Ages 6-15       Mondays      April 23, 30  May 7, 14                               $55

Scientific American declared, "...not only is Minecraft immersive and creative, but it is an excellent platform for making almost any subject area more engaging." Enter a world of rules, parameters, levels and goals that require hard work, intense thinking, teamwork and problem solving skills. AAALC uses this popular game to provide an academic setting for students. Campers will take a trip that carries them along a route with various obstacles and paths. Jumping, climbing, running and other methods of movement will be key to discovering the way out. This camp will be a week filled with science, technology, engineering and math skills via an a-maze-ing format!

Full Time Homeschool Program

Many students attend AAALC four days per week to receive a homeschool education. AAALC Homeschool groups are very small groups of 2-5 children who work at the same skill levels. Students are taught by certified teachers and rotate through three to four instructors by subject area. Reading, Writing, Math, Science and Social Studies courses are included in the program. For more information contact 772-341-1400 or Contact Us via email. A parent information session is scheduled May 16 at 6:30pm. 
 

Schedules:

  • Between 8:30am-1:30pm
  • Monday-Thursday
  • Public School Calendar
  • Bring Lunch Daily
  • Trips/Excursions (Planned Separately Each Month)

Planning/Curriculum:

  • Review of assessment data by teacher
  • Assessments administered
  • Teacher chosen curriculum
  • Use of AAALC technology, supplies, curriculum available
  • Lesson Plans/Homework provided weekly or monthly
  • AAALC Weekly Homeschool Group Classes Available-Digital Media, Coding, Others TBA
  • Teachers will keep a binder with work samples and adequate reporting as required by the state of Florida.

Parent/Student Needs

  • Register as Homeschool Student
  • Sign AAALC Agreement/Student Learning Plan
  • Program Deposit and Curriculum Purchase Cost
  • Attend Homeschool Parent Meeting 

Documentation/Reporting

  • Students may take the FSA Assessment at their public school during test windows (Parent Discretion)
  • Students may take the Terra Nova on site AAALC (Parent Discretion)
  • Students will receive a binder with work samples and adequate reporting as required by the state of Florida.
  • Parents will be responsible for storing the binder once the year is complete.