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Homeschool Classes

Since it is October as I type this, many of these activities are filled up. But don’t hesitate to contact and ask, maybe there is room for your child and most have a waiting list for next session.

1. Homeschooled gymnastics and sports of all Sorts on Thursday and Friday at the PAV YMCA

2. Language Stars Spanish program for homeschoolers.

3. Jim Mueller’s homeschool science classes.

4. All homeschooled cast at the drama classes!

5. Math Class

Program: We will follow Singapore Math curriculum starting from 1B Kindergarten level and add a lot of hands-on activities to it.
Main topics will be: reading and writing of numerals, sets, even and odd numbers, solid shapes, shapes and patterns.
Age: 4 to 5 years old
Format: one 45 min class a week plus some homework
Group Size: 4 to 6 children
Parent involvement: none during the class, will need to help kids with the homework.
When: Thursdays at 3 p.m., first class is January 4, 2007
Where: 801 S. Plymouth Ct, Chicago, IL 60605
Fee: $150 for 15 classes
Free trial class: Tuesday 11/28 at 9 am and Thursday 11/30 at 3 pm. Please e-mail or call in advance as the space is very limited.
Contact: MyMathClass@gmail.com, 312-415-0043

6 Responses to “Homeschool Classes”

  1. on 27 Dec 2007 at 9:29 pm Kevin Steele

    Registration is now open for the Winter session starting on January 26, 2008 in Tinley Park. Courses include Genentics, Mathletics (Sports and Math combo), French Intro, Art classes and more.

    Come check us out at http://www.aristotlesattic.org

  2. on 29 May 2008 at 8:57 am The Golden School

    The Golden School is offering a free Classical enrichment program for elementary and middle grade students during the 2008-2009 school year.

    Topics include Ancient History, Latin, Classical Greek and Vocabulary from Classical Roots.

    Enrollment is limited and applications will be accepted beginning on June 15, 2008. Please visit our website, http://www.ChicagoClassicalLearning.org , for more information.

  3. on 23 Jan 2009 at 3:08 pm Lezlee Crawford

    I teach a mixed-age dance class, perfect for homeschoolers, at Marquette Park, 67th & Kedzie, every Monday 10:30 – 11:30am. Class consists of warm-up exercises, locomotor patterns and dance combinations emphasizing rhythm, strength, flexibility, anatomy, kinesiology and musicality. A variety of dance types will be explored.

  4. on 04 Sep 2009 at 3:57 pm Hallie Palladino

    Starting in mid-September I will be offering two year long AP level courses for Homeschoolers. AP English Literature and AP US History. Both meet twice a week for 30 weeks. Information is on my website for interested parents.

  5. on 31 Dec 2009 at 8:48 am Christina El-Abid

    Let me start off with, this is a harder task than I realize. Please email me with any questions, suggestions, why or why not you would do this. Anything that could help me make this happen, would greatly be appreciated. I have also talked to the teachers about doing a drop-in once or twice, for those who are not sure they want to commit. If you are interested in this please let me know.

    Thank you
    Christina El-Abid
    elabid@me.com

    I have 2 teachers that I am working with, and 2 others, that I am still trying to figure out a min participates/$$/location

    Option 1:
    http://www.chessteachers.org Zack Fishman in Lincoln Park. He will charge $120 an hour (12 week commitment) and that would be divided up by how many sign up. I would want to have a min of 10 to keep the price down and that would be $144 a child.

    Option 2: non-profit organization
    http://www.shulmanchess.com Yury Shulman in Barrington. $132 for 1 hour class for 11 weeks
    $100 for the second child. Can work out price if you have more than 2 children signing up
    $93 if the parents decide to take the class with them. (that is 30% off) I need 5 kids to make this one happen.
    Monday, Wednesday or Thursday from 11-12

    I have met Yuri and had my kids take his drop-in class. I was very impressed, and he has an impressive resume.

    SIGNIFICANT ACCOMPLISHMENTS for Yuri Shulman include:

    International Chess Grandmaster (1995)
    National Belarus champion (June 1994) and co-champion (1998)
    Top Sportsman Award, Republic of Belarus (1994)
    Member of Belarusian Chess Olympic team (1994-1998)
    European Junior Champion (Israel 1995)
    Winner of A. Zaitsev Memorial (Vladivostok 1995)
    Winner of Boleslavsky Memorial (Minsk 1995, 1996)
    Co-Winner of World Open (Philadelphia 2001)
    Co-Winner of National Open (Las Vegas 2000)
    Co-Winner of American Open (Los Angeles 2002)
    Texas State Champion (2000)
    University of Texas at Dallas Chess captain, 2001 Pan-American Champions and 2001 and 2002 Final Four Winners (2000-2003)
    Winner of Governorís Cup (2001, 2002, 2004)
    Tied for 3rd in US championships (San Diego 2004, Stillwater 2007)
    Co-winner of Millennium chess festival (2005)
    Illinois State Champion (2005)
    Qualified to 1/16 in the World Cup (Khanty-Mansiisk, Russia 2005)
    Runner-up for the US Championship (San Diego, 2006)
    Coach of the US Womenís Olympic Team (Turin, Italy 2006)
    Winner of Montreal Invitational (Montreal, Canada, 2008)
    Olympic Bronze Medalist, Team USA (Dresden, Germany 2008)
    2008 US Chess Champion
    Ranked in the Top 100 Chess Players in the World

  6. on 03 Apr 2013 at 9:41 am laura shaeffer

    Dear Chicago Homeschool Habitat,

    I have just decided three days ago to withdraw my two boys from public school at Ray Elementary School.
    I am very new to all of this and wondered if anyone could meet with me who lives and homeschools in Hyde Park. I feel overwhelmed already by all that is out there but I don’t drive and would love to know what is happening here locally.

    Thanks so much for any and all help/information.

    Best,

    Laura Shaeffer

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