Magazine September 2013 - Page 39

ACA DEM Y Julie and Jeff, parents of homeschoolers Steven, Amanda and Michael, credit Halstrom Academy for the full lives their children are able to lead inside and outside of school. Halstrom provides a quality education, tailored to each student’s learning style and needs through one-to-one online classes. According to Julie, “The kids feel more empowered, and they can enjoy a whole other world outside of school.” With the flexible scheduling Halstrom provides, all three children are able to spend time pursuing the activities they are passionate about, and volunteer at local community organizations. Halstrom Academy is an excellent supplemental resource or full-time option for homeschool students. Teachers, who are experts in their fields, teach live online classes, face-to-face. Students at Halstrom are required to master their course work at 80% or higher before moving onto the next lesson. Flipped Learning and 21st Century Skills help students create meaningful connections with the content being learned. Halstrom is WASC accredited and offers more than 20 AP courses in all major subject areas, UC/CSU certified lab science courses, and numerous language courses and electives. SAMPLE COURSES: Beg/Int/Adv Algebra Geometry American Literature & Composition Cultural Geography Anthropology Music Theory Photography AP Calculus AB/BC Creative Writing AP Economics Art Appreciation Halstrom Academy pioneered the one-teacher and one-student teaching model in 1985. Since then, more than 16,000 students have benefited from the one-to-one class sizes, flexible scheduling options, content mastery, and a supportive environment optimized for both parents and students. Students may attend classes online through Skype or at one of Halstrom’s eight Southern California campuses. Halstrom Academy: The Future of Education How Halstrom can be a Homeschool Resource: • One-to-one instruction with flexible scheduling for grades 6-12 • Nearly 20 AP courses in all major subject areas • U.C. approved lab science courses • Numerous languages and electives available • SAT Prep, tutoring, college prep programs Discover why more students are choosing 1:1 instruction at Halstrom Academy. or 888-HALSTROM WASC Accredited - UC/CSU Certified - NCAA Approved