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High School Research & More – IEW – LIVE – * A Week * – Full Year – Grades 9 – 12

Tuesday, October 5 2021 @ 1:00PM - Tuesday, May 31 2022 @ 2:30PM EDT

| $500.00

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Start:
Tuesday, October 5 2021 @ 1:00PM EDT
End:
Tuesday, May 31 2022 @ 2:30PM EDT
Cost:
$500.00
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Virtual (Jigsaw/Canvas)
Phone:
+1 203 741 8570
Email:
register@opententacademy.com
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https://www.opententacademy.com

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Day of Week
Tuesday
Class Times
1:00PM - 2:30PM (ET)
Instructor:
Eva Goldstein-Meola
Instructor Email:
eva@opententacademy.com
Grades:
9-12

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High School Research and More consists of two major components:  College Application Essays and a Semester Long Term Paper.

During the first half of the year, the students will also learn how to write a solid personal essay; these types of essays will help them with gaining admission to competitive summer programs, internships, colleges, and help their chances towards earning scholarships.

During the second half of the year, students will focus on the RESEARCH TERM PAPER.  Students will learn how to dissect these “long, scary assignments” and break them down into manageable chunks. We will examine how to break down a (approximately) fifteen to twenty page “assigned” term paper using time management and organizational skills. The student will learn how to:

  • Research with multiple sources
  • Utilize an online database via the public library
  • Merge notes together to limit and choose the most appropriate information for their topic
  • Write a solid thesis statement
  • Write from their notes making sure all notes are appropriate for their topic
  • Use IN TEXT citations
  • Write an MLA bibliography, transitional paragraphs, introductory and concluding paragraphs

In between our term paper, if time allows, we will approach the Timed SAT Analytical essay.

This class is fast-paced, with the emphasis on EDITING – TRULY EDITING, using their COMPOSITION CHECKLIST. The goal is for the student to understand that writing takes TIME and cannot be done successfully in just one or two brief sittings.

Students should be prepared for about three hours of homework weekly.

All students are expected to post their homework to CANVAS for an evaluation.

IMPORTANT:  If students have not taken one of Eva’s IEW Writing classes before PLEASE contact her at eva@opententacademy.com prior to registering.  It is expected that students know how to write a five-paragraph research paper, IEW Stylistic Techniques and editing skills.

NOTE: Registration deadline is September 15, 2021.

There must be a minimum of 5 students to run this class.


Recent Reviews:

A blessing to our family!

5.0 rating
December 13, 2020

Open Tent Academy has been such a blessing to my family!
My 9th grader enrolled in a year-long Writing course, All About Essays, this year with Ms. Eva and has thoroughly enjoyed the class. His writing has improved ten-fold! We couldn’t be more pleased.
This spring, his sisters have joined him, taking Starting IEW From the Very Beginning and Profiles of History. Both girls love their classes and look forward to each week.
All three of my children have learned so much!
Thank you, OTA!

G.A., California

Much more than just a business - you've changed my son's life and future!

5.0 rating
December 12, 2020

If it wasn’t for Eva’s Writing Classes, which my son has taken for the last five years, J would, without a doubt, not be where he is today. The graduation speech as salutatorian that he wrote is a direct result of your teachings.
I thank God every time he tackles a paper. He uses every skill he has learned from your classes. Again, from the bottom of my heart, thank you.
I know it is a business you run, but it is much more than that. You have truly changed my son’s life and future.

K.K., California

Making the rules of writing so easy!

5.0 rating
December 12, 2020

In middle and high school, I took IEW writing classes with Mrs. Goldstein. Her teaching style and passion for the material made learning the techniques and rules of writing so easy. Today, as I am preparing to graduate from George Mason University, I still apply what I learned from Mrs. Goldstein in every paper I write. I’m so thankful I took her classes many years ago, because it has truly helped me succeed in my current academics!

C.T., Virginia

Responsive and Meaningful

5.0 rating
December 12, 2020

Eva is a very experienced teacher who does not just ‘grade papers’ writing papers but gives meaningful feedback that helps the student learn and improve. She is very responsive by email. The learning management system used by OTA (called CANVAS) is very user friendly and easy to navigate. Eva is kind, reasonable, and has the students’ best interest at heart.
Please – do not miss out on Eva Goldstein-Meola’s IEW Writing classes – you will regret it!

A.K., China

Truly a gift...

5.0 rating
December 12, 2020

I hesitated long and hard about Open Tent Academy and my only regret is not trying it sooner. Both of my kiddos are taking math and writing classes. These classes are truly a gift. Ms. Eva’s IEW Writing Classes and literature are out of this world. Eva might be a tough writing teacher; however, she is fair and loves the children and her work. I couldn’t be more pleased with OTA and plan on having my children take classes for years to come!

T.S.C., NY

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