Community Classes are learning opportunities open to both TLA students and school-aged children from other schools. These classes are less than a full course; whereas a course meets the standards set out by the provincial curriculum such as what TLA currently offers via our Blended and Online systems (ie Online Humanities 8), Community Classes could be as short as a one-day, one-hour long instructional offering on dissecting a sheep’s eye, or it could be a weekly writing workshop that lasts for three months.

If you have questions about any of the programs being offered please direct them to Rebecca Shulba (rshulba@schoolathome.ca). Please note that in order for these classes to run there is a minimum number of students required. Each class has a different limit on spaces available so be sure to register early to secure your child’s spot!

Mitosis & Meiosis (Grade 7-9) Online

Learn about the biological processes of cell reproduction in terms of mitosis and meiosis.  (This...

Mitosis & Meiosis (Grade 7-9) Online

Learn about the biological processes of cell reproduction in terms of mitosis and meiosis.  (This class may include some hands-on activities)

Teacher

Mrs. Froese

Session Dates and Times

Friday May 7 // 9:00 - 10:30AM

Age Range

Grades 7 - 9

Location

Online

Tuition

Free for TLA students // Tuition for non-TLA student: $15

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*FULL* Author of the Month: Kevin Henkes (Grades K-2) – Hawthorne

*FULL* *For TLA students only* Taught face to face by Rebecca Shulba at the TLA...

*FULL* Author of the Month: Kevin Henkes (Grades K-2) – Hawthorne

*FULL* *For TLA students only* Taught face to face by Rebecca Shulba at the TLA library – 3 Mondays May 10, 17, 31 from 9:30 – 11:30am // Come the TLA library to learn about our author of the month : Kevin Henkes!  Kevin Henkes is one of my favourite authors and his books are both funny and heartwarming. We will read a few books each week, learn about the author, do some “all about me” and friendship themed social studies activities and crafts.  (appropriate measures will be taken to comply with Covid-19 protocols)

Teacher

Mrs. Shulba

Session Dates and Times

May 10, 17, 31 from 9:30 - 11:30am

Age Range

Grade K - 2

Location

Hawthorne

Tuition

TLA students: $5 for materials

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*Waitlist* 1 Step, 2 Step Algebra (Grade 7-10) – Online

*Waitlisted* Learn and practice one and two step algebra.  This would be a great introduction...

*Waitlist* 1 Step, 2 Step Algebra (Grade 7-10) – Online

*Waitlisted* Learn and practice one and two step algebra.  This would be a great introduction or refresher course!

Teacher

Mrs. Froese

Session Dates and Times

Friday May 21 // 9:00 - 10:30AM

Age Range

Grades 7 - 10

Location

Online

Tuition

Free for TLA students // Tuition for non-TLA student: $15

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Crime Scene Investigations (Grade 10-12) – Online

Be a detective and solve a crime!  There will be a crime scene presented that you...

Crime Scene Investigations (Grade 10-12) – Online

Be a detective and solve a crime!  There will be a crime scene presented that you will need to solve!

Teacher

Mrs. Froese

Session Dates and Times

Friday June 4 // 9:00 - 10:30AM

Age Range

Grades 10 - 12

Location

Online

Tuition

Free for TLA students // Tuition for non-TLA student: $15

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McMaster University Virtual Engineering Workshops (All ages) – Online

For 9 weeks, parent and TLA teacher, Sarah Stolz, will facilitate 9 different pre-recorded engineering...

McMaster University Virtual Engineering Workshops (All ages) – Online

For 9 weeks, parent and TLA teacher, Sarah Stolz, will facilitate 9 different pre-recorded engineering workshops created by McMaster University’s Venture Academy.  Each week is aimed at a different age group, however, if you would like to sign up multiple kids of different age groups in your family to work together, you are welcome to do so.  The activities will be aimed at the grade level listed but any age is welcome to check it out.  Read more details about each topic by clicking on the links below.  You must sign up for each topic separately.

April 12 : Civil Engineering & Problem Solving : Engineering and the Natural World // Kindergarten – Grade 1 – make a teeter totter

April 19 : Environmental Engineering : Energy in Our Lives // Grade 1-2 – make a windmill

April 26 : Mechanical Engineering : Understanding Movement // Grades 2-3 – make an interactive pulley

May 3 : Civil Engineering : Strong and Stable Structures // Grades 3-4 – build a bridge

May 10 : Engineering Physics : Understanding Matter and Sound Energy // Grades 4-5 – make a harmonica

May 17 : BioMedical Engineering : Understanding Life Systems // Grades 5-6 – make a model of a prosthetic hand

May 31 : Aerospace Engineering : Understanding Flight // Grade 6-7 – make a homemade jet

June 7 : Chemical Engineering : Pure Substances and Mixtures // Grades 7-8  – complete a chemistry experiment

June 14 : Mechanical Engineering : Systems in Action // Grades 8-9 – create a Rube Goldberg machine

Teacher

Mrs. Stolz

Session Dates and Times

9 weeks

Age Range

All ages

Location

Online

Tuition

Free for TLA students // Tuition for non-TLA student: $5