Liberty Homeschool Academy is offering 3 co-op sessions: 12 weeks in the Fall beginning on September 13th, 2022; 12 weeks beginning January 10th, 2023; and a 6-week Spring session beginning on April 18th, 2023. Our community will be meeting together weekly on Tuesdays at The Collective Church, 100 Apple Annie Way in Cashmere, WA.
Registration for the 2022-23 academic year is ongoing.
Please note Liberty Homeschool Academy is not a "drop-off" program for students in grades K-8. Parents will be required to remain on campus with their children or make arrangements for their students to be under the supervision of a responsible party during class times. Parental involvement and participation is highly encouraged at all levels of the co-op. Parents are still considered the primary educator of their homeschooled children. Additionally, parents are requested to assist and actively participate in the co-op.
What to expect...
Upon registering, you will receive a confirmation email and will be contacted by a member of our academic advisor team to review your registration. You will then be provided with a welcome pack to include academic calendar, schedule, book lists and family/student expectations.
A CO-OP FOR PARENTS OF HOMESCHOOLERS
We are a classical Christian community of homeschoolers with students ranging in age from Kindergarten through High School. The goal of classical education is to train our children to be lifelong learners and critical thinkers, with a focus on building, maintaining, and understanding their relationship with their Creator, to each other, and to the world.
We meet in community weekly on Tuesdays with parent-teachers guiding the course of our community days.
THE GRAMMAR STAGE
In the Grammar stage, young children are naturally inquisitive and are both willing and able to memorize and recite lots of material. It’s at this age when we help our children absorb tremendous amounts of information with historical and biblical timelines as well as explore language with Latin. We also teach math fundamentals. Repetition is loved by this age and we do this by memorizing facts with song, chants, and games. Science experiments are done for these inquisitive minds as well as art and music being introduced though studying the great artists and composers.
THE DIALECTIC STAGE
The goal of the dialectic or logic stage is to equip students with the thinking skills needed to recognize sound arguments and ideas and to detect and correct fallacious ones. This stage addresses the questions of how and why. At this stage children are becoming naturally argumentative and want to know how and why everything works. - Veritas Press.
In our curriculum, we searched for opportunities to create a "one room school house" environment as we explore how and why. For the middle schoolers, "Mission: Lasting Liberty" will provide a roadmap. Based on the curriculum, each week students will conduct a science experiment or activity, art and history-based discussion and activities, geography, math/logic, Latin, writing with Institute for Excellence in Writing and presentations.
THE RHETORIC STAGE
The rhetoric stage is where children take the knowledge they've learned at the grammar and dialectic stages and learn how to solve difficult problems, become self-aware, and express what they think through speech, papers, or in groups. Simply put, it's the stage at which children are taught how to teach themselves anything - Veritas Press.
The high schoolers will delve into Omnibus and explore world religions, modern history, and great literature, hone writing skills utilizing IEW, explore and create art, be introduced to cultures through Latin and other foreign languages, seek God's fingerprints in His creation and science, find the design behind logic/mathematics, and learn to share who they are and what they believe using rhetoric.