Registration for the 2020-2021 school year for EWCB at REACH and at CCPA in central Austin is open! Feel free to contact me by phone or email anytime.
REACH has decided to continue with online classes throughout the 2020-2021 school year. EWCB classes will continue online on Wednesdays. CCPA is hoping to resume in person classes on Mondays, pending further developments. Full schedules are available on the schedules page.
Registration for Wordsmiths at REACH is closed. Writing I now has a wait list. Joanna Knighten is now offering Wordsmiths Online on Wednesdays!
High school students need exposure to the higher level thinking skills and complex language structure used in the college setting. They need to be able to decode the complex language found in the articles and texts assigned in class, to find the holes in their arguments, and then to present their ideas in writing
Colleges and Universities annually report an increase in the percentage of students who require remedial writing classes before taking Freshman English. Not only is the application essay a critical part of the college application process, but more and more schools are requiring writing placement tests before even entering college.
Essay Writing for the College Bound is designed to meet these needs of high school age homeschooled students preparing for college. A combination of formal instruction and writing workshop, the class will provide a close look at what college professors expect and how to research and write essays for a variety of subjects.