CORNERSTONE TUTORIALS—Excellence in Writing® through literature!
Each online course uses the Institute for Excellence in Writing® methods and materials, taught by Cathy Flowers, IEW Certified Instructor, and features the award-winning Christian Worldview courses of Cornerstone Curriculum's Worldviews of the Western World series. 

MENTORED LEARNING. As your IEW Certified Instructor Cathy Flowers, let me assist you in your homeschooling journey. With live, interactive sessions, students receive consistent weekly tutoring, book discussions to develop literary analysis and worldview thinking, regular writing and grammar instruction, and detailed, personalized feedback with a grade on all assignments. Classes are designed to build oral and written communication skills in speech and composition. All classes are recorded.

  Registration opens March 25, 2019. Sign up for a Registration Notification email.


                                              2018-2019 COURSES
MIDDLE SCHOOL
U.S. HISTORY-BASED WRITING CLASS. Features the Institute for Excellence in Writing’s U.S. History-Based Writing with literature, book discussions, grammar instruction, and grading service--a complete course!  Students study, discuss, and write about the explorers to the twentieth century with age-appropriate novels that integrate with historical topics. They learn all nine writing models and style. One full English credit: IEW composition, literature, discussion, and Fix It Grammar.

For students going into grades 6-8 (ages 11-13). No previous IEW writing experience required. Advanced option is used for experienced students. If students have completed Fix It Nose Tree, they may do the next Fix It book. Tuesdays 12:30p.m.- 2:00 p.m Eastern Time. Begins August 14, 2018. Enroll here

 

HIGH SCHOOL

STARTING POINTS This tutorial establishes the Biblical world view in your student’s minds and hearts, providing a compass for the evaluation of ideas that they confront in life.  Starting Points is not simply a Bible study or apologetics course.  It is a multi-subject study that covers three subject areas: Bible, literature with IEW writing, and history. Students earn 3 ½ credits for this one class! (Add math, science, and electives for a complete course of study.) Grades 8-10. Tuesdays 9:30-11:30 a.m Eastern TimeEnroll here.

RENAISSANCE & REFORMATION This Christian tutorial explores the rich historical influence that Christianity has had upon Western Civilization including the ideas of the Reformation and its spread throughout Europe using "The Grandeur of Christianity" curriculum with special emphasis on Shakespeare.  Renaissance & Reformation integrates multiple subject areas and follows key thinkers of the Middle Ages, Renaissance, and Reformation to the Enlightenment.  4½ credits. For students in grades 9-11. Wednesdays 9:30-11:30 a.m. Eastern TimeEnroll here.

OPEN HOUSES: To see my short introduction for US Writing, click here: U.S. Writing Open House recording. Click here to see introduction to Starting Points and Renaissance & Reformation worldview classes: Open House 

ALTERNATING TEACHING SCHEDULE
2018-19:
 U.S. History Writing (gr. 6-8), Starting Points (gr. 8+), and Renaissance & Reformation (gr. 10-12) 
2019-20: World History Writing (gr. 6-8), Ancient Thought (gr. 9-11) and The Revolutionary Age (gr. 10-12)

"One of the best programs I have seen that offers a clearly Christian classical education is David Quine's World Views of the Western World" ~Michael Farris
"Those looking for a serious world view course that is the primary focus of the high school years need look no further!" ~ Cathy Duffy, Top 100 Picks