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.

  Registration opens March 1, 2018. 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. Grades 6-8. See the full U.S. Writing Class description here. Begins August 2018. Enrollment opens March 1, 2018. Enroll here.

OPEN HOUSE: Sign up and get details to attend our US Writing Class online Open House February 26! Please tell me the ages and grades of your children and which classes you're interested in. Click here to sign up. 

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. Enrollment opens March 1, 2018. Enroll 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. Enrollment opens March 1, 2018. Enroll here.

OPEN HOUSE: Sign up and get details to attend our high school online Open House February 20! Please tell me the ages and grades of your children and which classes you're interested in. Click here to sign up. 

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