Online Programs Throughout the School Year
Keeping Middle and High School Students Engaged in Literary Adventure and Writing
Great Books offers a vibrant community of online learning at its best with programs during the Summer, first semester School Year, Winter Break, second semester School Year.
Our online advanced reading selections and seminars are led by experienced collegiate faculty to help students hone critical and analytical thinking skills. Students learn to take intellectual risks and take command of their own best thinking and powers of expression. The program delivers excellent preparation for seminar-style college classes, for the life skill of thinking well on one's feet, and in no small measure the SAT critical thinking section.
We help our students gain confidence and find their own voice to share their ideas, all year long. In addition to practicing and developing self-expression and reasoning skills, students develop their ability to listen carefully and consider the views of others.
We are thrilled to offer a host of exciting choices for students entering grades 6-8, grades 9-12, and graduating seniors! Autumn Online Programs begin in late September.
Great Books Online is live, interactive, fun and back for a third fall season. Led by the same esteemed faculty and scholars as our on-campus programs, GBO models university seminars and discussions. And adds the fun and comraderie of summer camp.
Great Books Autumn Schedule:
Stay Involved and Inspired all Year with Great Books!
With three great choices in the coming months, Great Books year-round online programs can fit into any schedule.
New! Big Ideas Series
The Best of Great Books Year-Round!
This exciting new series gives you the best of Great Books - exciting topics, enriching discussions, and amazing academic directors! This series of eight special sessions meets 2 to 3 times monthly and explores a different topic each evening. Open to students in grades 6-8 and 9-12. The first class begins September 27. Learn more.
Stay Inspired and Advance Your Writing Goals.
Deepen writing skills and get inspired to create with our writing community. Led by a professional writer, this series of 7 classes meets Thursdays 2 to 3 times monthly for skill development and worshopping. A great way to keep writers connected to their craft. Open to students in grades 8-12. The first class begins September 29. Learn more.
A Taste of Summer over Winter Break.
Three days of the complete Great Books Online Seminar and Discussion experience December 27, 28, and 29. The holiday week is the ideal time to explore literature, connect with intellectually curious peers, and have some Great Books fun! We're bringing in all the favorites like pod hangout, games, and poetry cup too. Two time zones available! Learn more.
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