Online Course {of your choice} Giveaway! – Valued at $139


 
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Welcome to Day 5 of the 2017 Back to Homeschool Giveaway Extravaganza! Today’s giveaway is brought to you by FundaFunda Academy.  They are giving one lucky winner a course of their choice. If you haven’t heard of them…check it out:

What if learning could be engaging and rigorous? Fun and relevant? Enjoyable and thought-provoking?

At FundaFunda Academy we believe students will gain mastery of the subject material faster and retain what they learn for a longer time if they enjoy what they are doing.

Student involvement

Our online classes are designed to involve students in the material they are studying. Long lectures, or lengthy reading passages  followed by students regurgitating the material in boring assignments and tests will not lead to long-term retention. In fact, we keep tests and textbooks to a minimum (many of our classes don’t use tests and textbooks at all).

We assess what students have learned through interesting assignments that encourage students to really get to grips with what they are studying. They may create a graphic, or a video or even just participate in an online discussion thread.

What can you expect from our classes?

Our classes are asynchronous ie students can participate any time of the day (or night). We do have deadlines and students have to submit work on time. All work is graded by teachers or teaching assistants and feedback is provided. Most assignments can be re-submitted for better grades as we want students to succeed rather than fail.

Sometimes we create our own videos, but we also utilize the wealth of resources found on the internet – videos, infographics, interactive websites, simulations, games, podcasts and more!

Are our classes right for your family?

FundaFunda Academy caters primarily to college-bound teens who enjoy learning. If you are looking for classes your child can just rush through so you can check the box to say they have done it – then we are not a good match.

But if your teen is prepared to think and be challenged – all while having fun, take a look at what we offer. Most of our classes are for high schoolers though some full semester classes can be done by middle schoolers too. And we are slowly adding more unit study type classes for 4th-8th grade.

What you can win!

In today’s giveaway you can enter to win one of our single  semester online classes worth $139. If you win, you can choose from these 8 options:

Adobe Photoshop: This class is taught by a photography professional and lecturer who has amazing Photoshop skills.

Photography: Students need a camera that will allow you to control the aperture or shutter (or both) and will learn how to take great photos. This class is good for absolute beginners and those with some experience. Our past students have gone on to win contests and make money from photography.

Health: Imagine a health class that is actually useful. And fun. This is our intention with our brand new class.

Government: This class is offered only in the Fall. Students will learn through primary sources, videos, games, podcasts and more. They will also participate in a Congress simulation.

Economics: This class is offered only in the Spring.  Economics concepts are taught through very engaging videos, podcasts, simulations and games – including participating in the Stock Market Game.

Visual Literacy: This course intends to give student the tools to notice more of the images in their daily lives and learn how to critically engage with them. They will discuss movies, television shows, YouTube channels, music videos and look at photos, advertisements, artwork, and websites.

Scratch Programming: Scratch is a drag-and-drop language that allows students to easily create games. It is a good way to start learning about programming concepts before progressing to other languages which require users to learn the syntax.

Python Programming: Python is one of the easiest programming languages for beginners to learn. The classes will include video instruction, exercises, quizzes and programs (mainly games) to write.

To enter, simply use the Rafflecopter form below. All entries will be verified. The giveaway period will close on Thursday 8/3/17 at 11:59pm EST. The winner will be announced on Friday, 8/4/17, via email. Good luck!

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This Post Has 84 Comments

  1. If I won I would probably choose one of the programming classes for my son. He loves video games and wants to do something working. With them when he grows up.

  2. If I won I would probably choose either the Photography or Photoshop for my daughter who is wanting to get into photography.

  3. Such a hard decision… I want to learn photoshop… but my kid needs government…

  4. I would love to win a course for my son! Thanks for the opportunity!

  5. The Photoshop class looks interesting.

  6. Not sure what I would choose. I would have to talk to my husband and teen.

  7. My son would love photography!

  8. If I won this, we would use the programming. I would use the programming class to see if we could use more of classes.

  9. I’d for sure choose the Python course … what a great giveaway!

  10. Economics, Government, or Photoshop all sound good.

  11. Either Adobe Photoshop or Photography

  12. I would let my son choose. I’m guessing he would choose photography!

  13. Looks like a great course

  14. It’s so hard to choose just one. All of these classes sound great. But I would probably choose one of the Programming classes or Economics.

  15. It would be hard to choose! Maybe photography, maybe Python, maybe either Government or Economics…

  16. Oh so many great choices.. I think photography & Adobe photoshop are awesome although the programming courses would give my son a heads up to see if he’d like to got that direction in the future.

  17. I would choose either Scratch or Python for my kids since they all have an interest in programming.

  18. I would love to get Government for my son!

  19. Visual Literacy

  20. I would probably choose the photography class for my son

  21. I would use the photography course for my teen son! He loves taking pictures!

  22. I would possibly choose one of the computer programs!

  23. If I won, I would choose either Adobe Photoshop or Photography for my daughter. She wants to be a photographer after she graduates.

  24. I would choose either the photography or photoshop course.

  25. There is never such a thing as learning to much. I always love it when I find free course giveaways. Now I just need more time to complete them 😀

  26. Hmmm. These are great. Probably would take Python or Photography. Thanks!

  27. Sounds great!

  28. I would love the photography class for my little photographer, she already has the camera but could use the class to help further her education!

  29. I would love to win. This would meet a need for the upcoming school year. Thanks so much for this opportunity!

  30. This looks great! So many options!

  31. All look good. I would let my son choose.

  32. If we won, we’d probably order the scratch programming or photography.

  33. Maybe we would choose Health or Government. Thank you for the giveaway!

  34. I would choose the Python course. My daughter is really interested in coding

  35. It is hard to choose, but I would probably choose one of the programming options.

  36. My son would like some “fun school” to do this year. Photography would be something he’d love to study!

  37. Government ?

  38. I would definitely choose photography!!

  39. If I won, I would choose Adobe Photoshop.

  40. Would choose one of the two programming courses for sure!

  41. We are studying photography for art, so the Photoshop class would a great addition.

  42. My daughter would love to take a programming course!

  43. I am not sure what I would choose. I can’t decide between Economics or one of the programming classes.

  44. If I won, I would choose the Economics class for my upcoming 12th grader. I REALLY, REALLY don’t want to have to teach this class. 🙂

  45. Visual Literacy looks perfect for my 15 year old! So glad you introduced me to FundaFunda!

  46. My son would love to try the programming courses.

  47. My daughter could use the economics course.

  48. The scratch or python programming course would be of interest to my daughter.

  49. I would choose Scratch or Python programming.

  50. I would probably choose the programming. That is something I cannot teach and would like to outsource.

  51. I would choose either of the programming courses!

  52. Oh my gosh, I’m teaching a intro photography class at our homeschool co-op this year, so I’d totally choose the photography course! Great giveaway.

  53. I would choose the Economics course!

  54. My daughter wants to be a photographer so this would be perfect!

  55. I want to say thank you, for allowing to enter the contest. It not only saves money with the free course, but it is a chance to sample a program for future purchase. Thank you, very much

  56. I would pick either photograph or Photoshop.

  57. I Would love to offer my son a Health class he could use in real life. I’m excited to take a look at these courses. Thanks!

  58. All of the classes sound so interesting. My daughter will have a hard time choosing.

  59. This is such a great giveaway. Thanks! It is going to be really hard to decide which class. Leaning towards Government right now.

  60. Scratch programming or Python programming. My son loves computers and programming.

  61. If we won we would choose the photography class!

  62. This is a hard choice. If my daughter doesn’t want to learn photography or programming, she needs health, government, and economics. So many to choose from!

  63. I would love to win!

  64. Thanks!

  65. I would choose one of the programming courses I think. Photoshop is also a great option.

  66. I would love to win this!!

  67. If am choosing the Photography or the Adobe Photoshop course when I win! Thank you!

  68. Oh geez! How do you decide? Such a great list. My girls would probably like with one of the programming ones. Health would probably be good.

  69. We would choose either the government program or one of the programming ones. Thanks!!

  70. I would choose the Health class. I really do not like teaching it! 🙂

  71. We would probably use the Health class.

  72. I would either pick Economics or the Python programming.

  73. If I won this contest, I think I would pick one of the programming classes. My 10th grader has been showing quite a bit of interest in this area, so I think it would be fun for him.

  74. Never heard of it but it sounds very interesting.

  75. I would pick economics to go along with our study of finance coming up this year

  76. Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

  77. Economics would be great for our family!

  78. The photography class looks great!

  79. I would choose health, as it’s a requirement for it charter school but I’d rather it be taught in an interesting way.

  80. Wow, it would be hard to choose just one course! It would be between the programming and photography courses. These would be awesome!! Thanks for the chance.

  81. We would probably choose the photography course since I have a son who may want to be on our area’s Homeschool yearbook staff.

  82. I would choose one of the programming classes.

  83. Would be great for this brand new homeschooling household!

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