Hang It on the Hook: The Enlightenment Course

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Isaac Newton, Emilie du Chatelet, Metacomet, Luisa Roldan, and Louis XIV all created great impact during--and after--their time. Learn about these leaders of science, art, and government during our study of The Enlightenment!

We will use Louis XIV's France as a connection for the history, government, arts, literature, music, science, and mathematics throughout the world!

People we will meet:

  • Louis XIV
  • Shah Jahan
  • William Bradford
  • Metacomet/Metacom/King Phillip
  • Johan Sebastian Bach
  • Georg Frideric Handel
  • Basho
  • John Milton
  • Anne Bradstreet
  • Charles Perrault
  • Moliere
  • Rembrandt van Rijn
  • Luisa Roldan
  • Christopher Wren
  • Inigo Jones
  • Isaac Newton
  • Emilie du Chatelet
  • Blaise Pascal
  • And many more!

Study Skills we will focus on:

  • Personal Study Plan Implementation
  • Scholarly Reading and Discussion
  • Written Summaries
  • Oral Presentation
  • The Six Cs of Chronological Learning

Mentors--Enroll in this course to learn how to use History as the Hook for ALL learning. Create your own Personal Study Plans for your family or for your own education! Study the history of the Enlightenment time period around the world.

Parents--Enroll in this course and your teen can enroll for $99! You will be studying the same works and practicing the same study skills, but the LIVE online discussions will be held separately each week. See the coupon code for teens with an enrolled parent below.

Teens--Study the Renaissance with an experienced mentor and enjoy LIVE online discussions with other teens studying the same works and practicing the same skills!


Lessons

  1. The World of Louis XIV
  2. Empire in India
  3. Colonization in America
  4. Enlightenment Literature and Music Around the World
  5. Perrault's Fairy Tales
  6. The Puritans
  7. Peru
  8. Enlightenment Art and Architecture Around the World
  9. Isaac Newton and Beyond
  10. Oral Presentations


Live Zoom classes begin January 25/26, and end March 29/30, 2022.

  • Adult Zoom Discussions will be held Tuesdays, 8-10 am Mountain Time.
  • Teen Zoom Discussions will be held Wednesdays, 9-11 am Mountain Time.


Your Instructor


Bonnie Jones
Bonnie Jones

I love learning, travel, reading, writing, photography, and all things French. I am especially passionate about agency education, cultural travel, the humanities, and using history as the hook for all learning!


Course Curriculum


  Introduction: WELCOME TO THE ENLIGHTENMENT!
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  Week 2: Empire in India
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  Week 4: Enlightenment Literature and Music Around the World
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  Week 5: Perrault's Fairy Tales
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  Week 6: The Puritans in America
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  Week 7: Colonial Peru
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  Week 8: Enlightenment Art and Architecture Around the World
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  Week 9: Isaac Newton and Beyond
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  Week 10: Oral Presentations
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  WHAT'S NEXT?
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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
This LIVE online course begins Tuesday, January 25, 2022, for adults, and Wednesday, January 26, 2022, for teens, and lasts for 10 weeks. The LIVE adult Zoom discussions and the LIVE teen Zoom discussions will be held separately each week. After the LIVE course is over, this will be a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish. And you can always go back to all the lessons again and again.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund, minus technical costs.
Is this course for adults or teens?
Both! The course content is the same, and each student will have access to their own course in their own account, but the LIVE online discussions will be held separately for adults and teens. If a parent is enrolled in the course, the teen can enroll for $99! Use the code TEENENL2022 at checkout.

Explore the Enlightenment, as you practice using History as the Hook!

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