This course aims to assist students in continuation of their studies in entrepreneurism, management, and marketing directions. Each class session will consist two parts: The first of which consists of reporting, reading and sharing of news articles assigned. The second half will be focused on creating writing out unique solutions for the issue or issues showcased in the news summary."
In this class we'll be learning how to better understand the craft of fiction. Students will read and discuss short stories by professional writers every week, as well as create their own stories. Once the stories have been drafted and edited by the writer, they'll share them with the class, and we'll workshop and develop the stories even further.
Ideas that Changed the World
Teachers say there are no silly questions, but it’s indubitable some questions have lead to more profound outcomes on our history, culture, and technology than others. Through this course, students will be introduced to pivotal ideas and inventions that have changed the world.
A class for students wishing to learn key narrative elements, literary techniques, and genre conventions. Together, students read and review, and interpret, examples of contemporary and classic literature.
They also develop creative writing skills using a variety of literary techniques encountered in class.
Students joining this class should be mature and motivated to complete large amounts of work.
From photography, to visual art and film: images are so important in our lives that this era has become known as a visual age. Focusing on the close analysis of images: this course will develop students’ cultural knowledge, critical thinking and writing skills; so they can begin to become critical readers of visual culture.
Magic: Creative Language Enrichment and Narrative
The course will be based on Magic: The Gathering, arguably the most popular and successful trading card game in the world. The game will allow KA students the opportunity to improve their vocabulary, writing and strategic thinking skills in a fun and interactive way. By the end of the course, students will have written a descriptive fantasy short-story based on the cards they come across. The artwork of the cards will assist in composing descriptive settings and characters. Gameplay will inspire students to develop an exciting plot for their narrative.
The Great Fire of Rome
“I found Rome a city of bricks and left it a city of marble.” Emperor Augustus, the First Emperor of Rome. This is a history course that focuses on, arguably, the most influential empire in history, Rome. Over twelve weeks, students will learn about events from the fall of Julius Caesar to the burning of Rome under Nero. The course will use multimedia formats to help show the events that surrounded and the influence of the Emperors of the Julio-Claudian clan.