SOCRATIC DISCUSSIONS SCHEDULE FOR 2016-2017 – ALL CLASSES ARE WEEKLY, EACH MONDAY

CLASSES START MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2016  (and continue through Dec. 19, 2016; they resume Jan. 22 through May 15 – a total of 30 classes (Jan. 16 is MLK holiday; Feb. 20 is President’s Day; April 8-16, 2017 is in Spring break – no classes those days).
GRADE LEVEL PACIFIC MOUNTAIN CENTRAL EASTERN
3rd Grade Class (Monday) 8:00 AM 9:00 AM 10:00 AM 11:00 AM
4th Grade Class (Monday) 9:00 AM 10:00 AM 11:00 AM 12:00 PM
5th Grade Class (Monday) 10:00 AM 11:00 AM 12:00 PM 1:00 PM
6th Grade Class (Monday) 11:00 AM 12:00 PM 1:00 PM 2:00 PM
7th Grade Class (Monday) 12:00 PM 1:00 PM 2:00 PM 3:00 PM
8th Grade Class (Monday) 2:00 PM 3:00 PM 4:00 PM 5:00 PM

 

PHILOSOPHY FOR CHILDREN SCHEDULE FOR 2016-2017 – ALL CLASSES ARE WEEKLY, EACH FRIDAY

CLASSES START FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2016 (and continue through Dec. 16, 2016; they resume Jan. 20 through May 5 – a total of 30 classes (Jan. 16 is MLK holiday; Feb. 20 is President’s Day; April 8-16, 2017 is in Spring break – no classes those days).

 
Grade Course Time Required Book
8th Grade Socratic Logic 8:00 AM PST Socratic Logic by Peter Kreeft
7th Grade Ethics and Critical Thinking 9:30 AM PST Ethics: Drama of the Moral Life by Prof. Piotr Jaroszynski & Critical Thinking 1
5th-6th Grades Philosophy for Children 11:00 AM PST Harry Stottlemeier’s Discovery: Reasoning About Reasoning
4th Grade Philosophy for Children 12:30 PM PST Kio and Gus: Reasoning About Nature
3rd Grade Philosophy for Children 2:00 PM PST Elfie: Reasoning About Thinking
 

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Full Online Schedule for 2016-2017

 
ACADEMY CALENDAR & HOLIDAYS DATES 2016-2017
1st Day of Great Books Classes September 1-7, 2016
1st Day of Philosophy for Children Classes September 2
Labor Day (no classes) September 5
1st Socratic Discussion Classes September 12
Thanksgiving Holiday November 24 & 25
Last Great Books Class Days, 1st Semester December 13-16
Last Philosophy for Children Class, 1st Semester December 16
Last Socratic Class, 1st Semester December 19
Great Books Orals Exams, 1st Semester December 12-22
2017 Academic Calendar
1st Great Books Classes, 2nd Semester January 17-20
1st Class Philosophy for Children, 2nd Semester January 20
1st Day Socratic Classes, 2nd Semester January 23
President’s Day – No Socratic Classes February 20
Spring Break April 8-16
Last Great Books Class Days – 2nd Semester May 2-5
Last Class Philosophy Children 2nd Semester May 5
Last Socratic Classes, 2nd Semester May 15
Great Books Orals Exams, 2nd Semester May 8-19