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School starts soon!

Posted on: 08/12/2020

The Royal Fireworks Online Learning Community‘s fall semester begins next week, and we’re excited about the diverse lineup of courses that we’re offering! We provide both single-semester courses and full-year courses that span Fall 2020 and Spring 2021, and it’s not too late to sign up. Michael Clay Thompson is offering all seven levels of […]

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A New Novel about the Pioneers of Early America

Posted on: 08/06/2020

Fur trapping and trading was the first big business in America. Trappers tramped all across the American wilderness in search of beavers to trap for their thick, lush pelts, and traders followed them upstream, offering them and the Native Americans they encountered goods and supplies in exchange for furs. These men set up trading posts, […]

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An Exciting New Online Course

Posted on: 08/05/2020

As the pandemic increasingly challenges educational institutions, the Royal Fireworks Online Learning Community continues to try to find more and varied opportunities for our children. Today we are announcing a fall-semester course entitled “The History, Economics, and Design of High Fashion from 1901 to the Present.” This is a fascinating area of inquiry. It has […]

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Announcing Advanced Individual Online Learning

Posted on: 07/31/2020

We are pleased to announce the availability of opportunities for advanced individual study in the Royal Fireworks Online Learning Community. This is an opportunity for older children to work directly with experts in various fields on projects or areas of intense reading and study. The initial opportunities include history, creative writing, Western philosophy, Eastern philosophy, […]

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A Diversity of Online Courses for Children

Posted on: 07/30/2020

At the Royal Fireworks Online Learning Community, we continue to think about children and their diverse needs in the current situation, and we continue to expand the learning opportunities that we offer. New to our course offerings is Dr. Rachel McAnallen’s math for highly gifted young children. Dr. McAnallen is one of the country’s most […]

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Teaching Young Children about Mindful Eating

Posted on: 07/29/2020

It’s not news that too many people today struggle with weight gain and obesity, including our children, who are getting less and less physically healthy at an alarming rate. There are many reasons for this problem, including a lack of exercise, easy access to inexpensive high-fat foods, and a lack of access in some areas […]

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Online Courses Allow Children to Meet the Great Minds of the Past

Posted on: 07/21/2020

Today is the anniversary of the birth of Alexander the Great in 356 B.C.E., and it’s a good moment to reflect on the greatness of ancient Greece. One of Alexander’s prized possessions was a copy of the Iliad annotated for him by Aristotle, his tutor in his formative years. In the fifth and fourth centuries, […]

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Expanded Online Course Offerings from Royal Fireworks

Posted on: 07/10/2020

As you consider the educational options for your children this fall, we would like to remind you that the Royal Fireworks Online Learning Community offers an expanding array of high-level courses for children, teens, and young adults. Fields of study range from language arts to math and science. We offer history from ancient Greece and […]

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New Online Courses in Biology and Chemistry

Posted on: 07/02/2020

As the United States continues to experience ever-increasing levels of Covid-19 infections, and the prospects of returning to a life we knew in 2019 recedes further from us, many children have become curious about the inner workings of the human body—and about science in general. At Royal Fireworks, we are expanding our science offerings for […]

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Online Buddhism Workshop to Help Children Learn Mindfulness

Posted on: 06/30/2020

Much to our collective dismay, the pandemic in many parts of the country (and the world) is resurging, and local governments are backtracking on—or at least rethinking—their reopening strategies. We were all relieved to be able to go back to parts of our lives that felt normal, but that relief (even if it was tentative) […]

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New Dyslexia-Friendly Series of American History Books

Posted on: 06/26/2020

At Royal Fireworks Press, we are continually adding to our offerings of books for children who struggle with reading disorders such as dyslexia. Our goal is to welcome into the world of books children who resist reading because it has always been difficult for them. We have published several series of books about American history […]

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Summer Writing Courses

Posted on: 06/25/2020

It’s not too late to register your child for the special summer writing courses that begin this week in the Royal Fireworks Online Learning Community. There are courses in creative writing and essay writing, both of which are offered at two levels of instruction. All of the live classes will be recorded and viewable at […]

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New Online Essay Writing and Creative Writing Courses

Posted on: 06/18/2020

As Covid-19 continues to spread across the world and disrupt our assumptions, Royal Fireworks will continue to be flexible in how we help you meet the needs of your children. Today we are announcing new writing courses in the Online Learning Community for the summer in essay writing and creative writing. The courses will begin […]

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Some of Our Favorite Novels Re-Released!

Posted on: 06/10/2020

Royal Fireworks Press offers dozens upon dozens of novels for children. We choose them carefully and deliberately. We want stories that give children insight into the world, that teach them things they didn’t know, that expand their perspectives about what they think and understand, and that entertain them while doing so. One of our favorite […]

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