This course prepares student to recognize the worldview assumption underlying modern Psychology’s theories and schools-of-thought and introduce them to the study of God’s greatest creation – the human mind – from a distinctly Christian perspective. Topics of study include the brain and nervous system, sensation and perception, motivation and emotion, learning and memory, human development, consciousness, and personality.
Text: None (in lieu of a book, the supply fee will cover the cost of weekly readers that will be used in class and sent home with each student)
Copy/Supply Fee: $10 (given to Mercy Granell at Orientation or the first class)
Annual tuition: $330.00 ($33/month for 10 months, August May, or $38/month if prorated or on a 9-month payment plan)
ABOUT THE TEACHER
B.S. in Psychology and Masters in Education
Stephanie was born and raised in Chesterfield County, Va. She attended VCU and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Education. Upon graduating she began teaching elementary school in Chesterfield County. Several years later, she and her husband, Chris, were blessed with their first son and Stephanie left the teaching profession to stay at home. She later returned to work at her church as director of the preschool and daycare where she implemented a private Kindergarten program. As their family grew, Stephanie eventually felt led to homeschool her three boys and has been doing so for the past 11 years. Two of her boys have graduated; one is now working fulltime and the other attends Liberty University and is a member of the LU Archery Team. Her youngest is quickly approaching graduation and has plans to attend college as well. During her years of homeschooling, Stephanie has taught numerous homeschooling classes ranging from elementary age to high school at various co-ops. During the summer months you can find her poolside coaching for a local swim team or cheering on her youngest who has been involved in the sport year round for many years. She is also very active within her church and serves in leadership as the Children’s Church Director and assists with the Women’s Ministry.
Courses Offered: Exploring Geography and Cultures (1-2), Discovering Geography & Cultures (3-4), English 5, Math 5, English 6, Exploring Biology (4th-6th), Geography with Social Studies (6th-7th), English with Writing (7th-8th), Analyzing Literature (8th-9th), General Science, Physical Science & Psychology