9 Hybrid-Homeschooling Classes for Teens: Fall 2021

At the Pearl, we help homeschool parents set up a hybrid-education structure for their teens. This fall we are offering 9 unique hybrid-homeschooling classes for teens to attend worldwide! These classes can count towards a US high school diploma.


Our Classes

Mutations: Magic Realism in Literature – Online Literature Class

Monday and Wednesday from 3:00pm-4:30pm Central / 1:00pm-2:30pm Pacific

In magical realism we will study instances of fantasy in a real world environment. Let’s find out what happens when authors blur the lines between the fantastical and reality. 

The Pearl High School’s Mutations: Magic Realism in Literature class will be taught by Mireya S. Vela, MFA.

Native American History – Online History Class


This course can be used to earn U.S. History credit.

The Pearl High School’s Native American History Class will be taught by Robin Harwick, Ph.D.

Biology – Online Science Class


The Pearl High School’s Biology Class will be taught our new stem teacher.

Math – Online Mathematics Class


The Pearl High School’s Math Class will provide individualized instruction at all levels and will be taught our new stem teacher.

Artes Visuales (En Español)

TIME TBA – Advanced or Native Spanish is Required

Dicen que la mejor manera de conocer a alguien es a través de su arte, ya que es una representación de su energía interior. En esta clase descubrirás tu esencia interior y aprenderemos las distintas técnicas y maneras de expresarla de manera acertada. Aprenderás como crear colores, tonos y como aplicarlos de la manera que necesites a cada paso del proceso creativo. También aprenderás como escucharte e identificar las sensaciones que generan la creación de formas tanto, conocidas como desconocidas, es decir, tus propias formas.

They say that the best way to get to know a person is by their art; since it is a representation of the inner energy of every person. In our class we will discover your inner essence and we will learn different techniques and ways to express it accurately. You’ll learn how to create colors, tones and how to apply them the way you require at every step of the creative process. Also you’ll learn how to listen to yourself and identify the sensations that generates the creation of known and unknown forms, meaning, your own forms.

The Pearl High School’s Artes Visuales class is taught by Eduardo Cid.

Practical Spanish – Online Language Class

Monday through Thursday from 11:00am-11:55am Central / 9:00am – 9:55am Pacific

The Pearl High School’s Practical Spanish class is taught by Eduardo Cid.

Environmental Science II – Online Science Class

Only available To students who took Environmental Science I.

The Pearl High School’s Environmental Science Class is taught by Robin Harwick, Ph.D.

In The Studio – Online Music Class

Tuesday and Thursday from 4:00 pm-5:30 pm Central / 2:00pm-3:30pm Pacific

The Pearl High School’s In the Studio class is taught by Wes Lanich, MA.

Foundational Skills – Foundations for Democratic Learning

(1.5 hrs/week Time to be determined) – required for new students

During this course, students will work on creating their individualized educational plan, learn about what it means to study at a democratic high school, and develop the tools they need to thrive at The Pearl! 

The Pearl High School’s Foundational Skills Class is taught by Robin Harwick, Ph.D.

About The Pearl Remote Democratic High School

All of our teachers are experts in their fields, and welcome students with all learning styles and abilities! Teens can take all of our classes, a few, or just one. Because The Pearl is Democratic High School, our classes follow a self-directed work style where students get control of their education. Additionally, we cap our classes at 10 students, so everyone gets the support they need.

Our curriculum is made up of hybrid-homeschooling classes for teens. This means that families who are already homeschoolers can supplement the education they provide with classes from experts to insure that your child gets the best education they can receive.

We teach our classes online, using Zoom, and they are open worldwide! Students that work directly with The Pearl are eligible to work towards a WASC-Accredited US high school diploma. This makes the Pearl an excellent option for students who struggle in mainstream education. Additionally, students who attend The Pearl from outside the US are still eligible to receive a US diploma.


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