General

How are L.I.V.E. courses different from other CTY online courses?
Our traditional independently paced and session-based online courses, except for some World Languages courses, are mostly asynchronous, meaning students can...
Wed, Jan 12, 2022 at 9:12 AM
CTY LIVE course length
Fall, winter, and spring LIVE sessions include nine synchronous classes that meet once per week. The first and final class meetings are 90 minutes; all oth...
Wed, Jan 12, 2022 at 9:13 AM
How many hours of work per week can my student expect in a LIVE course?
Fall, winter, and spring LIVE sessions include nine synchronous classes that meet once per week. The first and final class meetings are 90 minutes; all oth...
Wed, Jan 12, 2022 at 9:14 AM
Supervision of CTY LIVE student digital interactions
Students should engage on our designated platforms, Zoom and Moodle, where they are supervised by CTY instructors. Students should not engage in CTY activit...
Wed, Jan 12, 2022 at 3:48 PM
When will I find out what the CTY LIVE course materials and associated costs are?
Families can expect to spend $25 to $50 on books and supplies as determined by the instructor of their course. For courses that require notable software or ...
Wed, Jan 12, 2022 at 9:36 AM
CTY LIVE instructors
CTY instructors are trained educators and subject-matter experts, most with an advanced degree. Many of them have taught for CTY before, including in our Su...
Wed, Jan 12, 2022 at 3:52 PM
Social interaction among students in CTY LIVE courses
CTY offers supervised social activities for all students enrolled in a CTY virtual summer course. Modeled on our Summer Programs activities program, our onl...
Wed, Jan 12, 2022 at 3:54 PM
Student evaluations for CTY LIVE courses
While our LIVE courses should not be taken for school credit, brief evaluations will be issued at the end of the course. CTY LIVE courses are ungraded. 
Wed, Jan 12, 2022 at 3:56 PM
Will my child receive a grade for their CTY LIVE course?
Students will receive an evaluation at the end of the course. Grades will not be given.
Wed, Jan 12, 2022 at 9:35 AM
What is the average class size for CTY LIVE courses?
Class size ranges in size from 12 to 14 students (maximum), depending on the grade level.
Thu, Jul 22, 2021 at 4:39 PM