Friends of Cabrini

Friends of Cabrini is an inclusive, independent microschool providing authentic instruction online. Our classes are ideal for unschoolers ages 6-12.

Friends of Cabrini is an inclusive, independent virtual space. We provide authentic learning and guided instruction freeing unschoolers to practice autonomy and self-sufficiency. We create an online learning ecosystem for every unschooler, tailored for each one.

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Let's go over fractions! We're helping young learners to discover fractions online.


Give your child the advantage of online tutoring with Friends of Cabrini. Our reading and math tutoring programs are designed specifically for elementary learners, ensuring they receive the support they need to succeed.


Season 3 of our podcast is now accessible for streaming. Don't miss out - subscribe and tune in!


We're supporting young writers with creating stories and outlines for their descriptive essay writing.

Photos from Friends of Cabrini's post 12/29/2023

Our first pre-algebra class for middle school learners went very well today. Here's a first look at some of the calculations.

Photos from Friends of Cabrini's post 12/20/2023

We love partnering with our online learners to help them become astute in math. Online learning gives learners a chance to think at their own pace in a comfortable, remote setting. Sign up for math tutoring with us!


If you're looking for a tutor for your elementary learner. Connect with Friends of Cabrini. Visit


Join us in January for our Readers Club. Our learners will be discussing Jason Reynolds, Book #2 Patina of the Track Series. We can't wait to see you.


Come learn factors with Friends of Cabrini. Here's what one hour of online math tutoring looks like with us.

Friends of Cabrini 12/12/2023

We have 3 new classes for new trimester beginning 12/29. If your child is interested in math or film enroll him/her now. Class listing include: Film Study, August Wilson & Beyond, and Pre-Algebra. Visit

Friends of Cabrini Friends of Cabrini is an inclusive, independent online microschool. We provide authentic learning and guided instruction freeing learners to practice creativity, autonomy and self-sufficiency.


Did you know we have a new Roblox Club for all of our friends? Join us every Friday at 6:30pm cst. Sign up here:


This past week our online learners focused on building compound words as a fun literacy game.

Photos from Friends of Cabrini's post 12/11/2023

This weekend we toured The Barker Mansion. We enjoyed viewing the luxurious antiques placed throughout the 30+ roomed mansion. Join us for another amazing trip this winter. Visit


Axioms of addition and subtraction. We reviewing axioms this week as our learners continue to focus on pre-algebra.

Virtual Science Fair 12/05/2023

It's that time if year again! Hosted by Friends of Cabrini the Virtual Science Fair will be held Feb. 19, 2024. Homeschoolers enter up your child(ren) to participate.

Virtual Science Fair Hey friends! It's that time of year again! It's our Virtual Science Fair! Hosted by Friends of Cabrini, the science fair will be held on Monday, February 19, 2024 11:00a-12:30p cst via online. To participate, we encourage all learners to explore an original idea and exercise their critical thinking....

Associative Property Math Tutorial 11/30/2023

Associative Property. For those that need a quick 5-minute math tutorial. Here you go! Let us know if you'd like to see a tutorial on another math concept. Subscribe!

Associative Property Math Tutorial Hey friends! Today, I'm sharing a quick 5-minute math tutorial on the associative property as it relates to addition and multiplication. Like, share and subs...


We love supporting our learners and guiding them through math. When children can see visual representations of math, it encourages their capacity to learn more math concepts.


We love introducing young learners to our favorite stories and authors in our tutoring sessions. Remember to connect with our friend Chef Diamond and Friends for child-friendly stories about cooking.


The week is flying and yet it just started. Who's ready for this week's readers club? We're reading Ghost by Jason Reynolds. We'll see you Friday!


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Our littles are working on building their phonics and vocabulary. We've observed that offering scaffolds like magnetic tile letters helps our littles to learn.

Ghost Book Trailer 11/24/2023

Who's excited for our next virtual Readers Club? Are you loving the reading of Ghost? We can't wait to see everyone on Dec. 1st.

Ghost Book Trailer Book Trailer for "Ghost" by Jason Reynolds, for the TLA Lone Star Reading List.


We're helping our learners to develop their reading skills with phonics. If your child struggles with reading, sign up for tutoring today.


We love these new dry erase markerboard tables. Now our learners can have much more fun in math.


One-On-One Math Tutors — Boost your child's confidence along with their test scores. Visit


Indiana homeschoolers. Here's the sign up for Urban Air Adventure Park. Choose a date that works for you. Final email updates will got out next week.

Urban Air Adventure Park Hey friends! I'm Jaleesa, a local homeschooler and I think it would be wonderful to get together as homeschoolers at the Urban Air Adventure Park. How about you? Urban Air's indoor adventure park is a destination for the whole family with adventures for all ages, come see us in Merrillville, IN! All...

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The week is flying and yet it just started. Who's ready for this week's readers club? We're reading Ghost by Jason Reyno...
This morning our online math class is learning about place value with decimals. Great start to a new quarter of learning...
Who's ready for the holidays? We're gearing up for another winter of online camps. Will you be joining us? #friendsofcab...
We're modeling long division with decimals today for our online learners. Check out our new classes online at friendsofc...
We're creating thinkers in our online and in-person classrooms everyday. Do you have a math lover? Let's learn math toge...
We love helping children learn multiplication. Schedule a math tutoring session with us today! #friendsofcabrini
We're now offering in-person tutoring in the Near North neighborhood. Visit to schedule yo...
We enjoyed our tour of The Art Institute of Chicago. We saw amazing masterpieces from the Van Gogh exhibit, Ancient Japa...
We're back! Who's ready for Planet Pilkey Comic Club! This year we're reading the Cat Kid Series. Join us every Friday n...
Texas!! 👢We love geography. There's nothing like showing our littles new places. Can you believe this is the work of 5 a...
This week our unschoolers created their own number lines to practice adding integers. There are limits to have creative ...
Today one of our learners was interested to angles. We love middle school math.#friendsofcabrini #blackhomeschoolers365 ...





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Chicago, IL

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Tuesday 10am - 8pm
Wednesday 10am - 8pm
Thursday 10am - 8pm
Friday 10am - 8pm
Saturday 10am - 3pm
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