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Waitlist Young Scientists - FUN-damental Physics & Engineering Design - Spring '23 Students will enjoy exploring how and why objects move. Newton’s three laws will be investigated with exciting hands-on experiments. They will learn about inertia, acceleration, unbalanced forces, friction, momentum, and gravity. They will race and crash toy cars, push and lift blocks, drop balls and other objects, build towers, and much more. Students will explore the engineering process and design their own project to test at the end of the course. Mon 9:30am-10:50am 9 - 12 Quest in Science 01/30/2023 05/26/2023 420.00
Register Spanish Conversations & Art Projects - new & continuing students - Spring '23 Learn Spanish by making art projects! Students will learn the basics of how to speak, read, and write Spanish through an exciting variety of art projects. Students will also learn about artists from across Latin-america and try their hands at making something inspired by their art. Mon 9:50am-10:50am 5 - 8 Noel Rodriguez 01/30/2023 05/26/2023 300.00
Waitlist Phonics&Reading Comprehension -Level 2&3 - ability-based - Spring '23 We will learn and assemble the sounds of consonants, vowels, and digraphs to unlock the magic of words and the world of reading! Below is how our levels progress to be ability-based: Reading Comprehension & Literature Level 1 : This class would be for pre-readers and focus on letters, sounds, phonics, basic sight words, and blending. Reading Comprehension & Literature Level 2 : This class would be for students who have a knowledge of letters, sounds and basic blending. The focus would be on improving skills, expanding the recognition of sight words, and expanding vocabulary. Reading Comprehension & Literature Level 3 : For intermediate readers, this class would begin reading longer stories and include more written responses to the reading. Reading Comprehension & Literature Level 4 : For advanced readers, this class would be for students who have an advanced reading skill and would focus more on appreciation of literature Mon 10:00am-10:50am 5 & up Terri Stair 01/30/2023 05/26/2023 250.00
Waitlist "Stair"-way to Making Grammar Fun & Spelling with Greek & Latin root words - Spring '23 Join us for class and gain a playful perspective about learning in an atmosphere where curiosity and innovative thinking are ignited! Whimsical posters, props, songs, and games reveal the building blocks of language and transform grammar from boring and bewildering to amusing and understandable! Students learn about the eight parts of speech, clauses and phrases, sentence purposes, the nine noun jobs, pronouns, types of verbs, and sentence structures. Students will improve their reading comprehension skills through their increased understanding of language structure. Now the class is getting even more exciting by adding in Greek & Latin root words to help with spelling – lots of games and fun will be part of the mix! Mon 11:00am-12:20pm 9 & up Terri Stair 01/30/2023 05/26/2023 375.00
Register High School Algebra 1 (year-long course) - Spring '23 This is a year-long class. We will start with a review of all operations with integers. We will then move into combining like terms, and writing & solving 1-step, 2-step and multi-step equations and inequalities, and absolute value inequalities. We will spend some time with the rules of exponents, including negative exponents. We will perform all operations with polynomials. We will be spending some time with linear equations and systems of equations and their graphs before moving onto all operations with rational expressions and equations, radical expressions and equations, and quadratic equations & functions. Of course, we would never leave out uniform motion problems cause if two trains leave the station travelling at different speeds, you need to know how long it will take them to be at the same place! We will use the following textbook, which can be purchased used: McGraw Hill Algebra 1 Common Core California edition..... Mon 11:00am-12:20pm   Jean Hong 01/30/2023 05/26/2023 375.00
Register Spanish Conversations & Art Projects - new & continuing students welcome - Spring '23 Learn Spanish by making art projects! Students will learn the basics of how to speak, read, and write Spanish through an exciting variety of art projects. Students will also learn about artists from across Latin-America and try their hands at making something inspired by their art. Mon 11:00am-12:20pm 12 & up Noel Rodriguez 01/30/2023 05/26/2023 375.00
Register Touring the World: Holidays, Celebrations & Landmarks - Spring '23 Grab your passports and let’s get together to travel all over the world. We will see iconic natural and manmade structures, festivals around the world, and beautiful natural wonders. We will learn about different countries and cultures through stories and crafts as we visit a new location each week. Mon 11:00am-12:20pm 10 - 14 Tiffany Lamb 01/30/2023 05/26/2023 375.00
Waitlist Young Scientists - Fun with Forces and Simple Machines - Spring '23 This exciting, hands-on course by Quest in Science will give students the knowledge of how objects move and work. They will learn about inertia and forces. They will experiment with toy cars to understand energy input/output relationships. Students will compare how objects are affected by gravity. They will work with inclined planes, levers, pulleys, gears and observe how these simple machines can work together. At the end of the course, students will create their own invention to present to the class. Mon 11:00am-12:20pm 5 - 8 Quest in Science 01/30/2023 05/26/2023 420.00
Register Anatomy & Nutrition - new material - Spring '23 In this class, we will cover the body systems, how they work, what they do for us, and how to take care of them with exercise and proper diets. Studying anatomy will help students learn how to properly locate their muscles, bones, and organs to gain a better understanding of how their bodies work. We will cover natural ways to care for ourselves as well. One week of this class will be dedicated to basic reproductive and puberty knowledge at an age-appropriate level with a letter sent home indicating when it will be and what content it will have for the parents who would choose to keep their child home on this day if they prefer. Mon 1:00pm-2:20pm 7 - 10 Tiffany Lamb 01/30/2023 05/26/2023 375.00
Waitlist Art, STEM experiments & Nature Play - outdoor class - Spring '23 RESEARCH, EXPERIMENT and DISCOVER! We will do amazing experiments and learn how to make a parachute or water rocket! Making food grade material slime, and many more exciting adventures await, in addition we can know the scientific background behind the experiments. The days when we do nature play, we will get kids make the best of it being outside, making and building in the real world (instead of on a computer screen!). We will play and learn Forest School games, crafts and skill-building activities together. Children easily will be drawn into a world of wonder and it will encourage them to fall in love with outdoor play. Be a fox tracking its prey, a moth evading a bat, a rabbit fleeing a forest fire! Make a working bow and arrow, spectacular headdresses, beautiful woodland jewelry, magic wands – all with materials gathered from the forest floor. Mon 1:00pm-2:00pm 4 - 7 Noemi Panterra 01/30/2023 05/26/2023 300.00
Waitlist Earth Science Concepts for Middle School - new & continuing students welcome - Spring '23 This year-long Quest in Science course will take students on an in-depth exploration of Earth and its systems. Geology will be the core of our class. To better understand our Earth, we will also examine its interaction with all its processes: the hydrosphere, geosphere, biosphere and atmosphere. We will take a hands-on approach to studying rocks and minerals, plate tectonics, mountain building, volcanoes, earthquakes, weathering and erosion, energy resources, as well as California geology. Students will work together in small lab groups to perform experiments, test hypotheses, and gather and record data. Mon 1:00pm-2:20pm 12 & up Quest in Science 01/30/2023 05/26/2023 420.00
Waitlist Engineering with Lego - Spring '23 Let your imagination run wild with tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Build engineer-designed projects such as: Snowmobiles, Catapults and Lighthouses. Design and build as never before and explore your craziest ideas. Mon 1:00pm-2:20pm 5 - 8 Kim Turney Schmidt 01/30/2023 05/26/2023 420.00
Waitlist IEW Writing - Ancient history-themed - new & continuing students welcome - Spring '23 Come learn how writing can become painless and even enjoyable with our veteran teacher, Terri Stair, who uses the Institute for Excellence in Writing (IEW) curriculum to help students on this path. Terri is a certified IEW instructor and has taught countless children with this method, including her own children. This year’s writing is meant to coincide with our World History study of Ancient Times, so that the writing will also be related to the same time period. Using The Institute for Excellence in Writing (IEW) methods, students will learn to research topics, prepare keyword outlines from the source texts, organize the information, write their own sentences from their notes, and format three paragraph to five paragraph informative and persuasive essays. They will learn and practice IEW stylistic techniques to communicate more effectively and engage their audience. The story sequence chart will guide students through the development of a story setting, characters, conflict, and r Mon 1:00pm-2:20pm 8 & up Terri Stair 01/30/2023 05/26/2023 375.00
Register Spanish Conversations & Art Projects - Spring '23 Learn Spanish by making art projects! Students will learn the basics of how to speak, read, and write Spanish through an exciting variety of art projects. Students will also learn about artists from across Latin-America and try their hands at making something inspired by their art. Mon 1:00pm-2:20pm 9 - 12 Noel Rodriguez 01/30/2023 05/26/2023 375.00
Register IEW Writing - Ancient history-themed - new & continuing students welcome - Spring '23 Come learn how writing can become painless and even enjoyable with our veteran teacher, Terri Stair, who uses the Institute for Excellence in Writing (IEW) curriculum to help students on this path. Terri is a certified IEW instructor and has taught countless children with this method, including her own children. This year’s writing is meant to coincide with our World History study of Ancient Times, so that the writing will also be related to the same time period. Using The Institute for Excellence in Writing (IEW) methods, students will learn to research topics, prepare keyword outlines from the source texts, organize the information, write their own sentences from their notes, and format three paragraph to five paragraph informative and persuasive essays. They will learn and practice IEW stylistic techniques to communicate more effectively and engage their audience. The story sequence chart will guide students through the development of a story setting, characters, conflict, and r Mon 2:30pm-3:50pm 11 & up Terri Stair 01/30/2023 05/26/2023 375.00
Waitlist Semi-private voice lessons - Spring '23 Please email LearnBeyondTheBook@gmail.com for details if interested, limited to 3 students. Mon 2:30pm-3:30pm 11 & up Lisa Creahan 01/30/2023 05/26/2023 350.00
Register STEM Explorations using LEGO® materials - Spring '23 Level up your engineering skills with thousands of LEGO® parts! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as: Sailboats, Snowmobiles and Catapults. Design and build as never before and explore your craziest ideas. Mon 2:30pm-3:50pm 8 & up Kim Turney Schmidt 01/30/2023 05/26/2023 420.00
Waitlist Everything Ancient Greece: Art, Science, Philosophy, Mathematics and Myths-new material - Spring '23 From Aristotle to Socrates and Pythagoras to Eratosthenes, we will immerse ourselves in the world of these (and other) brilliant thinkers. We’ll even learn the backstory of Cleopatra, who traced her family origins to Macedonian Greece. Delving into the unique qualities of Ancient Greek art with its emphasis on the importance and achievements of human beings, we’ll do projects to try out our own artistry. Using Weird But True Know-It-All: Greek Mythology as our guide, we’ll explore the dramatic world of Greek myths! Weird But True book description: “Fans of Rick Riordan will find this is the perfect companion book to dive a little deeper into the incredible stories from Greek mythology. Weird-but-true facts accompanied by lush original full-color art cover everything kids need to know about all their favorite Greek gods, heroes, monsters, quests, muses, and famous philosophers. From who gave mankind fire to famous fatal flaws to who stood guard at the Underworld, this book include Tue 9:30am-10:50am 10 & up Lynn Hayes 01/30/2023 05/26/2023 399.00
Register American Sign Language Conversations 1 & Deaf Culture - Spring '23   Tue 9:50am-10:50am 4 - 8 Manik Yervandyan 01/30/2023 05/26/2023 300.00
Waitlist Edifying Journeys Creative Storytelling Game (sci-fi theme) - 6 kids max - new material-Spring '23 Edifying Journeys (EJ) is a collaborative storytelling and role-playing game, based on Dungeons and Dragons, set in a fantasy world where players battle monsters, explore new worlds, and overcome puzzles, riddles and other challenges. While simple math, critical thinking and basic reading and writing skills are at the core of EJ’s game-play, creativity is at the heart of every adventure! Groups of 6 students max. Tue 9:50am-10:50am 9 - 12 Noel Rodriguez 01/30/2023 05/26/2023 399.00
Waitlist Kitchen Chemistry - outdoor class - all new material - new & continuing students welcome -Spring '23 Children are naturally fascinated by the world around them. This book utilizes that sense of wonder to help your students or children at home learn about chemistry in the kitchen. List of Concepts: * how to do an experiment * observing, predicting and recording results * learn about chemical properties & reactions using everyday kitchen items List of Activities: * 13 experiments to explore such questions as: * why oil & water don’t mix * why soap helps to clean * creating ” invisible ink” * floating eggs * penny magic, and more * forms to record results * simple scientific explanations and more Tue 10:00am-10:50am 6 - 9 Alicia Danielle - Nourished by Alicia 01/30/2023 05/26/2023 325.00
Register Ancient History through Readers' Theater - outdoor class - new material -Spring '23 Live your history! Using scripts based on actual events we will connect with the real human dramas that make history. We will personalize and relate to important past world events by stepping into the shoes of female pharaoh Hatshepsut, philosopher Socrates, military general Alexander the Great, mathematician and scientist Archimedes, conqueror Julius Caesar, scholar Hypatia and more! Additionally, students will work as a team to research their own ancient historical figures, and then create and perform their own scripts! Through the power of theatre, this class will allow students to dive deep into yesterday while cultivating the oral reading skills and creative expression they need to use today. There is no homework for this class. However, outside research for this class is always encouraged! Students need to bring an unlined journal and pencil to take notes. All other materials will be provided by the instructor. GO DEEPER! Pair this class with Art, Science and Myths of Ancient Tue 11:00am-12:20pm 10 & up Lynn Hayes 01/30/2023 05/26/2023 399.00
Register Art, Artists & Experiments - Spring '23 Each class we will draw, paint or print like the great artists. We will have a little introduction about a new artist at each class and then we will make our own art in the style of that artist. It’s a discovery, inventional, interactive, and inspiring new way of making art. Some examples of class topics: Play with photomontage like Hannah Höch, Patton print in the spirit of Klimt. Learn how to Matisse mastered Drawing with scissors. Meet Miró the mark-maker. Experiment with ink-blotting just like Warhol. Other days we would make a craft and use STEM-based learning. It will be outdoor experiments. For example: Learn how to make a giant speaker, bubble snake, glass garden, and more with just a few household items! Tue 11:00am-12:20pm 8 - 11 Noemi Panterra 01/30/2023 05/26/2023 420.00
Waitlist Creative Storytelling through Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) and Star Wars - max 6 students - Spring '23 Broaden your imagination’s horizons with this introduction to both short story writing and Dungeons and Dragons. In this class we will work as a group to create stories that students will then expand upon. We will use dungeons and dragons as a baseline for our storytelling, an excellent exercise in world-building. Students will also gain experience in working in a group while enhancing problem-solving and logic skills. By the end of the semester students will be able to play and run their own games. Tue 11:00am-12:20pm 12 & up Noel Rodriguez 01/30/2023 05/26/2023 420.00
Register Roadtrip Across America - new material - Spring '23 This year long course will bring us to all 50 states to learn about the facts, state symbols, capitals, and history. We travel through each state alphabetically and will have them memorized in order by the end of the year. Students are welcome to one semester or both. Tue 11:00am-12:20pm 5 - 8 Tiffany Lamb 01/30/2023 05/26/2023 399.00
Waitlist Storybook Cooking - outdoor class - all new material - new & continuing students welcome -Spring '23 Class begins with a story, and the hands-on experience that includes measuring, sifting, pouring, scooping, combining ingredients and tasting. Kids also learn table manners, safe kitchen practices, and how to set up and clean up their workspace. Children cook and eat their own story inspired recipe in the class. Following the cooking lesson, the class will create a craft that corresponds with the story’s theme. Tue 11:00am-12:20pm 5 & up Alicia Danielle - Nourished by Alicia 01/30/2023 05/26/2023 450.00
Waitlist Acting Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night's Dream - outdoor class - Spring '23 “Lord, what fools these mortals be!” –William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream Run away with us to the woods outside of Athens to experience magic and mischief, love and laughs! In this class, students will perform excerpts from one of Shakespeare’s most famous and beloved comedies, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. They will use their whole selves to connect with each other, literature and history in a meaningful and impactful way. Students will learn about Shakespeare’s life and theatre as well as what goes into staging a play, including theatre vocabulary and design elements. We will embrace Shakespeare’s language with passion and joy in a positive, nurturing environment! Through improvisational games and rehearsing with a script, their confidence with being onstage, handling Shakespearean text and ability to collaborate will grow. During the final week of the semester, students will perform for their peers and parents! Homework involves memorizing lines. Tue 1:00pm-2:20pm 10 & up Lynn Hayes 01/30/2023 05/26/2023 399.00
Register Earth Keepers; Gardening our way to environmental awareness & wellness - new material - Spring '23 A wild and beautiful world exists outside of the classroom and this class is all about exploring it through nature and finding out its functions! This class will introduce your child to gardening as a way to increase their awareness of where food comes from and the importance of taking care of the earth in small and big ways in our everyday lives. Each class will be filled with activities and learning about, seed saving, plant potting, regrowing plants from scraps or cuttings, composting, soil types, foraging, fairies, worm farms, plant identification, and more! Gardening can offer the opportunity to learn the life cycle process by which plants and food grow as well as responsibility and caretaking of the plants and our planet. Your child will explore the wonders of our natural world to learn new skills that not only benefit the earth and the environment but their own health and wellness as well! Tue 1:00pm-2:20pm 8 & up Alicia Danielle - Nourished by Alicia 01/30/2023 05/26/2023 420.00
Register Knight Training: Historical European Fencing - Spring '23 Come and learn how to fight with swords! We will learn how to use the techniques that knights and soldiers used in the middle ages, renaissance and the early modern period of Europe. Students will be doing light workouts with exercise bands, cardio and bodyweight exercises. There will be light contact sparring and to ensure their safety, students must provide their own fencing mask. Here is a link to what those look like and pricing. https://www.blue-gauntlet.com/BG-3-wpn-universal-400-NW-fencing-MASK_p_3652.html The brand and color are not important as long as it is a fencing mask that covers: the face, top and sides of the head. The practice weapons that we will use will be provided. These swords are made of soft plastics and surrounded by thick padding. Here is a link to what these practice weapons look like as well as a demo of how they are used. https://www.woodenswords.com/product_p/pad.saber.h.htm At the end of the semester, students will become strong and agile knights! Tue 1:00pm-2:00pm 6 & up Noel Rodriguez 01/30/2023 05/26/2023 300.00
Waitlist Math & Movement - outdoor class - new & continuing students welcome - Spring '23 Kids will practice basic math facts while getting active, strengthening their minds and their muscles all at once. Ideal for kids who like to move, math games will be blended into exercise activities. Time will be spent stretching and doing cardio as well. Will an outlet for excess energy, kids find it easier to focus on the rest of their studies during the day. The times tables are practiced for memorization as we stretch and exercise. This class will help in simple mental math skills and teach lifelong *fun* fitness habits. Tue 1:00pm-2:20pm 5 - 9 Tiffany Lamb 01/30/2023 05/26/2023 399.00
Register Study History through Minecraft: Space Exploration - Spring '23 Space travel is something we hear about almost every day now. More and more people are going into space whether it’s to work on the space station for a few months or just a quick trip to get to the edge of space and experience zero gravity. But how did this all get started? In this class we will explore who created the first rocket, why and how people travel to space, and the amazing ships that get them there. We will also look at experiments done in space that create new products and processes that make life easier here on earth. Then in Minecraft everyone will be building something to do with the Space Exploration. Let’s explore the stars together!! **Every student will need their own laptop/cellphone/iPad/or tablet device to build on with an active Minecraft account login set up. ** Wed 9:30am-10:50am 7 & up Kim Turney Schmidt 01/30/2023 05/26/2023 399.00
Register Beginning Ukulele - Spring '23 Come learn a fun and relatively easy-to-learn instrument, the ukulele, with Jared, who is also our guitar instructor. Jared can play multiple instruments and is a professional musician. Learn from the beginning to an intermediate level. Students will learn to play some of their favorite songs, strum chords, and read music. Every student needs to bring their own ukulele (they can usually be rented too). Wed 9:50am-10:50am 5 & up Jared Meeker 01/30/2023 05/26/2023 300.00
Register Music/Singing - Spring '23 Introduce your child to music and performing in our exciting music class. Your child will learn to sing through vocalizing and singing in a group. There will also an introduction to basic rhythms and music theory for a short time during class plus learning about different instruments. At the end of the semester, there will be a performance to showcase their talent. Wed 10:00am-10:50am 8 - 11 Lisa Creahan 01/30/2023 05/26/2023 250.00
Register High School Biology Labs - lecture portion via Zoom Tu.11:30am - Spring '23 This class consists of a lecture portion via Zoom with homework to do and then an in-person lab or if you can’t do the in-person, there will be virtual labs available. If you have your own curriculum at home and would like to just do the labs in person, that works as well. Projects will be used as mid-term and final grades. Students explore the fundamental principles of biology that include, but are not limited to: chemistry of life, the cell, gene to protein, genetics, genetic engineering, evolution, natural selection, kingdoms of life, human anatomy and physiology, ecology, energy, ecosystems, and environmental science. Wed 11:00am-12:20pm 14 & up Brooklyne Coulter 01/30/2023 05/26/2023 399.00
Register Introduction to 2D Video Game Design - Level 1&2 - new & continuing students welcome - Spring '23 Playing video games and designing them are 2 different skills. This class will take your child into the world of designing and creating their own 2D video game. Using Clickteam Fusion 2.5, students create their video game without having to learn actual programming first. They can also put their own music, video, animations and photos into their video games with a simple click. In the early stage of the program, students work together with their instructor to develop a video game as a group. As they progress, they will be able to work independently on their own games. For Level 2 – students need prior knowledge of the program. Wed 11:00am-12:20pm 8 & up Kim Turney Schmidt 01/30/2023 05/26/2023 399.00
Register Math & Music - Spring '23 Students will look at the relationships between math and musical rhythms. Each class will include both a discussion of rhythmic concepts such as note durations and time signatures. In realtime they will play with drum stick on a drum pad, combining kinesthetic playing while counting and subdividing rhythms. Students learned to work with fractions, subtraction, and addition in a fun approachable way! They will be exploring 16th notes and dividing the beats by multiple note divisions. We will work on multiple time signatures, exploring math and rhythm in kinesiology by clapping and drumming in time. Wed 11:00am-12:00pm 8 & up Jared Meeker 01/30/2023 05/26/2023 399.00
Register PE Sports Class - Spring '23 Come participate in this fun PE class with Dasana Sports where they teach the kids a new sport each month. Wed 11:00am-12:00pm 5 & up   01/30/2023 05/26/2023 320.00
Register Beginning Guitar Group Lesson - Spring '23 Come learn some Guitar skills! Learn from the absolute beginning and explore reading music, playing rock songs, strumming chords, and playing riffs of popular songs. Every student will progress at their own level and either do beginning skills or more advanced. More advanced students will learn about notation of a melody, harmonies and the structure of songs from a professional musician, who has published his own curriculum. Students need to provide their own guitar (either rented or owned) Wed 1:00pm-2:20pm 8 & up Jared Meeker 01/30/2023 05/26/2023 399.00
Register High School Chemistry - lecture portion is via Zoom Tu.10:30am - Spring '23 This class consists of a lecture portion via Zoom with homework to do and then an in-person lab or if you can’t do the in-person, there will be virtual labs available. If you have your own curriculum at home and would like to just do the labs in person, that works as well. Projects will be used as mid-term and final grades. Students explore the fundamental principles of chemistry that include, but are not limited to: measurement, atomic structure, electron configuration, the periodic table, naming of elements and compounds, bonding, chemical reactions, gas laws, properties of liquids and solids, solutions, stoichiometry, thermodynamics, kinetics, equilibrium, acids and bases, nuclear chemistry, biochemistry, organic chemistry, and green chemistry. COURSE PREREQUISITES RECOMMENDED: Algebra 2 and Biology Wed 1:00pm-2:20pm 14 & up Brooklyne Coulter 01/30/2023 05/26/2023 399.00
Register Improv & Theater Games - outdoor class - Spring '23 Details here: https://learnbeyondthebook.com/improv-with-kel/ Wed 1:00pm-2:20pm 12 & up Kelly Cripe 01/30/2023 05/26/2023 399.00
Register Minecraft Mods with Java Programming - level 1&2 - Spring '23 In this class students will learn how to Modify or Mod the game Minecraft® using the JAVA Programming language. They will create custom swords, tools, armor, foods, biomes and entities — that can be played and shared with friends. Each student will be working on an individual laptop and they will be able to interact and test their mods in the game Minecraft®. Students will take home a flash drive with their mod files on the last day of class. Please note: All the students need to be able to 1. read 2. they need to know how to create folders, 3. they must be able to highlight text, copy text, and paste text 4. they need to be on a PC (non-MAC). Wed 1:00pm-2:20pm 10 & up Kim Turney Schmidt 01/30/2023 05/26/2023 399.00
Register The Power of Silly - Improv Games - outdoor class - Spring '23 “There’s power in looking silly and not caring that you do.” — Amy Poehler This process-based class focuses on building confidence in front of others, contributing to a team, increasing listening skills and allowing ourselves to be wacky at one moment and vulnerable at the next. We will use improv games, as improv comedian Deb Rebbai quipped, time to “Put your whole self in – just like the hokey pokey.” Thu 9:50am-10:50am 5 - 9 Lynn Hayes 01/30/2023 05/26/2023 300.00
Register From Ten to Zen Yoga & Meditation - outdoor class - Spring '23 This is definitely not mommy’s yoga practice! This class is different from anything you have in mind when thinking of a yoga class but will still contain all of the amazing benefits that yoga and mindfulness has to offer. Children derive enormous benefit from yoga and mindfulness practice, it enhances their ability to focus and learn, teaches them to focus on the present moment, brings them awareness of others and their surroundings, gives them tools to help navigate the sea of emotions, as well as the physical aspects of flexibility, strength, coordination, and body awareness. In addition, their concentration, stress relief abilities, and sense of calmness improves, allowing them to absorb and learn more. Thu 10:00am-10:50am 5 & up Alicia Danielle - Nourished by Alicia 01/30/2023 05/26/2023 250.00
Register Chess Adventures - Spring '23 We are devoted to promoting the merits of chess among children by using multiple ways to make the game of chess exciting, accessible, and easy to understand. Children participating in our program: Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills, have better concentration and mental discipline, gain confidence, and have lots of fun! Thu 11:00am-12:20pm 6 & up Lior Levy 01/30/2023 05/26/2023 420.00
Register Everything is Interesting LIVE: Behind the Scenes - The Science of Movie Magic Making a movie takes talent, determination, and SCIENCE! Using the scientific method and lab-style hands-on experiments, we’ll learn about how movie “magic” is done. We’ll make an animated film wheel to explore how our brains perceive motion. By building our own microphone, we’ll find out how sound waves become an electrical signal. We’ll learn about the anatomy of vision, and make 3D works of art. Each class, we’ll make and test predictions, sharpen our critical thinking skills, build on our scientific knowledge from the previous weeks, and above all… have fun! Thu 11:00am-12:20pm 8 & up Keera Lindenberg 01/30/2023 05/26/2023 420.00
Waitlist Holistic Cooking & Nutrition - outdoor class - Spring '23 Come learn to prepare your food in a holistic way, thinking of the nutrients going into your body and their function. This is a hands-on-make from scratch cooking class. This is a perfect way to introduce new foods to kids! The recipes are so simple that the students can even make them at home. This class uses vegan, gluten-free recipes. In this class, students are encouraged to experiment with different ingredients as they mature in their cooking skills every week. There is no homework for this class, just come and let’s get cooking! Thu 11:00am-12:20pm 5 & up Alicia Danielle - Nourished by Alicia 01/30/2023 05/26/2023 450.00
Register Math Discoveries (Decimals, % and Fractions) - level 4 Math - ability-based - Spring '23 At the beginning of each semester, students can take the simple assessment test online to see what level they should place into or speak to their current Math teacher to make sure they advance to the right starting level. During the Math time slots, new concepts will be introduced and then students will practice it in a variety of age-appropriate ways, depending on the math level. As part of each class students will also be able to play some Math & Logic Games appropriate to their level. The levels will be divided as follows: Addition & Subtraction – all addition & subtraction concepts and this level will also practice some addition & subtraction facts Multiplication & Division – all multiplication & division concepts and this level will also practice multiplication & division tables Decimals, %, and Fractions Integers (positive & negative numbers), Measurements & Pre-Algebra Thu 11:00am-12:20pm   Jean Hong 01/30/2023 05/26/2023 399.00
Register Everything is Interesting LIVE: The Human Body What does it feel like to be a red blood cell? Can you sort through toxins as fast as a kidney? How do we build a real working model of our hands? Find out in the Everything is Interesting Mobile Science Museum program. We’ll not only do hands-on experiments and play games to answer these unusual questions, but learn how to explore the world around us using the principles of the scientific method. Each class, we’ll make and test predictions, build on our scientific knowledge from the previous weeks, and above all… have fun! Thu 1:00pm-2:20pm 5 - 8 Keera Lindenberg 01/30/2023 05/26/2023 420.00
Waitlist Holistically Sweet - new recipes - Spring '23 Class begins with a story, and the hands-on experience that includes measuring, sifting, pouring, scooping, combining ingredients and tasting. Kids also learn table manners, safe kitchen practices, and how to set up and clean up their workspace. Children cook and eat their own story inspired recipe in the class. Following the cooking lesson, the class will create a craft that corresponds with the story’s theme. Thu 1:00pm-2:20pm 5 & up Alicia Danielle - Nourished by Alicia 01/30/2023 05/26/2023 450.00
Register Math Discoveries (Integers & Pre-Algebra) - level 5 Math - ability-based - Spring '23 The way we do Math to make it more individualized is closer to semi-private tutoring. At the beginning of each semester, students can take the simple assessment test online to see what level they should place into or speak to their current Math teacher to make sure they advance to the right starting level. During the Math time slots, new concepts will be introduced and then students will practice it in a variety of age-appropriate ways, depending on the math level. As part of each class students will also be able to play some Math & Logic Games appropriate to their level. The levels will be divided as follows: Addition & Subtraction – all addition & subtraction concepts and this level will also practice some addition & subtraction facts Multiplication & Division – all multiplication & division concepts and this level will also practice multiplication & division tables Decimals, %, and Fractions Integers (positive & negative numbers), Measurements & Pre-Algebra Thu 1:00pm-2:20pm   Jean Hong 01/30/2023 05/26/2023 399.00
Register The Power of Silly - Improv Games & Acting Skills - outdoor class - Spring '23 “There’s power in looking silly and not caring that you do.” — Amy Poehler This process-based class focuses on building confidence in front of others, contributing to a team, increasing listening skills, adding to our script analysis toolbox and allowing ourselves to be wacky at one moment and vulnerable at the next. We will combine improv games with best-selling author Michael Shurtleff’s definitive The 12 Guideposts as we learn to harness our inner power to be both silly and serious! As improv comedian Deb Rebbai quipped, it’s time to “Put your whole self in – just like the hokey pokey.” Thu 1:00pm-2:20pm 10 - 15 Lynn Hayes 01/30/2023 05/26/2023 399.00