Welcome to "ELECTIVITY!"
Courses are being offered  Sep 9th-Apr 29th. Our program is an opportunity to engage in FUN, creative, hands on learning. Let the fun begin!
 
Curriculum should be purchased in advance so your Elementary (3rd-6th) & Middle School (7th-8th) or High School (9th-11th) students are prepared for the 1st class. Links to curriculum are with the classes below. High school credit is available.
Each course syllabus will be available.
Locate Application Link on the right.

Each week, we will offer interactive courses, including Videography, Photography, Art, Cooking, Piano Keyboard, Spanish, Computer Skills, and our Science Experiments Club!

 

Our course instructors are passionate practitioners, who enjoy engaging students in learning. Some tutors have degrees, but all are experts in their given area. Our tutors and instructors have also received background checks.

 
1. Art Basics
Cost: $350
Students (3rd-6th & 7th- UP)

Required Materials : course textbook, sketch book, color pencils, pencil pouch, graphite pencils, charcoal, oil pastels, tempera paints, water colors, chalk pastel, and art portfolio (created during the course).

Required Curriculum: Art Basics for Children

Course Overview:

AE: Foundations of Art is for students ages 12 & up. Students enrolled in this course will experience weekly group classes that feature topics including the color wheel, shapes, lines, textures, perspectives, balance, principles of art, and more. Students will engage in weekly art activities and learn information that allows them to practice artistic techniques. Students will also receive homework to practice and expand on the weeks

Required Curriculum: Art Basics for Children
https://www.rainbowresource.com/viewpict?pid=004166
 
Required Curriculum: Art Basics for Children
https://www.rainbowresource.com/product/sku/069892
 
2. Videography
Cost: $350

Students (7th-UP).

Required Curriculum: NONE 

Videography basics is an entry-level course that will serve as an introduction to basic video/film/audio production. The goal of the course is for the student to develop the ability to capture great video images and audio, and to be able to edit those two elements together to tell a story. During the course each student will be taught:

• The basic understanding of operating a video camera. 

• The basic principles of how to capture great video and audio. 

• How to edit video and audio. 

• How to tell a story by combining video and audio.

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No Student Curriculum Necessary

3. Cooking Class
Cost: $350
Students (7th-UP).
Required Materials: Apron, 1" Slip-cover binder, tab dividers, loose-leaf paper, Pencils

Course Overview:

KIK: Cooking Basics is for students ages 12 & up. Students enrolled in this course will learn the basics of kitchen safety, organization, vocabulary, skills, and clean-up. After which they will jump into kid-friendly recipes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Students will also receive homework to practice and expand on the weeks concept (this is not a requirement).

Required Curriculum:
https://www.rainbowresource.com/proddtl?id=068068
4. Life Skills
Cost: $350
Students (7th-UP). This course includes exploring strategies from the 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teen and will also give students insight into their strengths to help them discover future career possibilities.  Students will learn how to zero in on their favorite skills and apply that knowledge to get the most out of their school & learning goals. Also, students will learn personal finances, including how to manage their money, saving, understanding financial terminology & how to purchase stocks.
Curriculum:
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5. Science Experiments Club
Cost: $350
Students (7th-8th)

Required Materials: Super Simple Science Experiments Laboratory Notebook

Course Overview:

Experiments in Action is for students ages 12 & up. Students enrolled in this course will learn the scientific method through real life, hands-on activities and explore the three branches of science during weekly laboratory activities. This STEM based course will allow student to dive into the wonderful world of science feet first! Students will also receive homework to practice and expand on the weeks concept.

Required Curriculum: 
https://rainbowresource.com/viewpict?pid=050933
6. Piano Lessons (Beginner)
Cost: $350
Students (3rd-6th & 7th-UP)

Required Materials: Noise canceling reusable ear plugs and music book.

Course Overview:

PK Fundamentals features 2 sections - one for students ages 8- 12 and the other for students age 13 & up. Students enrolled in this course will experience weekly group classes of 30 minutes of basic piano theory which includes musical note and symbol recognitions, proper hand positions on keys, names of the keys, and learning simple melodies, followed by 30 minutes of piano instruction. Students will participate in a recital that will allow them to showcase what they have learned. Keyboards will be provided for student use, but enrolled students will need at-home access to a keyboard for a minimum of three times a week. Students will also receive homework to practice and expand on the weeks concept.

Required Curriculum: Section 1 (ages 8-12): Alfred's Basic All-in-One Course Book https://www.rainbowresource.com/proddtl?id=011350
 
Required Curriculum: Section 2 (ages 13 & Up): Progressive Beginner Piano
https://www.rainbowresource.com/product/sku/023674
 
7. Photography Basics
Cost: $350
Students (7th-8th)
Students will become familiar with a camera and its basic operation and features.  Topics included in the study are: Camera Types; Camera Parts; Digital Cameras; Lenses; Film; Composition; Lighting; Point of View and Angles;  Each topic is broken into one or several lessons
No Student Curriculum Necessary
8. Spanish I (Beginners) 
Cost: $350
Students (3rd-6th & 7th-UP)

Required Materials: Spanish- English dictionary, course textbook, composition notebook.

Course Overview:

Students enrolled in this course will experience weekly group classes that will teach the basics of Spanish conversation and improve pronunciation along with increasing vocabulary and grammar. Students will learn basic Spanish through activities, assignments & in class games. Students will have opportunities to use their Spanish in group conversations. Homework is given.

Required Curriculum:
https://www.rainbowresource.com/product/sku/044069

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