Class Descriptions

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Session Date: September 10th-October 8th

Web Development(Grades 3-5) Wednesdays from 4:00-5:00 pm PST. 

Materials required: notebook and pencil

Tutor Name: Veda Mungara MINI EDUTINE

2 SPOTS LEFT!

We will cover the basics of JavaScript, HTML/CSS, and how to design an interactive website. In addition, the basics of programming will be learned. By the end of this course, you should be able to build an interactive website from scratch using JavaScript, HTML, and CSS. 

 

French Basics (Grades 2-5) Tuesdays 5:15-6:15 pm PST

Materials required: notebook and pencil

Tutor Name: Veda Mungara MINI EDUTINE

1 SPOT LEFT!

This course will go over the basics of French, so that you can be prepared if you decide to take French in middle school. We will be going over grammar, sentence structure, nouns, adj, vocabulary, etc. 

 

Book Club (Grades 5-8) Tuesdays at 8:00-9:00 pm PST

Tutor Name: Maya Sriram

4 SPOTS LEFT!

This class goes far beyond your typical book club, a club where people read a book and enjoy enlightening discourse such as "My favorite character was the pig." This class is dedicated to finding meaning. Why would the author have this character mention something as seemingly random as they did? What is the purpose of that metaphor? This club is going to introduce kids on the brink of or in middle school to the world of analysis. There will be games and prizes! Homework will involve reading certain chapters of the book in order to analyze it in class, and proof will be requested in the form of questioning in class. (We will be reading 2-3 books, so there will be a large amount of homework. Keep that in mind)

 

Introduction to Stand-Up Comedy (Grades 6-8) Wednesdays at 8:00-9:00pm PST

Tutor Name: Maya Sriram

4 SPOTS LEFT!

This course is the perfect opportunity for middle schoolers to gain a basic understanding of stand-up comedy. They will learn about various facets of comedy such as tone, style, timing, etc. They will discover the different kinds of jokes and learn how to write a stand-up of their own! We will hold a showcase at the end of the class to give the students an opportunity to show off what they have learned and present their creations. There will be opportunities to play games and potentially win prizes. Homework will be minimal, kept to a worksheet at most. However, there will be opportunities to complete extra assignments for extra credit in our games.

 

Introduction to Fitness (Grades 5-8) Thursdays at 8:00-9:00pm PST

Tutor Name: Maya Sriram

This course is perfect for 5th to 8th graders who have been wondering about the theory behind fitness. Influencers and bodybuilders seem to have flawless physiques and effortlessly work out, while those moves leave normal people exhausted in minutes. Join this class to learn more about the theory of fitness. How does it work? Which exercises work where and on what parts of your body? What role do bones/muscles/other parts of your body play? What are the differences in fitness in various cultures and which types work "the best"? There will be games and prizes, and minimal to no homework other than to practice the most recent lesson. This class will consist of 1/2 theory, 1/2 practice of the theory. Expect to leave more knowledgeable in the world of fitness - AND more fit, of course!