Access 2 SLC
Fall 2021
Westchester County
 
Monday
September 13th-December 17th
Price - $800/class
Room - Online through Zoom/SLC Pleasantville Onsite

Villains in Literature

#1175

10:00AM - 11:00AM

This class will focus on the villain’s that inspire our favorite books, movies, and tv shows. We will explore what underlying influences and motivations are behind their behaviors and how their personal history effects their decision making abilities.  Students will create their own stories and plots related to the villain based on the exploration done in class. Skill Development - Reading and reading comprehension, writing, critical thinking, research techniques, group dynamic, team membership. 

Mix & Mingle

#1039

11:00AM - 12:00PM

This course will focus on the appropriate social behaviors needed to successfully navigate our daily lives. We will discuss how to handle various situations, role play “what if” scenarios and learn strategies for overcoming the complexities of common social etiquette. Skill Development - Critical thinking, social participation, team membership, appropriate social behavior. 

Topics in Review

#1159

12:30PM - 1:30PM

The objective of this class is to encourage students to discuss issues which have the greatest importance to them. Topics can include current events, previous class discussion or personal interests. Skill Development -Verbal communication, writing, critical thinking, research techniques, teamwork.

Nutrition/Fitness

#1021F

1:30PM - 2:30PM

This health and wellness-based class will begin with students participating in light physical exercises such as stretching and flexing which can be done either sitting or standing. Students will focus on healthy food choices and eating for physical and mental health. Skill Development - Reading and reading comprehension, research techniques, critical thinking, verbal communication, physical coordination, positive decision making. 

Tuesday
September 13th - December 17th
Price -$800/class
Room - Online through Zoom/SLC Pleasantville Onsite

Social Consciousness & Music

#1176

10:00AM - 11:00AM

This course will focus on songs from different eras that made powerful statements.  We will explore major historical events that took place and the songs inspired by these events. Skill Development - Reading and reading comprehension, writing, research techniques, verbal communication, organization, enhanced awareness of social issues in history. 

French I

#1177

11:00AM - 12:00PM

This basic course will focus on the language, music and culture of France. Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of grammar and speech using a backdrop of French tradition and customs. Skill Development -Reading, writing, cultural awareness, communications, and oral interpretation. 

Topics in Review

#1159

12:30PM - 1:30PM

The objective of this class is to encourage students to discuss issues which have the greatest importance to them. Topics can include current events, previous class discussion or personal interests. Skill Development: Verbal communication, writing, critical thinking, research techniques, teamwork.

History of Cartoons

#1178

1:30PM - 2:30PM

This course will focus on the history of cartooning and the style and techniques which have evolved through time.  Students will analyze work from various cartoonists and discuss what parts of world history, pop culture, race and gender roles appear in the cartoon. Skill Development - Reading comprehension, critical thinking, verbal communication, and research techniques. 

Wednesday
September 13th - December 17th
Price -$800/class
Room - Online through Zoom/SLC Pleasantville Onsite

History of US Presidents

#1179

10:00AM - 11:00AM

In this class we will review American Presidents. We will compare and contrast different generations and discuss their administrative policies.  Students will learn about the women behind the men who made an impact as First Lady and the key campaigns which changed the shape of our nation. Skill Development - Reading and reading comprehension, writing, research skill, oral interpretation, and team building. 

DC Comics

#1180

11:00AM - 12:00PM

Students will explore the fascinating characters, storylines and technology that make up the popular DC Universe so many of us love. This course will delve into the minds of our favorite heroes and villains created by Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson. Skill Development - Reading and reading comprehension, writing, critical thinking, research techniques, group dynamics, team work. 

Topics in Review

#1159

12:30PM - 1:30PM

The objective of this class is to encourage students to discuss issues which have the greatest importance to them. Topics can include current events, previous class discussion or personal interests. Skill Development: Verbal communication, writing, critical thinking, research techniques, teamwork.

Animal Planet

#1144

1:30PM - 2:30PM

This class will step into the minds of famous animal scientists, explore zoos from around the world, and discover a day in the life of various working animals. Skill Development - Reading and reading comprehension, enhanced world view, critical thinking, research techniques.

Thursday
September 13th - December 17th
Price -$800/class
Room - Online through Zoom/Pace University

Songs of Broadway

#1181

10:00AM - 11:00AM

In this class our students will discuss the songs we know and love from Broadway Musicals.  We will explore various eras of Broadway and how the cultural, social, and historical timeframe effects the creation of music. Skill Development - Reading, writing, research techniques, communication skills and oral interpretation.

Current Events

#1007

11:00AM - 12:00PM

This course will enable students to strengthen their critical thinking skills through discussion of current events topics. Group discussion and written assignments will focus on such topics as politics, environmental issues, human rights, and global events which affect everyday life. Skill Development - Reading and reading comprehension, writing, research techniques, verbal communication, organization, enhanced world view. 

Topics in Review

#1159

12:30PM - 1:30PM

The objective of this class is to encourage students to discuss issues which have the greatest importance to them. Topics can include current events, previous class discussion or personal interests. Skill Development: Verbal communication, writing, critical thinking, research techniques, teamwork.

Famous Artists II

#1182

1:30PM - 2:30PM

This class will review various works of art from all around the world and learn about famous artists from past and present. Students will discover the stories behind the art and have a chance to virtually tour exhibits across the world. Skill Development - Research techniques, verbal communication, visual interpretation, cultural awareness, and self-expression.

Rockland County

Friday

September 13th - December 17th
Price -$800/class
Room TBA - Dominican College (No Zoom Option)

Writing Through Imagery

#1084

10:00AM - 11:00AM

This class will use different images that will encourage individual creativity through writing. Students will share their writing with the class and discuss their story telling creative process. Skill Development - Reading, writing, sentence structure, verbal communication, and creative/self-expression. 

Art Through Poetry

#1110

11:00AM - 12:00PM

This course will focus on poetry created by the individual in class. The students will interpret the poetry by creating art that illustrates or accompanies the poems they have written. Skill Development - Creative/self-expression, drawing, visual interpretation, verbal communication, enhanced worldview, and critical thinking. 

Healthy Mind and a Positive Attitude

#1067

12:15PM - 1:15PM

This class will add mindfulness to our discussions about nutrition and fitness. We will examine how the way we feel impacts overall health and learn how positive "self talk" influences our self-esteem. Skill Development -Oral and visual interpretation, reading, writing, research techniques, self-advocacy, communication, enhanced self-esteem, social awareness, positive decision making. 

Orange County

Friday

September 13th - December 17th
Price -$800/class
Room - SLC Warwick Onsite (No Zoom Option)

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

#1148

10:00AM - 11:00AM

This course will explore environmental issues. We will focus on the idea of reuse, reduce, and recycle and why it is important for the earth and future generations. Skill Development - Reading and reading comprehension, enhanced world view, critical thinking, research techniques. 

Art: Mixed Media

#1183

11:00AM - 12:00PM

Students will discover ways to create art using non-traditional materials. Students will incorporate recycled materials with classic mediums such as paint, marker, and paper. Skill Development - Drawing, creative/self-expression, verbal communication, visual interpretation, ability to follow step by step directions. 

Creative Writing

#1020 

1:00PM - 2:00PM

The emphases in this class will be on developing writing skills and enhancing creativity. There will be group discussions and creative sentence starters to help motivate the students. Creativity and cohesive story development will be the focus of this dynamic course. Skill Development - Reading and reading comprehension, writing, critical thinking, sentence structure, vocabulary, self-confidence, verbal communication. 

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