Access 2 SLC
Spring 2022
January 31st - May 20th
Westchester County
 
Monday
Price - $800/class
Room - Online through Zoom/SLC Pleasantville Onsite

Greatest Inventions 

#1184

10:00AM - 11:00AM

This course will explore the inventors and the inventions that have shaped the world we live in. Why are they important and can we live without them? Skill Development - Reading and reading comprehension, writing, research techniques, following step by step directions, verbal communication, critical thinking, team membership.

Art and Journaling

#1099

11:00AM - 12:00PM

This course will explore journaling as a form of self-expression. Individuals will explore their interests, goals, skills, strengths and weaknesses.  We will use art to enhance and explore these topics. Skill Development - Reading, writing, drawing, creative/self-expression, critical thinking, verbal communication, research techniques, self-advocacy, cultural awareness.

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.

World Events/What's Happening Now?

#1071

1:30PM - 2:30PM

The world is constantly changing around us. This course will explore these changes and how they influence us as individuals. Students will research world events using different sources for information such as newspaper, TV, internet and social media. Skill Development - Reading and reading comprehension, writing, research techniques, verbal communication, organization, enhanced local, national and world view. 

Tuesday
Price -$800/class
Room - Online through Zoom/SLC Pleasantville Onsite

A Blast from the Past

#1013

10:00AM - 11:00AM

Each decade has its own individual identity. From the Great Depression, to the hippy 60’s, the disco 70’s then on towards the new millennium and our first African American president, we will discover what changes have occurred by examining the music, family life, culture and film of each decade. Skill Development -Reading and reading comprehension, research techniques, verbal communication, critical thinking, enhanced world view.

Changes to our Environment

#1185

11:00AM - 12:00PM

This course will focus on the environment and the changes it has caused to everyday life. Learn about how these changes impact us and what we can do to help. 

Skill Development -

Reading and reading comprehension, enhanced world view, critical thinking, research techniques.

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.

Astronomy

#1096

1:30PM - 2:30PM

Space is a vast and unknown world full of mysterious galaxies, faraway planets, moons, stars and immense darkness.  Our students will embark on a journey of exploration to learn about our solar system, the origins of the US space program and the technological advancements which will take us to the moon and beyond. Skill Development - Reading and reading comprehension, enhanced world view, critical thinking, research techniques.

Wednesday
Price -$800/class
Room - Online through Zoom/SLC Pleasantville Onsite

History and Culture of the Hudson Valley

#1123

10:00AM - 11:00AM

This course will explore the Hudson Valley.  Students will explore the history, religion, culture, art and industry, as well as famous figures from the area and their contributions to the history of the region. Skill Development- Research techniques, culture and social awareness, history, team membership, verbal communication, self-expression, public speaking, oral interpretation.

Poetry

#1093

11:00AM - 12:00PM

This class will focus on developing student creativity through writing and discussion.  We will cover various poetry formats, read and discuss famous poets and then create our own poems. Skill Development - Reading, writing, critical thinking, creative/self-expression, verbal communication.

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.

Marvel vs. DC

#1186

1:30PM - 2:30PM

Students will explore the characters, storylines and technology of the Marvel and DC universe. Students will explore the similarities and differences in the styles of Stan Lee and Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson. Skill Development - Reading and reading comprehension, writing, critical thinking, research techniques, group dynamics, team work.

Thursday
Price -$800/class
Room - Online through Zoom/Pace University

Library Treasures

#1187

10:00AM - 11:00AM

This course will explore articles, short stories or excerpts from daily news.  Students will focus on reading, comprehension, and writing.  Students will be organizing ideas into group research projects. Skill Development - Reading and reading comprehension, writing, critical thinking, research techniques, group dynamics, team membership.

Bon Voyage

#1188

11:00AM - 12:00PM

This course will use technology to travel the world. Students will take guided tours of famous sights and “walk” the streets of the cities they are learning about. 

Skill Development - Reading, writing, following directions, group discussion, critical thinking, enhanced world view and cultural awareness.

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.

Defying the Odds

#1189

1:30PM - 2:30PM

Everyone loves a comeback story. This class will explore individuals that have overcome life changing events and turned a tragedy into triumph. Skill Development -reading, writing, verbal communication, research techniques, listening skills, critical thinking, and self-confidence.

Rockland and Orange County

Friday

Price -$800/class
SLC Warwick Onsite (No Zoom Option)
Dominican College (No Zoom Option)

Animal Planet

#1144

The 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.

Children's Literature for College Students

#1083

This course will explore different genres in children's literature such as fairy tales, fantasy and poetry.  Students will discuss and write how literature plays a role in the lives of children. Skill Development - Reading and reading comprehension, writing, critical thinking, vocabulary, self-confidence, verbal communication.

Creative Art

#1029

This project based class is for the student who loves to use paper, markers, plastic, cardboard, paint, photography and music to explore different artistic expression. In this class our students will learn to develop a love of art and design art work based on their individual creativity.

Skill Development - Drawing, creative/self-expression, verbal communication, visual interpretation, ability to follow step by step

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