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Chess Classes (Online) by Berkeley Chess

Instructor: Berkeley Chess

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Chess Class (Online)

Chess is fun and can be learned quickly and easily. Studies have found that chess helps improve test results in reading, science, and math, and produces growth in critical cognitive skills. 
For our online classes, students will use Zoom and Lichess. The instructors will do an interactive lesson using a digital board. After the lesson, the students will be assigned an opponent to play against one another in break-out rooms. The instructor will supervise each game and will be there to help and guide them. 

Ages: 6-12
$176(R) $220(N)
Location: Online
Tues       3:00pm-4:00pm     ACT#8274

Coding Classes ( Online) by The Coder School

Instructor: The Coder SchoolCoder School Logo
For more information visit The Coder School San Ramon

Games Are Awesome: Scratch Programming

This beginner code class teaches the fundamentals of computer programming through building cool games in a drag-n-drop language. 
Classes will be hosted via Zoom based on current situation.

Coder School Kids

 Ages: 6-10
$199 (R) $248.99 (N)
Location:  Online
Wed, 5:30-6:30      10/28-12/23     ACT#7422

Ages: 6-10
$119 (R) $148.75 (N)
Location: Online
Wed, 5:30-6:30     12/2-12/23      ACT#8286

Ages: 6-10
$199(R) $248.99 (N)
Location: Online
Wed, 5:30-6:30     1/6-2/24     ACT#8287

 

Python Startup: Intro to Python Programming

This beginner code class teaches the fundamentals of computer programming through Python, one of the most popular coding languages today. Learn how to work with text and graphics! No coding experience necessary.
Classes will be hosted via Zoom based on current situation.  coding School Kids

Ages: 9-14
$199 (R) $248.99 (N)
Location:  Online
Wed, 6:30-7:30     10/28-12/23     ACT#7424

Ages: 9-14
$119 (R) $248.99 (N)
Location: Online
Wed, 6:30-7:30     12/2-12/23      ACT#8288

Ages: 9-14
$199 (R) $248.99
Location: Online
Wed, 6:30-7:30     1/6-2/24      ACT#8289

Cooking Classes (Online) by Cooking Round the World

Instructor: Cooking Round the WorldCooking Round the World

Star Wars: May The Fork Be With You!

Star Wars: May The Fork Be With You!  There is no epic greater than Star Wars! Each week “voyages” to cooking delicious recipes represented by Princess Leia, Chewbacca, R2-D2 and others. Each class is 1.5 hours long and includes stories, a game and cooking food that is themed.

Classes will be conducted via Zoom.  Parents will be emailed a recipe booklet before class begins with ingredients so kids can cook along with the instructor.

Ages: 6-14Cooking Class Kids
$125(R) $156.25 (N)
Location: Online via Zoom
Thursdays, 1/7-2/4     3:30pm-5:00pm     ACT#8290

 

Star Wars: May The Fork Be With You!

Star Wars: May The Fork Be With You!  There is no epic greater than Star Wars! Each week “voyages” to cooking delicious recipes represented by Princess Leia, Chewbacca, R2-D2 and others. Each class is 1.5 hours long and includes stories, a game and cooking food that is themed.

Classes will be conducted via Zoom.  Parents will be emailed a recipe booklet before class begins with ingredients so kids can cook along with the instructor.Cooking Class Kids

Ages: 6-14
$200(R) $250 (N)
Location: Online via Zoom
Wednesdays, 11/11-12/16     3:30pm-5:00pm     ACT#7813

LEGO Engineering Classes (Online) by Bricks 4 Kidz

Instructor: Bricks for KidzBricks 4 Kidz Logo

Air, Land & Sea (Online)

Step aboard to build some exciting ways to get from here to there. Take to the sky in our Bricks 4 Kidz® helicopter model or air show model; race across the beach in an ingenious land sail; zoom through the water on a jet ski. Kids will learn what makes each machine unique and how it moves, exploring concepts such as buoyancy, propulsion, lift and g-forces! What other ways will you invent to travel through air, land and sea? Whether you’re a high-speed thrill-seeker or just curious about how things work, this unit offers something for everyone. $40 material fee due to instructor prior to the first class.

This is an online class, instructor will contact all participants prior to the first class to coordinate picking up supplies and with the online platform log-in information.

Ages: 6yrs-12yrsBricks 4 Kidz Kids
$135 (R) $168.75(N)
Location: Online
Thursdays, 1/7-2/18     4:00pm-5:00pm     ACT#8412

 

World Of Science (Online)

Calling all future scientists! Come learn, build and experiment with us! Our budding astronomers, meteorologists, zoologists, and inventors will learn about space, weather, animals, and more! We’ll build all sorts of awesome scientific models and gadgets that are sure to spark both imagination and intellect. If you just can’t get enough of hands-on science fun, then you won’t want to miss out on our World of Science unit! $40 material fee due to instructor prior to the first class.

This is an online class, instructor will contact all participants prior to the first class to coordinate picking up supplies and with the online platform log-in information. 

Ages: 6yrs-12yrs
$135 (R) $168.75(N)
Location: Online
Fridays, 1/8-2/19     4:00pm-5:00pm     ACT#8413

 

Forces of Nature (Online)

Fasten your seatbelts; we’re in for some wild weather! This unit is all about the amazing and powerful forces of all kinds of natural phenomenon. There is a lot of geography in this unit -- we’ll examine a map of the Pacific “Ring of Fire” where most tsunamis occur, view a diagram of the tectonic plates and learn how their movement creates earthquakes, define the area known as “Tornado Alley” in North America, and find out what hurricanes are called in different parts of the world. Each model represents the motion of that particular weather or an event. Take cover because we’re about to take a trip through some wild weather! Kids will love to build moving models of a tornado, a tsunami, an earthquake and a cyclone. Learn how they move, why they happen and what you can do to stay safe! $40 material fee due to instructor prior to the first class.

This is an online class, instructor will contact all participants prior to the first class to coordinate picking up supplies and with the online platform log-in information. 

Ages: 6yrs-12yrsBricks 4 Kidz Kids
$135 (R) $168.75(N)
Location: Online
Tuesdays, 1/5-2/16     4:00pm-5:00pm     ACT#8414

Public Speaking Classes (Online) by Guru's Education

Instructor: Guru's EducationGuru's Education Logo

Young Masters: Build Confidence & Present to Persuade (online)

Learn to build your Confidence Muscle!

Students will learn various formats of writing such as persuasive, narrative, and descriptive through storytelling, fun activities and games, and will present impressively in 6 easy steps. They will understand 1) how to manage public speaking anxiety, 2) gain confidence while thinking critically and creatively, and 3) learn to present using visual aides!!
This online course will help kids expand their general knowledge and formulate their thoughts with a clear and concise structure. Hands on learning will be FUN, EASY, and INFORMATIVE!

Instructor will send participants an e-mail prior to the first class with all online log-in information.

Ages: 6-9Photo
$190(R)/$237.50(N)
Location: Online
Wednesdays, 12/2-2/17      4:00pm-5:00pm     ACT#8293

 

Advanced Public Speaking & Debate: Learn Powerful Techniques to succeed! (online)

Success comes to those who never give up!

Public speaking is all about channeling your knowledge outward in an effective way with practice. Whether you are shy or an outspoken individual, this online class will teach kids to be influential in 6 easy steps, with the ability to improve presentation, communication and writing skills. They will gain an understanding of various writing formats along with building a foundation for logical thinking, effective reasoning, and making strong arguments on several debate topics. Take advantage of gaining confidence in the relaxed setting of your home!

Instructor will send participants an e-mail prior to the first class with all online log-in information.

Ages: 8-13photo
$190(R)/$237.50(N)
Location: Online
Wednesdays, 12/2-2/17     5:15pm-6:15pm     ACT#8294

 

Tips for Becoming a Successful Speaker, Writer and Debater! (online)

Look comfortable, confident and relaxed in any speaking situation!

This excellent class will provide you with the instruction, experience, and practice to develop and deliver compelling presentations. It’s primary focus is to provide 1) the foundation of creative writing, 2) critical thinking & logical reasoning skills, and 3) principles of public speaking. We use fun projects to ensure that your kids learn various strategies while debating, and doing campaign speeches. We encourage the use of visuals and make learning exciting, effective and adventurous!
Our goal is to prepare them for SUCCESS!

Instructor will send participants an e-mail prior to the first class with all online log-in information.

Ages: 7-12photo
$155(R)/$193.75(N)
Location: Online
Thursdays 1/7-2/25     4:15pm-5:15pm     ACT#8295

 

Funny Side up: Power of Humor in Presentations! (online)

Do you enjoy writing jokes, adding humor to your conversation and want to learn ways to get your audience to laugh?
This specialized public speaking class will focus on the valuable skill of captivating your audience with entertainment, along with well-written presentations. Not only will you learn how to write and deliver jokes, but you will also practice the art of telling a story and framing laughter into your presentations in an effective manner.
Come learn the secrets of comedic presentations from someone who has been in the industry for the past 40 years!

Instructor will send participants an e-mail prior to the first class with all online log-in information.

Ages: 9-14photo
$155(R)/$293.75(N)
Location: Online
Mondays, 12/7-2/8     4:00pm-5:00pm      ACT#8296
No class held on: 12/28, 1/18



Science Classes (Online) By Mad Science

Instructor: Mad ScienceMad Science Logo

Wonders of Science (online class)

Join us as we explore the science of our world and learn about the foundational blocks of physics, chemistry, biology, engineering, and more. Experiment with inertia, gravity, and potential & kinetic energy. Learn the forces of flight, swoop into the world of insects, and explore states of matter using dry ice. Create slime following the Mad Science recipe and then enter the Slime Olympics to test your polymers. Students will learn to recognize chemical reactions and mix up reactive ingredients for sensational and sometimes explosive results! Using inquiry-based discovery methods, instructor demonstrations, hands-on activities, and amazing take-home projects, children will be exposed to a variety of scientific areas and feel empowered that they are already fantastic scientists who are exploring and discovering more about our world!

Ages: 6-11
$120(R) $150 (N)
Location: Online
Tuesdays, 1/12-2/16     3:30pm-4:30pm     ACT#8299

Young Entrepreneur Classes (Online) by Guru's Education

Instructor: Guru's Education

Young Entrepreneurship & Finance (Online)

This is an excellent course and the perfect time to start learning about leadership, finance and money management! This course helps in creating a foundation for younger students to understand the concept of business, financial literacy, saving, budgeting, and entrepreneurship! Students work on their creativity and public speaking skills and present ideas for new inventions virtually. They learn the importance of critical thinking through online activities and games. This course is a fun and interactive way to get introduced to business!!

Ages: 8-14photo
$95(R)/$118.75(N)
Location: Online
Fri 10/23-11/13     4:00pm-5:00pm     ACT#7718