Weekly, Interactive, Daytime Classes to assist parents with HomeSchool responsibilities are available for students ages 5-16 in Science, Reading, Writing, Art, Music, and Movement & Mindfulness. Students that are enrolled in their district's remote learning are also welcome. Class sizes are limited, and we follow required safety protocols. The Fall Session begins the week of September 14, 2021. The Schedule of Classes for Tuesdays and Wednesdays are as follows:
Tuesdays (9/14-12/14/21 - 14 weeks)
10:00 am - noon -- Art and Music for Ages 5-16
12:30 - 1:45 pm. -- Reading, Writing, and Math for Ages 5-9
2:00 - 3:00 pm -- Science for Ages 5-9
Wednesdays (9/15-12/15/21 - 14 weeks)
10:00 - 11:00 am -- Reading and Writing for Ages 10-16
11:00 am-12:15 pm --Science for Ages 10-16
1:00 - 1:45 pm -- Movement and Mindfulness for Ages 8-14
*Students that are attending classes before and after the breaks are welcome to bring their lunch/snack with them to Renaissance Kids and eat here during the break.
Class Descriptions (please see registration form, above, for prices)
Reading, Writing, and Math for Ages 5-9. The Reading and Writing portion includes comprehension, phonics, spelling, ppunctuation, poenmanship, and sentence structure. The Mathematics portion includes measureing, time, math facts, computation, and place value. This is a 75-minute class taught with interactive games and lessons. Tuesdays from 12:30-1:45 pm.
Science in Action for Ages 5-9. Students will conduct safe experiments and use hands-on techniques to cover topics in life science, earth science, physical science, aerospace/space. Tuesdays from 2:00-3:00 pm.
Art and Music for Ages 5-16. Students will be divided into groups according to their ages. The class consists of one hour of art and one hour of music. Art activities include drawing, painting, collage, design, sculpture, printmaking, and art history. The music portion covers rhythm, singing, music theory and literacy, basic piano, and music history. Tuesdays from 10:00 am - noon.
Science Explorations for Ages 10-16. Students will experience science in a hands-on manner. This course covers life science, physical science, earth science, and astronomy. Wednesdays from 11:00 am-12:15 pm
Adventures in Reading and Writing for Ages 10-16. This is a fun way for students to experience literature and creative writing in an interactive manner. The course work will cover analysis of books recommended by the NYS Department of Education, vocabulary, grammar, spelling, literary elements, and writing skills. Wednesdays from 10:00 - 11:00 am.
Movement & Mindfulness for Ages 8-14. Students will participate together in low-impact movement exercises, games, and mindful meditations. Exlplore yoga, dance, and organized games. We will also exercise our minds with guided meditations, brief journal entries, and other daily mindfulness routines. Students should bring a yoga mat and a journal. Wednesdays from 1:00-1:45 pm.
*Students staying for the day are welcome to bring their lunches.