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DE ANZA COLLEGE COMMUNITY EDUCATION
MINDFULNESS, STRESS MANAGEMENT AND SELF-CARE FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
Junior and senior years can be stressful for many students. College preparation and other responsibilities, can become overwhelming!
In this course, students will learn how to avoid getting caught up in the things they have to do, and how to enjoy the beginning of this new phase in their lives. The instructor will share techniques to visualize taking control of the process rather than letting it control students.
Instructor: Monica Nolasco, Ph.D., is a counselor at De Anza College, a career coach and has completed training in Mindfulness Based Stress Management at Stanford University.
Cost: $159
Dates, time and location: Oct. 7, 14, 21 and 28 (four Saturdays), 10 a.m. to noon, Room L43
PROGRAMMING AND ENGINEERING WITH ARDUINO (Grades 6 through 10)
This course aims to teach the Arduino microcontroller through hands-on work in
the lab creating simple machines with embodied behaviors. The Arduino is a versatile resource for physical projects for students in all disciplines. This course teaches essential skills for creating and programing a simple sensor-driven physical computing system
then reinforces those skills through the interactive project. The course has no technical prerequisites.
Instructor: Eya Badal is a software engineer working on an advanced degree in engineering.
Class Requirements: Tablet or laptop with a USB port, one compatible USB cable and internet capability.
Cost: $289
Materials Fee: $80 for hardware kit
Dates, time and location: Sept. 30, Oct. 7, 14, 21 and 28, Nov. 4, 11 and 18, Dec. 2 and 9 (10 Saturdays), 3:30-5:30 p.m., Room G1
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