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WINTER/SPRING 2018
mBOT DEVELOPMENT
(Grades 6-10)
This course consists of practical problem- solving scenarios in programming machines to become mobile and communicate with other devices. Participants will demonstrate how to assemble such devices, then program them using the Arduino platform and forward the data to a personal computer,
the internet and mobile devices to control indexing and movement. mBot has been developed around the concept of STEM education, and this class will help students get started in these disciplines.
Instructor: Eya Badal is a longtime software engineer who is currently pursuing an advanced software engineering degree.
She has a knack for making difficult topics understandable.
Class Requirements: Tablet or laptop with a USB port and internet capability
Cost: $299
Materials Fee: $100 (payable at registration)
Dates and times:
Session 1: Jan. 20 and 27, Feb, 3, 10, 17 and 24, March 3, 10, 17 and 24 (10 Saturdays), 11:15 a.m.-1:15 p.m.
or
Session 2: April 14, 21 and 28, May 5, 12, 19 and 26, June 2, 9 and 16 (10 Saturdays), 11:15 a.m.-1:15 p.m.
“BY A FLOWER,
BY A LETTER” –
READING AND WRITING
PERSONAL POETRY
(Grades 8-10)
This course is an introduction to reading, writing and appreciating poetry. Students will be introduced to personal poems in American literature, focusing on poetic devices that tell stories in rhymed ballads (Edwin Arlington Robinson and Archibald MacLeish), those that use sound and rhythm strategically (John Dickson and Walt Whitman) and those that employ heavy figurative language (Robert Frost and Wilfred Owen).
Instructor: Sharon Hampel has a doctorate in literature. She has taught at the University of Denver and University of Colorado.
Cost: $84 Requirements: Journal
Dates and time: Feb. 25, March 4, 11 and 18 (four Sundays), 1-3 p.m.
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