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Adult Learning Center Evening
with Jackie Bennett, Central Lincoln County Adult Education
Adult Learning Center-Adult Basic Education Free help is available for any area adult resident who needs to work on basic math, reading and writing or English language skills. Individualized instruction for all levels and help preparing for the Accuplacer College Placement exam is offered. Call 563-2811 for more information.
Adult Learning Center - HiSet® Test Prep The Tests of the High School Equivalency Test (HiSet® Tests) are designed to measure the skills and knowledge equivalent to a high school course of study. The five subject area tests which comprise the HiSet® test battery are Mathematics; Language Arts Reading; Language Arts Writing (including essay); Science; and Social Studies. The HiSet® preparation class is open to individuals 17 years or older who are not attending high school.
Individualized instruction is provided as preparation for the 5-part High School Equivalency test that leads to a high school equivalency certificate. Testing accommodations are available for individuals with documented learning disabilities.
Algebra - College Prep (start date of this class has changed)
with Vanessa Richards, Ellsworth Adult Education
This class will start on October 4th. This course is perfect for adults who need to (1) prepare for and pass college entrance or licensure examinations, including the Accuplacer, HESI, and PRAXIS, and/or (2) earn a high school credit in the subject. The classroom atmosphere is fun and relaxed and includes direct instruction, hands-on activities, and online learning. Registrants should be mostly confident in operations with whole numbers, fractions and decimals before taking this course. Please register for Math for College & Work beforehand if you need to brush-up on these skills. High School diploma credit is awarded for this course. No class 11/22/17 or 12/27/17. Makeup class (if needed) scheduled for 01/30/18.
with Benjamin Curtis, RSU 25 Adult and Community Education
Algebra I is intended for students who need an Algebra credit for a diploma or college requirement. Topics include interpreting and writing expressions, polynomials, rational expressions, radicals, exponents, equations, inequalities, coordinate plane, and quadratic equations. This is a blended course, including traditional class room instruction, online couse work, and independent work. Pre-requisite Assessments: CASAS, pre-algebra, basic computer skills (call to schedule).
American Sign Language 1
with Martin Samelson, Lisbon Adult & Community Education
Learn basic American Sign Language, including the manual alphabet, fingerspelling, basic vocabulary (colors, numbers, animals, etc.), basic grammar, and an introduction to Deaf culture.
Enhance your communication with Deaf and hard of hearing family, friends, co-workers, and customers. Late-deafened adults are welcome, as are highly motivated high school students, and care givers interested in "baby sign." No previous sign language experience is necessary. ASL is a visual language so no textbooks are required. The instructor will provide all materials. ASL I is taught in voice.
Join Martin Samelson, energetic college ASL professor, and job coach for Deaf in learning how to communicate without using voice.
ASL I meets Thursdays, 6-8pm for 6 weeks, beginning Jan 4th thru Feb 8, 2018. Snow days will extend the schedule. (School closed Feb 22, if multiple snow days required.)
MAX 12 participants. Cost is $75 per participants.
Basic Math M/W
with Judy Perkins, MSAD#1 Adult Education
Students will review basic math facts and operations, as well as learn mathematics vocabulary. Students will be able to apply the four basic mathematic operations. Percent, measurement, formulas, equations, ratio and proportion will also be covered. Homework will be assigned.
with Bill Gehring, Eastern Aroostook Adult and Community Education
This course centers on the biosphere emphasizing investigation, analysis, and critical thinking of content through lab experience research, Lab activities will promote technical lab competence, utilize the scientific process of research and reporting, as well as teach and reinforce scientific concepts. This course fulfills the science requirement for high school completion.
(*min prerequisite EFL 5 reading)
Biology with Lab - Blended Learning
with Christina Earley, RSU 25 Adult and Community Education
This is a blended learning class which combines online and onsite assignments. Students will learn about the designs and patterns of living organisms and their interactions with the environment. Upon completion of this course students will be able to describe cells, their different parts, and the function of a cell, discuss different parts of a plant, describe and explain the function of each system in the human body, and understand the impact man has on the environment. Students must complete screening and orientation before beginning the class.
Buckfield LC Tue (Diploma)
with Kathleen Beauchesne, Oxford Hills/Nezinscot Adult Education
This class is for adults who want to improve reading, writing, and/or math skills. You can work toward an Adult Education diploma or Maine Equivalency Diploma. Tuition fees waived for students working toward their diploma or Maine Equivalency credential. For more information or to register, call 743-8842, option 1.