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HiSET Math Learning Lab

Free

with Erin Beal, Windham/Raymond Adult Education

Calendar Current session started Jan 5, 2021 at 5 pm

This learning lab supports students preparing for the HiSET mathematics test. Instruction covers test-taking skills as well as problem solving strategies in the content areas of Algebra, Geometry, Statistics, Number Operations and more. This class is a hybrid model of in-person and remote as needed. No classes 2/16 and 4/20. 

Instructor: Erin Beal  
Tuesdays 1/5 - 5/25, 5 – 8 PM  
Location:  WRAE Learning Center/Online 
Fee: Free 

Adult Basic Education Math (ABE)
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Adult Basic Education Math (ABE)

Free

with Kate Ruml, Biddeford Adult Education

Calendar Current session started Jan 7, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 15 weeks
Receive supplemental practice along with alternate explanations in order to understand a variety of mathematical topics at a deeper level. Work independently or with peers to complete assigned tasks and improve skills.

Computers for ESOL

Free

with Bill Keller, Windham/Raymond Adult Education

Calendar Current session started Jan 11, 2021

Being comfortable with technology is necessary in our personal and professional lives. This class is for students with beginner-level understanding of computers and other tools of technology. Instructor Bill Keller uses his teaching and technology expertise to help students improve their computer literacy skills and become comfortable with technology. Call the ABE Coordinator to register for this and other ESOL classes. This class will be held in-person or online based on CDC guidance. Students meet with instructor for two one-hour sessions per week at various times. No classes 1/18, 2/15-2/19, and 4/19-4/23. 

Instructor: Bill Keller  
Various days, 1/11 - 5/28, two one-hour blocks, various times  
Location: WRAE Learning Center/Online  
Fee: Free 

English for High School Completion

Free

with Shelley Goad, Windham/Raymond Adult Education

Calendar Current session started Jan 11, 2021 at 9 am

Our English classes include vocabulary lessons, essay writing and a number of activities that help strengthen important communication skills such as listening and speaking as students work to complete credit for high school diploma. Class days and times subject to change based on student enrollment needs. No classes 1/18, 2/15, 2/16, 4/19 and 4/20. 

Instructor: Shelley Goad  
Mon/Tues, 1/11 - 5/25, 9:00 - 11:00 AM 
Location: WRAE Learning Center/Online  
Fee: Free

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Free

with Nina Pleasants, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Jan 11, 2021 at 4 pm

Note: This class will be offered virtually through either WhatsApp or Zoom. Students will occasionally be required to come to Skowhegan Area High School for testing.

This class assists students who are not native English speakers develop reading, writing, speaking and listening skills. Instruction is designed to meet learners’ needs and can include helping participants with such important tasks as exploring how to talk with their child’s teacher, scheduling healthcare appointments, completing grocery shopping, obtaining a driver’s license, finding employment or learning about other valuable community resources. Students can enter the class at any time and there is no charge for instruction. Learners at all levels of English proficiency are welcome. For more information, please call 474-7553.

Life Skills

Free

with Jean Philpot, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Jan 11, 2021 at 5 pm

In this class, especially designed for adults with learning challenges, students will enhance everyday life skills by improving their basic reading, writing, and problem-solving proficiencies.

Because of COVID-19 restrictions, this semester the class will be reduced to one day per week.

Learners set their own individualized goals and work toward them in a safe, nurturing, and creative environment. Contact the Adult Education office for additional information.

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Number Skills for College - Online

$10

with Stephanie McChord, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Jan 12, 2021

Note: This class will be offered virtually through a combination of email, texting, Zoom, and/or online learning. Students will occasionally be required to come to Skowhegan Area High School for testing.

This course will prepare students for Algebra I and/or entry-level college math. Whether you need a refresher before registering for your first college math course or need to improve your scores on the ACCUPLACER, you will find this course helpful. There will be a review of whole number operations, fractions, decimals, percentages, and other essential math skills. Word problems and the language of math will be explored.

 

Reading Skills for College

$10

with Mariah Smith, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Jan 12, 2021 at 9 am

Effective reading comprehension is essential to success at the college level and to advance in one’s career. This course is designed to help students improve reading comprehension and critical analysis. An emphasis is placed on developing vocabulary and improving reading speed. Assignments introduce students to college level textbooks, outlining strategies, and critical researching skills.

Class will continue remotely if in-person instruction is not possible.





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