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Number Skills for College - Online

$10

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

Calendar Sep 8, 2020 , runs for 13 weeks

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 Sep 8, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 13 weeks

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.

Margaret Chase Smith Library Book Club

Free

with David Richards, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Sep 15, 2020

Are you looking for something to do during the pandemic? How about joining a book discussion group from the convenience of your own home? The Margaret Chase Smith Library has shifted its book series online via Zoom since April with success. We read local authors over the summer and will shift to classics of American Literature in the fall.

We will meet virtually on the third Tuesdays from September through December at 6:30 PM.

The schedule will be

  • Huck Finn by Mark Twain on September 15
  • The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane on October 20
  • Call of the Wild by Jack London on November 17
  • My Antonia by Willa Cather on December 15.

All of the books will be accessible in a variety of formats online via the Project Gutenberg website.

To register and receive the Zoom information, please contact the Library at mcsl@mcslibrary.org or 474-7133.

We hope you are doing well and will decide to join the group.

COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS ALA-CARTE
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COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS ALA-CARTE

Free

with MICHAEL BURD, Franklin County Adult Education

Calendar Sep 24, 2020 at 9 am

Career Exploration, Linked-In, Financial Literacy/Home Budgeting, Technology Basics, Work Readiness, Resume Writing, Civic Awareness, E-Portfolio, Life/Soft Skills, Interest and Learning Styles inventory.

MAX enrollment 6 per class per day

MUST call our office to attend on the day of class

TECHNOLOGY BASICS FOR THE COMMUNITY
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TECHNOLOGY BASICS FOR THE COMMUNITY

Free

with MICHAEL BURD, Franklin County Adult Education

Calendar Sep 24, 2020 at 1 pm

Are you concerned that not having the right technology skills will hold you back? Are you a first-time user or just need to “freshen up”? In this very informal style class you will establish basic but essential skills that will help you feel more confident and effective at using technology to stay engaged. Familiarity with navigating Teleconferencing platforms such as Zoom and Google Meet have recently become very popular topics. You may use this time to understand how to better support your child’s online learning. We’ll offer support in creating and managing emails and basic documents, performing effective internet research and more. Bring your own computer or use ours. 

We’re Mac, PC, Chromebook, iPhone and Android friendly! 1 hour flex time block.

MAX enrollment 6 per class per day

MUST call our office to attend on the day of class

Open Computer time
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Open Computer time

Free

with Carol Davis, RSU#12 Adult Education

Calendar Sep 28, 2020 at 10 am
Our open computer time is open to adults by appointment. You may come and use the internet for job searches, applications and more. There is no cost for this service, bring your own computer or use one we have available.

Beginners Hatha Yoga - Session One

$30

with Gabrielle Hunter, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Sep 28, 2020 at 5 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Class will be held online using ZOOM.

This is a gentle beginners’ yoga class focusing on body alignment, breathing techniques, balance and strengthening in a slow paced and open environment. Class will end with introduction and exploration of relaxation and meditation techniques with time to experience how your yoga practice is evolving. If you have any special physical issues, chronic pain or injury, please contact the instructor before the first day of class to go over health concerns, safety and any props you may need to help you experience the best class possible.

Please bring a yoga mat, 2 blocks if you have them, 1 yoga strap, 1 blanket.

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Life Skills

Free

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

Calendar Sep 28, 2020 at 5 pm, runs for 10 weeks

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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