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APSU Extended Ed offers summer enrichment programs for children

May 13, 2003

Austin Peays Extended Education Program is offering a variety of new learning opportunities during the 2003 Summer Enrichment Program for children.

Classes in Spanish, French, computer basics, keyboarding basics, creative arts, computer hardware and karate will be offered from July 14-18 or from July 21-25. The classes, which are designed for students of all ages, are structured to suit the academic and physical abilities for each grade level in school.
May 13, 2003

Austin Peay's Extended Education Program is offering a variety of new learning opportunities during the 2003 Summer Enrichment Program for children.

Classes in Spanish, French, computer basics, keyboarding basics, creative arts, computer hardware and karate will be offered from July 14-18 or from July 21-25. The classes, which are designed for students of all ages, are structured to suit the academic and physical abilities for each grade level in school.

Taught by certified instructors, classes are limited to 12 students to ensure the maximum personal attention and student/teacher interaction. The curriculum is designed to enhance and expand upon regular school programs.

The cost for each class is $38. Enrollments confirmed with payment before June 1 will qualify for an additional 10 percent discount.

“Creative Arts Sampler” explores the creative world of clay sculpture, mask making, weaving, mosaic and collage. Bring a smock and your imagination! Grades 1-4 meet from 9-11 a.m., grades 3-5 meet from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and grades 6-9 meet from 2-4 p.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Location TBA. The class has a $10 supply fee.

“Karate Kids Safety Net” teaches simple, safe self-defense karate moves in a non-violent, no-contact, confidence-building environment. Grades 1-4 and grades 5-9 meet from 10-11 a.m., Monday-Friday, at Action Fitness, 10 Main Street.

“Computer Software Basics” teaches children to use the PC as they explore MS Word, the Internet, basic file storage and management and focused research techniques. Grades 2-4 meet from 9-11 a.m., grades 4-6 meet from 2-4 p.m. and grades 6-9 meet from 11:30-1:30 p.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday, at 106 Public Square, Lab B. The class has a $5 lab fee.

“Keyboarding Basics” introduces students to the keyboard through “touch typing” while helping to increase their speed, accuracy and ability to navigate their computer's software using the keyboard. Grades 3-5 meet from 9 a.m.-noon and grades 6-9 meet from 1-4:30 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday, at 106 Public Square, Lab B. The class has a $5 lab fee.

“Computer Hardware Upgrade” gives students hands-on knowledge of how their computer's hardware works as they take a computer apart and put it back together. Grades 4-6 meet from 9-11 a.m. and grades 6-9 meet from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., July 14-18 or July 21-25 at 106 Public Square, Lab A. The class has a $5 lab fee.

“Intro to French” teaches children the basics of conversational French, focusing primarily on simple vocabulary and grammar, counting, telling time and greetings. Grades 4-6 meet from 9-11 a.m. and grades 6-9 meet from 2-4 p.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday, at 106 Public Square. The class has a $5 materials fee.

“Intro to Spanish” teaches children the basics of conversational Spanish, focusing primarily on simple vocabulary and grammar, counting, telling time and greetings. Grades 6-9 meet from 2-4 p.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday, at 106 Public Square. The class has a $5 materials fee.