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with Jean Philpot
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.
Number Skills for College - Online
with Stephanie McChord
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
with Mariah Smith
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.
Beginning Conversational Spanish
with UGot Class
This is on online class.
Designed for beginners, we will have you speaking and reading Spanish in no time. You will practice the basic building blocks of the language and common idiomatic expressions. You will know enough vocabulary and grammar for simple conversations, and you will learn how to ask and answer questions.
Whether you speak some Spanish and need a refresher, or no Spanish, you will complete the course with the skills to communicate in Spanish.
Beginners Hatha Yoga - Session One
with Gabrielle Hunter
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.
Aerobics ~ Low Impact
with Lois Davis
Class will be held online using ZOOM.
Come to a fun and exciting low impact aerobics class where you work out at your own pace. Relieve stress, improve cardio, tone, and make new friends.
Vinyasa Flow Yoga
with Desiree Kelley
Explore classical and creative yoga poses flowing in conjunction with breath. Class will begin with centering exercies, move through traditional Sun Salutations, and flow into standing sequences linking breath with movement.
We wind down with colling postures and blissful Savasana (rest to aabsorb practice). With a focus on strength, balance and flexibility-always maintaining proper alignment and safety-you can expect to leave feeling refreshed and a bit sweaty!
Suitable for all levels, but you must be ale to participate in one hour of physical activity independently. Participants will need a yoga mat, two yoga blocks, and one blanket.
No class on February 16.
Become an eBayer and Make Money!
with Rod Labbe
Have you ever wanted to sell and/or buy on eBay? Well, now is your chance! Learn all the tricks of the trade, including how to post items, mail items, build a good reputation, make money, and have fun!
Mr. Labbe has been buying and selling on eBay for 22 years and has found the experience very rewarding. Please join him for some informative and fun-filled evenings.