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Number Skills for College - Online
with January Hapworth
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.
Remote instruction by appointment on Monday and Wednesday afternoons.
with Diane Beaudoin
“Qi” means energy and “Gong” means practice. Learn to circulate the energy in specific channels—called meridians—by using movement and breathing techniques. When the energy flows freely, you feel vitality, health, and happiness.
Beginners Hatha Yoga - ONLINE ONE
with Gabrielle Hunter
This will be a ZOOM class. An email with the link will be sent once you have registered.
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 relaxation/meditation techniques and allow 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; we may need to identify strategies/supports to help you experience the best class possible.
Participants will need a yoga mat, 2 blocks if you have them, 1 yoga strap, 1 blanket.
Electrical Wiring in Your Own Home
with Jamie Swett
In this 9-week course, participants will acquire a basic understanding of electrical wiring in the home, which will involve learning key terminology and the use of tools like a multimeter and voltage detector. Topics will include switches, receptacles, lighting fixtures, smoke detectors, appliances, box sizing, and wire sizing.
A graduate of CMTC, Mr. Swett has been employed at SAPPI as an Electronic/Instrument Technician for 40 years, where he has also taught many training classes; in addition, he has owned and operated Swett Electric for 17 years.
Discover Sign Language
This is an online class.
Discover Sign Language will teach you how to sign basic phrases and complete sentences and how to put it all together, allowing you to introduce yourself and start a conversation. Along the way, you will learn signs for colors, numbers, locations, family, and the activities you like to do.
Throughout the course, you will learn by watching videos that demonstrate how to make the signs and how to incorporate facial expressions to communicate in this beautiful language. This course is taught using the best practices of the industry with a minimum of audio support. Throughout it, you will be immersed in silence, which will help you gain an understanding of the perspective of Deaf people and sign language.
You will also gain an introduction to the world of the Deaf culture and explore topics such as lip reading, baby signs, and the career of interpreting. By the end of the course, when you meet a Deaf person, you will be ready to sign!
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.
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.
Aerobics ~ Low Impact
with Lois Davis
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.