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Chess Classes (Online) by Berkeley Chess

Instructor: Berkeley Chess

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Chess Class (Online)

Chess is fun and can be learned quickly and easily. Studies have found that chess helps improve test results in reading, science, and math, and produces growth in critical cognitive skills. 
For our online classes, students will use zoom and lichess. The instructors will do an interactive lesson using a digital board. After the lesson, the students will be assigned an opponent to play against one another in break-out rooms. The instructor will supervise each game and will be there to help and guide them. 

Ages: 6-12
$264(R) $330(N)
Location: Online
Thu 9/03-11/19       4:00pm-5:00pm     ACT#7786

Coding Classes (In-Person or Online) by The Coder School

Instructor: The Coder SchoolCoder School Logo
For more information visit The Coder School San Ramon

Games Are Awesome: Scratch Programming

This beginner code class teaches the fundamentals of computer programming through building cool games in a drag-n-drop language. 
Classes will be in-person and/or remote via Zoom based on current situation.  Our goal is to host this class at our facility 'The Coder School,' 161 Market Pl, San Ramon, CA 94583 (right behind Nob Hill), unless government policies and procedures don't allow.

Coder School Kids

Ages: 6-10
$199 (R) $248.99 (N)
Location:  The Coder School, 161 Market Place San Ramon
Wed,  5:30-6:30     9/2-10/21     ACT#7421
 
Ages: 6-10
$199 (R) $248.99 (N)
Location:  The Coder School, 161 Market Place San Ramon
Wed, 5:30-6:30      10/28-12/23     ACT#7422

 

Python Startup: Intro to Python Programming

This beginner code class teaches the fundamentals of computer programming through Python, one of the most popular coding languages today. Learn how to work with text and graphics! No coding experience necessary.
Classes will be in-person and/or remote via Zoom based on current situation.  Our goal is to host this class at our facility 'The Coder School,' 161 Market Pl, San Ramon, CA 94583 (right behind Nob Hill), unless government policies and procedures don't allow. coding School Kids

Ages: 9-14
$199 (R) $248.99 (N)
Location:  The Coder School, 161 Market Place San Ramon
Wed, 6:30-7:30     9/2-10/21     ACT#7423

Ages: 9-14
$199 (R) $248.99 (N) Location:  The Coder School, 161 Market Place San Ramon
Wed, 6:30-7:30     10/28-12/23     ACT#7424

Cooking Classes (Online) by Cooking Round the World

Instructor: Cooking Round the WorldCooking Round the World

A Dish of Disney: Zoom Cooking Class

This is a zoom class. Families will be sent a link to the class, and children dial in at the appropriate time. Before classes they are emailed  a recipe book so children can cook along with the teacher. Each class children will cook, eat and have fun with Disney characters and movies, from Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, Matilda,  Lady and the Tramp…. More! 
Classes will be conducted via Zoom.  Parents will be emailed a recipe booklet before class begins with ingredients so kids can cook along with the instructor.

Cooking Class Kids

Ages: 6-13
$200 (R) $250 (N)
Location: Online via Zoom
Fri 9/4-10/30     3:30pm-5:00pm     ACT#7592

 

Harry Potter: Taste the Magic: Zoom Cooking Class 

From Oreo owl cookies, to bat blood with worms soup, to immortal pizza mummies, students will enjoy Hogwarts culinary delights! Each class is 1.5 hours long and includes stories, a game and cooking food that is themed.

Classes will be conducted via Zoom.  Parents will be emailed a recipe booklet before class begins with ingredients so kids can cook along with the instructor.

Ages: 6-13Cooking Class Kids
$200(R) $250 (N)
Location: Online via Zoom
Tue 10/6-11/3     3:30pm-5:00pm     ACT#7812

 

Star Wars: May The Fork Be With You!

Star Wars: May The Fork Be With You!  There is no epic greater than Star Wars! Each week “voyages” to cooking delicious recipes represented by Princess Leia, Chewbacca, R2-D2 and others. Each class is 1.5 hours long and includes stories, a game and cooking food that is themed.

Classes will be conducted via Zoom.  Parents will be emailed a recipe booklet before class begins with ingredients so kids can cook along with the instructor.Cooking Class Kids

Ages: 6-13
$200(R) $250 (N)
Location: Online via Zoom
Wed 11/11-12/16     3:30pm-5:00pm     ACT#7813

Engineering Classes (Online) by Engineering for Kids

Instructor: Engineering for KidsEngineering for Kids Logo

 

Mechanical Engineering (online)

During the Mechanical Engineering classes, students use the Engineering Design Process to design, create, test, and refine a variety of machines and mechanical systems. Students learn basics of fluid mechanics, simple machines, and other design and engineering concepts while constructing roller coasters, egg-drop vehicles, and an incredibly fast air powered dragster they keep at the end of the course.

Instructor will provide the class log-in information and supply information prior to the first class.  If you would like to reach out to the instructor, they can be reached at sfbayarea@engineeringforkids.net.  Engineering

Ages: 7-11
$100(R) $120 (N)
Location: Online
Mon 9/14-11/2      4:30pm-5:30pm     ACT#7835

 

Biomedical Engineering (online)

In a world where we are more connected than ever, diseases can spread rapidly! Students will become Biomedical Engineers as they explore how to prepare for outbreaks of highly contagious diseases. They will use the Engineering Design Process to design an antiviral to stop a newly discovered virus from infecting a model cell and much more!

This is an online class.  Instructor will provide the class log-in information and supply information prior to the first class.  If you would like to reach out to the instructor, they can be reached at sfbayarea@engineeringforkids.net.  E4K Kids

Ages: 8-13
$100 (R) $120 (N)
Location: Online
Wed 9/16-11/4     4:30pm-5:30pm     ACT#7836

 

3D Printing: Minecraft Creations (online)

3D printing and Minecraft both represent boundless opportunity for creating even our wildest of ideas! In 3D Printing: Minecraft Creations, students will explore the basic concepts of 3D printing and computer-aided design, or CAD, to bring their most awesome Minecraft creation to life! Students will take their Minecraft design out of the world of Minecraft and learn how to extrude it into a 3D model that can then be modified to be printed in 3D.

This is an online class.  Instructor will provide the class log-in information and supply information prior to the first class.  If you would like to reach out to the instructor, they can be reached at sfbayarea@engineeringforkids.net.  E4K Kids

Ages: 8-13
$100 (R) $120 (N)
Location: Online
Sat 9/12-11/7     10:30am-11:30am     ACT#7837

Healthy Living Classes (Online) by Guru's Education

Instructor: Guru's Education

MediKids: Health Matters! (Online)

 Get your children excited about anatomy and essentials of medicine: Learning about our Human Body, Healthy Habits, Personal Hygiene, Nutrition has become a necessary need in this unprecedented time. Children will focus on taking care of injuries and wounds, compare nutrition labels, check X-rays, discover pulse rates and learn much more about their bodies through various virtual games and activities.  Kids will also briefly work on some writings, researching & then present their findings. FUN, INFORMATIVE, INSPIRING AND EXCITING CLASS!

Ages: 7-12photo
$165(R) $206.25 (N)
Location: Online
THU 9/17-11/12     4:30pm-5:30pm     ACT#7717
No class held on: 10/8

LEGO Engineering Classes by Bricks 4 Kidz (Online)

Instructor: Bricks for KidzBricks 4 Kidz Logo

Energy is Everywhere (Online)

Energy is essential to almost everything we do, from the lights in our homes and classrooms to the gasoline that fuels our cars. Introduce your students to the world of energy in all its amazing forms. This unit explores many sources of energy from wind and solar power to biofuel and fossil fuel. Students will define terms like renewable, landfill, greenhouse effect and generator and build moving models of just some of the awesome ways we power our world.  $40 material fee due to instructor prior to the first class.

This is an online class, instructor will contact all participants prior to the first class to coordinate picking up supplies and with the online platform log-in information.

Ages: 6yrs-12yrsBricks 4 Kidz Kids
$135 (R) $168.75(N)
Location: Online
Mon 9/14-10/26     5:00pm-6:00pm     ACT#7779

 

Space Adventure (Online)

Many children dream of being an astronaut and traveling to space, so Bricks 4 Kidz® created an entire unit around space! Students will learn about real-life space exploration and build a new model related to the NASA space program. Models include a satellite, a lunar module, a centrifuge which astronauts use, a space treadmill and a “space robot”. Learn science behind launching things in space. Let Bricks 4 Kidz® launch your imagination to outer-space and beyond!  $40 material fee due to instructor prior to the first class.

This is an online class, instructor will contact all participants prior to the first class to coordinate picking up supplies and with the online platform log-in information. 

Ages: 6yrs-12yrs
$135 (R) $168.75(N)
Location: Online
Sat 9/5-10/17     11:00am-12:00pm     ACT#7780

 

Wheels in Motion (Online)

These wheels are ready to roll! Students will use LEGO® Bricks, axles, pulleys, gears, and motors to build a variety of models on wheels. Some are familiar vehicles, such as a fire engine and delivery truck. Others are more spectacular, such as the Rescue Robot and K-9 Bot. Do you have a need for speed? Put your Speed Bot model to the test as your race against others using remote controls! We’ll explore concepts of speed and force, and gain non-vehicle knowledge from the unconventional Wheels in Motion models as well. Let’s roll! $40 material fee due to instructor prior to the first class.

This is an online class, instructor will contact all participants prior to the first class to coordinate picking up supplies and with the online platform log-in information. 

Ages: 6yrs-12yrsBricks 4 Kidz Kids
$135 (R) $168.75(N)
Location: Online
Fri /4-10/16     5:00pm-6:00pm     ACT#7781

Public Speaking Classes (Online) by Guru's Education

Instructor: Guru's EducationGuru's Education Logo

The Art of Presenting & Creative Writing Skills: Theme: Super Powers (Online)

Confidence is my Super Power! The “Super Heroes” theme-based activities, speech and debate topics make a fun learning environment for kids. Students not only learn about fictional SuperHeroes but will also understand the dedication of real life heroes by watching their life stories and accomplishments. They will create their own ‘Super Hero’ project, write effective speeches and present using virtual props and expressions. This course is full of challenging concepts, intriguing activities, and online fun!
We make learning Exciting and Effective and prepare your child to be CONFIDENT!

Ages: 6-10Photo
$165(R)/$206.25(N)
Location: Online
Mon 9/14-11/16      4:00pm-5:00pm     ACT#7686
No class held on: 10/5, 11/2

 

Public Speaking & Debate: What People Fear, We Do For Fun!! (Online)

Make your biggest fear, your greatest triumph!!
In our life, irrespective of our occupation, we will be asked to deliver a presentation at some point. In order for us to be an effective speaker, our communication, verbal, nonverbal, and written skills must be consistent. In this course kids will learn to make an impact with creative writing using different genres. An effective presentation includes good content, organization, delivery, audience, and analysis and our tools teach students these vital skills in 6 steps and prepare your child for SUCCESS!

Ages: 9-14photo
$165(R)/$206.25(N)
Location: Online
Mon 9/14-11/16     5:15pm-6:15pm     ACT#7714
No class held on: 10/5, 11/2

 

Communication Skills: Techniques to make an Impact! (Online)

One skill that every leader acquires is Strong Speaking Skills and our goal is to prepare your child to present and write with confidence in 6 easy steps. We use fun projects, including creating stories from pictures, writing acrostic poems, and even experiencing as a virtual news reporter; we ensure that your kids learn various communication strategies. By using topics of their interest, and encouraging them to use props, stories, jokes, quotes, nonverbal skills, we make online learning Exciting, Effective and Adventurous!!

Ages: 6-10photo
$165(R)/$206.25(N)
Location: Online
Wed 9/16-11/18     4:00pm-5:00pm     ACT#7715
No class held on: 10/7, 11/11

 

Skills of Magnetic Speaking: Present to Inspire & Persuade (Online)

Learn to be persuasive in 8 easy steps with ability to bring positive change and improve communication. This excellent online class not only focuses on teaching delivery and presentation skills, but also provides a foundation of critical thinking and making an impact! With thought-provoking, stimulating topics and by doing narratives, campaign speeches, debates, and much more, students will learn to manage public speaking anxiety with confidence, and make strong arguments by providing reasoning and evidence through various games and activities.
FUN and INTERACTIVE Class!

Ages: 9-14photo
$165(R)/$206.25(N)
Location: Online
Wed 9/16-11/18     4:00pm-5:00pm      ACT#7716
No class held on: 10/7, 11/11



Stop Motion Animation Class (Online) by Snapology

Instructor: Snapology of the Tri-Valleysteam logo

Stop Motion Animation using LEGO and Beyond

A new way of learning story telling using video production is stop motion animation.  Kids will learn an amazing app for them make their own movies over and over using LEGO and other materials at home.  A material packet will be provided to help inspire their creativity as we go through the app features.  Once learned, kids will have a new way to help them meet Common Core and ISTE standards for their school work.  

Snapology Project

This is an online class.  Instructor will provide the class log-in information and supply information prior to the first class.

Ages: 7-11
$125(R)/$156.25(N)
Location: Online
Sat 9/26-10/17       10:00am-11:00am     ACT#7818

Young Entrepreneur Classes (Online) by Guru's Education

Instructor: Guru's Education

Young Entrepreneurship & Finance (Online)

This is an excellent course and the perfect time to start learning about leadership, finance and money management! This course helps in creating a foundation for younger students to understand the concept of business, financial literacy, saving, budgeting, and entrepreneurship! Students work on their creativity and public speaking skills and present ideas for new inventions virtually. They learn the importance of critical thinking through online activities and games. This course is a fun and interactive way to get introduced to business!!

Ages: 8-14photo
$95(R)/$118.75(N)
Location: Online
Fri 10/23-11/13     4:00pm-5:00pm     ACT#7718