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Human Biology with Lab

$29

with Vanessa Richards

Calendar Sep 23, 2019 at 4:30 pm, runs for 13 weeks

This course presents the major human biological principles including biochemistry, cell biology, DNA and genetics, human anatomy and physiology including directional terms and orientation, and more. Students will experience the process of science by conducting virtual dissections, microscopy, researching, and presenting. Upon successful completion, students will earn one high school credit (a prerequisite for acceptance to several local college programs). No class 10/14, 11/11, 11/25, 12/23, 12/30 or 01/20/20. Makeup class (if needed) 02/03/20.

Introduction to Bridge

$46

with Martha Williams

Calendar Sep 25, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Contract bridge, or simply bridge, is a trick-taking card game using a standard 52-card deck. In its basic format, it is played by four players in two competing partnerships, with partners sitting opposite each other around a table (Wikipedia). Bridge is a great way to spend time with friends, make new friends, and stimulate your mind all at the same time. No partner needed for these lessons. Makeup class, if needed, 10/30/19.

Introduction to Mindfulness

$40

with Jennifer Harry

Calendar Sep 25, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

The word “Mindfulness” is popping up in all kinds of places these days - in education, healthcare, corporate board rooms, and even in the NFL and NBA. What exactly is Mindfulness and why practice it? This workshop gives you an overview of Mindfulness including a brief history, benefits (including stress reduction), and the opportunity to experience a variety of mindfulness practices with a special emphasis on how you can use these practices in your everyday life. Makeup class, if needed, 10/23/19.

Kripalu Yoga for Everyone (Session 1)

$65

with Molly Shields

Calendar Oct 3, 2019 at 4:15 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Yoga is for everyone, no one is too old or too stiff. Molly teaches yoga poses with a focus on individual ability and working toward body alignment. Her goal is to help others realize and enjoy the physical and mental benefits of a regular yoga practice.

Kripalu Yoga for Everyone (Session 2)

$65

with Molly Shields

Calendar Nov 14, 2019 at 4:15 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Yoga is for everyone, no one is too old or too stiff. Molly teaches yoga poses with a focus on individual ability and working toward body alignment. Her goal is to help others realize and enjoy the physical and mental benefits of a regular yoga practice. No class 11/28/19 or 12/26/18.

Maine Driving Dynamics (Session 1)

$40

with Donald Saunders

Calendar Oct 8, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

A Bureau of Highway Safety course aimed at improving a student's defensive driving awareness and abilities. The five-hour course includes discussion of collision avoidance techniques, safety issues, driver habits and attitudes and the basic elements that constantly challenge drivers on Maine's highways. The course format engages participants with a mixture of lectures, videos, and class discussion and participation. Upon completion, students will receive a three-point credit on their driving record. Some insurance companies give discounts after completing this course, so check with your company for details. Makeup class, if needed, 10/15/19. Fee: Under age 65 - $40.00; age 65 and over - $25.00. For the discount, you must register directly with Ellsworth Adult Education at 664-7110.

Maine Driving Dynamics (Session 2)

$40

with Donald Saunders

Calendar Dec 10, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

A Bureau of Highway Safety course aimed at improving a student's defensive driving awareness and abilities. The five-hour course includes discussion of collision avoidance techniques, safety issues, driver habits and attitudes and the basic elements that constantly challenge drivers on Maine's highways. The course format engages participants with a mixture of lectures, videos, and class discussion and participation. Upon completion, students will receive a three-point credit on their driving record. Some insurance companies give discounts after completing this course, so check with your company for details. Makeup class, if needed, 12/17/19. Fee: Under age 65 - $40.00; age 65 and over - $25.00. For the discount, you must register directly with Ellsworth Adult Education at 664-7110.

Math for College and Work (M/W)

Free

with Vanessa Richards

Calendar Sep 23, 2019 at 3 pm, runs for 13 weeks

Math for College and Work If you don't use it, you lose it! This is most notably true about math. Most of us read and write almost every day, but how many of us find the common denominator of fractions regularly enough to make it stick in our brains? Work with our math teacher to change your perspective on math, eliminate your negative feelings and anxiety, and receive direct and targeted instruction. You'll use technology to practice the skills you learn directly from your teacher and other learning resources. Vanessa Richards has 19 years of experience teaching all levels of math, and has been dubbed the “Math Therapist.” Upon successful completion of this course, students will earn one high school diploma credit (if needed).





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