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Charge it! Or not...: Personal Finance for High School Students

Term: Full Year     Class Meets: Wed,      9:00 am - 10:30 am ET

Class Begins: Sep 13, 2017

Duration: 90 minutes,  Weeks: 20

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Price: $550.00

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Understanding the basics of Person Finance and Budgeting, the importance of saving, Debt (how to avoid and manage), Planning for the future (after high school and retirement) and investing is important for High School students today. This class will introduce the student to the language and concepts of Personal finance through reading, video presentations and putting the concepts in practice. This is a practical class that will give the student a good grounding in finance that will be useful for the rest of their life.

Instructor: Margie Mascolino

Grade Range: 8th - 12th

A minimum of 5 students must enroll for this class to be held.

Tues and Thurs

Algebraic Graphing: Putting the Picture to the Equation

Term: Fall 2017     Class Meets: Tues and Thurs,      11:00 am - 12:30 pm ET

Class Begins: Sep 12, 2017

Duration: 90 minutes,  Weeks: 10

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Price: $400.00

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Graphing is usually the most despised part of any math class. However, once you know how to graph properly, the math class becomes much easier! Knowing how to graph and what those graphs mean can make any math class easier to understand your knowledge of mathematics deeper. This class will focus on graphs of lines, parabolas and exponential functions, including square roots and transformations.

Instructor: Jennifer Tubbs

Grade Range: 7th - 12th

A minimum of 5 students must enroll for this class to be held.

Mon, Wed

Introduction to Deaf Culture

Term: Winter 2018     Class Meets: Mon, Wed,      1:00 pm - 2:30 pm ET

Class Begins: Jan 15, 2018

Duration: 90 minutes,  Weeks: 20

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Price: $550.00

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Can hearing people be a part of the Deaf community? Why are cochlear implants so controversial? Are Signed Exact English, American Sign Language, and Pidgin Sign all the same thing? In what ways are Deaf people and people with disabilities similar and different? What type of careers can I obtain working with Deaf people? These are a few of the many questions we will dialogue, debate, and answer this semester. This course is designed to introduce you to the most important aspects of the American Deaf experience. We will expose the history, contributions, and contemporary lives of Deaf people in America. Using an interdisciplinary approach, we will address topics such as the diversity of Deaf people, Deaf cultural norms, Deaf arts, and Deaf international communities. This course will provide you will a foundation on which future Deaf Studies classes will expand.

Instructor: Selena Robinson

Grade Range: 7th - 12th

A minimum of 5 students must enroll for this class to be held.