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Youth Programs Fast Paced Programs For Gifted Students Is your child gifted? If your young student scored in the 95th percentile or above he or she may qualify for the following programs which are challenging, exciting, thoughtprovoking and designed to engage bright students. Requirement: Math SAT score 500 or above; Verbal SAT score 450 or above; 95th percentile in comparable test instrument. For more information call (847) 543-2022 or email CPEInfo@clcillinois.edu. Visit www.clcillinois.edu/youth for current information. FAST-PACED MATH I (7TH GRADE) The goal of Fast-Paced Math is to enrich the student’s mathematical experience by teaching special algebra/geometry topics that might not be included in a traditional classroom. The students will have the opportunity to be taught by several different teachers throughout the year. FAST-PACED MATH II (8TH GRADE) The eighth-grade program will continue the special topics approach that was used in the seventh-grade program. FAST-PACED VERBAL I (7TH GRADE) This communication program is for gifted children in the seventh grade. The goal of Fast-Paced Verbal is to enhance the student’s enjoyment of language arts and to enrich his/her background in literature, composition and vocabulary. Emphasis is on integrated language arts activities, including group work, performance/presentations and activities designed to utilize student creativity. FAST-PACED VERBAL II (8TH GRADE) The eighth-grade program will continue the special subject material that was used in the seventh-grade program.

Academic Programs for Youth and Teens Math VISUAL MATH (GRADES 2-4) Is your child fearful of math? Fear comes from a lack of understanding, which can cause your child to shut down and stop learning. After this class, your child will have a new attitude toward math. Children who already love math will also expand their horizons with improved thinking and communication skills. Your child will learn visual techniques to figure out word problems, percentages, patterns, fractions, decimals and other math problems. Offered for adults under CPER 10-001 and CPER 10-002. 4142 CEXP 47-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Saturdays, October 29-December 17 9 a.m.-10 a.m. $49 Rollo Room A158

VISUAL MATH (GRADES 5-8) Is your child fearful of math? Fear comes from a lack of understanding, which can cause your child to shut down and stop learning. After this class, your child will have a new attitude toward math. Children who already love math will also expand their horizons with improved thinking and communication skills. Your child will learn visual techniques to figure out word problems, percentages, patterns, fractions, decimals and other math problems. Offered for adults under CPER 10-001 and CPER 10-002. 4141 CEXP 47-002 Grayslake Campus Meets Saturdays, October 29-December 17 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. $49 Rollo Room A158

Reading ACCELERATE YOUR READING (GRADES 2-4) Designed for children struggling with reading, this class will introduce easy strategies to read faster, increase comprehension and build vocabulary. With improved reading habits, your child will ultimately enjoy reading and improve in school. 4135 CEXP 49-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Saturdays, September 17-October 22 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. $89 Leonard Room A145

ACCELERATE YOUR READING (GRADES 5-8) Designed for children struggling with reading, this class will introduce easy strategies to read faster, increase comprehension and build vocabulary. With improved reading habits, your child will ultimately enjoy reading and improve in school. 4136 CEXP 49-002 Grayslake Campus Meets Saturdays, September 17-October 22 11 a.m.-1 p.m. $89 Leonard Room A145

Science ASTRONOMY: EXPLORING THE UNIVERSE (GRADES 7-8) Gain a greater appreciation of our world and its place in the universe through video, photography and more. Learn about the formation of the solar system: the sun, inner terrestrial worlds, the outer gas giant and ice giant planets, and asteroids. Travel through our galactic neighborhood and discover exoplanets, planets orbiting other stars, and consider whether other earth-like worlds might exist. Draw upon information and images from space telescopes to view nebulae and galaxies, and explore supernovas, dwarf stars and pulsars. Investigate the mysteries of dark matter and dark energy (black holes), which are at the forefront of cosmology today. 3399 CSCC 5-001 Grayslake Campus Meets Saturdays, October 15-November 5 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. $70 Kovac Room A221

AWESOME DEEP SPACE (GRADES 5-12) Here’s your chance to peer through a telescope to study the fantastic expanse of the dark sky. See awesome celestial objects—the planets, moon, stars, nebula and more. Check out the major constellations, star motion and deep sky objects. Perhaps you will view a comet or an asteroid. You will also learn to set up, align and focus a telescope. No homework. 3406 CSCC 5-002 Grayslake Campus Meets Saturdays, November 12-November 19 7:30 p.m.-10 p.m. $70 Daniel Room E124 14

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College of Lake County Fall 2011 Personal Enrichment Class Schedule  

Fall 2011 schedule of personal enrichment classes for adults, youth and seniors.