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Lego Mania (Ages 4-8) Summer 2022

No builder can say "Lego my Lego!" when engaged in the creative activities of LEGO MANIA! This innovative program for Lego buffs provides opportunities for imagination and hands-on learning under the guidance of a certified Texas educator. Over 15 new games, STEM kits, projects and activities not found in stores will be planned and manipulated. Enrichment in the areas of personal creativity, following instructions, eye-hand coordination, problem solving, critical thinking and learning will be experienced as the child has the opportunity to construct dinosaurs, rockets, castles, airplanes, forts, cars and much more!

AARP Smart Driver Course

Veteran drivers will learn how to compensate for age-related changes in vision, hearing and reaction time. This is not a ticket removal course, but participants may obtain a reduction in car insurance upon completion. A supply fee of $20 for AARP members or $25 for non members covers administrative costs, is due in class and is payable by cash or check made payable to AARP. AARP members must bring their membership card to class.

Study Smart! Seminar (Grades 9-10)

The transition to high school is challenging and frustrating for students who don’t develop good study skills. Join Doorway to College Foundation in learning powerful techniques to make studying effective, efficient and even fun. In this class, students will learn helpful tips to understand their learning style, minimize distractions, set realistic and achievable goals, get organized, take effective notes, build a strong vocabulary, read for comprehension and more! Students attending the class will receive a free e-book: "Goal-Setting for Student Athletes… and Their Parents."

SAT Seminar (Grades 9-11)

Doorway to College Foundation presents a seminar that will allow students to become more familiar with the SAT while providing an opportunity to improve their scores. Although time and effort spent working on materials covered in class is a factor, experience shows that this seminar is effective! Students who take this seminar achieve an average score increase of 50 to 200 points on the SAT. The ZAPS® Test Prep has been the leading provider of ACT/SAT/PSAT test-preparation seminars since 1984.

Get Paid to Teach English

In the USA, Overseas & Online - Plus Other Teaching & Administrator Assignments Learn how Gina has taught her way around the world & paid for vacations and travel to over 98 countries. Teaching English is a high paying career or simply a great way to go on vacation for free. English is the world’s business & travel language. Being able to speak English helps people get better paying jobs. If you speak English, you can teach conversational English! You don’t have to be certified or speak the local language. Make money from home by teaching English online. Earn a free vacation, 2-month paid summer job, or full-time work that earns up to $90K a year. Learn the best paying jobs, qualifications, certification programs & specific hiring organizations. Tuition includes instructors 80-page digital book (a $39.95 value). Go to for more instructor information.

Reading & Literacy Program (Grades K-2) Summer 2022

The Brainiac Reading and Literacy Program is designed to meet emerging and beginning readers at their developmental level to build and support language and literacy. This program incorporates reading, writing, oral language, vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension all within the context of stories and books. The program is flexible and highly individualized, using whole group, small group, and individual instruction to meet the needs of varying ages and developmental levels in one classroom. Instruction provided by Brainiac, LLC.

Middle School S.O.S.! (Study & Organization Skills) 7th-9th Summer 2022

Is your middle school student missing key S.O.S. (Study and Organization Skills) that are needed to succeed in advanced courses? With the right tools and dynamic practice, Brainiac’s S.O.S. course develops lifelong learners who embody the necessary study habits and organizational skills needed to succeed in and out of the classroom. Topics include growth mindset, organizing schoolwork, scheduling, accessing resources, effective note-taking, levels of knowledge, classroom etiquette, academic integrity, test-taking tricks and more. These topics are hidden in age-appropriate materials to prevent youth from yawning and rolling their eyes. Instruction provided by Brainiac, LLC.

Pharmacy Technician

This comprehensive 50-hour program will prepare students to work as a pharmacy technician in a retail or other pharmacy setting and to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s PTCB exam. Course content includes pharmacy medical terminology, the history of pharmacy, the pharmacy practice in multiple environments, pharmacy calculations and measurements, reading and interpreting prescriptions, and defining drugs by generic and brand names. Through classroom lecture and hands-on labs, students will review dosage calculations, drug classifications, the “top 200 drugs”, I.V. flow rates, sterile compounding, dose conversions, aseptic technique, the handling of sterile products, total parenteral nutrition (TPN), dispensing of prescriptions, inventory control, and billing and reimbursement. All required course materials are included in the price.

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