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Scarborough Adult Learning Center



Our Classes

Intermediate to Advanced ELL

Free

with Mary Klement

Calendar Current session started Sep 15, 2020 at 5 pm

Intermediate to Advanced ELL

Students will need access to email in order to view and prepare for lessons. Google Classroom is utilized to assign reading and other activities. As this is an intermediate/advanced class, lessons are built around a brief news article or other passage regarding current events. Discussion prompts are designed to guide the conversations. Supplement work and worksheets will be utilized to strengthen the grammar, usage, and mechanics of the English language. Vocabulary is highlighted and defined based on the articles read and student’s submissions from their daily lives.

Days: Tues/Thurs

Dates: 9/15-12/17

Time: 5-7 pm

Instructor: Mary Klement

Beginner ELL
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Beginner ELL

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with Jennifer Goodine

Calendar Current session started Sep 16, 2020 at 4:30 pm

(Zoom & Google Classroom)

Are you interested in improving your English skills? Learning English can help you communicate with your child’s school, expand your job prospects, and increase your ability to read and speak English. This class will teach basic communication, life skills, and literacy. Students will need a computer or tablet to access the internet each week. 

Day: Weds

Dates: 9/16-12/16

Time: 4:30-6:30 pm

Instructor: Jennifer Goodine

Stress and Gut Health

$15

with Stephanie Walsh

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 29, 2020 at 12:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Join Me Online for this Zoom Presentation

Gut health and brain health are intimately connected. What you eat can either support or compromise your brain activity, and vice versa - your thoughts can affect your digestion.  In this workshop you’ll learn about the gut-brain connection, how stress and depression or anxiety affect your gut health, and what foods or supplements are vital for optimal gut and brain health.

Instructor: Stephanie Walsh

Zoom: Thurs., Oct. 29, 12:30 to 2pm

Cost: $15

Chinese Restaurant Favorites Made Easy - Online

$35

with Chris Toy

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 2, 2020

Your favorite take-out food, made at home! You provide the kitchen, a wok or heavy skillet, a knife or cleaver, and other regular kitchen utensils. Learn about Chinese cooking techniques, ingredients, and seasonings as you go. Segments include: five season whole chicken, carving roast chicken, wonton soup, and stir-fried spicy hoisin pork with steamed rice. Serves 4 for dinner, but you’ll make these recipes again and again, or build upon! We provide a shopping list for you to purchase food. Flexible private access YouTube channel series allows you to preplan and decide when to access class segments and cook alongside Chris.  Students are given access to his channel for one year and support is provided via direct instructor email. Course fee includes cookbook with 85 recipes. 

Registration deadline is 10/19.

Instructor: Chris Toy

Start: Access anytime on or after 11/2

Cost: $35 includes cookbook

Introduction to iPhone Basics

$35

with Boomer Tech

Calendar Current session started Oct 19, 2020 , runs for 4 weeks
1 additional session on Nov 16, 2020

It is safe to say that many iPhone users rarely use more than a fraction of the features. Use your iPhone to the best possible advantage. Critical features covered: Apple ID and password; structure of the iPhone (buttons and how they work); best apps and how to get them;  text, phone, Facetime, and email; using the Control Center; mastering Settings; updating operating systems; using key apps and more.

Estimated Length: 1-2 hours a week

Access Time: 4 weeks

Cost: $35

Register online: scarborough.maineadult.org

Choose your session:

Session 1: Sept. 21

Session 2: Oct. 19

Session 3: Nov. 16

Taking Awesome Pictures with Your iPhone / iPad Camera

$35

with Boomer Tech

Calendar Current session started Oct 19, 2020 , runs for 4 weeks
1 additional session on Nov 16, 2020

This is a step-by-step guide to taking beautiful photos, appropriate for novice photographers or anyone who wants to upgrade their photography skills. Learn to take photos, portraits, slo-motion, panos, and more. Also camera settings for proper focus and exposure, high dynamic range, and picture composition.

Estimated Length: 1-2 hours a week

Access Time: 4 weeks

Cost: $35

Register online: scarborough.maineadult.org

Choose your session:

Session 1: Sept. 21

Session 2: Oct. 19

Session 3: Nov. 16

Accounting and Finance for Entrepreneurs - online, start anytime
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Accounting and Finance for Entrepreneurs - online, start anytime

$129

with MindEdge Learning

Important: You must register online for this class thru MindEdge Learning at https://catalog.mindedge.com/scarborough

Self-paced and online, accessible from anywhere and available on mobile.

Provides an introduction to key topics in accounting and finance for those involved in new ventures. Reviews financial accounting basics, including GAAP Principles and financial statements, and covers key issues in finance, broadly defined as any financial or monetary activity involving a company.

Estimated length: 5 hours

Access time: 90 days

.5 CEUs | 5 HRCIs 

Cost: $129

Register online: catalog.mindedge.com/scarborough

Entrepreneurship

 

Business Law for Entrepreneurs - online, start anytime
Online Registration Unavailable

Business Law for Entrepreneurs - online, start anytime

$129

with MindEdge Learning

Important: You must register online for this class thru MindEdge Learning at https://catalog.mindedge.com/scarborough

Self-paced and online, accessible from anywhere and available on mobile.

 

The basics of business law for an entrepreneur. It reviews legal structures for a new venture, intellectual property, employment law, contracts, government regulation, and personal and real property.

Estimated length: 5 hours

Access time: 90 days

.5 CEUs | 5 HRCIs 

Cost: $129

Register online: catalog.mindedge.com/scarborough

Entrepreneurship





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