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ICC Greenwich; PO Box 7518; Greenwich, CT  06836-7518

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For preschoolers and Kindergarteners new to Hindi or have taken one session.  

Class time will be split between conversation and nursery rhymes; and, reading and writing Hindi letters.  Students will learn Hindi Varnamala (letters), how to sign their names, basic vocabulary and common greetings and phrases. 

Enrollment limited to 10.

Grades PreK-K

HINDI 1: Beginner

Nandita Sinha

10 AM

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For students who have had at least one session of Hindi, have been exposed to Hindi at home, and/or have a basic knowledge of Hindi greetings.  

Students will be introduced to listening and conversation.  They will learn Hindi phonetics, vocabulary, writing their names and vowels, pronunciation, basic conversation and grammar.  

Enrollment limited to 10.

Grades K-2

HINDI 1: Beginner

Vaishali Akole

11 AM

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For students who have taken one or more years of Hindi with Nandita Sinha.

Students will be learning Hindi Varnamala (letters) and encoding words, extending vocabulary, common greetings and phrases, forming sentences and learning about Indian culture and heritage.

Enrollment limited to 10.

Grades K-2

HINDI 2: Intermediate

Nandita Sinha

9 AM

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For children who have taken Intermediate Hindi for a least one year, have taken three years of Hindi, or can understand and speak simple sentences.

The emphasis of the class is to build a more detailed understanding of phonetics and vocabulary. Children will learn to increase their ability to read and write two or three letter words. Through conversation and role playing they will gain greater confidence speaking with Hindi-speaking family members and transacting with merchants.  

Enrollment limited to 10.

Grades 2+

HINDI 3: Advanced Intermediate

Vaishali Akole

10 AM

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For boys and girls in PreK and K.  Vaibhavi is known for her versatility, patience and ability to turn boys and girls into confident performers.  In this fun and energetic Bollywood Dance Class kids will learn dance routines to the medley of old and new Bollywood numbers. Kids will enjoy some funky dance moves as they turn into true performers. Vaibhavi will invite guest teachers to introduce other dance forms such as Bhangra during the year. A year-end performance will be planned.  Costumes, which the children will keep,  will be ordered from India at a nominal cost.  

Enrollment limited to 15.

Grades PreK-K

BOLLYWOOD 1

Vaibhavi Pandit

9 AM

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For boys and girls in grades 1-4  Vaibhavi is known for her versatility, patience and ability to turn boys and girls into confident performers.  In this fun and energetic Bollywood Dance Class kids will learn dance routines to the medley of old and new Bollywood numbers. Kids will enjoy some funky dance moves as they turn into true performers. Vaibhavi will invite guest teachers to introduce other dance forms such as Bhangra during the year. A year-end performance will be planned.  Costumes, which the children will keep,  will be ordered from India at a nominal cost.  

Enrollment limited to 15.

Grades 1-4

BOLLYWOOD 2

Vaibhavi Pandit

10 AM

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Building upon grade level skills, students will extend their conceptual understanding of mathematical ideas through hands-on experiences, games, and collaborative inquiries. Students will use their critical and creative thinking skills to solve real-life problems involving mathematics. Concepts covered will include number fluency, pattern investigation, shape and space analysis, estimation, probability, and more!   

Enrollment limited to 15.

Grades K-1

NEW!! Investigations in Math K-1

Alissa Helgesen

9 AM

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Building upon grade level skills, students will extend their conceptual understanding of mathematical ideas through hands-on experiences, games, and collaborative inquiries. Students will use their critical and creative thinking skills to solve real-life problems involving mathematics. Concepts covered will include number fluency, pattern investigation, shape and space analysis, estimation, probability, and more!   

Enrollment limited to 15.

Grades 2-3

NEW!! Investigations in Math 2-3

Alissa Helgesen

10 AM

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Building upon grade level skills, students will extend their conceptual understanding of mathematical ideas through hands-on experiences, games, and collaborative inquiries. Students will use their critical and creative thinking skills to solve real-life problems involving mathematics. Concepts covered will include number fluency, pattern investigation, shape and space analysis, estimation, probability, and more!   

Enrollment limited to 15.

Grades 4-5

NEW!! Investigations in Math 4-5

Alissa Helgesen

11 AM

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No prior classes required.  This special STEM curriculum for K-1 is written and taught by a popular Rye Country Day Science teacher.  It challenges kids to solve engineering and experimental problems and encourages them to take risks and innovate at the K-1 level.  The explore, design, evaluate, and redesign process helps them understand the complexity of measurement and experiment with the forces of the physical, chemical, and biological sciences. Some lessons will focus on the development of math skills.  Others will use acquired skills for design and engineering.  Preschool children age 5+ can enroll in the class if they have demonstrated an ealry aptitude for math/science.

Enrollment limited to 16.

Grades K-1

Ultimate STEM 

Amanda Sackey

10 AM

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Children will learn the basics of how chess pieces move, their values, common tactical patterns and simple checkmates.  Ashwin and a co-teacher will insure individual instruction which will include matches. Through chess children learn essential executive function skills including impulse control, emotional control, flexible thinking, working memory, self-monitoring, planning and prioritizing, task initiation and organization.    

Enrollment limited to 8.

Grades 1-3

Chess for Beginners and Advanced Beginners

Ashwin Sivamohan

9 AM

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Bring code to the real world and learn to program robots with Scratch! Using Edison, a simple but powerful robotics platform, students will take computer programming to the physical world! The class will explore using an Edison specific version of Scratch to create movement and sound programs and move on to program the robots to navigate mazes, interact with the physical world, and more! This class will be completed using computers, so students must be comfortable using a keyboard and mouse. Taking this class without basic keyboard, mouse, and reading skills is not recommended. 

Enrollment limited to 12.

Grades K-2

NEW!! Robotics Challenge with Edison & Scratch

Digital Arts Experience

11 AM

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Learn to design and build original objects using 3D Printers! Students will create awesome 3D printed objects using TinkerCAD, a free 3D design program! Create small models, pencil holders, name tags and whatever else you can think of. If you can dream it up and model it you can bring it into the real world! 

Enrollment limited to 12.

Grades 2+

NEW!! Intro to 3D Printing with TInkerCAD

Digital Arts Experience

10 AM

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Create interactive text adventure games, quizzes and more with Python. Python is an ideal starter language because it is easy to write, easy to read and is used in the real world, in fact, the entire backend of YouTube is written in Python! Students will start with writing simple projects to develop familiarity with the language and move onto creating interactive text-based games and even drawing with code! This class requires satisfactory typing skills, students that cannot type efficiently will struggle to keep up. 

Enrollment limited to 12.

Grades 3+

NEW!! Intro to Programming with Python

Digital Arts Experience

9 AM

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This six-week class of two hours/week will teach kids how to create video games using Unity3D and C Sharp. Kids will learn how to storyboard their game concepts, create characters and UI, and learn level design. At the end of the six weeks, they will walk away with a game that they can continue adding onto, as well as with the knowledge and resources to continue learning game design. Small class size is required to insure one-on-one instruction. Kids can work independently or with a partner. Darshan has been teaching video game design in NYC for two years. Required: Mac or Windows computer with at least 30 GB of free storage, mouse, and a notebook/pencil.  The class runs the first six weeks of the session from Jan. 12 to Mar. 1.

Enrollment limited to 6.

Grades 4-8

NEW!! Gamers of Tomorrow

Darshan Singh

10 AM to Noon