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

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For preschoolers and Kindergarteners new to Hindi.  

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

11 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

9 AM

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

Class 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, common greetings and phrases, and how to form sentences.

Enrollment limited to 10.

Grades K-2

HINDI 2: Intermediate

Nandita Sinha

10 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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Nandita, a Whitby preschool teacher will teach children about the cultural heritage and traditions of India using photos, book and artifacts she has collected over the years.  Children will learn about national symbols, famous people, buildings, places, sports, food, animals, clothing, spirituality, dance forms, musical instruments. patriotic/motivational songs, holidays and celebrations.

Enrollment limited to 15.

Grades PreK-1

ALL ABOUT INDIA 

Nandita Sinha

9 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. Performances are planned for the Children's Diwali Party and at year-end. Costumes will be ordered from India at additional cost.  Children will keep the costumes.  

Enrollment limited to 15.

Grades PreK-K

BOLLYWOOD 1

Vaibhavi Pandit

10 AM

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For boys and girls in grades 1-3.  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. Performances are planned for the Children's Diwali Party and at year-end. Costumes will be ordered from India at additional cost.  Children will keep the costumes.  

Enrollment limited to 15.

Grades 1-3

BOLLYWOOD 2

Vaibhavi Pandit

9 AM

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For boys and girls who want to learn cricket and other games popular in India. No prior experience required.  Children will learn the rules of the game, develop hand-eye coordination  and have the experience of being a bowler as well as batsman.  Rushil and Aarav will introduce other Indian games into the sessions and  parent volunteers will teach Carom at one or two sessions. The priority is to have fun, make friends and be active. 

Enrollment limited to 14.

Grades K-2

CRICKET for Younger Kids

Rushil Jha and Rahill Jaiswal

10 AM

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For boys and girls who want to learn cricket and other games popular in India. No prior experience required.  Children will learn the rules of the game, develop hand-eye coordination  and have the experience of being a bowler as well as batsman.  Rushil and Aarav will introduce other Indian games into the sessions and  parent volunteers will teach Carom at one or two sessions. The priority is to have fun, make friends and be active.  

Enrollment limited to 16.

Grades 3+

CRICKET for Older Kids 

Rushil Jha and Aarav Yadov

11 AM

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For children new to chess or have had one session of Beginner Chess.  Children will learn the basics of how the pieces move, their values, common tactical patterns and simple checkmates.  NEW:  To make learning fun they will engage in chess-related games and exercises designed to spur their creativity and teach good sportsmanship. 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.    The Chess Club of Fairfield County is the leading educational and recreational chess service in the area.

Enrollment limited to 10.

Grades K-2

CHESS 1:  Beginner

Chess Club of Fairfield County

10 AM

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For children who have a knowledge of the basic rules of the game.  In addition to looking at more complex tactics and checkmates, children will build on their knowledge of how to evaluate a position, identify weaknesses, develop plans and calculate ahead.  Students will apply weekly lessons during supervised matched play and other fun chess activities including memory challenges, simultaneous exhibitions, team matches and puzzle solving!  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.  The Chess Club of Fairfield County is the leading educational and recreational chess service in the area.  

Enrollment limited to 12.

Grades 1+

CHESS 2/3:  Advanced Beginner & Intermediate

Chess Club of Fairfield County

11 AM

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For children new to coding or who have taken Scratch Jr. and want to create more complex Scratch games and stories.  Children must be familiar with an iPad or computer and be mature enough to participate in a one-hour class in which they will work on their own for part of the hour.  Scratch teaches problem-solving and the language of logic, and helps kids creatively express themselves digitally. Kids will learn coding language basics and how to program interactive stories and games.  IPads or computers are recommended but not required.

Enrollment limited to 12.

Grades K-2

CODING 1: Scratch Jr. and Scratch

Rhea Bhat and Rubin Jha

10 AM

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For children who  understand the logic of coding (i.e. as in scratch and other beginner coding platforms) and are ready to move to the next level, and are in at least the 3rd grade.   JavaScript is a beginning programming language widely used for websites.  Using Khan Academy as a guide, children will learn the basics of JavaScript and begin to write code.   Personal computers are recommended but not required.  

Enrollment limited to 12.

Grades 3-4

CODING 2: JavaScript

Rhea Bhat and Rubin Jha

9 AM

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For students who know JavaScript or another coding language, this class will delve into the real world of coding.  Using W3Schools as a gateway to the commonly used coding languages in today’s world kids will learn how to create and design websites.  

Enrollment limited to 12.

Grades 4+

CODING 3: HTML and Creating a Website

Rhea Bhatt and Rubin Jha

11 AM

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No prior classes required.  The curriculum will challenge students to use applied mathematics for the design and engineering of projects that will explore biological systems of the human body and biomes on Earth. A place-based educational component of nature journaling will document seasonal changes in our flora and fauna and engineer weather instruments for meteorological data collection. 

Enrollment limited to 16.

Grades 1-2

BIO-STEM 1

Amanda Sackey

11 AM

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No prior classes required. The curriculum will challenge students to use applied mathematics for the design and engineering of projects that will explore biological systems of the human body and biomes on Earth. A place-based educational component of nature journaling will document seasonal changes in our flora and fauna and engineer weather instruments for meteorological data collection. 

Enrollment limited to 16.

Grades 3-4

BIO-STEM 2

Amanda Sackey

10 AM

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MissionBot team members and newcomers will work on the challenge "City Shaper" with the goals to build coding and robotics skills and prepare for the 2019 First Lego League competition in November.  

Required:  Serious commitment to coding and programming and personal laptop installed with MINDSTORMS® software.

Enrollment limited to 20.

Grades 4-8

FIRST LEGO LEAGUE

ICC Coaching Staff

9 to 11 AM