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 ARTISTS’ STUDIO (Grades 3-5) (569*)
Young artists in this class will explore
a variety of fine art media including drawing, painting, clay and sculpture. Students will learn to communicate their ideas in both two and three dimensions, while improving their core learning skills and focus. Projects will be presented in a step-by-step manner and build on prior knowledge. Students will also learn about artists and art forms from around the world. This course is offered through the Euphrat Museum of Art.
Instructor: Anna Fankhauser is a museum and classroom art educator who teaches art in the Cupertino Union School District at John Muir, Collins and Blue Hills Elementary Schools. She has worked at museums in Switzerland and the Cantor Arts Center at Stanford, Euphrat Museum of Art, San José Museum of Art and Palo Alto Art Center. Her curriculum has been enriched and inspired by her museum experiences.
Class requirements: Tablet or computer with internet capability. See the online registration listing for additional supplies needed.
Cost: $165
Dates and times: Choose Session 1 or 2
Session 1: Feb. 3, 10, 17 and 24, March 3, 10, 17 and 24 (eight Wednesdays), 4-5 p.m.
Session 2: April. 7, 14, 21 and 28, May 5, 12, 19 and 26 (eight Wednesdays),
4-5 p.m.
The BBC micro:bit is a pocket-sized computer that introduces students
to very basic Python programming fundamentals in a fun way, as they
learn how software and hardware work together. The micro:bit has an LED light display, buttons, sensors and many input/ output features that students will learn, program and physically interact with.
This course will provide an introduction to electronics and programming while encouraging students’ interests in hardware and software. Students will create projects that respond to touch, movement, light, temperature and magnetic fields.
Instructor: Pragati Dharmale has taught for more than 12 years in schools and industry, including courses in engineering and programming languages. She has also worked as a senior design engineer for Whirlpool in India, a web and software developer for Resource Navigation in Boston, and a data security processor for Intuit in Tucson.
Class requirements: Tablet or computer with internet capability and USB port. Students will need to purchase the BBC micro:bit kit (available for about $20 from Amazon).
Cost: $215
Dates and times: Choose Session 1 or 2
Session 1: Jan. 16, 23 and 30, Feb. 6, 13 and 27, March 6 and 13 (eight Saturdays; no class on Feb. 20), 12:30-1:50 p.m.
Session 2: March 20 and 27, April 3, 17 and 24, May 1, 8 and 15 (eight Saturdays; no class on April 10), 12:30-1:50 p.m.
 14 *Use the class number (after each course title) when registering online.

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