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After School & School Vacation Week Programming

 

To enroll for After School and School Vacation Week Programming call 1-800-818-3434 to register.
YTH courses are not eligible for Commonwealth of Mass. employee tuition waivers.
 

In order to register please call 1-800-818-3434.  Please click on the course link for a more detailed course description. Questions or concerns please email us.  

  

ACADEMIC ENRICHMENT YOUTH COURSES

 

Creative Writing Career Exploration        Course Number: YTH 806             CRN: 18259

This course will introduce students to creative writing as a concentration at MCC and as a
career. Students will explore their personality, skills, values, and life goals through journaling
and practicing writing fiction, nonfiction, or poetry.  $175

11/1-11/12  4:30pm-7:00pm       Monday, Wednesday, Friday      WEB 

College and Career Readiness

Students in this elective course will take career inventory, explore career interests, research careers, learn about types of colleges, research colleges, understand college admissions process & entrance requirements, and prepare for applying to colleges. (16.5 hours) $189

9/23-12/16       3:30pm-5:00pm         Thursday          BEDFORD   HENDERSON HALL 212

Course Number: YTH 811 30   CRN: 18261    Professor: Khalifa


Algebra l Review

These review courses are intended for students entering 7th - 12th grade that would like to strengthen their algebra skills. Classes will meet twice a week virtually for 1 hour where a MCC mathematics faculty member will review the concepts, do problems and answer questions.  Content includes the following topics: Simplifying expressions, Definition of like terms, Combining like terms, Linear and Polynomial, Solving Linear equations, Graphing Linear equations, Equations of lines, Solving linear inequalities, Graphing linear inequalities.  Students participating are required to have a solid foundation in arithmetic, including fractions and decimal operations.  This class is being taught using Blackboard Collaborate.  (10 hours) $150

9/14-10/26         5:30pm - 7:30pm             Tuesday        Online With Class Meeting Times

Course Number: YTH 786 75                      CRN: 18163   Professor WEISMAN           

 

Algebra ll Review

These review courses are intended for students entering 7th - 12th grade that would like to strengthen their algebra skills. Classes will meet twice a week virtually for 1 hour where a MCC mathematics faculty member will review the concepts, do problems and answer questions.  Content includes the following topics: Systems of equations, Quadratics, Graphing, Factoring, Solving (with and without quadratic Equation), Absolute Value, Radicals.  Students participating are required to have a solid foundation in Algebra 1.  This course will be taught using Blackboard Collaborate.  (10 hours) $150

11/16-12/21    5:30pm - 7:30pm               Tuesday        Online With Class Meeting Times

Course Number: YTH 787 75                      CRN: 18164   Professor WEISMAN           

               

How to Write a Thesis Statement

When your English teacher returns your essay, have you ever seen comments like, “I can’t find your thesis” or “What is the main point of your essay?”  If you have, then How to Write a Thesis Statement is for you.  This class shows students the proper way to write a distinct thesis statement which is usually a short sentence that sums up the main point or purpose of a student’s writing.  Through a series of interactive activities, writing assignments, and visuals students explore various types of introductions that lead to the all-important “thesis statement”.  (10.5 hours) $159

09/23 - 11/4    6:00pm - 7:30pm             Thursday            Online with Class Meeting Times 

Course Number: YTH 803 75                     CRN:18239           Professor BENT              

 

Fundamentals of Grammar & Punctuation

This course is designed to include three major areas of the language arts curriculum: the Eight Parts of Speech, correct usage, mechanics, and the use of proper punctuation. These critical areas are the foundation of a well-written piece of creative writing to the more expository research types of works. Resource Recommended: The Best Grammar Workbook Ever by Miller. Zoom is the platform method to be used to teach the class. $150

09/28 – 11/30               6:00pm – 7:00pm                Tuesday            Online with class meeting times

Course Number: YTH 789 75                  CRN: 18257            Professor: O'CONNELL

 

The Game of Writing: How to Become Effective and Creative in Essay writing

This course is designed to explore the Five Step Writing Process (Prewriting, Writing, Revision, Editing and Publication). Additional techniques to be highlighted are how to enhance vocabulary development, dictionary, and thesaurus

skills, speaking and listening skills. An introduction to literary terms and various genres will be shared to model the characteristics of timeless classics. Method used to teach the class: Zoom

10/6 – 12/8                 6:00pm – 7:00pm                Thursday             Online with class meeting times

Course number: YTH 790 75                 CRN: 18258               Professor: O'CONNELL

 

Strategies for Academic Success

This course is designed to provide students with strategies for strengthening academic support. These strategies will include: Organization, time management, communication with instructors, developing an academic mindset, managing stress, strategies for learning new information, strategies to prepare for all types of assessments including tests/quizzes/projects.  (12 hours) $159

09/20 - 11/15    7:00pm - 8:30pm             Monday     Online with Class Meeting Times

Course Number: YTH 805 75       CRN: 18247   Professor SALMON              

 

Brain Power Wellness for Youth

In this engaging 60 minutes sessions, we will provide tools and ways for the participants to deal better with the changes coming their way.  We use fun, interactive, and challenging games and exercises to help them draw out their inner potential and improve their focus, memory, confidence and manage their emotions. Each class starts with physical activities and has areas that focuses on understanding the body-mind connection.

We will teach variety of exercises to tune into the interplay between physical health, focus and emotional well-being. These exercises are research-based brain exercises that are proven to improve the health and achievement of the students. (1 hours) $69

Activities will cover the following topics:

i.             Mindfulness & neuroplasticity training to enhance physical, emotional, and cognitive health

ii.            Improve productivity and learning efficiency

iii.           Improve focus and memory

iv.           Reduce anxiety & stress

v.            Enhanced creativity & confidence

vi.           Improve resilience and manage change

10/07    4:00pm - 5:00pm             Thursday   Online with Class Meeting Times 

Course Number: YTH 807 75       CRN: 18251   Professor GHARIB

               

11/18    4:00pm - 5:00pm             Thursday   Online with Class Meeting Times

Course Number: YTH 807 76       CRN: 18252 Professor GHARIB

               

12/09    4:00pm - 5:00pm             Thursday   Online with Class Meeting Times

Course Number: YTH 807 77       CRN: 18253 Professor GHARIB   

 

If you have any questions please call Program Manager, Lauren Ellis, 781-280-3669 or send us an email.

 

 

Last Modified: 8/27/21