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STEAM @ Dublin Elementary

STEAM Afterschool Courses are now offered at Dublin Elementary. View the course listing below. Enroll online.

Courses | Location | Timeline | Tuition | Enroll Online

Each class that moves forward will generate contributions
of up to $100 (dependent on class size) to the school’s Parent Faculty Club (PFC) and $25
to Student Council.

Location

Dublin Elementary School
7997 Vomac Rd
Dublin, CA 94568

Timeline

Courses are offered 1 day per week for 10 weeks.

Tuition

$185 - $195 / Course

Each class that moves forward will generate contributions of up to $100 (dependent on class size) to the school’s Parent Faculty Club (PFC) and $25 to Student Council.

 Local, Qualified Teachers

Courses organized by local teachers with
California Teaching Credentials.

Dublin Elementary Afterschool Course Offerings

Chess Academy For Kids

Instructor: Pacific Chess Academy - Mark Bakhit Certified Chess Instructor
Grade Level: 1 - 5
Day/Dates: Wednesday - January 10, 17, 24, 31 | February 7, 14, 21, 28 | March 7, 14 (10 Class Sessions)
Time: 2:05 - 3:05 pm or 3:05 - 4:05 Class starts at 2:05 on early Collaboration days and 3:05 on regular release days
Room: B-3
Tuition: $195

Course Description:Learn chess with Pacific Chess Academy! This program is a great opportunity for kids to learn how to overcome obstacles, think strategically, and stay focused. Specifically designed for young players with various levels (Beginners, Intermediate, Advanced), the course offers video lessons, easy-to-follow instructions, individual recommendations, and preparation to chess tournaments. The use of the modern technology (projectors, iPad, teaching software) makes the learning process easy, fast, and fun! The class is offered to grades 1-5. All necessary equipment (boards and pieces, clocks, demo tools) provided. Participants receive certificates and trophies at the end of the school year.

6 Reasons Kids Should Learn Chess:

  1. Improves concentration, attention span and memory abilities
  2. Enhances reading and math skills
  3. Fosters critical-thinking and creativity in young minds
  4. Encourages and rewards hard work
  5. Develops problem solving skills
  6. Exercises both sides of your brain

Introduction to Comedy Improvisation

Instructor: Matt Newell
Grade Levels: 3 – 5
Day/Dates: Thursday - January 11, 18, 25 | February 1, 8, 15, 22 | March 1, 8, 15 (10 Class Sessions)
Room: C-4
Time: 3:05 – 4:05
Tuition: $185

Course Description: If your child was born with a tendency of acting silly, laughing with friends, and learning new skills, then sign your child up for comedy improvisation class! The class will engage in fun and entertaining improvisation games and activities that build communication, collaboration, and creativity. The class will learn in a safe environment where each participant can discover trust and feel comfortable trying new strategies and many times, failing. Each participant’s self-confidence and public speaking skills will be enhanced throughout the duration of this class.

Kiddie Coding-Introduction to Computer Programming

Instructor: Mr. Karl Osicki
Grade Level: 1 – 3
Day/Dates: Thursday - January 11, 18, 25 | February 1, 8, 15, 22 March 1, 8, 15 (10 Class Sessions)
Room: A-7
Time: 3:05 – 4:05
Enrollment Fee: $185

Course Description: Do you want your child to learn a universal language of the planet? Does your child enjoy math, engineering, technology, and design? Kiddie Coding may be the perfect opportunity for them to tap into these 21st century prerequisites! “People who know how to code will be able to communicate across countries and cultures, be innovative, and solve problems more efficiently, with no barriers to impede their success (Porter, John. (2016). 4 Benefits of Learning Coding at a Young Age.) Retrieved from: elearningindustry.com. Come join Kiddie Coding where we will learn how to work together Using, Code.org, Tynker, and Code Combat to program in a fun and safe environment. It doesn’t matter if your child has coding experience or not, this class is for everyone. It will build on concepts students already know and teach concepts to those who are new to the program. All interested students are welcome.

Knit-Wits! Learn How To Knit

Instructor: Ms. Kristen Mulhern, Dublin El Teacher
Grade Level: 3 - 5
Day/Dates: Thursday - January 11, 18, 25 | February 1, 8, 15, 22 | March 1, 8, 15 (10 Class Sessions)
Time: 3:05 - 4:05 pm
Room: D-5
Tuition: $185

Course Description: Have you ever wanted to make your own scarf or hat? Maybe you've seen someone you know knit something wonderful and beautiful. Come join Ms. Mulhern for Knit-Wits! Where you'll learn the basic stitches necessary to make some amazing projects that you can wear during the winter.

Science! Hands on Experiment/Engineering Lab

Instructor: Ms. Kelsey Katzman, Dublin El Teacher
Grade Level: 3 – 5
Day/Dates: Thursday - January 11, 18, 25 | February 1, 8, 15, 22 March 1, 8, 15 (10 Class Sessions)
Room: C-6
Time: 3:05 – 4:05
Tuition: $185

Course Description: Become a scientist! Become an engineer! Ten different hands on experiments and engineering projects will introduce osmosis, centripetal force, capillary action, color mixing, the neuroscience of taste perception, hydrophilic and hydrophobic molecules, and other advanced topics. For aspiring scientists in grades 3 through 5. Many projects students will get to take home!

 

 

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Questions or Comments

We are here to help. Please contact as with questions or feedback.

Main Office
(925) 587-5610

Vickie Constantinides
Academy Program Manager
(925) 587-5610  Ext. 1003
vickie@dpie.org

Rich Boschetti
Academy Superintendent
(925) 587-5610  Ext. 1004
rich@dpie.org