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STEAM @ Kolb Elementary

STEAM Afterschool Courses at Kolb Elementary are now open for enrollment. Browse our course offerings below. Enroll online.

Courses | Location | Timeline | Tuition | Enroll Online

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

Location

Kolb Elementary
3150 Palermo Way
Dublin, CA 94568

Timeline

Courses are offered 1 day per week for 10 weeks.

Tuition

$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.

Kolb Afterschool Course Offerings

Computer Science Fundamentals and Coding

Instructor: Ms. Allison Tomcik, Kolb Teacher
Grade Level: 4 - 5
Dates: Thursdays: Sept. 21, 28 - Oct. 12, 19, 26 - Nov. 2, 9, 16, 30 Dec. 7 (10 instructional days)
Room: L5
Time: 3:05 - 4:05
Enrollment Fee: $195

Course Description: Whether you’re a beginner or an advanced coding student, this class will work for you as students will be able to work at their own pace. Ms. Tomcik’s coding class will blend online step by step lessons in coding and computer science with fun, hands-on, “unplugged” activities. With an emphasis on developing computational thinking, we’ll learn about algorithms, debugging, loops, conditionals, binary coding, & digital citizenship. Additionally, students will have the opportunity to work with codable robots. Working individually, in pairs and in teams, students will be introduced to coding using a block-based online coding program. Problem solving, creativity, persistence and teamwork will be emphasized.

Computer Science Fundamentals and Coding

Instructor: Ms. Allison Tomcik, Kolb Teacher
Grade Level: 1 - 3
Dates: Fridays: Sept. 15, 22, 29 - Oct. 13, 20, 27 - Nov. 3 - Dec. 1, 8, 15 (10 instructional days)
Room: L5
Time: 3:05 - 4:05
Enrollment Fee: $195

Course Description: Whether you’re a beginner or an advanced coding student, this class is designed for students in 1st, 2nd & 3rd grade. Students will be able to work at their own pace. Ms. Tomcik’s coding class will blend online step by step lessons in coding and computer science with fun, hands-on, “unplugged” activities. With an emphasis on developing computational thinking, we’ll learn about algorithms, debugging, loops, conditionals, binary coding, & digital citizenship. Additionally, students will have the opportunity to work with codable robots. Working individually, in pairs and in teams, students will be introduced to coding using a block-based online coding program. Problem solving, creativity, persistence and teamwork will be emphasized.

Exploring Great Artists

Instructor: Julie Coching Owner/Cafe Art in Dublin
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Dates: Wednesday: Sept. 20, 27 - Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25 - Nov. 1, 8, 15, 29 (10 instructional days)
Room: Eagle’s Nest
Time: 2:05 - 3:05 on Collaboration Days, 3:05 - 4:05 on 3 p.m. release days
Enrollment Fee: $195

Course Description: In this Art class we will explore mixed media. The students will paint a ceramic piece, create with clay, and we will also explore some other art and craft techniques such as art collage, drawing, coloring and painting. Students will learn about a different famous artist each week and have the opportunity to create his or her own work in the style of the selected artists such as Van Gogh's Starry night in glass, Georgia O'Keefe styled clay flower, Monet pastel drawing, Picasso clay mask, Mondrian collage, Andy Warhol pop art tiles and many more. The kids will take home a number of Art papers as well as a Ceramic piece, Glass and Clay project.

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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