AU Presents Kids University

Wed, 2012-07-25 10:01 -- univcomm

Anderson University will be host to Kids University on July 14-25. Kids University provides children with the opportunity to learn and take classes on a collegiate campus. Classes are open to students from pre-kindergarten through eighth grade that are interested in hands on experiential learning.

There are many new classes this year according to Betty Bricker, Coordinator of Non Credit Programs for Anderson University. There will be cultural classes on Japan and Egypt, as well as physical classes such as cheerleading and volleyball. The children will dance and sing in classes “On Broadway” and “All That Jazz”, and learn to research and present reports with Power Point. Classes for parents will also be available.

The cost for each class is $40 with discounts available for more than one class. Classes are one hour and 55 minutes and are held twice a week for two weeks.

For a complete list of classes and other information, contact Betty Bricker at 641-4538 or at bjbricker@anderson.edu.

Anderson University is a private, four-year, Christian liberal arts institution of approximately 2,500 undergraduate and graduate students. Established in 1917 by the Church of God, the university offers more than 60 undergraduate majors and graduate programs in business, education and theology.

Classes are as follows:

July 14-18, 2003

A Look at the World Through a Bugs Eye with Nancy Beard and Emily Smith
Join us for investigating creepy crawlies, while learning numbers, letters and readiness skills with lots of activities.
Pre-K for those beginning kindergarten or an accredited Pre-K program.
8:00-9:50 or 10:10-12:00


Jump into Japan with Michele Simmonds
We will explore Japanese culture, use chopsticks, create with origami, learn some basic words and try some food.
Grade K-1 8:00-9:50


Imagination Station with Melanie Nicholson
We will do cool scientific experiments using your imagination and scientific theory.
Grade K-1 8:00-9:50


On the Loose with Dr. Seuss with Melanie Nicholson
We will explore the Dr. Seuss' books with creativity and artistic projects.
Grade K-1 10:05-12:00


Magical Math with Nicole Dean
Come find the magic in math! Learn how we use math in many of our everyday activities.
Grade K-1 10:05-12:00


Habla Espanol with Dianna Stankiewicz
Come learn how to use Spanish phrases and have fun exploring culture and life.
Grade 2-3 8:00-9:55


Sign Language with Tammy Crouse
We will learn to use the "silent language" using only your hands not your voice. Come explore the deaf culture.
Grade 2-3 8:00-9:55


Cleopatra and Mummy with Michele Simmonds
We will learn about Egypt, it's history; it's mysteries while having fun eating Egyptian food and reading hieroglyphics.
Grade 2-3 10:05-12:00


All that Jazz with Adam Fraley and Lisa Bricker
Come to class and learn about the music of Jazz while creating a choreographed dance.
Grade 2-3 10:05-12:00


Reading Rainbow with Leigh Bivens
For Book Lovers Only! We will explore the colors of the rainbow reading and interpreting some of our favorite literature.
Grade 4-5 8:00-9:55


Hooray for the USA! With Michelle Boyer
We will explore the United States, its symbols, geography and heroes!
Grade 4-5 8:00-9:55


Get the Power to Present! With Peggy Oglesby
We will learn to create a presentation enhanced with sounds, pictures, and clips. Earn an "A" on your next classroom presentation!
Grade 4-5 10:05-12:00


On the Air with Alan Erwin
Tour WQME, Record commercials and Public Service Announcements; come have fun as you learn how a radio station communicates.
Grade 4-5 10:05-12:00


Power Point Presents ! With Peggy Oglesby
We will learn to create a presentation enhanced with sounds, pictures, and clips. Earn an "A" on your next classroom presentation!
Grade 6-8 10:05-12:00


On the Air with Alan Erwin
Tour WQME, Record commercials and Public Service Announcements; come have fun as you learn how a radio station communicates.
Grade 6-8 10:05-12:00


July 21-25,2003


All Around Town with Nancy Beard and Emily Smith
Come explore the world of transportation with songs, activities, and finger plays. We will work on appropriate readiness activities that will enhance early childhood learning.
Pre-K for those beginning kindergarten or an accredited Pre-K program.
8:00-9:50 or 10:10-12:00


Rhythm and Blues with Adam Fraley
We will learn about rhythm and music using many instruments and movements. Come play and dance!
Grade K-1 8:00-9:55


Habla Espanol with Dianna Stankiewicz
Come explore the Spanish language; we will have fun and learn with games, art and lots of interactive conversation.
Grade K-1 8:00-9:55


Puppies, Kittens and More with Melanie Nicholson
Come learn about your favorite animals while working on researching with the Internet.
Grade K-1 9:55-12:00


Art Exploration with Valeska Simmonds
We will work with art mediums of all kinds to create wonderful art.
Grade K-1 9:55-12:00


Cheer Em' On! With Leigh Bivens and Lisa Bricker
We will learn the basic jumps, movements and chants so we can cheer on the team!
Grade 2-3 8:00-9:55


Artistic Recycling
One man's trash is another man's treasure; we will learn to use recyclables to turn into wonderful artistic treasures.
Grade 2-3 8:00-9:55


Flower Power with Michelle Boyer
We will learn about the power of friendship and being an individual in life.
Grade 2-3 10:05-12:00


Make it Take it Band with Alan Erwin
Come to class and learn how to make instruments that can be used to play music. Join the Make it Take it band!
Grade 2-3 10:05-12:00


Spike It! With Karen Smith
We will learn the basics of volleyball; have fun serving, hitting and more.
Grade 4-5 8:00-9:55


Computer Troubleshooting with Dan Erwin
This class will learn all about computers and what to do when things go wrong.
Grades 4-5 8:00-9:55


On Broadway! With Adam Fraley and Lisa Bricker
We will explore Broadway music, the choreography, and themes. Come dance and sing!
Grades 4-5 10:05-12:00


Research Power with Peggy Oglesby
We will learn to use the Internet for research, write a paper and present it on Power Point. Go back to school and impress your teachers!
Grades 4-5 10:05-12:00


Computer Troubleshooting with Dan Erwin
This class will learn all about computers and what to do when things go wrong.
Grades 4-5 8:00-9:55
Grades 6-8 10:05-12:00


Power Point for Junior High with Peggy Oglesby
Research a topic, prepare a paper and present it with Power Point. These skills are needed in higher-level education. Learn them now!
Grades 6-8 10:05-12:00


On Broadway! With Adam Fraley and Lisa Bricker
Come dance and sing! Learn the basics of Swing Choir get a head start for high school.
Grades 6-8th 10:05-12:00