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All Staten Island SchoolPlus branches closed their onsite classes. We are moving from onsite to online live virtual classes.

All Staten Island SchoolPlus branches closed their onsite classes. We are moving from onsite to online live virtual classes.
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Classes will be held on: 01/05, 01/12, 01/19, 01/26, 02/02, 02/09, 02/16, 02/23, 03/01, 03/08, 03/15, 03/22, 03/29, 04/05, 04/12, 04/19, 04/26, 05/03, 05/10, 05/17, 05/31, 06/07, 06/14,


Our classes in North Brunswick, NJ


Filter by subject: Art, Chess, Math, Russian,

  class   grade   time   teacher   description
   Art 1      k-2    Su 10:30-11:30    Dr. Larisa Tsvetkova      I am positive that each student has creative abilities and can be introduced to the artistic world.
Like in any discipline it just takes time and patience.
In our Art class we use pencils and markers, pastel and charcoal, watercolor and acrylic paint.
We use the Ipod as well to teach how to draw step-by-step.
We learn the important art definitions and styles, study how to draw animals and plants, transportation and people.
We create different types of artworks: still life, portrait and landscape.
Art History is a very important part of our Art class. We study World Art History as well as Russian Art History.
If you child likes to express his feelings he/she can enjoy taking Art class and have fun in a very educational and interesting process! 
   Art 2NB      k    Su 11:45-12:45    Dr. Larisa Tsvetkova      I am positive that each student has creative abilities and can be introduced to the artistic world.
Like in any discipline it just takes time and patience.
In our Art class we use pencils and markers, pastel and charcoal, watercolor and acrylic paint.
We use the Ipod as well to teach how to draw step-by-step.
We learn the important art definitions and styles, study how to draw animals and plants, transportation and people.
We create different types of artworks: still life, portrait and landscape.
Art History is a very important part of our Art class. We study World Art History as well as Russian Art History.
If you child likes to express his feelings he/she can enjoy taking Art class and have fun in a very educational and interesting process! 
   Chess Beginners          Su 12:50-1:35    N. M. Karakashyan      Chess Beginners, 12:50-1:35 (Level 1)

Prerequisites:
- ability to play chess, knowledge of chess moves for all pieces

Description of program for this semester:
The course is focused on:
- Understanding the notation
- Special moves
- Simple checkmating patterns in 1 and 2 moves (\"battery\", \"last rank\" etc.)
- Types of draws
- Methods of defending against an attack
- The basic principles of opening
- Simple tactical elements (pin, fork/double attack, discovered check, etc.)
- The basic principles of endgame (opposition, \"square\" rule)

- Illustration of all above in short study games.
- Solving chess problems and combinations on each topic studied during the lesson.
- Mandatory practical games between students with each other online and with chess programs followed by an analysis of these games during the next lesson
- Separate homework for each student 
   Math 1      1    11:30-12:30 Su    David Ovetsky      In 1st grade class, children with reinforce their knowledge of arithmetic operations (addition and subtraction) over small numbers (within 20), and later move on to larger numbers up to 100, learning place value concept. They will learn number bonds and do a lot of mental math exercises, compare and order numbers, recognize and describe shapes, group similar objects. We supplement each topic with word problems - one-step and later two-step. We also continue to work with patterns and supplement the curriculum with logic questions and word problems. 
   Math 2 A/B      2-3    Su 11:40-12:40    Mikhail Chernobilsky      Math-2 A/B
Math 2 will cover all material covered by the 2nd grade class in a regular school. The focus will be on understanding the concepts and ability to apply them to solve a variety of problems. Students will receive numerous examples of application of learned concepts and have a chance to practice their knowledge while completing homework assignments. Students will also learn to perform many tasks mentally and employ numerous strategies to make those calculations easier.



Major concepts to be covered are Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division, using numbers up to 1,000. Students will get familiarity with units of Length and Weight in both, Metric and English systems. They will also be introduced to concepts of Money, Time, Capacity and Fractions.



Class prerequisite: Please complete the following steps:

Print the following assessment test: Singapore Math 2A
Remove the last page of the assessment (it contains answers key)
Have your child complete the assessment (no time restriction and no assistance)
Send us the results of the assessment 
   Math 3          Su 12:50-2:05    Mikhail Chernobilsky      Math-3 A/B

Math 3 will cover all material covered by the 3rd grade class in a regular school. The focus will be on understanding the concepts and ability to apply them to solve a variety of problems. Students will receive numerous examples of application of learned concepts and have a chance to practice their knowledge while completing homework assignments. Students will also learn to perform many tasks mentally and employ numerous strategies to make those calculations easier.



Students will review their knowledge of the Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division concepts, using numbers up to 10,000. Students will gain more comfort using units of Length, Weight and Capacity in both, Metric and English systems. They will solve various problems, which involve concepts of Money, Time, Graphs and Fractions. The unit closes with introduction to Geometry Area and Perimeter.



Class prerequisite: Please complete the following steps:

Print the following assessment test: Singapore Math 3A
Remove the last page of the assessment (it contains answers key)
https://www.singaporemath.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/pl_PM3A.pdf
Have your child complete the assessment (no time restriction and no assistance)
Send us the results of the assessment 
   Russian B      k-1    Su 9:25-10:25    Liliya Brammer      Who may join the class? Children from Russian-speaking or bilingual families who completely understand Russian and can
speak Russian with different levels of fluency. The students know the Russian alphabet and can read and write short words and simple sentences.
PROGRAM
The teacher conducts the class in Russian. In rare situations, the English language can be used
to clarify the meanings of rarely used words.
The priority of the course is to enhance the students abilities to use Russian in simple life situations
and to access Russian cultural heritage, such as books, cartoons, movies, etc.
Lesson plans include all major components of the language instruction, such as speech development,
vocabulary extension, storytelling, learning short poems by heart, reading, and writing, listening to the audio, watching videos, discussing famous cartoons and books, and so on.
The teacher uses various textbooks and learning materials, such as ,
, , etc. 
   Russian C      1-2    Su 11:40-12:40    Liliya Brammer      Who may join the class?
Children from Russian-speaking or bilingual families who completely understand Russian and can
speak Russian with different levels of fluency. The students know the Russian alphabet and can read and write words and short sentences.
Program. The teacher conducts the class in Russian. In rare situations, the English language can be used to clarify the meanings of rarely used words.
The priority of the course is to enhance the students abilities to use Russian in simple life situations
and to access Russian cultural heritage, such as books, cartoons, movies, etc.
Lesson plans include all major components of the language instruction, such as speech development,
vocabulary extension, storytelling, learning short poems by heart, reading, and writing, listening to the audio, watching videos, discussing famous cartoons and books, and so on.
The teacher uses various textbooks and learning materials, such as ,
C , etc.