Virtual Summer Programs

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  • Non-FCSN members will need to pay additional $25 non-member fee per camp. Membership fee is $50 lifetime. To become a member, please CLICK or contact administration@fcsn1996.org for more information.
  • Costs may very depending on the equipment and materials needed.
  • Please note that there’s NO REFUND once registered.

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Virtual Summer Math 

This one-week course will cover most of the important topics of Pre Algebra:
Lesson 1 : Integers and Variables, Solving Equations, Number Line
Lesson 2 : Fractions and Exponents
Lesson 3:  Order of Operations, Pythagorean Theorem, Scientific Notation
Lesson 4 : Place Values, Geometry, Properties of Operations
Lesson 5 : Slope and Slope-Intercept Form, Substitution, Solving equations with exponents

Our teacher Aarav Sharma is a rising Sophomore at Archbishop Mitty High School. His favorite subjects are Math & Computer Science. He will be taking AP Calculus AB in Sophmore Year. He likes to teach Math in fun and interactive ways with much success. Though his approach can be characterized as energetic and engaging, the structure and detail of the class guarantee students will be presented with knowledge in a way that cultivates mastery.  Student learning is his passion, and he truly believes math can be mastered in a fun environment. He expects each student to come to class with a pencil and notebook, ready to take notes and ready to participate.

Aarav is respectful, friendly, and loves to teach special needs children. He has taught Scratch language for 2 sessions of 16 weeks to 12 FCSN kids. Parents and students loved his class.

Age: any age special needs individuals
Time/Date: June 13th – June 17th, 5 sessions, 2:30-3:30pm
Where: Zoom
Cost: $20 for 5 classes
Contact: Yvette Ying l yingxi98@gmail.com

To Register, CLICK


Making Smart Purchases Workshop (Virtual)

The Making Smart Purchases Workshop is geared toward students who want to learn the basics of smart purchasing in the real world. The course will cover topics ranging from the basics of fractions and percentages to real-life sale applications. There will be plenty of interactive virtual games and work opportunities in class. We will have class game days where students play Monopoly and learn about the applications of the board game in real life. We will wrap the course up with a market day where students will compile coupons and buy items on sale and map out their consumption. Students will finish the course equipped to make smart decisions when purchasing and with knowledge regarding discounts and coupons. 

Candace Tsay will be the instructor of this course, and here’s some background on her. She is a junior(11th grade) and goes to The King’s Academy. She loves film and business and can’t wait to teach the kids about the basics of business.

WHO: Special Needs Individual Age 7 and up
WHEN: 8 classes, Sundays, 6/19-8/14 (NO CLASS ON 7/3) l 3-4 PM
WHERE: Zoom
COST: $20 for all 8 classes
CONTACT: Penny Sapkunmongkon l pennys@fcsn1996.org l 510-739-6900 x 3320

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Sharing Culture One Story at a Time

In this virtual class, every week we read a story about a different culture around the world. These stories help to develop a better understanding of human society and encourage acceptance of those who have different backgrounds and beliefs from us. We will also incorporate a musical element so that kids can enjoy the beautiful songs around the world, as well as share different aspects of the culture, such as cuisine and clothing. We will teach questions you can ask your friends to learn about their cultures. At the end of the session, we plan to have a little show-and-tell to express our diverse roots by getting dressed up (if students want) and sharing our cultural items.

Age: 6-15 recommended or anyone who wants to read stories with us!
Date and Time: 10-11am on Saturdays 6/18, 6/25, 7/09, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30, 8/06, 8/13
Cost: $20 for 8 classes
Contact: Yvette Ying | yingxi98@gmail.com

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Virtual English and Spanish class

This 2-week-long course consists of Spanish and English lessons. It will be taught by some passionate and kind Bay Area high-schoolers. Classes will be online and an hour long each; approximately half of each class will be a language lesson and the remaining time will be a fun activity like a game related to the lesson. We will alternate between Spanish lessons and English lessons. For Spanish, we will teach students practical phrases and very basic grammar. For English, we will focus on grammar and vocabulary enhancement.

Capacity: 10
Where: online, zoom link will be provided
Date and Time: 2-3pm on Weekdays 6/20, 6/21, 6/22, 6/23, 6/24, 6/27, 6/28, 6/29, 6/30, 7/1
Cost: $20 for 10 classes
Contact: Yvette Ying | yingxi98@gmail.com

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2022 Summer Computer 1 : Basic Digital Arts

This class will be about basic digital drawing using Procreate. Students will learn how to use technology to their advantage while creating art. There will be seven classes about software features and drawing techniques.

Hardware: Laptop, Apple iPad, Apple pencil or any stylus
Software: Procreate (purchase in iPad App Store, it is about $10 or so, we reduce this class fee from $5 to $3 and students could buy this software).
Note: Before the class starts, please have Zoom (https://zoom.us/download) downloaded on your computer Before the class starts.

Students:10+ years old

Class Date/Time:  It will be 1-2 (one tutor / two students) online class. The times of the classes are flexible in the following weeks as to meet the demands of teacher and student.

6/25, 7/2, 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30, and 8/6/22
Coordinator: Li Yang | gejx_li@yahoo.com
Class fee: $21 for 8 classes and no refund.

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2022 Summer Computer 2 : Advanced digital Arts

This class will be about advanced digital drawing using Procreate. Students have learned basic digital arts class in 2021 or 2022 Spring. Will learn how to use technology to their advantage while creating art. There will be seven classes about software features and drawing techniques.
 
Hardware: Laptop, Apple iPad, Apple pencil or any stylus
Software: Procreate (purchase in iPad App Store, it is about $10 or so, we reduce this class fee from $5 to $3 and students could buy this software)
Note: Before the class starts, please have Zoom (https://zoom.us/download) downloaded on your computer Before the class starts.
Students: 10+ years old 
 

Class Date/Time:  It will be 1-2 (one tutor / two students) online class. The times of the classes are flexible in the following weeks as to meet the demands of teacher and student.

6/25, 7/2, 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30, and 8/6/22.
Coordinator: Li Yang | gejx_li@yahoo.com 
 
Class fee: $21 for 8 classes and no refund.

To Register, CLICK

2022 Summer Computer 3:Digital Arts Design&Product

This class will cover digital arts and design using Procreate. Throughout the course of this class, students will learn how to and gain further experience with using technology to create art and express their creativity through digital design.
There will be seven classes which will consist of both art projects and lessons about software features and design techniques. Students will be able to strengthen and advance their skills and experience with digital art.

Prerequisite: Students have taken basic and advanced digital arts class in 2021 or Spring 2022.

Hardware: Laptop, Apple iPad, Apple pencil or any stylus
Software: Procreate (purchase in iPad App Store, it is about $10 or so, we reduce this class fee
from $5 to $3 and students could buy this software)
Note: Before the class starts, please have Zoom (https://zoom.us/download) downloaded on your
computer Before the class starts.

Students: 12+ years old 
 

Class Date/Time:  It will be 1-2 (one tutor / two students) online class. The times of the classes are flexible in the following weeks as to meet the demands of teacher and student.

6/25, 7/2, 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30, and 8/6/22.
Coordinator: Li Yang | gejx_li@yahoo.com 
 
Class fee: $21 for 8 classes and no refund.

To Register, CLICK

2022 Summer Computer 4 : A Character/Fashion Design

This class will be about digital character and outfit design. Students will learn how to tell stories through character design and create outfits. There will be approximately 8 classes with each class focused on a specific aspect of character/fashion design. Each class will also have a hands-on portion for the student to make their own creative designs.

Hardware:

– Laptop/Computer
– Apple iPad with Apple Pencil/any compatible stylus or a graphic tablet that can be attached to the laptop or desktop.

If the iPad owned is among the following, Ipad air 3 / 4 / 5th Generation, Ipad Mini 5 / 6 Generation, Ipad pro 12.9 3 / 4 / 5th Generation, IPad Pro 11 inch, or IPad 6 / 7 / 8 / 9th Generation, then this stylus is a relatively well-priced option as opposed to an Apple Pencil.

If an iPad is not owned or is incompatible this tablet can be attached to a laptop or desktop and can be used. A stylus is included.

Software:

iPad – Ibis Paint X (Free app that must be downloaded in app store beforehand)
If instead of an iPad, a graphic tablet for a computer/laptop is used – Fire Alpaca ( Free software that can be downloaded using the following link: https://firealpaca.com/download/)

Note: Before the class starts, please have Zoom (https://zoom.us/download) downloaded on your computer.

Students: 8+ years old

Class Dates/Times: It will be 1-1 or 1-2 (one tutor / two students) online classes. The times of the classes are flexible in the following weeks as to meet the demands of the teacher and student(s).
6/25, 7/2, 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30 and 8/6/22

Coordinator:Li Yang | gejx_li@yahoo.com
Class fee: $21 for 8 classes and no refund.

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2022 Summer Computer 5 : Snap!

We will introduce new coding class with the language Snap!. This coding language is simple to use because instead of coding using traditional coding, it uses coding blocks. This can help grab the attention of students because there are many shapes and colors involved. We have teaching material for 30 classes. For returning students, if you have registered two times Snap! class before (have learned 20 classes), you will start class from teaching material class 21 ~ class 27.

Students:
12+ years old
Some computer operation experiences such as typing and mouse clicking
Can follow teachers’ instructions with help from teacher assistants or parents

Computer: Mac or Windows laptops

Note: Before the class starts, please have Zoom (https://zoom.us/download) downloaded
on your computer Before the class starts.

Class Dates/Times: It will be 1-1 (one tutor / one student) online classes. The times of the classes are flexible in the following weeks as to meet the demands of the teacher and student(s).
6/25, 7/2, 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30 and 8/6/22

Coordinator: Li Yang | gejx_li@yahoo.com 
 
Class fee: $35 for 8 classes and no refund.

To Register, CLICK

2022 Summer Computer 6 : Web Design

This class will teach both HTML and CSS. HTML and CSS are 2 different languages that are used to develop and style web pages. Although HTML and CSS utilize basic syntax and logic, combined, they can create both innovative and attractive web pages.

Topics that will be covered in this class include:
– Basic HTML syntax
– Embedding images and videos within HTML web pages
– Using CSS to enhance HTML web pages

The class will also offer two projects in order to practice these topics.
Students: 12+ years old
Some computer operation experiences such as typing and mouse clicking

Computer: Mac or Windows laptops

Note: Before the class starts, please have Zoom (https://zoom.us/download) downloaded
on your computer Before the class starts.

Class Dates/Times: It will be 1-1 (one tutor / one student) online classes. The times of the classes are flexible in the following weeks as to meet the demands of the teacher and student(s).
6/25, 7/2, 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30 and 8/6/22

Coordinator:Li Yang | gejx_li@yahoo.com
Class fee: $35 for 8 classes and no refund.

To Register, CLICK

2022 Summer Computer 7: Discord & Group Game Exploration

Discord is a messaging and digital platform designed for creating communities. Like we have an FCSN community, Discord can be used to unite everyone who is interested. Discord has many functions in which students can voice call, video call, text message each other and congregate in a social “server.” Our FCSN server will be a place where students can learn to socialize and learn their way around Discord, while also working together to play games, communicate, and build relationships. For returning students, they will skip Discord part and join the group playing from the first class.

Students:
– 12+ years old
– Some computer operation experiences such as typing and mouse clicking
– Can follow teachers’ instructions with help from teacher assistants or parents
– Is ready to socialize and have fun with each other in a gaming environment.

Computer/Mobile Device: Windows or Mac Computer capable of downloading and
running 2d games like slither.io and 3d games like Roblox.
In addition to a computer, have a mobile device capable of downloading and running mobile apps/games.

 

Class Date/Time:  It will be 1-2 (one tutor / two students) online class. The times of the classes are flexible in the following weeks as to meet the demands of teacher and student.

6/25, 7/2, 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30, and 8/6/22.
Coordinator: Li Yang | gejx_li@yahoo.com 
 
Class fee: $21 for 8 classes and no refund.

To Register, CLICK

2022 Summer Computer 8 : Explore Coding Through Games 1

A fun way of learning how to use block-based programming with video games
like Plant Vs. Zombies, Minecraft, Flappy Bird, and more, Code.org is a new class
that will help students grasp the basics of coding and inspire them to pursue a future in coding.
Throughout the course, students will learn all about the power of functions, variables,
for loops, and much more all the while having fun with attention catching characters.
No prior coding is required nor expected. We will have class materials for 28 classes
in the first CS Fundamentals: Express course and will be expanded on as students finish the course.

Students:
10+ years old
Some computer operation experiences such as typing and mouse clicking
Can follow teachers’ instructions with help from teacher assistants or parents

Computer: Any computers with access to internet and a browser

Note: Before the class starts, please have Zoom (https://zoom.us/download)
downloaded on your computer Before the class starts.


Class Dates/Times: It will be 1-1 (one tutor / one student) online classes. The times of the classes are flexible in the following weeks as to meet the demands of the teacher and student(s).
6/25, 7/2, 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30 and 8/6/22
Coordinator: Li Yang | gejx_li@yahoo.com 
 
Class fee: $35 for 8 classes and no refund.

To Register, CLICK

2022 Summer Computer 9: Explore Coding Through Games 2

A fun way of learning how to use block-based programming with video games like Plant Vs. Zombies, Minecraft, Flappy Bird, and more, Code.org is a new class that will help students grasp the basics of coding and inspire them to pursue a future in coding. Throughout the course, students will learn all about the power of functions, variables, for loops, and much more all the while having fun with attention catching characters. No prior coding is required nor expected. We will have class materials for 28 classes in the first CS Fundamentals: Express course and will be expanded on as students finish the course. Prerequisite: Students have taken Explore Coding Through Games in 2022 Sprint.

Students: 10+ years old
Some computer operation experiences such as typing and mouse clicking
Can follow teachers’ instructions with help from teacher assistants or parents

Computer: Any computers with access to internet and a browser

Note: Before the class starts, please have Zoom (https://zoom.us/download)
downloaded on your computer Before the class starts.


Class Dates/Times: It will be 1-1 (one tutor / one student) online classes. The times of the classes are flexible in the following weeks as to meet the demands of the teacher and student(s).
6/25, 7/2, 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30 and 8/6/22
Coordinator: Li Yang | gejx_li@yahoo.com 
 
Class fee: $35 for 8 classes and no refund.

To Register, CLICK