Electives

American Family Education Electives

Current Electives

Science Lab
Universal Model Science Study Coaching
Young Authors Project (Write and Publish a Book)
Shakespeare Play
Sewing
Gardening
Ballet
Piano Team
Orchestra
Massage
Emotion Management Session

American Family Education 2018 -2019 School Year Elective Details

Aug-Dec 2018 (Fall semester) and Jan-May 2019 (Spring semester) held at 1267 N. Recker Rd. Gilbert, AZ (unless specified otherwise in Location or details/notes)

Most of these classes meet 3 days a month during our academic weeks, see AFE calendar for dates. highlighted in BLUE (No refunds will be made for missed classes, communicate with elective teachers on doing makeup classes)

These are open to the community, AFE Families, Homeschool groups and more.  Contact us at arizona@afamilyedu.com with questions.

Experiments/Exploratory Science Lab

TEACHER: Allan Wade
DESCRIPTION:
Textbook: Universal Model/ Scientific experiments and hands on experiences for children
Students must be able to follow directions and safety in the lab. Students must be able to read, use reference material and willing to follow directions.

AGES: All
MONTHS OFFERED: All year
DAY AND TIME: Tuesday,1-2 pm
CLASS CAPACITY: 8 – 20
LOCATION: Library
COST: $50
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Universal Model Science Study Coaching

TEACHER: Allan Wade
DESCRIPTION:
Independent UM Science Study Coached by an expert. Students will read and write about what they are learning in science. Text “Study” to (480)654-9233 to get a link with more information. Schedule with teacher by appointment.
Students must commit to read Universal Model books or Summary on a daily or weekly basis. They need to record what pages they read and their thoughts questions and ideas about it. They should also commit to ponder, read and write about the origin of the Earth and if an Intelligent Designer Created it.

MONTHS OFFERED: All year
DAY AND TIME: Independent UM Science Study Coached by an expert. Students will read and write about what they are learning in science. Text “Study” to (480)654-9233 to get a link with more information. Schedule with teacher by appointment. by appointment contact teacher directly
CLASS CAPACITY:1 – 99
LOCATION: over the phone
COST: $10
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Young Authors Project (Write and Publish a Book) Junior

TEACHER: Sarah Decker
DESCRIPTION:
Students will write and publish their own chapter book. They will be able to get a copy of the book for their own use at the end of the year. Interested students will also learn about self-publishing and other publishing methods.
If there is interest from other age groups, those can be made available. To keep costs down for students, I am making the publishing portion what people want it to be. They can manually bind their own book, send it in to a small publisher to make copies for friends and family, or learn self-publishing. Costs of materials for publishing are extra.

AGES: 10-14 years old
MONTHS OFFERED: Jan-May
DAY AND TIME: Monday 1:00 PM
CLASS CAPACITY: 8
LOCATION: Seniors
COST: $32
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Shakespeare Play

TEACHER: Sarah Decker
DESCRIPTION:
We will be performing one of Shakespeare’s greatest comedies. We will meet weekly, perhaps more than weekly towards the end, until we perform in May.
We will be performing one of the comedies and may have opportunities for littles to participate towards the end if they so choose. Also, I edit everything myself so there will be no coarseness.

AGES: Ages 10-17
MONTHS OFFERED: Spring Starting in January, Performing in May
DAY AND TIME: Mondays Two hours a Week TBA
CLASS CAPACITY: 15
LOCATION: Seniors
COST: TBA
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Basic Sewing

TEACHER: Elia DiMichell
DESCRIPTION:
Come learn the basics of sewing: sew on buttons, make pillowcase, patch a hole in your favorite clothes.

MONTHS OFFERED: all year
DAY AND TIME: Tuesday 1-2pm
CLASS CAPACITY: 3-6
LOCATION: Sr Foundations
COST: $30
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Gardening

TEACHER: Janalee Fish
DESCRIPTION:
In this gardening class we will learn the basics of the plant families found in a food garden. We’ll explore how God’s creations sustain life and how we can be good stewards and care for the plants we tend in our school garden.
Parents strongly urged to attend with their kids under 7 if possible.

AGES: All ages
MONTHS OFFERED: Fall Semester
DAY AND TIME: Wednesday: 12:15 -1:15pm, Thurs. 2:00-3:00PM
CLASS CAPACITY: max (15)
LOCATION: Garden
COST: $30/month or $50/family
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Beginning Ballet

TEACHER-Lacy Range
DESCRIPTION:
Beginning Ballet instruction. Learning how to move with the music through Ballet technique.

AGES: Ages 4-6
MONTHS OFFERED: Fall
DAY AND TIME:  1:30pm-2:30pm
CLASS CAPACITY: 3-10
LOCATION: Jr Foundations
COST: $30 per month
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Piano Team

TEACHER: Lacy Range
DESCRIPTION:
Teach students the basics of ear training, theory, reading and music history.
can schedule individual lessons $60 a month for 3/30min, lessons.

AGES: All ages
MONTHS OFFERED: All year
DAY AND TIME: Wed. 12:30 PM
CLASS CAPACITY: 4
LOCATION: Jr Foundations
COST: $60 per month
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Orchestra

TEACHER: Sandy Steinfelt
DESCRIPTION:
Students play bowed stringed instruments(violin, viola, cello, bass) together. Students learn ensemble skills as well as practicing foundational string technique together. The AFE Orchestra will find opportunities to perform at school and other events.
Sandy received her BMA in Music Education (orchestra emphasis) from BYU-Idaho and loves helping kids learn musicianship.
Beginning orchestra is geared toward 1st or 2nd year string players and focuses on foundational skills and theory.
Intermediate orchestra focuses on more advanced techniques and more complex music and assumes a solid foundation.
Contact teacher with any questions: (360)556-7774

AGES: all ages
MONTHS OFFERED: All year
DAY AND TIME: Beginning Orchestra: Thursday 2pm-3pm
Intermediate Orchestra: Tuesday 2:15 -3:15pm
CLASS CAPACITY: max 30
LOCATION: Scholars (down stairs)
COST: $35/month, $60/per family
limited instrument rental available at additional cost
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Massage

TEACHER: Lacy Range

DESCRIPTION:

schedule on individual basis 208-851-2654 lacy@afamilyedu.com

AGES: any
MONTHS OFFERED: all year
DAY AND TIME: Mon. Fri. Sat. by appointment 4pm -8 pm
LOCATION: Spa/Salon
COST: $95 per hour/ $143 hour and a half
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Emotion Management Session

TEACHER: Shelby Jarman/Shawn Livingston
DESCRIPTION:
We experience emotions everyday of our lives. Sometimes emotions get trapped within our bodies. If left unchecked, trapped emotions can cause dis-ease in the body. The Emotion Management Sessions are individual 30-minute sessions in which emotions are released using The Emotion Code. Individuals are also taught ways they are able to manage their emotions rather than be managed by their emotions.
schedule on individual basis, 480-220-1120, innerhealing@cox.net

MONTHS OFFERED: All year
DAY AND TIME: M – F by appointment
CLASS CAPACITY: NA
LOCATION: Spa/Salon
COST: $30/session (30 minutes)
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