The Laughing Academy MICRO SCHOOL - 2nd Grade Tuesdays

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Tue,
8:00am - 12:00am CDT
Apr 27, 2021 - May 25, 2021
Grades 2nd  
The Laughing Academy
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Description

The curriculum is a once-a-week program to address e-learning/homework help, arts enrichment, socialization, and give students the tools the need to succeed in unusual times.


Improv: Our own program which teaches life-skills through the performing arts and theater games, (cooperation, collaboration, confidence and communication). Adjusted focus on getting kids comfortable making themselves heard and understand through masks, to serve them well when they return to school buildings and also in the community at large, and also to help them find other social cues to understand not just the content, but the intent, of people who are speaking with them through masks. We believe that addressing these matters in the spirit of play will make them less intimidating. We know they’ve been missing the opportunity for more socialization with their peers.

E/learning Homework Help: . Owner Kim Hiller has a Masters in Education and has served as a preschool, grade school, and high school teacher, and even a corporate trainer, in addition to 9 years running The Laughing Academy as an after school enrichment, so while not a subject matter expert, she’s an education expert with a great faculty of teachers and teaching assistants with similar backgrounds. We have plenty of room for a child to step out for some private space to take a Zoom meeting when necessary.

Arts/Crafts: We will take time for some creative visual expression each session to do an art or craft project, something hands-on.

Movement: We have mini trampolines, creative moment teachers, we will do hip hop, yoga and more on different days, all activities described allow for plenty of proper social distancing in our 3,356 square foot studio.

Notes

One of our primary objectives is to help kids succeed in a changing world.

Limited class size. Masks Required. We will be teaching children effective communication and understanding of the intentions and non-verbal communication of others while we all interact while wearing masks. The goal is to ready for them to a return to school in which they will interact with masks.

Health and Safety Precautions Include:

We have lowered enrollments to a maximum of 9 students per group.

We will provide students and staff with masks and ensure we keep proper social distancing in all of our activities.

To ensure our facilities and equipment are safe we will regularly be disinfecting during the sessions and in the evenings.

We will play games where there is no contact between players.

Participants will not use/share the same equipment.

Location
The Laughing Academy
3230 Glenview Rd
Glenview, IL 60025

Reviews

5.0 out of 5

Based on 2 activity ratings

Mary K.

Dec 9, 2020

Loved:

They laugh every time they go to your studio

Improvements:

Nothing

The Laughing Academy MICRO SCHOOL - 2nd Grade Tuesdays
Location: The Laughing Academy | Instructor: Kim Greene Hiller

Mary K.

Dec 9, 2020

Loved:

The self esteem and encouragement to use their voice and socialization

Improvements:

Nothing

The Laughing Academy MICRO SCHOOL - 2nd Grade Tuesdays
Location: The Laughing Academy | Instructor: Kim Greene Hiller

Reviews for The Laughing Academy

5.0 out of 5

Based on 39 provider ratings

Lynette P.

Feb 24, 2021

Loved:

It is fun to get to express myself in different ways. This class puts a smile on my face and I am always in a good mood when I leave.

Middle School Improv: Creative Collaboration
Location: The Laughing Academy | Instructor: Kim Greene Hiller

Lynette P.

Feb 11, 2021

Loved:

My daughter loves going to Laughing Academy every week. It is such a fun way to get work done and be able to interact with other kids in a safe space. Kim provides such a positive atmosphere.

The Laughing Academy Micro School Second Session- 4th grade girls
Location: The Laughing Academy | Instructor: Kim Greene Hiller

Pamela P.

Nov 20, 2020

Loved:

My son has loved Laughing Academy classes for years!

Eighth Grade Ensemble Improv (exploring long form improv)
Location: The Laughing Academy | Instructor: Kim Greene Hiller
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Semester
Apr 27, 2021 - May 25, 2021
$300
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