Program Services/Virtual Classroom

Program Services / Virtual Classroom

Here at Pathways-New Connections, we strive to help all our Individuals achieve their goals and be involved in their community.  During this time, we know it is hard for everyone to get back to normal.  We all must stay safe and have precautions in place to make sure we are all doing so.  We have created a virtual world for our center so that we may be able to stay connected with all our Individuals through virtual classrooms and video chat.  Our Individuals will be able to log onto google classroom and learn different things and subjects. We have set up the following classes for our Individuals to enjoy:

Good Morning New Connections

This classroom is set up for all our Individuals to come check in and talk to staff and other peers.  We post our good morning link to have a live morning video chat on google meet Monday through Friday at 10:00 AM and Lunch and Learn at 12:00 PM.

Arts & Crafts

Our Individuals are able to learn many different types of do-it-yourself arts and crafts.  We post videos of many crafts that can be made and done at home with everyday items.  Some of our instructors create videos on step by step instructions on how to make and create wonderful arts and crafts.

Home Economics

Everyone would love to learn how to cook special things for themselves.  We try to help our Individuals be open to many different types of foods.  Our instructors would cook simple things and do step by step instructions for our Individuals to be able to learn how to cook for themselves.

Horticulture

Growing and caring for plants in the form of horticulture can provide many benefits for all our Individuals.  Growing different types of vegetables and fruits will help the Individuals learn about the background of gardening and how to.  Through gardening, our Individuals will become well-versed in an activity that they can do on their own at home.  They will be able to learn patience in growing a plant and the slow process it takes.

Social and Life Skills

Life skills are the skill set that enable people to live happy and meaningful lives and reach their potential.  People who have sufficient life skills flourish.  A meaningful life is achieved through mental well being, self-awareness, skills for appreciating humanity in others as well as working towards well being in one’s community.

Academics

Individuals will be able to still learn basic academic subjects like reading, math, social studies, and science.  There will be worksheets uploaded for students to download and work on.  Videos will be uploaded to show small lessons on the particular subject.

Skills

Health and Safety – It is always important to be healthy and stay safe.  Here our Individuals will learn different tips and lessons on doing so.

Social and Life Skills

Life skills are the skill set that enable people to live happy and meaningful lives and reach their potential.  People who have sufficient life skills flourish.  A meaningful life is achieved through mental well being, self-awareness, skills for appreciating humanity in others as well as working towards well being in one’s community.