July 14th 1:00pm - 2:30pm Many workbooks claim to teach critical thinking skills, but they are still just a workbook. We want to create an interactive environment where students learn to identify and evaluate evidence - like detectives or scientists. Learning and practicing critical thinking skills helps students learn to make good choices and leads to an increased chance of success. For grades 3-5.
July 21st 10:30am - 12:00pm Life is hard! And it's even harder for children who are just trying to figure things out. This workshop will help students begin to understand how the numbers all work together as a team, and how to use their ninja knowledge to solve problems. For grades 1-3. Optional: receive math puzzles in the mail, complete the puzzles and mail them back for points towards a prize.
July 21st 1:00pm - 2:30pm The puzzles and high-interest real world word problems use items from the Overworld like diamond swords, suits of armor, zombies, and magical potions to encourage math practice in even the most reluctant Minecrafter!! For grades 4-6. Optional: receive math puzzles in the mail, complete the puzzles and mail them back for points towards a prize.
July 28th 10:30am - 12:00pm This is MORE than a MATH workshop - it will bring problem solving off the worksheet page and into the world we live in and make it belong in that world as an exciting way to build critical thinking skills. For grades 1-3.
July 28th 1:00pm - 2:30pm This class is going to teach strategies and methods for solving problems without “following the rules” - learning how to look at a math problem and coming up with a new way to solve it. Multiple styles of problem solving and memorization methods presented in a fun and clever way! For grades 4-6.
August 4th 11:00am - 1:00pm Do you have what it takes to become a secret agent in the fight against alien invasions? Take the Final Trial and find out! For grades 2 & up. Walk-ins welcome.
In preparation for the ACT test scheduled for July 17, 2021, these ACT Cram Sessions will be held: ~July 7th, 1:00p.m. - 3:00p.m. ~July 14th, 10:30a.m. - 12:30p.m.
Go on a mysterious adventure without leaving home! This summer program is designed to help students with reading comprehension and writing skills while solving a mystery throughout the summer. This program would be perfect for both avid readers and those who would rather do anything else but read a book!! Letters will be sent out weekly via snail mail to the students, with an enclosed stamped envelope for them to write their ideas and clues and return to me before their next letter arrives! This collection will be a fun and engaging mystery that all participating sleuths will work to solve. The cost of this adventure is just $12 per month (to cover the cost of postage)!!