Saturday Academy

Math + Innovation Virtual STEM Academy

The Math & Innovation STEM Academy is a Saturday fun and engaging Project-Based Learning Academy focusing on math skills such as problem-solving, real-world math problems, and 21st- century skills that help migrant students be college and career- ready!
Age Group

5th -10th grade

Now Enrolling Fall 2022 & Spring 2023

About The program

The Math & Innovation STEM Academy will provide students services in:

Cohorts Available

Two Options

7-Week Saturday Academy Format + Evening Virtual Office Hours for Additional 1:1 Support

FALL 2022 COHORT

October 15,2022

October 22, 2022

October 29, 2022

November 5, 2022

November 12, 2022

November 19, 2022

December 3, 2022

SPRING 2023 COHORT

February 25, 2023

March 4, 2023

March 11, 2023

March 18, 2023

March 25, 2023

April 1, 2023

April 8, 2023

About The Program

SUPPORT SERVICES

Math Support with Integrated ELD Support

Provide Math support with Integrated ELD through asynchronous and synchronous learning as well as 1:1 academic guidance throughout the duration of the Academy.

Live Virtual Instruction

Engaging live small & large group sessions aimed at helping students develop math skills. Classes will focus on inquiry-based strategies and real-world situations.

Instructional Strategies

Sessions will include instructional strategies to further develop student learning such as modeling, scaffolding, high order thinking questions, manipulatives, and math games!

Pre & Post Assessments

Students will receive a pre and post- assessment to gauge academic gaps, needs, and overall progress.

Meets SSDP

Our Summer Academy

The Math & Innovation STEM Summer Academy has been designed to meet MEP's State Service Delivery Plan (SSDP) as well as the unique needs of migratory middle and high school children.

Mathematics

Strategy 2.0 - Supplemental Math Services

Parent & Family Engagement

Strategy 12.0; 12.1

Integrated ELD

Strategy 3.0; 3.1 - ELD support

Student Engagement

Strategy 13.0; 13.1; 13.2

Program Materials & Supplies

A backpack with school supplies & Interactive Math Project-Based Learning Materials

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STEM BOX

• Deliver a complete set of high-quality materials in each kit • Provide step-by-step guides to help children complete each activity • Offer access to digital assets for optional enhancements to the experience

3_Flight Lab Activity Guide
Camp Invention Flight Lab

Children earn their wings as they: • Take apart and customize a high-tech flight simulation robot. • Follow step-by-step instructions to investigate the inner workings of their robot. • Receive everything they need to experiment with principles of flight, such as lift and thrust.

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Camp Invention Flight Lab

Children earn their wings as they: • Take apart and customize a high-tech flight simulation robot. • Follow step-by-step instructions to investigate the inner workings of their robot. • Receive everything they need to experiment with principles of flight, such as lift and thrust.

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Design Thinking Project

Children begin to see themselves as capable creators and entrepreneurs when they: • Engage in activities that build design thinking skills, empathy and persistence. • Gain tools and experiences that will help them understand the value of intellectual property.

Rescue Squad

RQ - Creative thinking helps protect the planet as children: • Follow step-by-step instructions to construct parachutes and safely airdrop wildlife. • Receive all the materials they need to design and create an energy-efficient LED plant. • Take on environmental challenges and practice creative problem solving to restore balance in nature.

Backpack of School Supplies

Stipend & Scholarship Opportunities

All monetary awards offered through the UWLF's Scholarship Fund are intended for students to purchase materials, supplies, and/or technology to enhance learners' education.

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