MASCOT (Mathematics Augmentation Series: Cultivating Optimal Teaching (June - July 2017)

June 26 - July 14, 2017 (Program does not meet on July 3 & 4). Application deadline: April 28, 2017.

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MASCOT is offered through Ingham ISD Gifted and Talented programs, in partnership with Michigan State University. It is available to students who are currently in grade six or grade seven, who show academic potential for studying advanced mathematics.

MASCOT is a problem-centered program with emphasis on teacher preparation for creating rich learning environments for students currently in grade six and grade seven. This program is sponsored by Ingham Intermediate School District and partially funded by grants from The Dart Foundation and The W.B. and Candace Thoman Foundation.

Grade six topics:

  • Learn to solve mathematics problems
  • Develop their spatial visualization
  • Develop number sense
  • Explore intuitive algebra

Grade seven topics:

  • Mathematical probability
  • Graphing and statistics
  • Introductory algebra
  • Applied problem solving
  • Integers and rational numbers
  • Technology as a tool for learning mathematics

Location: Holt High School Main Campus, 5885 West Holt Road, Holt, MI 48842.

Tuition: $260 per student. Partial scholarships available with proof of income.