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Writing & Speech (2018 Spring)

Course NameGradesStart Date
End Date
DayStart Time
End Time
Total
Sessions
Tuition
Writing & SpeechK to 52018-01-08
2018-06-11
Monday3:50 PM
4:50 PM
20$300

Description: Students will explore creative ways to present information through speech, express themselves through creative writing and engage in listening effectively to one another.

The students will actively participate in using language for a variety of purposes through fun theatrical games, group discussions, persuasive speech & debate, research & presenting evidence, exploring & reciting poetry, creating group plays as well as instructing with use of diagrams and embellishments to their peers.

Through interactive exploration of topics that appeal to their interests, students will gain confidence in organizing & presenting information, expressing their emotions and refining their skills needed for common daily interactions within society.

Note: MiT After-School students are enrolled automatically without extra charge.

Location: MiT School
Instructor(s): Kim Pruski-Dehnert




Math League Contest & CogAT (2018 Spring)

Course NameGradesStart Date
End Date
DayStart Time
End Time
Total
Sessions
Tuition
Math League3, 4, 52018-01-09
2018-06-12
Tuesday3:50 PM
4:50 PM
20$300

Description: Math League is a Math competition for elementary, middle, and high school students in the United States, Canada, and other countries.

The CogAT test is a test used by Beaverton School Districts to qualify children for the gifted and talented program (SUMMA). The test measures reasoning and problem solving skills in the areas of,

1) verbal
2) quantitative (mathematics)
3) spatial or non-verbal (using shapes and figures to solve problems)

Students will spend half of the class time on Math League Contest and the other half of the time on solving CogAT problems.

Note: MiT After-School students are enrolled automatically without extra charge.

Location: MiT School
Instructor(s): Ryan Doucet




Explorations in Science (2018 Spring)

Course NameGradesStart Date
End Date
DayStart Time
End Time
Total
Sessions
Tuition
Explorations in ScienceK to 52018-01-10
2018-06-13
Wednesday2:30 PM
3:30 PM
20$300

Description: Explorations in Science/Destination Imagination Inspired Program:

Kids will delight as they build knowledge through hands-on experiences with real life materials. Participants are encouraged to ask questions based on observation and experimentation, and will complete inquiry based projects seeking answers both as individuals, and cooperatively as part of an investigative group.

Challenges will be presented where the students will work in teams to contemplate, explore, research, design and take risks toward building solutions. In this creative process the students will gain insight into the power of assessing problems, reflecting on progress, learning from failure and turning original ideas into reality.

Note: MiT After-School students are enrolled automatically without extra charge.

Location: MiT School
Instructor(s): Kim Pruski-Dehnert




Introduction to Programming (Afternoon) (2018 Spring)

Course NameGradesStart Date
End Date
DayStart Time
End Time
Total
Sessions
Tuition
Introduction to Programming3 & Up2018-01-10
2018-06-13
Wednesday3:45 PM
4:45 PM
20$300

Description: This course will introduce students to elements of programming languages, which may include some or all of the following topics: built-in types, conditionals and loops, arrays, input and output, functions and modules, algorithms and data structures, object-oriented programming, and analysis of algorithms.

Students will study abstraction and bottom-up design while developing simple software components. Students will study top-down design while exploring one or more larger case studies.

Students will learn about web programming using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. The Java programming language may also be studied. And students may be briefly exposed to other programming languages as well depending on logistics and interests.

Note: MiT After-School students are enrolled automatically without extra charge.

Location: MiT School
Instructor(s): John Spurgeon




Drama & Improv (2018 Spring)

Course NameGradesStart Date
End Date
DayStart Time
End Time
Total
Sessions
Tuition
Drama & ImprovK to 52018-01-11
2018-06-14
Thursday3:50 PM
4:50 PM
20$300

Description: Students will explore creative ways to express themselves through drama and engage in listening effectively to one another.

The students will actively participate in using language for a variety of purposes through fun theatrical games, improv, group discussions, persuasive speech & debate, research & presenting evidence, exploring & reciting poetry, creating group plays as well as instructing with use of diagrams and embellishments to their peers.

Through interactive exploration of topics that appeal to their interests, students will gain confidence in organizing & presenting information, expressing their emotions and refining their skills needed for common daily interactions within society.

Note: MiT After-School students are enrolled automatically without extra charge.

Location: MiT School
Instructor(s): Ryan Doucet





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