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Georgetown University Math and Science Hands-On Enrichment program's Fall 2009 general interest meeting PPT.

Georgetown University Math and Science Hands-On Enrichment program's Fall 2009 general interest meeting PPT.

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  • DC averages 40% proficient in both areas
  • DC averages are about 40% for both math and reading.
  • DC averages are about 40% for both math and reading.
  • DC averages are about 40% for both math and reading.
  • To be updated by Lin

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  • 1. Information Session September 10, 2009
  • 2. GUMSHOE’s Mission
    • Foster an appreciation and understanding of math and science among DC public school students.
    • Serve two student populations:
      • Tutoring students who struggle
      • Mentoring students who excel
    • Contribute to the Georgetown community by providing an opportunity for students who wish to utilize their knowledge to help others.
  • 3. Our Progress
    • Current Board
    • First operational year
      • Corps of over 75 GUMSHOE members
        • MICP ~20 tutors
        • HD Woodson HS ~24 tutors
        • Coolidge HS ~20 tutors
        • Spark!Lab – 10 docents
    • New programming
      • Friday programming at E.L. Haynes MS
      • Saturday Scholars program at CCPCS – Shaw Campus
  • 4. Coolidge High School
    • Current Programming
    • One-on-One Tutoring
    • Homework help
    • Test & Quiz preparation
    • -math through Algebra 2
    • -biology, chemistry, physics, earth science
    • Classroom Instruction
      • -SAT preparation
    Future programming -Field Trips -Science interest club s Schedule Thursday 2:40pm – 5:45 pm Times include transportation
  • 5. HD Woodson High School Immediate Programming One-on-One Tutoring -Homework help -Test & quiz preparation -math through Algebra 2 -biology, chemistry, physics Source: DCPS Future Programming -SAT preparation -Field trips Schedule Mon, Tues, Wed 2:15pm – 5:45 pm Times include transportation
  • 6. E.L. Haynes Public Charter School
    • Pre-K through 7 th grade
    • Exploratory Learning and Academic Tutoring
      • One-on-one and group tutoring
      • Homework help
      • Test & quiz preparation
    • Opportunities to work with younger children
    Schedule Friday 2:00pm – 4:00 pm Times include transportation
  • 7. CCPCS – Shaw Campus One-on-One and Group Tutoring -Grades 6-8 -Test & quiz preparation -math through Algebra 2 -biology, chemistry, physics -Mentorship opportunities Tentative Schedule Saturday 9:00 am – 11:15 am Times include transportation
  • 8. Meyers Institute for College Preparation (MICP) Programming -serve as teaching assistants in four math sessions for 8 th and 10 th graders with a reorganized level based curriculum Schedule Saturday 9:30am – 12:00 pm Academies hosted in the Walsh Building Future opportunities -more involvement with restructure of programming and curriculum -hosting GUMSHOE led math classes and review sessions
  • 9. A Good GUMSHOE Tutor
    • HAS…
    • Passion for math and science
    • Experience with academic challenge, difficulty and success
    • Patience
    • Clear communication skills
    • A drive to help others succeed
    • Openness to interact with diverse groups
    • Most importantly, COMMITMENT
  • 10. DOES NOT NEED…
    • To be a math or science major
    • A flawless academic record
    • Previous tutoring experience
    • Use GUMSHOE simply as a resume booster
    • Be insecure about their abilities in math or science
    • Commit half-heartedly
    SHOULD NOT…
  • 11.
    • Training Sessions
      • Must attend at least 2 training sessions/semester
      • Partnerships: Kaplan, Teach for America, Academic Resources Department, etc.
    • Attendance
      • Cannot miss more than two tutoring sessions/semester
      • Must be punctual
    Commitment
  • 12. Board Positions Available in 2009
    • Site Coordinator (2 positions)
      • Each will supervise one GUMSHOE site and lead all co-curricular development with the school
      • Strongly preferred if able to accompany tutors to the site (Thurs OR Friday OR Saturday)
      • Must have been active in Spring 2009
      • Time Commitment: 3-4 hours/week
  • 13. National Museum of American History Docent Flexible Schedule Indicate interest on application
  • 14. Consortium Ambassadors Program
    • Visit D.C. high schools to talk about college experience and admissions
    • Flexible Schedule (volunteer as able)
    • Indicate interest on application
  • 15. Sponsored by GUMSHOE April 2010
  • 16.
    • Goals
    • to spark interest in the sciences among DC high school students
    • to introduce students to college life, especially with regard to study of the sciences
    • Activities
    • Challenges and workshops in the areas of
      • Biology & Medicine
      • Physics & Engineering
      • Chemistry & Environmental Science
    • Tours of main and medical campuses including labs
    • Student speakers and panels
    • Who We Need
    • GUMSHOE members interested in these disciplines to serve on our Creative Team
    • Volunteers to lead challenges, tours, and panels
    • Indicate your interest on the application form!
  • 17. Schedule
    • Mon  2:15 pm - 5:45 pm
    • Tues  2:15 pm – 5:45 pm
    • Wed  2:15 pm – 5:45 pm
    • Thurs  2:40 pm – 5:45 pm
    • Friday  2 pm – 4 pm
    • Sat  9:30 am – noon OR 9 am – 11:15 am
  • 18. How To Get Involved
    • Complete an Application!
    • Applications are due by 5pm on Monday, September 14, 2009.
    • The application form can be found on our website at: