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

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