Presentation on theme: "The GEAR UP/STAR Summer Bridge Program In partnership with The College of Education, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi."— Presentation transcript:
The GEAR UP/STAR Summer Bridge Program In partnership with The College of Education, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
What is the GEAR UP/STAR? GEAR UP: Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programming. STAR: Students Training for Academic Readiness GEAR UP/STAR helps introduce you to post-secondary opportunities, which are opportunities after high school
What is the GEAR UP/STAR Summer Bridge Program? Fun activities in subjects that will help you be successful Developed for you by your Faculty Fellows
The Summer Bridge Program includes: The Summer Bridge Leadership and Communication Institute The Summer Math Institute The Summer Bridge Science Institute The Summer Spanish/ Eng/LA Institute
When and where will it take place? June 23 – July 11: Rising 8 th graders June 30 – July 18: Rising 9 th graders First two weeks: at your school (times TBA) Final week: at Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi (9 a.m. – 3 p.m.)
Summer Bridge Leadership and Communication Institute Faculty Fellow: Dr. Shawn Wahl
Institute Topics Leadership and communication skills Getting ready for college Teamwork Motivation Attitude Computer and media literacy Professionalism Citizenship
The Summer Math Institute Faculty Fellows: Dr. Mufid Abudiab Dr. Faye Bruun
7 th Graders going into 8 th Grade Campus Tour Scavenger Hunt on Texas A&M Corpus Christi campus Using Geometry Sketchpad on laptop computers Hector P. Garcia Statue study Math Survivor game
8 th Graders going into 9 th grade Campus Tour Scavenger Hunt on Texas A&M Corpus Christi campus Math Survivor game Pythagorean Theorem using Baseball diamond Transformations using Momentum statue
Youll take a campus tour…
Youll go on a math scavenger hunt
Youll use technology with laptops and Geometry Sketchpad
Youll study proportion using campus statues
Youll play Math Islander Survivor (No one is voted off the island!)
Baseball…or the Pythagorean Theorem?
The Summer Bridge Science Institute Faculty Fellows: Ms. Sandra Cherniss and Mr. Mark McNamara
Use exciting scientific equipment and investigate the Ward Island ecosystems.
Discover the fun of learning more about marine life and coastal processes.
Study the marine organisms living in Corpus Christi Bay.
Share the experience of science in action!
The Summer Spanish/Eng/LA Institute Faculty Fellow: Ms. Deborah Levensailor ¡Vamos! Lets Go!
España (Spain) La historia del español empieza aquí. The story of Spanish begins here.
Madrid La capital de España. The capital of Spain. Museo del Prado La cultura y la tradición
Sevilla (Andalucía) La tierra de la feria, el baile sevillano, y la música flamenca. The land of the fair, Sevillian dance and Flamenco music. El baile La guitarra
El puerto de Santa María (The Port of the Santa María) El viaje al nuevo mundo. The voyage to the new world. El año de 1492 Niña, Pinta, y Santa María
El Caribe Cuba Puerto Rico República Dominicana The Caribbean Spanish is spoken here
Florida Una palabra española que significa «flowered» en inglés. A Spanish word that means flowered in English.
México La conquista española The Spanish Conquest.
Los dos novios (The Sweethearts) Popocatépetl Iztaccíhuatl y Smoking Mountain Sleeping Woman Active volcano Dormant volcano (Activo) (Dormir = to sleep)
California San Diego Census 2000 highlights: Seventh largest city in the U.S., by population; city with the 10th largest population growth in the 1990s (1,223,400 people) San Diego, Texas The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,753 people.
¡Vamos a San Diego! Lets go to San Diego!
Two things my family and I have to be willing to do: I will attend all three weeks –First two weeks: Leadership Institute at your school –Third week: Institute at TAMUCC One or both of my parents will come to the last day of the institute at TAMUCC
How can I sign up? Sign up with your principal or guidance counselor