(Virtual) Math and Technology Program Application

Registration Information - July 11-16, 2021

Director: Dr. Lynda R. Wiest, Professor of Education, University of Nevada, Reno

Assistant Director: Dr. Heather Crawford-Ferre, Education Programs Professional, Nevada Dept. of Ed.

Invited participants: Nevada students for girls and boys of all ability levels who will enter grade 7, 8, or 9 this fall; appropriate to students of all abilities and backgrounds

Camper selection: Approximately 60 campers will be selected randomly from those who meet the application deadline. For the older camper group, first priority will go to return campers, second to previous applicants who did not attend the camp, and third to new applicants.

Time frame: Mon. through Thurs., July 12-15, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Fri., July 16, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Instructors: 3 instructors and 2 instructional assistants per group of 30 campers

Instructional topics: geometry/spatial skills; problem solving/reasoning; computer/calculator use; data analysis and probability (younger group only); early algebra (older group only)

Instructional philosophy/approach: Campers will learn new material and explore familiar topics in greater depth through meaning-oriented, collaborative approaches.

Cost: $100 per camper.

Application deadline: The form must be received as soon as possible

Thank you to our recent funding sources for this program:

Nevada Gold Mines

Frances C. and William P. Smallwood Foundation

Questions: Contact program staff at (775) 682-7849 or unrmathcamp@gmail.com.