MathWorksÂ is a free, bilingual (English and Spanish) program for children in grades K – 5 and their families, offered by the Tech Museum of Innovation. These math and science activities are designed to teach parents and families how to help reinforce math skills that are being taught in school. These basic skills have been identified as those needed in order to be successful in math and science. Each MathWorks session is six weeks of Saturday classes.
During MathWorks, participants leverage the engineering design process, asÂ they brainstorm, collaborate,Â design, andÂ buildÂ theirÂ wayÂ toÂ Â creativeÂ solutions.Â DesignÂ challengesÂ allowÂ studentsÂ toÂ getÂ Â anÂ intuitiveÂ senseÂ ofÂ mathematics,Â practiceÂ creativeÂ strategiesÂ Â forÂ solvingÂ problems,Â andÂ developÂ theÂ innovativeÂ thinkingÂ Â skillsÂ theyâ€™llÂ needÂ toÂ solveÂ mathÂ problemsÂ andÂ prepareÂ Â forÂ careerÂ successÂ inÂ theÂ 21stÂ century.Â MeetsÂ CaliforniaÂ Â MathematicsÂ ContentÂ Standards.
Next session begins on Sept 10 at 10:30Â am â€“12:00 pm or 2:00 â€“ 3:30Â pm. Free snacks are provided for participants. For more information or to register please callÂ (408) 795-6330.
In addition to the September program,Â MathWorks will be available for the following dates:
October Â 22 Â â€“ Â December Â 3 (No class on Thanksgiving weekend.)
January Â 7 Â â€“ Â February Â 11
February Â 18 Â â€“ Â March Â 24
April Â 14 Â â€“ Â May Â 19
Originally Posted on: 9/7/2011