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Synapse Math Institute

Students inspect the newly built geodesic dome in the playground


COVID-19 Update: 

We are deep in discussion on how to be able to progress with this summer's Math Institute due to the ongoing situation with COVID-19.  If you would like to be notified when we have made a decision, please submit your email here
Stay safe! 


Synapse's Math Institute for educators will return in August 2020!

We are thrilled to invite you to Synapse School's second Math Institute for Educators. Henri Picciotto will be back on campus - this year sharing Hands-On Geometry for teachers of grades 6-8, and the Synapse Team will offer a broader range of Project-Based Mathematics workshops, including a session on Project-Based Learning 101. Morning and afternoon workshops are available for educators from Early Education through Middle School. Register now for your grade level track - afternoon workshop offerings will be flexible. 


Scroll down to read descriptions of some of this year's workshop offerings. More workshop summaries to come. 


2019 Workshop Offerings

Project - Based Learning Afternoon Sessions

More session descriptions to come. 

Level 2 students working with math manipulatives
Level 2 students playing a math game
Level 3 students collaborating on the Traveling Salesman project
a selection of 7th & 8th graders' 3-D printed Funky Dice
5th & 6th grade students playing Settlers of Catan
7th & 8th grade students concentrate on solving a Gerrymandering math project
Large wall display of Pool Hall Math Art: geometric art created by students
2 middle school students work with math manipulatives
Level 2 students working with mathematics manipulatives
students stand inside the geodesic dome 7th & 8th grade students built on campus

Join us!

When: August 4 - 7, 2020

8:00am - 3:15pm each day 

Where: Synapse School

3375 Edison Way, Menlo Park, CA

Price includes breakfast, lunch, and all materials for all four days
Attending the full 4-days will total 2 CEUs (Continuing Education Credits)

Contact Synapse School with any questions. 


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