The Assumption University Mathematics Academy (AUMA) is a weeklong summer day camp for local first and second-year high school students to have fun with mathematics and learn in a hands-on environment.
AUMA is directed by Assumption faculty and facilitated by Assumption undergraduates.
AUMA is recruiting now for Summer 2022.
JOIN to this program and you will:
1. Take MAT 190: Facilitating a Math Academy I Fall 2021, 1- credit
Take EDU 190: Facilitating a Math Academy II Spring 2022, 1- credit
Lead the AUMA in Summer 2022
As an academy leader, you will receive:
On-campus housing for 1-week
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner
A stipend, and 1-course credit
Memories you will never forget
For more information or to enroll, contact AUMA directors:
Project supported by the National Science Foundation.
MAT 190 Facilitating a Math Academy I Fall 2021, 1-credit
This course is part of a 2-course sequence intended to prepare students to be facilitators/leaders of the Assumption University Mathematics Academy (AUMA) in Summer 2022. Students will participate in the mathematics activities that could be used with high school students during the AUMA. Students will collaboratively develop ideas about the content of the AUMA program. This course will meet for 1-hour a week.
EDU 190 Facilitating a Math Academy II Spring 2022, 1-credit
This course is the second part of a 2-course sequence intended to prepare students to facilitate/lead the Assumption University Math Academy (AUMA) in Summer 2022. Students will select and refine activities, form instructor teams, establish team facilitation responsibilities, and finalize daily AUMA teaching plans. They will develop a theme for the AUMA program, select high school-level activities, and learn about how to facilitate groups of students in a collaborative team environment. This course will meet for 1- hour a week.
Prerequisite: MAT 190 Facilitating a Math Academy I.