Program Exposes Teens to STEM Topics
From LEGO robotics to mobile app development, the summer programs offered by the Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics and Computing (CEISMC) allow teenagers to delve into topics that aren’t usually covered in their middle and high school classes.
“Our programs have the capacity to show students that their interest in LEGO robotics, for example, has the potential to develop into a college major and even a career,” said Andrew Burch, education outreach coordinator for CEISMC. “We’ve found that our students really enjoy being in an environment that fosters advanced learning and allows them to dive into science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) topics that are often unavailable in a typical classroom.”
Read more in the July 23, 2012 article from Georgia Tech's The Daily Digest