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Nik Kaufman IMACS success spotlight

IMACS Success Spotlight: Nik Kaufman

Congratulations to IMACS graduate Nik Kaufman, who is excelling in the Medical Honors Program at the University of Florida College of Medicine. Nik attended IMACS from 1st through 12th grade and completed Math Enrichment, Computer Enrichment, Hi-Tech Summer Camp, and university-level courses in Computer Science and Logic for Mathematics. He earned straight As in high … Continue Reading

Shuli Jones IMACS Success Spotlight

IMACS Success Spotlight: Shuli Jones

Congratulations to IMACS graduate Shuli Jones, who is beginning her studies at MIT. Shuli started taking IMACS courses in 6th grade after winning a scholarship to University Computer Science I through a coding camp for girls. She went on to complete University Computer Science II, AP Computer Science: Java Programming, and Logic for Mathematics. Shuli … Continue Reading

Ty Kay IMACS Success Spotlight

IMACS Success Spotlight: Ty Kay

Congratulations to IMACS graduate Ty Kay who is beginning his studies at Princeton. Ty started taking IMACS Math Enrichment classes in 5th grade and went on to complete IMACS’ university-level courses in Computer Science and Logic for Mathematics. Ty cultivated a love for problem-solving and analytical thinking in high school, greatly enjoying AP Mathematics and … Continue Reading

Ricky Morse Success Spotlight

IMACS Success Spotlight: Ricky Morse

Congratulations to IMACS graduate Ricky Morse who is beginning his studies at Rice. Ricky first attended IMACS in 2nd grade. Over the next 10 years he completed all levels of Math Enrichment and Computer Enrichment, Electronics, and university-level classes in Computer Science and Logic for Mathematics. Having scored 1580 on the SAT, 35 on the … Continue Reading

EMF and eIMACS student Shiva Oswal

EMF & eIMACS Student Shiva Oswal Wins 11 Medals at International History Olympiad

EMF and eIMACS student Shiva Oswal was crowned Overall Olympiad Champion, Middle School Division at the 2018 International History Olympiad in Berlin, Germany The International History Olympiad (IHO) is a biennial, weeklong celebration of history attended by some of the best young history students from around the world, featuring numerous individual and team based competitions. … Continue Reading

Elements of Mathematics Foundations

EMF Math for Talented Middle School Students Is Complete

The Institute for Mathematics and Computer Science (IMACS) is thrilled to announce that the Elements of Mathematics: Foundations(EMF) online program for talented middle school students is now complete with the release of the 18th and final EMF course, Precalculus Coda. Precalculus Coda brings together topics from earlier EMF courses and expands on them with an … Continue Reading

Ed Martin: Pioneering Math Teacher & Curriculum Developer Retires After 48 Years

IMACS celebrates influential career of co-founder Edward C. Martin It is with bittersweet emotion that the co-founders of the Institute for Mathematics and Computer Science (IMACS) announce the retirement of partner, colleague, teacher and friend, Edward C. Martin. Ed has enjoyed a prolific career of nearly 50 years in mathematics education. What follows is a … Continue Reading

Terry Kaufman Named 2018 Small Business Person of the Year by the Greater Plantation Chamber of Commerce

In honor of Small Business Week, the Greater Plantation Chamber of Commerce named IMACS President Terry Kaufman as the 2018 Small Business Person of the Year! IMACS programs are designed to expand your child’s mind through the development of critical thinking, logic and reasoning skills. IMACS offers after-school and weekend enrichment classes, fun-filled summer sessions, … Continue Reading

Online Math Program for Talented Students Doubles Enrollment in Florida’s Broward County Public Schools

Ninth Graders to Dual Enroll in Calculus at University of Florida PLANTATION, Fla. – Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) has doubled the number of mathematically talented middle school students enrolled in the Elements of Mathematics: Foundations (EMF) online math program. EMF was created for precocious students by the Institute for Mathematics and Computer Science (IMACS), … Continue Reading

New Geometry Course for Talented Kids

The following is an excerpt from Geometry: Incidence and Transformations, the first of three Geometry courses in the self-paced Elements of Mathematics: Foundations(EMF) series. EMF covers Pre-Algebra through Precalculus, plus several university-level topics, with the depth and sophisitication needed to challenge and mathematically talented children. Learn more at www.EMFmath.com. Euclid of Alexandria (fl.300 BC) In … Continue Reading

IMACS alumnus Mark Engelberg with coding games he designed for ThinkFun

Coding Game Designer on Homeschooling Gifted Kids

The IMACS Blog reconnects with alumnus Mark Engelberg who has released three coding games through ThinkFun. Mark’s passion for computer science, math and logic led him to an award-winning career in puzzle and game design. He is also an active speaker in the Clojure programming language community. In this post, Mark talks with IMACS about … Continue Reading

Meet Terry Kaufman of Institute for Mathematics & Computer Science

By VoyageMIA StaffVoyageMIA Today we’d like to introduce you to Terry Kaufman. Thanks for sharing your story with us Terry. So, let’s start at the beginning and we can move on from there. Burt Kaufman, my father, and two other co-founders of IMACS, Edward Martin and Iain Ferguson, taught from 1983-1993 in a Broward County … Continue Reading

RJ Antonello IMACS Success Spotlight

IMACS Success Spotlight: RJ Antonello

Congratulations to IMACS graduate RJ Antonello who is excelling in his studies at Caltech. RJ was an IMACS student from kindergarten through 12th grade and took every class IMACS offered, including all levels of Math Enrichment, Computer Enrichment, Hi-Tech Summer Camp, University-Level Computer Science, AP Computer Science: Java Programming, and University-Level Logic for Mathematics. With … Continue Reading

Cori Williams IMACS Success Spotlight

IMACS Success Spotlight: Cori Williams

Congratulations to IMACS graduate Cori Williams who is beginning her studies at Brown. Cori wanted to understand the fundamental concepts that make up the sophisticated theories of Computer Science. She started IMACS during the summer before 10th grade and went on to complete IMACS’ University Computer Science track and AP Computer Science: Java Programming course. … Continue Reading

Mason Janenda IMACS Success Spotlight

IMACS Success Spotlight: Mason Janenda

Congratulations to IMACS graduate Mason Janenda who is beginning his studies at Rice. As a young child, Mason excelled in IMACS Math Enrichment classes and, in subsequent years, attended several weeks of IMACS summer camps. He later completed IMACS’ university-level courses in Computer Science and Logic for Mathematics. Mason was honored by the College Board’s … Continue Reading