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Kids Dive into Tech Classes Outside School

By Jennifer Mooney PiedraThe Miami Herald Students with a knack for computer programming and robotics can sharpen their skills at the Institute for Mathematics & Computer Science. Math, reading, science and history are all part of the curriculum Paula Lebert uses to home school her children. But the Lauderhill mother of three admits there are … Continue Reading

Not Your Father’s Camp

From Staff ReportsNorth Carolina News & Observer For approximately 30 students, there was little fear of poison ivy or being eaten by a bear at summer camp last week. But the technology camp at Trinity Academy was a good opportunity to learn a thing or two. The camp, sponsored by the Florida-based Institute for Mathematics … Continue Reading

Private Center for Gifted Students Adds Program for Those Who Struggle in Math

By Akilah JohnsonSouth Florida Sun-Sentinel PLANTATION – One question often asked of those who run a math program for gifted children: If it’s so great, why don’t you do it for everybody? Now, on the heels of the founder’s retirement, the Institute for Mathematics and Computer Science, a learning center that produces talented mathematicians like … Continue Reading

Research Facility Gives Kids with Special Needs a Fun Challenge

By Candice RussellThe Miami Herald On a recent Friday, 12 math-challenged second-graders at an unusual school in Plantation were eagerly jumping up and down in their seats to solve math problems. One by one, the children deliberated at the blackboard in Brandi Parsell’s class, trying to decide whether a circle, square or triangle should be … Continue Reading