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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 ACT, 800 on the SAT 
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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. At the recently concluded 3rd 
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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 extensive study of vectors in 
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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 this course and the next 
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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 what it was like to 
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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 a 5.9 GPA and 2360 
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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. Cori scored a 5 on 
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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 National Hispanic Recognition Program for 
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Congratulations to IMACS graduate Snow Kang who is beginning her studies at Dartmouth. Snow began IMACS in 1st grade and completed all levels of IMACS Math Enrichment. She returned during high school to complete the IMACS University Computer Science track. Snow’s talents and keen interest in programming, civics, and service propelled her to 1st place finishes at FIU’s Google Startup 
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Acceleration Helps, But Gifted Kids Need More For mathematically talented children, acceleration is a commonly used approach to address their need to be challenged. While acceleration can save gifted math  students from unnecessary repetition, by definition acceleration cannot go deeper than the standard curriculum, and deeper is what many of these students desperately need. Mathematically talented students deserve to be 
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