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Our summer and after-school programs for middle school and high school students close the achievement gap by building the skills, knowledge, and confidence students need to be successful on a college-preparatory curriculum in high school. Attending these programs changes students’ attitudes about themselves, their ability to learn, and their ability to be accepted to and succeed in college. There is no charge for students to attend our programs.

Math + College Readiness + Growth Mindset = Our Formula for Success

Our programs uniquely combine math, college readiness, and Growth Mindset that set students on a new trajectory.

    Common Core Math

  • Hands-on, project-based, blended learning
  • Credentialed teachers
  • College teaching assistants
  • Common Core Professional Development training for Teachers and Teaching Assistants
  • Comprehensive assessments, including pre-and post-program math tests and attitudinal surveys

    College Readiness Curriculum

  • Hands-on, project-based, blended learning
  • A Field Trip to a local university
  • A College Inspiration Night for students and families
  • An End-of-Program Celebration for families

    Growth Mindset

  • Instruction and practice in Growth Mindset concepts, based on the work of Carol Dweck:
    • Intelligence is not fixed, but can grow and change
    • Hard work and attitude determine success
    • Failure can lead to resilience
  • Growth Mindset Professional Development training for Teachers and TAs
Middle School Programs High School programs
Summer programs: Math Acceleration Program (MAP)

Enrichment class for rising 5th, 6th and 7th grade students, helping them succeed in Pre-Algebra, Algebra and Common Core Math.

Catalyst to High School

Intensive summer program assists rising 9th grade students to improve their Common Core math skills and to pass Algebra I, Geometry, Intro to Common Core Math 1, or Common Core Math 1 before their freshman year of high school.

After-school programs: Math Acceleration Program Plus (MAP+)

Math support class for 6th and 7th grade students who were in ALearn’s Math Acceleration Program (MAP) the previous summer and/or are below grade level.

Catalyst to College

Starting as rising sophomores and continuing through their first college semester, this is an intensive educational case management and mentoring program combining peer-to-peer support, college admissions preparation, and leadership development with a goal of getting students into college fully prepared.

Girls Exploring Math (GEM)

Enrichment program that encourages and supports the growth of 7th and 8th grade girls in mathematics, college readiness, leadership and empowerment.

See the impact that we have made on our Results page

Want to offer a program at your school, or want your child to attend our program? Please contact Winnie Fong or call us at 408.260.7545.