MIT Students to Teach Advanced Placement Classes


CAMBRIDGE, Mass.-MIT's annual High School Studies Program for students in grades seven through 12-or younger for exceptionally motivated youngsters-is offering a series of advanced placement review courses and exciting exploration classes.

Walk-in registration will take place starting at 10 a.m. on Saturday, February 22, at 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge. A student may take up to three classes for a $35 registration fee. Classes will meet for 10 Saturdays. More than 400 students are expected to attend the 30 classes scheduled.

The courses, taught by MIT student volunteers, include computer science, film appreciation, water colors, creative writing and poetry appreciation. Advancement placement reviews will be conducted in calculus, physics, computer science, American history, biology, chemistry and psychology.

The Educational Studies Program, MIT's student services club, has been running volunteer programs for high school students in the greater Boston area for more than 40 years. The program directors are sophomores Forester Liddle of Manchester, Mass., and Liyun Li of Winnepeg, Canada, a biology major. Information may be obtained by calling 253-4882.


Topics: Cambridge, Boston and region, Education, teaching, academics, Students

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