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  • Program Information | Educational Outreach and Student Services
    and locations for 2015 are listed below Participants are expected to participate fully in all dates of their respective program Grade Session Dates Location 7th grade July 5 10 2015 Session One ASU West campus 7th grade July 12 17 2015 Session Two ASU West campus 8th grade June 14 19 2015 Session One ASU Polytechnic campus 8th grade June 21 26 2015 Session Two ASU Polytechnic campus 9th grade May 31 June 12 2015 ASU Tempe campus Students participating in 7th and 8th grade are invited to attend either Session One OR Session Two Continued Connections Barrett Summer Scholars maintains connections with participants beyond the initial summer experience Activities include ASU Homecoming application workshops and invitations to the Flinn Foundation Centennial Lecture and Rhodes Lecture both hosted by Barrett the Honors College Feedback from Previous Summer Experience Many participants commented on their experience in BSS Something new I learned while being here at ASU and attending the Barrett Summer Scholars is that there are so many kids like me that are smart talented and eager to learn just like me So when I think there s no one like me I will just remember this experience and look forward to it again I really enjoyed all of the class discussions and participation I liked that the instructor was open to all ideas as long as we could support our answers I really liked Barrett Summer Scholars It was a very fun and educational experience I really liked spending time with new people and being able to make a lot of new friends I also think it was pretty academically challenging which is good The camp was overall a very friendly and enlightening experience All of the presentations helped us learn more about college and the presentations really got us

    Original URL path: https://eoss.asu.edu/bss/ssp/programinformation (2014-10-21)
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  • Apply to Barrett Summer Scholars | Educational Outreach and Student Services
    a change in the way you think or live or impacted you in some way If you could be any character from a book play TV show or movie who would you be Why Please describe how you relate to this character Barrett Summer Scholars are motivated and intellectually curious individuals who rise to educational challenges with excitement and a willingness to explore things from a different point of view How do you demonstrate these traits in your life and how would your participation in the program enhance the BSS community Documentation of GPA via most recent report card GPA can be calculated here Documentation of test scores in the form of a gifted test score in the 97 th percentile or above OR a copy of the most recent AIMS taken A teacher recommendation form The teacher recommendation form must be submitted by the March 6th application deadline This is a change from previous years Teachers may access the form directly online at the link provided Recommendation forms should not take longer than 5 10 minutes to complete An application is considered incomplete without a recommendation form Acceptance and Notification The Barrett Summer Scholars Program will send you notification via email that your application has been received We are unable to accept telephone calls regarding the status of student applications while they are being processed Students will be sent a letter by mail regarding the outcome of their application in April Timeline Dates listed below are tentative and subject to change December 2014 2015 Barrett Summer Scholars program application made available February 2015 AZ Association for Gifted and Talented AAGT Gifted Conference January February 2015 BSS parent meetings held at selected schools March 6 2015 Application due date April 2015 Notification letters sent out May 2 2015 May 9

    Original URL path: https://eoss.asu.edu/bss/ssp/apply (2014-10-21)
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  • Academic Curriculum | Educational Outreach and Student Services
    the Honors College students The Human Event is a critical analysis of the great ideas human cultures have had from the beginning of recorded history to the present This course includes review of various classic and contemporary literature active participation in class discussions A number of elective courses will be available that will provide a broad introduction to academic programs that are available on the Tempe and Downtown campuses Examples of previous course topics are listed below Topics are subject to change based on instructor availability Journalism Sustainability Engineering Introduction to Law Healthcare 8th grade program June 14 19 June 21 26 at the Polytechnic campus All 8th grade participants will take a version of The Human Event a critical thinking humanities course that is required for all first year Barrett the Honors College students The Human Event is a critical analysis of the great ideas human cultures have had from the beginning of recorded history to the present This course includes review of various classic and contemporary literature active participation in class discussions All 8th grade participants will also take an elective course of their choosing Some elective courses may be more popular than others and will have limited space participants will be placed in one of their top three choices Examples of previous course topics include STEAM Science Technology Engineering Arts and Mathematics Aviation Human Behavior LEGO Engineering 7th grade program July 5 10 12 17 at the West campus All 7th grade participants will be enrolled in a Logic Reasoning course in addition to one of the electives listed above Students will learn fundamental skills that will enable them to enhance their critical thinking skills This includes learning how to formulate arguments identify fallacious reasoning and apply these lessons to everyday activities In addition to the Logic

    Original URL path: https://eoss.asu.edu/bss/ssp/academic_curriculum (2014-10-21)
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  • FAQs | Educational Outreach and Student Services
    contact BSS to learn about parent meetings held at other schools or view the calendar of scheduled events here Who provides the teacher recommendation Applicants should ask a teacher or a counselor to complete the recommendation The recommender should be a person who can evaluate the applicant s academic performance and potential for success at BSS Recommenders may access the recommendation form here Recommenders will be sent the recommendation form link via email as a reminder but it is the participant s responsibility to ask their recommender ahead of time provide the link for accessing the form and follow up with them to verify completion of the form How are courses assigned Participants will be asked to rank all of the offered electives based on interest in the subject matter We will do our best to place participants in one of their top three choices BSS cannot guarantee that all participants will be placed in the elective of their choosing but will strive to ensure that all students benefit from their assigned elective Does my child have to attend the entire session Participants are required to participate for the entire duration in order to gain the full experience of the program Will my child be able to come home during the weekends There is no weekend programming for the 1 week 7th and 8th grade programs outside of the initial check in day The 9th grade program does not have scheduled programming over the weekend of June 5 7 Participants are required to travel home for the weekends Accommodations can be made for a participant to stay over the weekend on a case by case basis for participants from outside Maricopa County only Can I call my child during the program Parents will be allowed to call their children at the hall s front desk or during free time on their cell phones However participants must discern when they can and cannot receive calls on their cell phones Cell phones being used at inappropriate times will be confiscated Are the rooms co ed Boys and girls will be separated by floors and or sections in the residence hall and will not be allowed on each others side Staff will reside on the sides with participants of the same gender Can my child choose his her roommate Participants will share a room with another participant of the same gender as assigned by the program Participants are encouraged to take the opportunity to befriend their new roommate special requests for roommate assignments will not be accommodated Will my child be chaperoned Staff will be with the participants at all times during the program They will walk the participants to their next activity location and accompany them during free time Participants will not be allowed to be out of the sight of the staff group or be alone with a staff member My child requires a special diet Are special meal plans available Parents will be asked to list special diet requests The

    Original URL path: https://eoss.asu.edu/bss/ssp/faq (2014-10-21)
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  • 2014 Teacher Recommendation Form | Educational Outreach and Student Services
    Map Locations Map Tempe West Polytechnic Downtown Phoenix Online and Extended Lake Havasu Skysong Research Park Washington D C China Directory Search Search You do not have permission to view this form 2014 Teacher Recommendation Form My ASU Find all your personalized information related to ASU in one place Admission Freshman Transfer International Readmission Graduate Law Counselor and Teacher Resources Paying for College Costs Financial Aid Scholarships Tuition Billing Residency

    Original URL path: https://eoss.asu.edu/bss/recommendation (2014-10-21)
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  • Courses for Credit | Educational Outreach and Student Services
    a head start on college by taking a minimum of one course be introduced to university level discourse and research methods as well as have the chance to experience the ASU campus in person Students currently enrolled in high school and persons under the age of 18 may be admitted as non degree students by submitting an official high school transcript and a letter of approval from a high school counselor or principal Applicants must have a 3 0 cumulative GPA in Arizona Board of Regents competency courses to be considered for admission Eligibility ASU welcomes participation applications from exceptional Arizona students Motivated academically talented high school juniors and seniors highly qualified sophomores can also apply with permission from high school teacher guidance counselor GPA of 3 0 or higher Specific courses may require ACT SAT Test Score s on file On track to apply to ASU upon HS graduation Click here for admission requirements Participation Steps Complete and submit the application Click here or Download paper application Submit an educator recommendation form Click here or Download paper recommendation ASU will contact you about your participation status Mail application materials to Contact us for more information ASU Collegiate Scholars PO

    Original URL path: https://eoss.asu.edu/collegiatescholars/coursecredit (2014-10-21)
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  • Summer Enrichment | Educational Outreach and Student Services
    the excitement of college life while exploring their interests and learning from ASU faculty and graduate students Summer enrichment programs are offered at all four campuses across various disciplines to meet the academic needs of all students New programs are added regularly Learn more about Summer Enrichment opportunities by clicking the button below Contact Us Collegiate Scholars Program Access ASU Arizona State University PO Box 871112 Tempe AZ 85287 1112

    Original URL path: https://eoss.asu.edu/collegiatescholars/summerenrichment (2014-10-21)
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  • Academic Apprenticeships | Educational Outreach and Student Services
    State University ASU Academic Collegiate Apprenticeships under the Collegiate Scholars Program provides opportunities for students to experience ASU investigate educational career goals and build lasting relationships with peers and mentors who share similar academic and personal interests The ASU Academic Collegiate Apprenticeship provides the opportunity for a student to spend time with one or more faculty members graduate students and or employees at an ASU School Department at any of the four university locations Participants will Gain hands on experience to further build upon skills learned in the classroom Develop an understanding of the academic setting under the guidance of an adult mentor Explore and research a variety of career paths Develop workplace responsibility and learn about workplace issues realities etc Discover the types of educational opportunities available that will lead to a career in chosen career pathway Establish professional contacts for future employment and mentoring Establish positive work ethic habits and attitudes Understand technical skills that will be invaluable for future jobs Specific opportunities are under development Contact us if you are interested Contact Us Collegiate Scholars Program Access ASU Arizona State University PO Box 871112 Tempe AZ 85287 1112 Rebeca Ronstadt Contreras Assistant Director Phone 480 965 6060

    Original URL path: https://eoss.asu.edu/collegiatescholars/academicapprenticeships (2014-10-21)
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