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Summer Bridge Programs

Summer Bridge Programs

Whether called the summer setback or summer slide, the learning loss students experience over the summer can have significant impact on their performance in the upcoming school year. Frequently contributing to a loss of 2+ months of skill, this happens during summer vacation when students don’t use the skills learned at school. The Summer Bridge Program will help minimize students’ loss of skills by giving them an instructor-led environment in which to review and practice skills learned or receive guided instruction on key topics covered in the grade they’re entering.

Presented as a “Visit to the Teacher’s Desk”, these classes are designed to help your child review key skills from the previous grade or be prepared for the new school year!

Each course consists of twelve (12) 50-minute sessions. Each course is taught by a dedicated instructor who has experience working with elementary school students. The courses are interactive -- students will be able to ask and answer questions in real time. In addition to the scheduled class sessions, students will have access to recorded versions of each class session which can be used to preview topics, replace sessions which the student is unable to attend, or review content from a different perspective.

Summer Bridge Programs - Mathematics

The Summer Bridge Program in Mathematics is open to any student seeking an engaging environment in which to explore fun, relevant math topics. Topics covered are listed within the description of each program to assist parents and students as they decide which program is best for them. As an example, Grade 3 will be particularly helpful for students who recently completed 3rd grade and want to minimize summer losses, or for those who are preparing for 3rd grade and want an introduction to the topics they’ll see in the coming year.

**Class sessions will be taught on a reading level matching the course title (e.g. Grade 3 instruction will be taught at a 3rd grade reading level).

Math – Grade 1

The first grade Math covers basic arithmetic, including number families, place value, and addition and subtraction through two digits, including carrying and borrowing; counting, adding, and subtracting with coins; time, including reading digital and analog clocks to whole and half hours; measurement basics; introduction to graphs; basic geometry including essential characteristics of shapes; fractions up to quarters.

Math – Grade 2

The second grade Math covers basic arithmetic through addition and subtraction of three digit numbers, including place value and adding multiples of the same number; counting, adding, and subtracting with coins; time, including reading digital and analog clocks to quarter hours; measurement, including both English and Metric System units; graphs and data representation; geometry including essential characteristics of shapes and area measurement using square units; fractions up to ninths.

Math – Grade 3

The third grade Math covers basic arithmetic through addition and subtraction up to four digits, and multiplication and division to three digits; foundations of algebra including sequences and basic properties of operations; time, including reading digital and analog clocks to minutes and solving time problems; measurement, including both English and Metric System units of length, area, volume and weight; graphs and data representation; geometry including two and three dimensional shapes, and area and perimeter; fractions including labeling a number line.

Math – Grade 4

The fourth grade Math covers arithmetic including numeration to 1,000,000, adding and subtracting to five digits, and multiplication and division to five total digits; foundations of algebra including sequences and basic properties of operations; measurement including both English and Metric System units of length, area, volume and weight, and unit conversions; graphs and data representation; geometry including parallel and perpendicular lines, angle measurement, types of triangles, and symmetry; fractions including addition and subtraction of mixed numbers, multiplication, and equivalent fractions.

Math – Grade 5

The fifth grade Math covers arithmetic including place value, decimals, adding and subtracting fractions and mixed numbers, and multiplication and division to five total digits including decimals and fractions; foundations of algebra including parentheses, brackets, and order of operations; word problems including translation keys; measurement including both English and Metric System units of length, area, volume and weight, and unit conversions; graphs and data representation; geometry including angle measurement, area, volume, and circle facts; graphing points, horizontal, and vertical lines on a coordinate grid.

Math – Grade 6

The sixth grade Math covers multiplication and division of decimals; number properties including factors and multiples; multiplication and division of fractions and mixed numbers; ratios, proportions, rates, and percents; integers and absolute value; the coordinate plane; expressions, equations and inequalities; exponents and scientific notation; areas of parallelograms and right triangles; volume and surface area of right rectangular prisms; and measures of central tendency.

Math – Grade 7

The seventh grade Math covers addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division  of integers and rational numbers; equivalence of rational and decimal representations; properties of numbers; expressions, equations, and inequalities; ratios, rates, and percents; proportional relationships and graphing; area and perimeter of right triangles, parallelograms, and trapezoids; area and circumference of circles; scale drawings; angle relationships; volume and surface area of prisms; data and statistics including sampling; and probability and compound events.

Math – Grade 8

The eighth grade Math covers positive and negative exponents; scientific notation; square and cube roots; irrational numbers including decimal approximations and relative order; solving equations in one variable; linear equations including slope-intercept form and graphing; systems of two linear equations; functions; rotation, reflection, and translation; congruent shapes; angle relationships; and the Pythagorean theorem.


Summer Bridge - Schedule
 

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Course Program Start Program End Days Start Time End Time Cost
Summer Bridge Math - Grade 1 7/11/2022 7/28/2022 Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays 12:00 PM ET 12:50 PM ET $299
Summer Bridge Math - Grade 2 6/15/2022 8/3/2022 Mondays & Wednesdays 11:00 AM ET 11:50 AM ET $299
Summer Bridge Math - Grade 3 6/15/2022 8/3/2022 Mondays & Wednesdays 12:00 PM ET 12:50 PM ET $299
Summer Bridge Math - Grade 3 6/21/2022 8/4/2022 Tuesdays & Thursdays 4:00 PM ET 4:50 PM ET $299
Summer Bridge Math - Grade 3 7/11/2022 7/28/2022 Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays 10:00 AM ET 10:50 AM ET $299
Summer Bridge Math - Grade 4 6/15/2022 8/3/2022 Mondays & Wednesdays 1:00 PM ET 1:50 PM ET $299
Summer Bridge Math - Grade 4 6/21/2022 8/4/2022 Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:00 PM ET 5:50 PM ET $299
Summer Bridge Math - Grade 4 7/11/2022 7/28/2022 Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays 11:00 AM ET 11:50 AM ET $299
Summer Bridge Math - Grade 5 6/15/2022 8/3/2022 Mondays & Wednesdays 2:00 PM ET 2:50 PM ET $299
Summer Bridge Math - Grade 5 6/21/2022 8/4/2022 Tuesdays & Thursdays 10:00 AM ET 10:50 AM ET $299
Summer Bridge Math - Grade 5 7/11/2022 7/28/2022 Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays 4:00 PM ET 4:50 PM ET $299
Summer Bridge Math - Grade 6 6/15/2022 8/3/2022 Mondays & Wednesdays 3:00 PM ET 3:50 PM ET $299
Summer Bridge Math - Grade 6 6/21/2022 8/4/2022 Tuesdays & Thursdays 11:00 AM ET 11:50 AM ET $299
Summer Bridge Math - Grade 6 7/11/2022 7/28/2022 Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays 5:00 PM ET 5:50 PM ET $299
Summer Bridge Math - Grade 7 6/15/2022 8/3/2022 Mondays & Wednesdays 4:00 PM ET 4:50 PM ET $299
Summer Bridge Math - Grade 7 6/21/2022 8/4/2022 Tuesdays & Thursdays 12:00 PM ET 12:50 PM ET $299
Summer Bridge Math - Grade 7 7/11/2022 7/28/2022 Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays 2:00 PM ET 2:50 PM ET $299
Summer Bridge Math - Grade 8 6/15/2022 8/3/2022 Mondays & Wednesdays 5:00 PM ET 5:50 PM ET $299
Summer Bridge Math - Grade 8 7/11/2022 7/28/2022 Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays 3:00 PM ET 3:50 PM ET $299

All classes are online.


System Requirements:

The live-online Summer Bridge sessions are offered online using a free Adobe Connect browser plug-in. The only requirements are high-speed internet access and speakers or headphones.

Course materials will be delivered directly to your home. We recommend registering at least four (4) business days in advance of the class start date to ensure timely delivery of your student package.

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About Our Program:

NMU’s Test Prep program is partnered with Educational Testing Consultants, a leader in higher education test preparation. Each year, Educational Testing Consultants helps thousands of students prepare for the important pre-college standardized tests at major colleges and universities across the United States. Educational Testing Consultants provides a proven program with a record of success and highly trained, top-quality instructors.

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Northern Michigan University Test Prep also offers customized Summer Bridge Prep programs for schools, nonprofit organizations, and community groups. If you are a school principal, guidance counselor, admissions department, or community leader and would like details about our custom programs or would like to request a presentation, please call our professional staff at (906) 227-2103 or email us at conteduc@nmu.edu.