Tag: "summer school"


The Baltimore City Schools Middle School STEM Summer Program with VEX Robotics

In 2011 Baltimore City Schools submitted a successful proposal for an Investing in Innovations (i3) grant to offer a three year (2012-2014) summer program designed to expose rising sixth through eighth grade students to VEX robotics.1 The i3-funded Middle School Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Summer Learning Program was part of a larger Baltimore […]


i3 MS STEM Project

By: Martha Abele Mac Iver This rigorous analysis from the first year found that students who participated in this middle school STEM summer program in robotics on math achievement and student interest in STEM subjects and careers, which culminated in a city-wide tournament, had significantly higher school attendance the following year compared to a matched comparison […]