Posted on May 15, 2011 by hollycraw
Gabe Salmon has only been homeschooling for a short while, but his passion for getting the best education he can is propelling him to look at some lesser-known avenues of learning.
During the 2010-2011 school year, Gabe became part of the inaugural Math Circle program at Arizona State University. With the close interaction with math professors and real-life math scientists, researchers and career mathematicians, Gabe found his own interest in math blossoming. Many people find studying numbers and their relationships to be hard or boring, but the discussion and project approach made math fun and stimulating for the ninth grader from Scottsdale.
Salmon will continue with the math circle for next fall, but now he is wanting to expand his own wings and develop a Physics-Science Circle along the same lines. He is looking for additional homeschoolers and other interested high schoolers to join him.
If you are a motivated high school student who:
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