Category Archives: Education

Literacy Webinar

Literacy and the Science of Reading Webinar – Wed. Oct 28, 5pm – 6:30pm

Ever wondered how kids learn to read, write and spell? Want to better support your child during distance learning? If you are the parent or teacher of an elementary or middle school student who struggles to read or write, whether they are dyslexic or not, please join us for a session with two Stanford professors to hear: How does the reading brain work from a neuroscience perspective, and how do we apply what neuroscience has discovered to develop strong readers & writers? Organized by the Palo Alto CAC and PTA Council.  Join Webinar here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89863864534

Meeting ID: 898 6386 4534   Passcode: 330632 or Dial by your phone +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)  More info at https://cacpaloalto.org/event/literacy-science-reading/  

Middle School Bicycle Skills Classes

Saturday,  Jun 11 – Aug 6, 8:30 AM – 1 PM

Mitchell Park Community Center 

Build your student’s independent bicycling skills. The Palo Alto Safe Routes to School program has partnered with Wheel Kids Bicycle Club to offer on-bike safety classes for middle school students and their parents throughout the summer.  For more details or to register visit: http://wheelkids.com/palo-alto/middle-school/

Paly Math Camp

Jul 7 – 11, 1 – 4 PM, Terman Middle School

The Paly Math Camp offers individually paced training and one-on-one teaching, with rigorous curriculum taught by former USAMO/USAJMO and AIME qualifiers as well as a math teacher, all from Palo Alto high schools. These camps will be suitable for any student who enjoys math and will be fun for students of all ages and math levels. Mathcounts Camp is intended for incoming PAUSD middle schoolers who want to learn problem-solving techniques geared more towards Mathcounts. AMC Camp is intended for PAUSD students who want to learn problem-solving techniques geared more towards the AMC 8 and AMC 10 series.

If you are interested in registering, please fill out the following form: http://goo.gl/forms/qtmr8lQoWxfSNeHk1 The AMC Camp: 7/18-22, 1-4 pm is currently unavailable due to staffing issues but may open up if there is sufficient interest.  Contact palymathclub@gmail.com for any questions