Project BEAM is a 5-year project funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented Education Program (Award #S206A170014). The purpose of this project is to improve mathematics achievement and support continual STEM participation of indigenous and Hispanic middle school students, who have potential in mathematics, through virtual and face to face after-school and/or Saturday math activities.
Ka Pilina No’eau is a 3-year research project funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Native Hawaiian Education Program (Award #S362A170031) to improve the mathematics and science outcomes of K-8th grade students. The Ka Pilina No‘eau Project aims to strengthen students’ interests and skills in STEM; connect students’ use of STEM to their daily lives and cultural activities; and, foster students’ and parents’ engagement with STEM at home.
Both projects are looking for teachers, community members, and University of Hawai’i College students to assist student participates with virtual and face to face after-school and/or Saturday math and science activities. Mentors will be trained and compensated with monthly stipends.All persons interested in becoming a math tutor can apply online at www.surveymonkey.com/r/KPN-BEAM-Tutor and all those interested in becoming a language arts/social studies tutor can apply online at www.surveymonkey.com/r/BEAM-Academic-Tutor
For more information, you can contact Jerrik at Jerrik@hawaii.edu or (808) 956-5492.