The Project Fly High Summer Programs works with High Ability Students (e.g. Honors and College Ready) on research projects. The programs are designed for who wish to learn more about the undergraduate graduate school experience and possibly pursue an academic career in psychology or research. This program is designed to improve the quality of education in psychology and research through a comprehensive set of lessons and experiences for high school students in West Tennessee. The grant funded project will leverage the expertise of UT Martin psychology professors to deliver successful programming that responds to the educational needs in the area.
Professional learning opportunities in psychology and professional writing are essential to support students as they encounter increased expectations of critical thinking and improved student achievement. The goals and objectives for Project Fly High are:
Project Fly High will expose students to the most common types of writing expected at the undergraduate level. Lessons will include one or more of the following topics:
For further details about the programs, please contact Dr. Simpfronia Taylor at 721-221-8778 or firstname.lastname@example.org
As a condition of acceptance into the program, program participants will be asked for personal and educational information. This tracking is done solely to conduct statistical analysis for the program to report on progress and results. The information collected remains strictly confidential and will not be published in articles or reports.
The one-day programs will be schedule at various locations in West Tennessee. Locations will be advertised in newspapers or held in coordination with local school districts.
The tentative dates for the two-week camps in Lauderdale and surrounding counties are June 17-28 and July 8-19.
All application materials and supporting documents (see application) for the One-Day program must be received two-weeks prior to the event.
Preference will be given to applications that are completed by the program’s deadline. Second preference goes to students who are recommended by a Director, Principal, or counselor. Notification of decisions will be made 2-4 weeks prior to the event. Please contact Dr. Simpfronia Tylor (email@example.com) for questions regarding the application and application deadline.
All application materials and supporting documents (see application) for the Two-Week program must be received by May 31, 2019. Please contact Dr. Taylor if you have any questions on deadlines.
Preference will be given to applications that are completed by the program’s deadline. Second preference goes to students who have completed a one-day program at any location. Notification of decisions will be made by the end of June 1, 2019. Please contact Dr. Simpfronia Tylor (firstname.lastname@example.org) for questions regarding the application and application deadline.
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