"Preparing All Students to Succeed"

Points of Pride

  • Angie Mangum, AIG Teacher at Prospect Elementary School has been named the 2013-2014 AIG Teacher of the Year.  Congratulations!

  • Mrs. Terri Fleck, 8th grade AIG Language Arts teacher at Weddington Middle School has been selected as the 2010 Union County Public Schools AIG Teacher of the Year.

  • AIG teacher Kyra Gunn at Unionville Elementary was voted 2011-2012 UCPS AIG Teacher of the Year.

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5th Graders Attend Math Boot Camp

Left…Left…Left, Right, Left…It wasn’t the military academy, but over 90 5th graders attended AIG Math Boot Camp this summer. During the week, students acquired an insight into Singapore math. They took math concepts deeper and wider and explored not only how but the why of math.

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SUMMER OPPORTUNITY - Singapore Math "Boot Camp"

The Academically and Intellectually Gifted Program (AIG) of Union County Public Schools is pleased to offer a summer opportunity to our newly qualified math students entering the fifth grade for the 2014-2015 school year. There is no cost to attend sessions, however families are responsible for transportation. We will offer a one week (four day) Singapore Math “boot camp” for rising fifth grade students qualifying for gifted services in math in the spring and summer of this year. Our objectives for the sessions include:

1) Provide an introduction to the Singapore Math curriculum used in the UCPS gifted program
2) Introduce model drawing as a strategy in problem solving and developing meaning of mathematical
3) Build prior knowledge of model drawing as it relates to concepts previously mastered
4) Provide time for newly qualified gifted students to explore a new math curriculum, in advance, to
promote student success
5) Provide time to collaborate with experienced AIG staff and other students new to the gifted program

Please choose 1 session for your child to attend.

July 28-July 31, Monday-Thursday, 9:00-12:00 PM
Walter Bickett Education Center, 501 Lancaster Avenue, Monroe, NC

August 4- August 7, Monday-Thursday, 9:00-12:00
Marvin Elementary School, 9700 Marvin School Road, Marvin, NC

Please complete registration here goo.gl/rjsO16 no later than July 10th to reserve a limited space for your child. Each session will be capped and reservations will be handled on a first come basis. You may contact Lisa Gibson at 704-296-6308 if you have further questions.



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