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The Mathematics Bridge Academy at Brazosport College is a three week program designed to help intermediate and high school students sharpen their mathematics skills, fill gaps in past knowledge, and accelerate progress toward advanced mathematics.

The academy features:

  • Pretesting to discover gaps and target areas for acceleration
  • Individualized instruction in the computer lab, featuring practice work tailored to each student’s needs
  • Exit testing to assess progress
  • Instructors with teaching experience at high school level and at Brazosport College
  • Tutors available to work one-on-one with students during computer lab time
  • Activities to build skills critical thinking skills needed for college and career success
  • Campus tours and information on opportunities for early college credit
  • Career presentations from industry partnerts and faculty and staff who prepare students for jobs in local industries




 
 

 Who can participate?

 

In the summer of 2015, Math Bridge Academy will be open to any student entering, exiting, or needing additional practice in Algebra I.  All sections cover the same math so students simply choose the dates and times that work best for them, regardless of current grade or math level.

 

 Where is the academy?

 

The Mathematics Bridge Academy is held on the Brazosport College Campus, 500 College Drive in Lake Jackson, in our new state of the art Mathematics Achievement Center. The Center is located towards the back of BC Central in room F-102.  This map shows the pick-up and drop-off location.

 

 What does it cost?

 

In the summer of 2015, Math Bridge Academy will have a fee that students pay at registration. This fee covers all supplies and 16 weeks of access to online software that students will use during the academy and for further practice at home. 

 
Scheduled Sections for 2015
Academy 1: June 8 - 25
Academy 2: June 29 – July 16

Academy 3: July 20 – August 6

Note: Each of the three 3-week academies are identical and meet Monday-Thursday.

Scheduled Times

  During each 3-week session, there are 2 time slots to choose from:

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 

Registration Instructions  
 
Online registration for ALL sections will begin May 1st. 

Step 1:
  • If student HAS taken Community Education or college classes at Brazosport College, CLICK HERE!  
  • You will be taken to the Community Education page. 
  • Click Register Online on the right side of the page.
  • Sign in with your ID number and PIN, and skip to Step 4.
  • If student HAS NOT taken Community Education or college class at Brazosport College, CLICK HERE!
  • After submitting, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to activate your account.
Step 2: Follow the link in the email.
S
tep 3: Click “click here to login to your account” and agree to the information technology security agreement.
Step 4:
Move your mouse over registration until the drop down appears. 
Step 5:
Click Add/Drop Courses.
Step 6:
Select months June-August.
St
ep 7: Choose the category “Special Events.
 
St
ep 8: Click “Display Schedule and Available Courses”.
Step 9:
Find the Math Bridge Academy session (dates and times) that will work for you.
Step
10: Before adding the course, open the PDF in the Forms column.
Step 11:
The Math Bridge Release Form is the prerequisite that must be submitted before you will be able to add the course by clicking “Add”.



Code of Conduct  
 
All participants will be required to turn in a signed copy of the Code of Conduct by the end of the first week of their academy.  You may choose to print from the link below, or receive a copy on the first day.

Code of Conduct 2014.pdfCode of Conduct 2014.pdf  
 
   

If you have any questions about the Mathematics Bridge Academy, contact the Gulf Coast PASS student mentors at 979-230-3293 or via email nicole.tunmire@brazosport.edu. 

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