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Revamped Math boot camp bridges the gap for incoming students

The Department of Mathematical Science's newly revamped summer Math Boot Camp has successfully addressed academic setbacks from the pandemic facing Virginia residents. 

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A Mason Science Learning Assistant helping a camper solve a math problem on the whiteboard. Photo by Mason Science.

In addition to offering traditional remedial classes and trained peer mentors, the program emphasizes active learning - offering new mid-year math workshops for existing students and math boot camps over the summer that helped incoming Mason students shore up on the basics. 

Read the article by the Associated Press.

Listen to Math Department Chair Maria Emelianenko's interview on NightSide (starts at 23:29).

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