MVROP and Kennedy High School are partners in a California Partnership Academy called Build Green - Build Smart; under a $400,000 Department of Education SBX11, Clean Tech grant. MVROP is pursuing an integrated curriculum of Mathematics and Construction Technology.
Math teachers and Construction Technology teachers will team teach Geometry in Construction, a program that has proven to improve student performance, reduce dropout rates, and improve gender equity. This integrated course has UC "c" Math credit pending.
The announcement below describes an upcoming Geometry in Construction workshop that MVROP is hosting for teachers on August 20-24. This workshop is an important professional development event, and is the only workshop of it's kind on the West Coast in 2012. Click the image below to enlarge: