INTERNATIONAL EXPLORATIONS

A Full Day Exploratory Online Program with Instructors from

Stanford & other top US Universities

Session 1: July 5-16, 2021
Session 2: July 19-30, 2021

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A full day program designed to introduce students to an extensive range of advanced topics from different fields and also work on a Theme Based Project in Teams with students from throughout the Americas, Asia and Australia. Experience university-level learning taught in Real-Time by expert instructors from Stanford and other top universities and receive an expert evaluation at the end of the program.

The best middle and high school students will develop skills in leadership, communication, critical thinking, problem-solving, creativity and innovation in a community of academically talented peers from around the world! (Grades 6-11).

Academic Program

Multicultural Experience
Innovative ideas
Global Participation in Engaged Learning

Students from throughout the Americas, Asia and Australia for a global and multicultural experience.

Expert Instructors
Highly experienced
Exploratory Workshops

A different subject each day, taught by expert instructors, introducing students to advanced topics not normally found in their schools.

Events
A new interactive class layout
Lectures, Panels and Activities

Events that allow students to meet others from around the world who are curious and talented, and they can share from their backgrounds and cultures.

Students will enroll in a project theme, and their academic workshops will include both core topics to build general skills, and theme-specific workshops related to their project.

TEAM PROJECTS

Increase global competency and collaboration skills by working on a team project with students from other countries.
All students enrolled in the program will choose one of the following academically significant project themes and collaborate in international teams:

Industry Experts
Global Solutions: Climate Action

Go beyond the science to learn what you can do as an individual, family and community member to take action to resolve global warming and reduce carbon gas emissions.

Meet the Universities
Technology in the World Today

(Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, and Computational Methods).
Learn how today’s tools of technology such as Artificial Intelligence and Data Science are impacting every academic discipline and every industry.

Skill-Building
Business and Entrepreneurship

Experience the magic of Silicon Valley by developing an idea for a product and taking it through the process to determine viability and create a go-to-market plan.

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Exploratory Workshops - Sample Topics

A different subject each day, taught in Real-Time by expert instructors to introduce students to advanced topics.

Design Thinking

Global Mindset

Communication Skills

Leadership

Computational Thinking

Cultural Psychology

Decision Science

Writing Workshop

Computer Security

Topics in Bioscience

Business Topics

Legal Studies

International Relations

Data Science

Visual Storytelling

Game Design

Daily Schedule

Monday - Friday

Students will participate in a full day of activities starting with academic workshops from different instructors each day, events in several evenings including lectures, panels and other activities, and finish every day working on a project with multi-country teams.

Real-Time Exploratory Workshops
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Eastern Time (New York)
Events
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Eastern Time (New York)
Project Team Meetings
8:00pm - 10:00pm
Eastern Time (New York)

Please go to the following link for information regarding the local time in your country: Check your local time

2 hours-per-day live seminar-style discussion-based classes

Engaging topics to develop skills and explore advanced material not normally covered in high school.

1 hour 30 minutes events several days each week

Lectures, panels and other activities.

2 hours-per-day Project Team Activities with Multinational teams

Facilitated sessions with guided inquiry-based learning and small group breakout sessions. Culminating in a presentation to peers and a panel of experts.

Meet the Lead Instructors for the Team Projects

Stanford and Top Universities researchers, lecturers, post-doctoral scholars, as well as industry professionals and others who are experts in their fields and passionate about teaching.

Nick Romeo
Jagruti Vedamati
Global Solutions: Climate Action
Jagruti is a passionate educator who is focused on demystifying the critical intersection of climate science, environment, and social change. After receiving her PhD in Ocean Sciences from University of Southern California, she went on to do her postdoc at Stanford. Ever since she has been teaching several aspects of Earth Science in SF Bay Area colleges and has taught summer courses at UC Berkeley and Stanford for the past few years. Through her courses, she strives to propagate the need of the hour in the light of recent developments in the climate scenario. She is sensitive to the needs, opinions and aspirations of students, and focuses on creating a safe space where experimentation, critical thinking and reflection can flourish.
Amy Vit
Ross Alexander
Technology in the World Today
Ross is a Ph.D. Candidate in Aeronautics & Astronautics at Stanford University and is a recipient of the Stanford Graduate Fellowship (SGF) in Science & Engineering. He is a researcher in the Stanford Intelligent Systems Lab (SISL), researching principled methods for algorithmic decision making under uncertainty utilizing approaches involving statistical machine learning and artificial intelligence. Ross’s research has led to international collaborations on topics spanning autonomous driving, multidisciplinary design optimization, and COVID-19. Ross has designed and taught several short artificial intelligence courses for middle and high school students and he has also served as a teaching assistant for various engineering, mathematics, and computer science courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Laura Cosovanu
Nada Miljković
Business & Entrepreneurship
Nada is a multi-disciplinarian at the intersection of entrepreneurship, art, and pedagogy, who creates stories, media, performances, installations, and business plans. She is the founder and president of Artist on Art, teaches at University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC), co-organizes TEDxSantaCruz, and hosts a weekly live radio interview show and podcast. In 2020, Nada co-founded GetVirtual.org, an organization that gives local businesses impacted by COVID-19 the tools to adapt to the virtual landscape and extend their businesses online. Nada taught for Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies for 5 years, both on the Stanford campus and in international locations including Kazakhstan, Chile, Colombia, Peru, Mexico, and Brazil. She recently won an Honored Faculty Sammy Award that annually recognizes contributions towards career development in the UCSC community.

Registration Info

Students are required to apply to this program. Accepted students will be admitted on a first-come first served basis subject to availability.

General Conditions

Grade Ranges:

Middle School: grades 6-8
High School: grades 9-11
Students are grouped based on US grade levels

Class Size:
Academic Workshops: 20 students max
Project Teams: 12 students max

Calendar

Session 1: July 5-16, 2021
Session 2: July 19-30, 2021
(Monday – Friday)

Registration Deadline: April 30

Program Fee

Total Tuition: US$ 1,570

All students will participate in a full day of activities including Real-Time Workshops, Events and Team Project Meetings and will receive an Expert Evaluation and Feedback.

Initial deposit: US $670 due at the time of application results being sent.
Final payment: US $900 due on May 23, 2021. You will receive an email before May 23, to make the final deposit.
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