2017 Summer Math Club Program Brief

Program Brief

Concepts are learned best when children can see its real-life connection. This summer, Galileo will launch Summer Math Club with the theme Money Smart for Kids. By integrating Math concepts to real-life situations, the program aims to enhance student’s mathematical ability, creativity, and critical thinking skills.

This two-module program aims to teach money management and entrepreneurship along with the Math concepts essential to each lesson such as basic operations, percentage, decimals, measurement, and graphs.

This program is open to students aged 9-12.

Program Outline

Lesson/Topic

Overview

Month 1 - April

(1) Money Matters

  1. Earn, Save, Spend, Donate concepts
  2. Money Flow
  3. Bar Graph

(2) Learn to Earn

  1. Earn concept
  2. Determining Cost of items
  3. Counting Money

(3) Ways to Earn

  1. Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  2. Traits of an Entrepreneur
  3. Venn Diagram

(4) Consuming and Producing

  1. Concepts of producer and consumer
  2. Concepts of good and services
  3. Sets

(5) Plan and Earn

  1. Business Plan
  2. Comparing amounts of money
  3. Four Operations

(6) Smart Saving

  1. Saving concept
  2. Concept of short-term and long-term goals
  3. Recording of data

Month 2 - May

(7) Wise Spending of Money

  1. Needs and wants concept
  2. Budget planning
  3. Multi-step operations

(8) Social Entrepreneurs

  1. Community awareness
  2. Social entrepreneurs

(9)The Virtue of Giving

  1. Donate concept
  2. Ways of donating

(10) Charity

  1. Inspire others to donate
  2. Percentage
  3. Pie Chart

(11) Earn, Save, Spend, Donate

  1. Money management
  2. Critical-thinking
  3. Decision making

(12) Money Smart Kids

  1. Recall concepts of money management and entrepreneurship
  2. Reflection on the 2-month summer program

Culminating Activity

Mini-Bazaar for a Cause