IEA Academy

IEA Academy provides students in Kindergarten through 8th grade with advanced enrichment classes that promote exploration and application of knowledge. Courses provide compelling content and appropriate challenges taught at a flexible pace with small classes by highly qualified, dedicated professionals.

Summer 2017 Program

Session 1: June 12-23
Session 2: July 10-21
Session 3: July 24-Aug 4

Classes run Monday through Friday at the following times:
Class 1: 9:30 a.m.-11 a.m.
Class 2: 11:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
Lunch Break: 12:45 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Class 3: 1:30 p.m.-3 p.m.
Class 4: 3:15 p.m.-4:45 p.m.

Early Bird Application Deadline: May 19, 2017
Final Application Deadline: May 29, 2017

Cost: $350/class, $650/two classes, $950/three classes, $1,250/full day
Scholarships and Discounts Available

A full list of class descriptions and instructor information can be found here. Additional classes may be added.

Session 1: June 12-23

Time
Class
Grade
9:30-11:00am
World of Code
1-3
11:15am-12:45pm
Intro to Brain Anatomy and Function
1-3
11:15am-12:45pm
Poetry & Drama Workshop
2-6
11:15am-12:45pm
Astronomy Adventures
2-8
1:30-3:00pm
Algorithms for Beginners
1-3
1:30-3:00pm
How to Write Scripts Like the Greats
4-8
1:30-3:00pm
Math and Chemistry for Cooking – Part 1 (Must be taken with Part 2)
5-8
3:15-4:45pm
Math and Chemistry for Cooking – Part 2 (Must be taken with Part 1)
5-8
3:15-4:45pm
How to Save the World
3-8
3:15-4:45pm
Illustration for Stories and Books
1-3

Session 2: July 10-21

Time
Class
Grade
9:30-11:00am
Intro to Physics
1-3
9:30-11:00am
Brain Function: Zooming In to Cells and Out to Systems
3-5
9:30-11:00am
Woodcut and Woodblock Printing: Origins, History, and Techniques
4-8
11:15am-12:45pm
Algorithms for Beginners
1-3
11:15am-12:45pm
Mosaic Elements: An Artistic Application of Euclidian Geometry
3-8
11:15am-12:45pm
Building with Electrical Circuits
4-8
1:30-3:00pm
Ancient Egypt: Arts and Innovation
2-5
1:30-3:00pm
Ocean Exploration
4-8
1:30-3:00pm
Dissolving Boundaries: The Intersection of Poetry & Art
6-8
3:15-4:45pm
STEM Building
3-8

Session 3: July 24-August 4

Time
Class
Grade
9:30-11:00am
World of Code
1-3
11:15am-12:45pm
Ocean Exploration
1-3
11:15am-12:45pm
How’d It Do That? Algorithms in Nature & Technology
3-5
1:30-3:00pm
Intro to Brain Anatomy and Function
1-3
1:30-3:00pm
Algebra Applications
4-8
3:15-4:45pm
Genes and Genetics
4-8

Spring 2017 Session

April 17, 2017-June 5, 2017

7 weeks, Classes meet once per week

Application Deadline: April 7, 2017

Cost: $250-$400 per class

Schedule

Day
Time
Class
Grade
Monday
10:00-11am
Mindfulness for Gifted Tweens and Teens
3-5
Monday
4:00-5:00pm
World of Biology
K-3
Tuesday
4:00-5:00pm
World of Science
K-2
 Tuesday
4:00-5:30pm
Relief Printing II: Color Printing Techniques
2-4
Wednesday
2:00-3:30pm
How to Save the World
3-8
Wednesday
4:00-5:30pm
Kitchen Chemistry II
K-3
Wednesday
4:00-5:30pm
How to Write Scripts Like the Greats
5-8
Wednesday
4:00-5:30pm
Food Chemistry
5-8
Thursday
4:00-5:00pm
World of Science II
K-2
Thursday
4:00-5:30pm
Logic Detectives
3-6
Friday
4:00-5:30pm
Planetary Boundries
 5-8
Saturday
10:00-11:30am
Buy Me That! A Kid’s Guide to Surviving Commercials
 3-8
Saturday
10:00-11:30am
Intro to Earth Science: Water Systems
 3-8
Saturday
10:00-11:30am
World of Literature
 5-8
Saturday
12:00-1:30pm
Electronics & Arduino
 4-8
Saturday
12:00-1:30pm
The Study of Star Wars III: Awakening the Force
 2-8
Saturday
12:00-1:30pm
Zoology
 3-8
Saturday
2:00-3:30pm
Dinosaurs
 2-8
Saturday
2:00-3:30pm
Board Games & Strategies
 4-8
Saturday
2:00-3:00pm
Mindfulness for Gifted Tweens and Teens
 5-8

To be notified when information about new Academy sessions becomes available, please sign up for our email list and indicate an interest in Academy.



Location

All classes take place at our office in Pasadena, California or our learning center in San Marino, California.

Tuition

Tuition ranges from $200-$525 per course depending on time of year and class type.

Refer a family and they will receive $25 off Summer Academy tuition.  For every family you refer, you will receive a $10 off your child’s tuition (limit up to 5 families). Both referring and referred students must be enrolled in the same session.

Sibling discounts of $25 each are available, as well as multiple class discounts.

Scholarships

 

Scholarships are available for qualified families in need. To inquire about financial assistance, please contact us at academy@educationaladvancement.org.

Payment

Tuition may be paid by Visa, MasterCard, or check (made payable to Institute for Educational Advancement).

ABOUT ACADEMY

Summer 2017 Applications

Apply By Mail (must have PDF reader):

New Students
Returning Students

Apply Online:

New Students
Returning Students (with Online Login)

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