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align nicely with the science, technology,
reading, engineering, arts, and math
emphasis that we have during the summer
programming. We are working to extend
those opportunities, work with community
partnerships, give those kids that are participating in that program really hands-on
experiences that are highly engaging and
motivating for them. So, even as we're
looking into the transition from elementary to middle, our high school programs
are offering opportunities for students
who have never taken an AP course to get
a jump-start on that. A lot of students are

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starting to take advantage of those types of
opportunities during the summer.
Shanoff: At the high school level, when
we're transitioning our kids from out of
eighth grade up, there are a few different
lanes that we have in terms of jumpstart activities. We've got a jump-start
for students who are second-language
learners. We have a jump-start program
for students who are special needs that
maybe aren't necessarily on an extended
school year within their IEP, but it would
benefit them to come in and learn some of

the organizational techniques that would
help them be successful in high school.
That's more of a study-skills track than it
is anything else. And then, we, too, also
have a step up to AP.
Q. How can principals ensure their
staff is knowledgeable and reassuring
about what is to come, rather than using
the new environment as a "threat" or
misplaced motivational tool?
Templeman: I handpicked my fifth-grade
team for that very reason, that the instructional strategy, the classroom styles, would



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