The 'academic' component of the EE Program covers multiple pillars of the GenWise Curriculum. These curricular elements will be covered over 2 weeks (4-5 hrs/ day), as follows:
Week 1: Mathematics, Science, Design and Technology (STEM Focus)
Week 2: Nature, Society &Individual; Tools for Thinking & Communication (Humanities Focus)
Please click on each week to know (MUCH) more...
While children are free to pick either week, we strongly recommend a balanced exposure to the content over both weeks.
Melinda (Mindy) Rice received her bachelor’s degree in history and art history from Seattle University. She has a doctorate in history from the University of California, Los Angeles, specializing in 18th century French history. She lived in France for four years while researching and writing her dissertation. She is currently a professor at the University of Mississippi where she teaches history, including courses on the Renaissance, Reformation, French Revolution, European Enlightenment, Napoleonic Era and Nineteenth Century Europe.
Mindy loves to travel and teach, and has been to India thrice to facilitate courses for gifted students.
Mindy facilitated the course "Revolutions & The future of 21st Century Democracy" at GenWise Summer School in Apr-May 2018.