Category: Teaching and Learning

ATDP is hiring, seeking talented instructors

ATDP unites teachers who love to teach with students who want to learn. We are in constant search of high-energy, passionate instructors, co-instructors, and instructional associates (IAs) for our summer courses. For summer 2022, several specific openings are still unfilled; please see below for the list of courses by program. Interested candidates may apply through […]

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2022 COVID update

As ATDP aims to once again offer on-site courses in the summer of 2022, we want to ensure that students have a safe and enriching summer. As with most pandemic planning, public health guidelines, campus policies, and ATDP’s circumstances may change throughout the spring. Applicants should be aware that we are reserving the option to […]Read More →

Jack Kent Cooke Scholarships Opening for 7th Graders

We’d like to share an opportunity with ATDP’s low-income families that include current 7th graders. The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s Young Scholars Program opens its 2017 application process on February 7. This scholarship provides college-bound young scholars with financial and advising support through the end of high school. We encourage strong students whose families have […]

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For Teachers: Creativity in the Classroom

From our connections in the American Psychological Association’s CPSE, we learned of a new web series focused on creativity! (Entirely topical for our active summer classrooms, we feel.) Through the use of interviews with renowned scholars in the field and practice based narrative, the module gives an overview of the use of creativity in a […]

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From the Counselor: Reflection on Failure

By: Christine Gerchow, PhD In his book, “Failing Forward,” John Maxwell argues that successful people take a specific approach to failure. They tend to take responsibility, learn from mistakes, understand that failure is part of the learning process, and continue to take risks and persevere. Maxwell calls this approach “failing forward.” At ATDP, students who […]

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