The International School Nido de Aguilas


Nido Summer Institute

Session 1

Session 2

January 3 -13

January 16-27

Questions?

Contact sjohnson@nido.cl.



Costs

Price per session:
390,000 CLP

(When registering for both,
second session is 350,000 CLP)

Registration

November 22
to December 16*

Administration Building

8:00am- 3:00pm
(cashier closed 12:00-12:45pm)



Nido will offer the following enrichment and academic classes for two-week sessions during the summer. The Academic classes are intended to be sequential and students are encouraged to register for both sessions. Families that register for two sessions of either enrichment or academic classes will receive a discounted rate of 350,000 CLP for the second session.

Please note that a minimum of 6 students are needed to run any particular class. We will inform interested families by December 15 whether or not each particular class will run this summer.

Enrichment Courses

Solar Energy Research and Engineering

  • Open to any student ages 14 to 18
  • Taught in English by a Nido teacher
  • Offered Both Sessions

This 2 week, hands-on experience is designed to expose high school students to the energy of the future. In the first week, the students will learn about the photochemistry that makes solar energy possible. They will produce and characterize their own dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSC) in the laboratory at Nido. In the second week, the students will utilize inorganic solar cells and engineer a solar energy weather station using an Arduino microprocessor and sensors and utilize it to take measurements.

Theater Workshop

  • Open to any student ages 14 to 18
  • Taught in English by a Nido teacher
  • Session 1 only

Theater is a holistic art form, containing several techniques for the theater practitioner to develop. The student will be exposed to acting, directing, set design and musical concept in order for them to develop their personal aesthetics.

Modern Dance Workshop

  • Open to any student ages 14 to 18
  • Taught in English by a Nido teacher
  • Session 2 only

The Dance Program offers the young dancer ( ages 14 - 18) the possibility to join a well structured selection of courses focused on technique and creativity. Dance is an artistic expression that strongly considers technique and cultural context, using the body as means of expression.

Drums and Percussion Ensemble Workshop

  • Open to any student ages 14 to 18.
  • Taught in English by a non-Nido teacher
  • Offered Both Sessions

Students will learn different kinds of rhythms that exists in the popular music. The course provides the tools for arrangers and composers to have the knowledge of the claves and swing for each style, not only for drummers and percussionists.

The subject of the program is both theoretical and practical and consists of the execution of various percussion instruments and drums, rudiments, techniques, dynamics, reading, backgrounds, independence, and key implementation arrangements in the various styles of popular music. (Rock, Jazz, Pop, Folk, Blues, Afro, Brasilian, Latin, Afro-Peruvian)

Academic Courses

Spanish as a Second Language Accelerator

  • Open to Nido students in 8th, 9th or 10th grades only
  • Taught by a Nido teacher
  • Sequential sections and it is recommended that students enroll in both

This is an intermediate level course designed to help Nido students accelerate their Spanish language learning such that, together with additional support, Nido students may be prepared to enroll in IB Spanish B in 11th grade.

Math Accelerator “Bridging the Gap”

  • Open to Nido High School Students Only
  • Taught in English, first session by a former Nido teacher; second session by a current Nido teacher
  • Sequential sections and it is recommended that students enroll in both

A course designed to help those students who are excited by and curious about mathematics to push themselves to the next level.

Students who are already successful in their current math course will have the opportunity to master Nido's advanced curriculum. Through small group investigation, exploration and meaningful, interactive applications, students can either deepen their current understanding or learn about new and exciting topics of mathematics.

The course is for current Math 9 students who might be able to make the jump to math 9A next semester and be on track for Math SL in the IB program and for students currently in Math 9A who need to solidify their skills in order to remain on track for Math SL in the IB program.

English as a Second Language

  • Open to any student ages 13 to 16
  • Taught in English, first session by a Nido teacher; second session by a non-Nido teacher
  • Sequential sections and it is recommended that students enroll in both

An intermediate level course for students interested in enhancing their English language abilities. The class will help students develop their speaking, writing, reading and listening skills.

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