The Institute of MERIT is happy to announce an all new program for the graduates of the Institute of Creative Problem Solving for Gifted and Talented Students who will be entering grade8 or 9 in September. The program begins September 2019 and will consist of 8 Saturday morning classes. The objective of the program is to introduce students to the engineering design process and the fundamentals of robotic construction in order to build problem solving skills, advance critical thinking, broaden creative and innovative reasoning and to encourage a love of mathematics. Students will work in small groups to allow for more personal instruction by the teacher and to enable collaboration in a comfortable environment. No prior experience is required.