Pre-Algebra Review

From: $93.00 / month for 3 months

Prerequisite:  Pre-algebra or 7th grade math

Grades:  8th–9th

Live Class:  Tue 7:45–8:45 p.m. ET

Dates (Sum 1):  May 13–June 28, 2024

Prepaid:  $249

Instructor: Michele Diggins

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Course Description

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High school math. That’s the goal, right? This course is a great way to brush up on the skills needed to dive into high school algebra. Each week the focus will be on boosting ability and confidence in key areas of beginning algebra. Those topics include integers; rational numbers; equations & inequalities; ratios, percents, & proportions; functions & graphing; exponents & square roots; and geometric figures.

Designed to enhance current understanding, activities in Pre-Algebra Review provide multiple avenues for practice. Students can improve their mathematical abilities by engaging with the daily digital assignments, fun activities, pre-recorded instructional videos, and live sessions with the instructor.

Please note that no textbook will be required as the instructor will provide all needed materials.

Course Structure

Daily work for students includes viewing an instructional video and completing homework in a digital or printable format. There will be weekly live sessions during which students will receive extra help, tips, and advice applicable to the topic of the week. Assessments taken each week will give students a better view of their own skill level.

Who should enroll?

Students looking to enter high school level algebra who have a desire to reinforce their knowledge of pre-algebra will be the best candidates for this course. They should understand this is a review course, and as such, the shortened timeframe will require daily attention to assignments.

Prerequisites

Students in this course must have completed, or nearly completed, a pre-algebra course or 7th grade mathematics course.

Technology Requirements

  • TI-84 Graphing Calculator (or any version in the 83/84 series)
  • High speed, broadband Internet
  • Web cam, sound card and microphone (for live sessions and projects)
  • Streaming video capabilities to watch recorded lectures
  • Scanner or smart phone to scan and upload any printed or pencil-and-paper work

Evaluation and Feedback

Since this is a short course, timely submission of all assignments is expected of students. Accordingly, feedback to students will be returned either immediately by the digital platform or within 48 hours by the instructor. Students can earn a certificate of completion at the conclusion of this course.

Communication

Questions, comments, or suggestions are encouraged and can be sent through Canvas messaging on the course website.

Required Texts

No textbook will be required for this course as the instructor will provide all needed materials.

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Instructor Bio

Michele Diggins

My Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from Liberty University shows that I know a little about mathematics. And my Masters of Education degree from American College of Education shows that I have learned something of education theory. However, my passion for learning and for helping others learn is what really drives my desire to teach mathematics. Contact: mdiggins[at]aimacademy.online

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