Course starts December 7th, 2020.
In this course students will reinforce the understanding of fractions, ratios, and solving equations by applying these concepts to solving problems. Understanding the relationship between fractions, ratios and proportions will give students confidence in using different approaches in solving ratio problems in algebra.
Week 1: Concept of Ratio, rate, and proportion
Week 2: Application of concept of fractions in solving problems
Week 3: Application of concept of ratio, rate and proportion in solving problems
Week 4: Application of concept of ratio in geometry
Lessons will cover the understanding of math concept, examples demonstrating the concept application, word problem application and challenge questions.
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 3:30pm to 4:15pm CDT
The general format of the lesson is:
5-minute puzzle-type math question
5-minute warm up connecting previous knowledge to new lesson
10-minute concept teaching/overview
25-minute practice solving word problems
This is the course for students ages 11 – 13. Prerequisite knowledge required for this class is understanding the concept of fractions and equivalent fractions.
About the Instructor:
I have been teaching children for 10 years as a tutor and homeschooling educator. I have a BA in Applied Mathematics and Associate Degree in Teaching Secondary/High School Math.
In the past 10 years I helped my students to gain confidence in math and significantly improve their grades.
My passion for mathematics drives me to help my students achieve true understanding and mastery of mathematics without stress, anxiety and in a simple way. I am always researching innovative methods of teaching and I am trying to align my teaching style with student’s learning style so students can reach their full potentials.