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Advanced MS Math: Gamified Level 8 Pre-Algebra, Part One
Live course taught by Tammy Parker for Fall 2024 Middle School Gamified Math
Summary

Finishing Middle School with a strong understanding of the exciting world of mathematics is crucial to success moving forward. This course takes students on Quests to build 8th-grade Pre-Algebra skills in Arithmetic Properties, The Number System, Ratios, Rates, Proportions, Percents, and Exponents, as well as Algebraic Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities. Gamification brings Math to life!

Instructor: Tammy Parker

Course Description:  This course provides the path for students to become prepared for High School math in a comprehensive and fun way. Math can be interesting and enjoyable! Weekly Quests include videos, class instruction, colorful textbook assignments, workbook assignments, Quizlet, & games/puzzles. During Part One of this course, students will advance and solidify their Pre-Algebra & 8th-Grade knowledge of mathematics, problem-solving, and vocabulary related to Arithmetic Properties, The Number System, Ratios, Rates, Proportions, Percents, and Exponents, as well as Algebraic Expressions, Equations, & Inequalities. In addition to the daily homework and making use of the tools mentioned above, there will be 7 Quizzes, 5 Section Tests, and a two-part Final Exam. Following this course, your student can continue exploring the exciting world of gamified math with Advanced MS Mathematics: Gamified Level 8, Part Two.

Special notes

This can be utilized as a Pre-Algebra course. As a GAMIFIED course, students learn through a variety of assignments that include games. This is Part One of a two-part course. Students are expected to register for Part Two as well. In addition to class instruction, there will be interactive recorded video lessons.

Total classes

13

Class dates

Tuesdays, September 10 to December 10, 2024. (No class Nov. 26)

Starting time

1:00 PM Eastern (Noon Central; 11:00 AM Mountain; 10:00 AM Pacific)

Duration

55 minutes

Prerequisites

None

Suggested grade level

8th or 9th grade (advanced 7th grade OR an older student in need of a solid foundation.)

Suggested credit

One full semester of Mathematics

Outline

Course Outline:

Class 1:  Arithmetic Properties

Classes 2-3:  The Number System

Classes 4-6:  Ratios, Proportions, & Percents

Classes 7-9:  Exponents & Algebraic Expressions

Classes 10-12:  Equations & Inequalities

Class 13: Course Review & Final Exams

Materials

  • Students require BOTH books AND the online access listed below.

    Printed: TWO Books ~ These are utilized for both Part One and Part Two of this course. (See https://www.bookfinder.com for the best prices):

    Everything You Need to Ace Pre-Algebra and Algebra I in One Big Fat Notebook (2021) ISBN-13:  978-1523504381

    … NOTE: A student needs a copy of the above book that has NOT been written in yet. Spectrum 8th Grade Math Workbook (2014) ISBN-13: 978-1483808765

    … NOTE: A student needs a copy of the above book that has NOT been written in yet.

    Online Resource: Join the Quizlet class for this course and utilize its sets on Quizlet.com (Free student accounts are available.) A link to join the specific Quizlet class for this course will be posted on Caravel.

Homework

Each week, students can follow a detailed day-by-day Quest Schedule. Assignments include instructional videos, games & puzzles, rote practice, textbook reading & exercises, class instruction, workbook exercises, and Math vocabulary on Quizlet. Also, when there isn’t a test or exam, there is a quiz. This makes for 7 Quizzes, 5 Section Tests, and a two-part Final Exam, all graded on Caravel. Students should expect to put in a minimum of one hour a day, five days a week, for the coursework. Parents should note that the answer keys in each book are for the students’ use to check themselves as they practice their daily work.

Fees

Fee: For all 13 classes: $207 if you register on or before July 15, $227 if you register after July 15. (Registration closes one week before the first day of class. After that date, registrations are not guaranteed. There is a $20 surcharge for late enrollments after the course is closed.)

Course name
Advanced MS Math: Gamified Level 8 Pre-Algebra, Part One
Instructor
Tammy Parker
Semester
Fall 2024
Category
Math ➤ Gamified Math
Grade level
Middle School
Course type
Live
Price
$227
Seats available
25 seats available
Seats remaining
23 seats remaining
Start time
September 10th, 2024 at 1:00 PM ET
End time
December 10th, 2024 at 4:00 PM ET
Access start time
August 27th, 2024 at 12:00 AM ET
Access end time
June 30th, 2025 at 12:00 AM ET
Enrollment availability start time
April 3rd, 2024 at 1:54 PM ET
Early enrollment discount ends
July 15th, 2024 at 11:59 PM ET
Late enrollment penalty start time
September 3rd, 2024 at 12:00 AM ET
Enrollment availability end time
September 6th, 2024 at 1:54 PM ET
Relative due dates
Relative due dates are disabled for this course.


Tammy Parker is the founder of PMA (Professional Mentor Associates), formally Pine Meadows Academy, which offers Accountability Mentoring, Mom Mentoring, Tutoring, Consulting, and Life Coaching. Over the past thirty years, in addition to homeschooling her six children, she has educated a plethora of students. She is also the Executive Director of Good Counsel Careers and is an instructor for Homeschool Connections, specializing in Mathematics, Entrepreneurship, Life Skills, Literature, and Logic. Early in life, Tammy obtained a Bachelor's degree in Finance from Michigan State University, working directly in this field. As her true passion for education and mentoring became evident, she began sharing her experience and expertise to help others succeed and ignite their own passion for becoming lifelong learners.

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