Math Courses

HONORS PRE-CALCULUS

Interested students will need department approval before they may register. Please contact William Daughtrey  for more information.

This course covers functions, trigonometry, analytic geometry, sequences and series, mathematical induction, and probability. In addition, students study topics in first-semester calculus including limits, continuity, and the derivative. Students who successfully (B or better) complete this course will move to AP Calculus BC.


HONORS MATH 3

Interested students will need department approval before they may register. Please contact William Daughtrey  for more information.

This is the third course in the integrated curriculum sequence that typically culminates in AP Calculus. Topics include linear functions, polynomial functions, rational exponents, radical functions, exponential functions, logarithmic functions, rational functions, sequences, series, trigonometric functions, trigonometric identities, data analysis, and statistics. While not designated Advanced Placement, this course meets standards of performance commensurate with an AP-level course. Students must earn at least a B to move on to the next course in their math sequence. Prerequisites: Accelerated or Honors Math 2 and teacher recommendation.


PUZZLE SLAM
Ready? A man looks at a photograph and says, "Brothers and sisters I have none, but this man's father is my father's son". Who is the person in the photograph? 
 
EUREKA! Puzzles offer the perfect medium for fun instruction while also providing the opportunity to introduce engaging methods to change how students think about and tackle novel problems. Problem-solving is the skill for success in the 21st century. While institutions offer science and math, only rarely does the curriculum drill down and provide genuine problem-solving strategies. Campers will be grouped in pairs or small groups to tackle a range of puzzles that will challenge them to think about what they know and to consider the information they have to work with. Ultimately, campers will be better equipped for real-world problems. The instructor is a former US science teacher, has more than 35 years of experience as a researcher and educator, and holds a Ph.D. from Michigan State University.


NEW MATH REVIEW
Review and solidify important math topics from 5th and 6th grade that will be used throughout 6th and 7th grade math. Sixth grade topics explored are place value; adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing decimals and fractions; order of operations; and measurement. Seventh grade topics explored are integers, rational numbers, powers, order of operations, perimeter, area, and circumference.


NEW TOOLS TO ENHANCE YOUR MATH LEARNING
This course allows students to become proficient in graphing and exploring functions with different graphing devices, and proficient in drawing and exploring polygon properties with computer-based Euclidean Geometry and transformational geometry tools. It is designed for students entering Math 1, Accelerated Math 1, Algebra 1, or Geometry.

INFO TO KNOW:
MATH COURSES
Pre-Calc: Coed grades 9-11
Honors Math 3: Coed grades 10 & 11
Puzzle Slam: Coed grades 7-9
Math Review: Coed grades 6,7
Tools for Math Learning: Coed Grages 

WHERE
Hunting Valley Campus
Puzzle Slam, Tools for Math: Shaker Campus

WHEN
Pre-Calc & Math 3:
6/10 - 7/19, 9:15am-1:15pm

Puzzle Slam:
7/8-7/19, 9:00 – 10:30 am

Math Review:
7/8-7/19, 9:00 - 11:30

Tools to Enhance Your Math Learning:
6/17 - 6/21, 9:00 - 11:30

TUITION
Pre-Cal & Math 3:
$1500

Puzzle Slam, Tools for Math:
$300

Math Review:
$300

DIRECTOR
Pre-Cal, Math 3:
William Daughtrey

Puzzle Slam:
Bob Marquard

Math Review:
TBD

Tools to Enhance Your Math Learning:
Danny Jones

Shaker Heights Campus

20701 Brantley Road
Shaker Heights, Ohio 44122
GRADES Junior K-8
Phone: 216-321-8260

Hunting Valley Campus

2785 SOM Center Road
Hunting Valley, Ohio 44022
GRADES 9-12
Phone: 216-831-2200
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