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Discovering Pre-Algebra Part 2 (Out of 6) Flex

In this flex class we will discover the world of ratios, rates, and proportions.
Toni Redmiles (Bryant)
329 total reviews for this teacher
Completed by 3 learners
Class
No live meetings
Over 8 weeks
11-14
year olds
1-15
learners per class
per learner - per week

How does aFlexible Schedulecourse work?

No scheduled live video chats
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great if your learner prefers independent pacing or is uncomfortable with live video chat

Available Times

Pacific Time

Mon Nov 28

Nov 28, 2022 - Feb 4, 2023 (8 weeks)
Flexible Time
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Description

Class Experience

In this class we will be discovering ratio, rates, and proportions and how they can be used to solve percentages, consumer questions, and convert measurements. By the end of this class your student will be able to do the following skills:
•	Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to solve problems
•	Analyze Proportional relationships and use them to solve real-world and mathematical problems
•	Apply and extend previous understandings of operations with fractions to multiply and divide rational and irrational numbers.
•	Solve problems involving simple interest, sales tax, markups and markdowns, tips and commissions, and percent error. 
•	Compare rational and irrational numbers
•	Interpret the sum, product, or quotient of two rational numbers in a real-world context.
•	Compute unit rates where terms are given in fractional units or decimals.
•	Recognize that a constant of proportionality can be a unit rate
•	Use proportional reasoning to solve multi-step ratio and percent problems.
•	Use ratio reasoning to convert measurement units; manipulate and transform units appropriately when multiplying or dividing quantities.
Before coming to Outschool, I worked at a community college for 4 years. During that time, my job consisted of instructing math classes and working with students below college level math and English. During this time, I saw a lot of students who were not prepared for the discovery and problem-solving element of math in college. Most students struggle with middle school math concepts in real-world applications. Without this foundation of math fluency and problem-solving student struggle with harder math concepts. As my child starts middle math the urgency of making sure she has a proper foundation of math became real. I decided to homeschool and joined this community of homeschoolers.
 I believe all students can succeed when they are taught in a style they understand. I would describe my style as Charlotte Mason or discovery, but I feel students need a mix of drill or classical method for foundational math concepts. If you believe that this style is how your learner understands, then I encourage you to sign up for my course.  
30 worksheets with homework videos for grading and re-teaching.
8 quizzes 
An assessment will be given to students who turn in all 8 quizzes and do all 8 discussion questions.
No live meetings, and an estimated 2 - 4 hours per week outside of class.

Teacher

Toni Redmiles (Bryant)
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
Math Rocks!
329 total reviews
403 completed classes

About Me

From August of 2014 till June 2018 I worked as an adjunct math instructor and the program coordinator of the learning lab at Southern WV Community and Technical College. As the program coordinator of the learning labs I saw a lot of student who... 
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