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Jumpstart Geometry: A Summer Preview of High School Geometry

Tina Dewey, M.Ed, State Certified Math Educator
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(462)
In this six-session course, students will learn the foundations of Geometry which will set them up for success in their high school Geometry endeavors.

Class experience

US Grade 9 - 12
Identify, name, and draw points, lines, segments, rays, and planes. 
Apply basic facts about points, lines, and planes.   
Find length and midpoint of a segment.  
Use the Segment Addition Postulate.  
Define and apply concepts of congruent, midpoint, and bisects.
Name, classify, and measure angles.  
Find angle measures using the Angle Addition Postulate.  
Find angle measures using the Definition of Angle Bisector.
Identify adjacent, vertical, complementary, supplementary and linear pairs of angles.  
Find the measures of pairs of angles using arithmetic and algebraic methods.
Calculate or find expressions for the perimeter and area of rectangles, squares, and triangles.  
Calculate or find the expressions for circumference and area of a circle.  
Solve problems involving area and perimeter using algebraic methods.
Develop and apply the formula to find the midpoint between two points in the coordinate plane.  
Use the distance formula to find the distance between two points.  
Use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the distance between two points.
I have successfully taught students Geometry for over twenty years in a variety of school settings.  I've worked with students who have learning challenges and high-achieving students, and many students in between.  I bring these experiences to the classroom.  I know which content can be challenging, and have developed a variety of ways to help learners succeed.
Homework Offered
Practice problems will be assigned after each session.
1 - 2 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
I can provide an optional assessment at the end of the course.
Grades Offered
Learners will need access to a printer.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(462)
I began teaching in 1978 by forcing my little brothers to "play school" during summer breaks. I began my paid teaching career in 1991 by teaching at a public high school in Michigan. In my over 30 years of experience teaching, I have also taught... 
Group Class


for 6 classes
3x per week, 2 weeks
55 min

Completed by 632 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 13-17
6-18 learners per class

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