Pre-Algebra (Grades 6th-8th)

Nicole Marie
Average rating:4.8Number of reviews:(442)
In this interactive Pre-Algebra class for middle school students (grades 6th-8th), explore problem-solving, equations, ratios, proportions, percentages, and more. Engaging lessons and homework support included.

Class experience

US Grade 6 - 8
In this course, learners will:

1. Develop a strong understanding of pre-algebra concepts and skills.
2. Build confidence in solving problems related to factors, patterns, ratios, percentages, exponents, equations, inequalities, and more.
3. Master essential mathematical techniques such as order of operations, variable manipulation, and problem-solving strategies.
4. Improve critical thinking and analytical skills through engaging in group discussions and problem-solving activities.
5. Enhance mathematical reasoning and logical thinking abilities.
6. Prepare for further studies in Algebra 1 or Algebra Foundations.
7. Develop effective study habits, time management skills, and independent learning strategies.
8. Cultivate a positive attitude towards math and develop a growth mindset.
9. Apply acquired knowledge and skills to real-life scenarios, fostering practical math understanding.
10. Receive personalized feedback and guidance to address individual learning needs and make progress throughout the course.
As an experienced educator, I bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the classroom. With a strong background in teaching and a passion for mathematics, I am well-equipped to guide students in their learning journey. I have extensive experience working with learners of various ages and academic levels, allowing me to tailor my instruction to meet individual needs. My ongoing professional development in the field of mathematics and computer science ensures that I stay up-to-date with the latest teaching strategies and curriculum standards. With a commitment to fostering a positive and engaging learning environment, I am dedicated to helping students build confidence and achieve academic success in mathematics.
Homework Offered
Homework Summary: Homework assignments in this course are designed to reinforce and extend the concepts covered in class. They provide opportunities for independent practice and application of learned skills. Homework assignments may include: Problem-solving exercises Worksheet completion Khan Academy exercises Online quizzes Journal reflections Research tasks Project work Completing homework regularly is crucial for solidifying understanding and achieving mastery. Learners are encouraged to allocate dedicated time each week for homework completion and seek assistance when needed. Homework will be submitted electronically, either through image/scan attachments or online platforms as specified by the instructor. Remember, homework is an essential part of the learning process and contributes to overall success in the course.
2 - 4 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Assessment Summary: Assessments in this course are designed to measure learner progress and understanding of the material. Various types of assessments will be used, including: Unit tests: These tests will be administered at the end of each unit to assess comprehension of the topics covered. Quizzes: Short quizzes may be given periodically to check understanding and retention of key concepts. Homework assignments: Homework will serve as both practice and assessment, allowing learners to apply their knowledge and skills. Class participation: Active participation in class discussions, activities, and group work will contribute to the overall assessment. Projects and presentations: Learners may be required to complete projects or deliver presentations to demonstrate their understanding and ability to apply concepts. Final review: A comprehensive final review will be conducted at the end of the course to assess overall progress and mastery. Assessments will be used to provide feedback to learners, track their progress, and identify areas for improvement. They are an essential component of the learning process and will help gauge the effectiveness of instruction and support individual learner growth.
Grades Offered
Pencil, Paper, and Scientific Calculator.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
In this class, we utilize Khan Academy, a free online learning platform, to support your child's education. Khan Academy offers a wide range of resources and tools to enhance their learning experience. By utilizing this platform, we aim to provide your child with additional educational support and opportunities for growth.

In addition to the Outschool platform, this class will incorporate YouTube and Google Classroom as valuable resources. All communication and interactions will be conducted exclusively within the Outschool platform, ensuring a safe and centralized learning environment for all participants.

Meet the teacher

Average rating:4.8Number of reviews:(442)
Get $25 off select classes (8 weeks or longer) by using the promo code 'MARIEJBHXE25' during our summer promo.
Having taught on Outschool for over three years and previously teaching English online to kids in China for two years, I have a... 
Group Class


for 16 classes
1x per week, 16 weeks
50 min

Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(1)
Completed by 11 learners
Live video meetings
Ages 9-14
2-9 learners per class

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