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  • 1. Foundations of Algebra
    Vinnie Vrotny
    vvrotny@nscds.org
    847-881-8809 (school)
    847-921-0023 (cell)
  • 2. Goal of the Course
    To build a solid foundation of skills, habits, and problem-solving strategies that your children will need for the traditional Algebra 1 - Geometry - Algebra 2 - PreCalculus - Calculus sequence of courses that they will experience in the years ahead
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  • 4. Core Components of the Curriculum
    Operations on Integers, Rational Numbers including exponents
    Solving Equations and InequalitiesGraphing
    Ratios, Percentages, and Probability
    Geometry, Perimeter, Area, and Volume
    Graphing Lines
    Sequences and Functions
  • 5. My Goals for the Students
    I want to provide a foundation and background in mathematical reasoning in basic math processes.
    I want them to become self-starters, ready to persevere through new problems and situations.
    I want them to learn how to become patient problem solvers with problems which may be messy.
  • 6. How We Are Going to Accomplish This?
    Small Group Work
    Apply the concepts to Real World Problems
    Use of visuals, tables, and graphs to have students decipher and interpret information
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  • 8. Which film was most successful?
    Which was least successful?
    Estimate would the budget for a 9th movie be?
    Estimate what the gross profit for the 9th movie would be?
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  • 15. How Are We Going to Assess Learning?
    Homework
    Daily Homework Quizzes
    Tests
    Projects
  • 16. How Can We Partner ?
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  • 23. Foundations of Algebra
    Vinnie Vrotny
    vvrotny@nscds.org
    847-881-8809 (school)
    847-921-0023 (cell)