Geometry is a course designed to develop the geometric relationships and deductive strategies that can be used to solve a variety of real world and mathematical problems. Topics include, but are not limited to,structure of geometry, angle concepts, triangles, quadrilaterals, perpendicularity and parallelism in a plane and space, similar polygons, circles and spheres, properties of circles, area, surface area, volume, right triangle trigonometry, and proofs and reasoning. Calculators are allowed in this course.
Prerequisite: Algebra 1
This 6-week course is offered for first time credit, for credit grade replacement, or for non-credit enrichment in preparation for taking the course in the future. Please check with your school regarding credit from outside institutions.
Alen Vartan is an upper school math teacher at American Heritage. He's been teaching math to grades seven through twelve since 2001. He's earned a Bachelors of Arts in Education from Florida Atlantic University and a Masters in Administration and Supervision in Education from University of Phoenix. He also is an experienced wrestling coach and a veteran. He was hired to teach Geometry at American Heritage in 2003; since then, he has taught students mathematical topics such as: pre-algebra, algebra, geometry, precalculus and money management.
Evora S Deily is an experienced high school math teacher. She holds a BA in Business Management with a Professional Teacher Certification in Math and ESE (Exceptional Student Education). She has been in education for 14 years. Evora has been part of the American Heritage family for 5 years.
A class may be canceled if fewer than 6 students enroll, and a specific teacher is not guaranteed. It is the parents’ responsibility to check with their child's school when seeking credit for a course. For online courses, the students’ cameras MUST be turned on at all times, and attendance is mandatory. To protect the privacy rights of all, there is absolutely no videotaping or recording by students during the course. Students must be age appropriate for the course, and all students must adhere to proper online etiquette. For online courses, young children must be supervised by a parent at all times.