Junior High Math Competition is for students entering 8th grade and will cover a wide range of math topics including but not limited to graphs and applications of linear/quadratic equations, factoring, and Vieta’s Theorem. Additionally, students in this course will be exposed to advanced problem solving involving the application of permutations and combinations to counting. Students will complete the course with a discussion of arithmetic, geometric, recursive, and telescoping sequences and series. This course will increase student success in competitive mathematics by introducing students to a variety of techniques in mathematical problem solving.
Prerequisite: Algebra 1 Honors
THIS COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT IN PERSON ON THE PALM BEACH CAMPUS ONLY OR ONLINE
Session dates: Session 2A: 7/03/23 - 7/21/23 (8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.) (EST) IN PERSON PALM BEACH CAMPUS ONLY OR ONLINE
Mr. Michael Grigelis has been teaching and coaching the math competition team at American Heritage Schools, Palm Beach Campus, for ten years. While his main area of teaching and coaching is statistics, he has recently started teaching and coaching the Algebra 2 competition team as well. He holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and a master’s of science in teaching from Florida Atlantic University.
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.