Mathematics
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Integrated Math I (116) 1 credit Math
 Approved NCAA Course
This course addresses fundamental math concepts in areas of algebra and functions, statistics and probability, geometry and trigonometry, and discrete mathematics. These strands are unified by common themes and students will develop math habits of mind and interaction through a problembased curriculum.
Desired Transferable Learning Skills:
 Clear and Effective Communication
 Creative and Practical Problem Solving
 Informed and Integrative Thinking
What will you Learn?
 Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them
 Reason abstractly and quantitatively
 Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others
 Model with mathematics using appropriate tools strategically
 Attend to precision
 Look for and make use of structure and regularity to solve problems
How will you be Assessed?
 Class discussion, homework assignments, exit tasks
 Some combination of portfolios, inclass assessment tasks, takehome assessment tasks, problems of the week, and projects graded using learning scales
Integrated Math Support (116A)
 Students are enrolled in this course based on teacher recommendation.
Desired Transferable Learning Skills:
 SelfDirection
What will you Learn?
This course is designed to help meet the following proficiencies in Integrated Math I:
 Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them
 Reason abstractly and quantitatively
 Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others
 Model with mathematics using appropriate tools strategically
 Attend to precision
 Look for and make use of structure and regularity to solve problems
How will you be Assessed?
 Habits of Work rubrics and SelfDirection rubrics
Integrated Math II (123) 1 credit Math
 Prerequisite(s): Integrated Math I or demonstration of proficiency in Integrated Math I performance indicators
 Approved NCAA Course
This course addresses intermediate math concepts in areas of algebra and functions, statistics and probability, geometry, and slopes/derivatives. These strands are unified by common themes and students will develop math habits of mind and interaction through a problembased curriculum.
Desired Transferable Learning Skills:
 Clear and Effective Communication
 Creative and Practical Problem Solving
 Informed and Integrative Thinking
What will you Learn?
 Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them
 Reason abstractly and quantitatively
 Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others
 Model with mathematics using appropriate tools strategically
 Attend to precision
 Look for and make use of structure and regularity to solve problems
How will you be Assessed?
 Class discussion, homework assignments, exit tasks
 Some combination of portfolios, inclass assessment tasks, takehome assessment tasks, problems of the week, and projects graded using learning scales
Algebra II (130) 1 credit Math
 Prerequisite(s): Algebra I and teacher recommendation
 Approved NCAA Course
Algebra II includes a review of Algebra I and topics of Algebra II, including functions, quadratics, complex numbers, conic sections, exponential functions, logarithmic functions, rational exponents, and trigonometry.
What will you Learn?
 Number & Quantity: Reason, describe, and analyze quantitatively, using units and number systems to solve problems.
 Algebra: Create, interpret, use, and analyze expressions, equations and inequalities.
 Functions: Use functions, including linear, quadratic, trigonometric and exponential, to interpret and analyze a variety of contexts.
 Mathematical Habits of Mind: Make Sense, Justify Why and Generalize about mathematics.
How will you be Assessed?
 Class discussion, classwork and homework assignments
 Some combination of quizzes for each unit, test for each unit, midterm exam, final exam, and portfolio
Algebra II Honors (132A) 1 credit Math
 Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade of B in Algebra I and Geometry and teacher recommendation
 Approved NCAA Course
Algebra II Honors includes the same content as Algebra II, but covers topics in greater depth.
Graphing calculators are required and used extensively. For learning goals and methods of assessments, see description of Algebra II (130)
Mathematics in Society (121) 1 credit Math
 Prerequisite(s): Junior or Senior status; 2 credits in Mathematics and teacher recommendation
This course will provide an investigative look at mathematics and its applications to various professional and personal uses. Using a problembased approach, students will explore practical applications of math in science, engineering, business, industry, and financial planning. Topics include, but are not limited to, personal finance, applications of statistics, trigonometry, discrete mathematics, and the history of mathematics.
What Will You Learn?
 Current day/every day uses of mathematics in engineering, business and industry
 Applications of statistics, trigonometry, and discrete mathematics
 Personal finance
 History of Mathematics
How will you be Assessed?
 Class discussion; reflections re: videos.
 Project Based; oral presentations, prezis, powerpoints, google docs, midterm
Personal Finance (168) 1/2 credit Math
 Prerequisite(s): Junior or Senior status; 2 credits in Mathematics and teacher recommendation
 NonApproved NCAA Course
This course concentrates on introducing the fundamentals and skills of personal finance. Mathematics is integrated with budgeting, balancing checkbooks, credit cards, insurance, investments and savings. Use of the calculator and computer technology is emphasized.
What will you Learn?
 Financial responsibility and decision making
 Income and careers
 Planning and money management
 Credit and debt
 Risk management and insurance
 Saving and investing
How will you be Assessed?
 Classroom discussion, homework assignments, tests, projects
Robotics (167) 1/2 credit Math
 Prerequisite(s): None
Using robots we will cover the fundamentals of problem solving, program design, algorithms and programming using a highlevel language. A robot is an embedded system of software and hardware. Programming and building robots applies science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) concepts. This course introduces the fundamental concepts of programming, robotics, linkage theory, kinematic geometry, Boolean logic, circuit design and the physics of planer and nonplaner motion.
Desired Transferable Learning Skills:
 Clear and Effective Communication
 Creative and Practical Problem Solving
 Informed and Integrative Thinking
What will you Learn?
Using the engineering design process, students will learn to:
 Define and delimit engineering problems
 Develop and use models and prototypes
 Plan and carry out investigations
 Analyze and interpret data
 Use mathematics and computational thinking
 Design and develop possible solutions
 Optimize design solutions
 Engage in argument using evidence
 Obtain, evaluate and communicate information
Students will learn to understand and analyze:
 The basic structures of coding to debug and troubleshoot code
 wiring and coding to construct an autonomous device
 Industry defined robotics problems
How will you be Assessed?
 Learning scales, self assessment, and teacher feedback will be provided for class assignments
 Engineering Design Process rubrics will be used to assess summative performance tasks  formal activities, tests, and/or projects, and a final project.
PreCalculus with Trigonometry (138) 1 credit Math
 Prerequisite(s): Min. grade of B in Algebra II Honors or B in Algebra II and teacher recommendation
 Approved NCAA Course
This course is a continuation of Algebra II and explores those topics in greater depth. Additional topics include parametric equations, and the algebra of functions. Particular emphasis is given to topics that are fundamental to a first course in calculus including graphing calculator techniques.
Graphing calculators required.
What will you Learn?
 Transformations and manipulations of functions as related to the four mathematical representations of functions (graphical, tabular, algebraic, verbal). These functions include trigonometric functions, polynomials, rational functions, exponential functions and logarithmic functions.
 This course has a focus on trigonometric functions
How will you be Assessed?
 Class discussions, homework assignments
 Quizzes, Unit Tests, Midterm Exam, Final Exam
PreCalculus Honors (140) 1 credit Math
 Prerequisite(s): Grade of B in Algebra II Honors or A in Algebra II and teacher recommendation
 Approved NCAA Course
PreCalculus Honors includes the same content as PreCalculus with Trigonometry, but covers topics in greater depth. For learning goals and methods of assessments, see description of PreCalculus with Trigonometry (138)
Graphing calculator required.
Calculus (148) 1 credit Math
 Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade of B in PreCalculus Honors, or PreCalcus with Trigonometry, teacher recommendation and completion of summer math packet.
 Approved NCAA Course
This is a course in onevariable Calculus for collegebound students. While not strictly following the Advanced Placement curriculum, students have the opportunity to take the AP Calculus A/B exam in May. The course includes graphical, numerical, and algebraic techniques of both derivation and integration. Generally, concepts are presented informally and intuitively as well as proven more formally. Since students find that the study of physics enhances the understanding of calculus, enrollment in both courses is recommended.
Graphing calculators are required and used extensively.
What will you Learn?
 The concept of a derivative and its applications.
 How to find the derivative of most two variable functions.
 The concept of an integral and its applications.
 How to find the integral of most two variable functions.
 The connection between Integral and Derivative Calculus. (The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus Part I and Part II)
How will you be Assessed?
 Formative Assessments: classroom discussion, homework assignments
 Summative Assessments: 23 quizzes for each unit, 1 test for each unit, selected chapter projects, midterm exam, final exam
Advanced Placement Calculus (150) 1 credit Math
 Prerequisite(s) Minimum grade of A in PreCalculus Honors or PreCalculus with Trig, and teacher recommendation, and completion of summer math packet
 Approved NCAA Course
This course includes the same content of Calculus Honors, but is covered at a faster pace to prepare students to take the Calculus A/B Advanced Placement Exam in May. Students who take the AP Calculus course are strongly encouraged to take the exam. The complete syllabus for this course is available online at http://www.collegeboard.com/apcourseledger. Graphing calculators are required and used extensively.
What will you Learn?
 The concept of a derivative and its applications.
 How to find the derivative of most two variable functions.
 The concept of an integral and its applications.
 How to find the integral of most two variable functions.
 The connection between Integral and Derivative Calculus. (The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus Part I and Part II)
 Preparation for the AP Calculus Examination
How will you be Assessed?
 Classroom discussion, homework assignments
 23 quizzes for each unit, 1 test for each unit, midterm exam, final exam, end of the year project on selected topics
Statistics and Probability (172) 1 credit Math
 Prerequisite(s): Geometry and Algebra II or Algebra II Honors and teacher recommendation
 Approved NCAA Course
Statistics will introduce students to the major concepts and tools for collecting, analyzing and drawing conclusions from data.
Students are exposed to four broad conceptual themes:
 Exploring Data: Describing patterns and departures from patterns
 Sampling and Experimentation: Planning and conducting a study
 Anticipating Patterns: Exploring random phenomena using probability and simulation
 Statistical Inference: Estimating population parameters and testing hypotheses
 Students who take the AP Statistics course are strongly encouraged to take the exam.
What will you Learn?
 Exploring and Understanding Data
 Exploring Relationships Between Variables
 Gathering Data
 Randomness and Probability
 Making inferences about situations using statistics
 Using inferences to determine when variables are related
How will you be Assessed?
 Class discussion, homework assignments
 Projects per unit, group projects with written reports, end of the year project
Advanced Placement Statistics (173) 1 credit Math
 Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade of B in Algebra II Honors, and teacher recommendation, and pass a placement test.
 NonApproved NCAA Course
This course includes the same content of Statistics and Probability, but is covered at a faster pace to prepare students to take the Statistics Advanced Placement Exam in May. Students who take the AP Statistics course are strongly encouraged to take the exam. For learning goals and methods of assessments, see description of Statistics and Probability (172)