15 to 18 Year-Olds (Entering Ninth Grade)

Isagani Celzo


Isagani Celzo has been teaching for 19 years. This is his third year at SAS teaching Math 8/8+. He is passionately committed to student development, establishing productive learning environments, and designing enriching lessons and activities that inspire and motivate students.

Algebra I


Course Description

Note: This course is a four-week course and students must take all four weeks. Students get high school credit* upon completion of this course.

This is the standard high school Algebra I course designed for students who have mastered the basic mathematics skills and concepts of Pre–Algebra. Algebra I covers linear, quadratic, rational and exponential functions, systems of inequalities and equations, and statistical analysis. The approach used will emphasize problem solving, oral and written communication, and reasoning skills. This course is aligned with Common Core Standards with a strong emphasis on technology.

*To receive high school credit for Algebra 1, students are required to take the courses for four weeks.


 

Darlene Poluan 

 Cherie de Zwart 


Darlene Poluan's eighth year at SAS. She is currently a Quest advisor and math teacher in the high school, teaching specifically data analytics and statistical programming along with research methods. Cherie de Zwart has been teaching high school mathematics at SAS since 2011 and enjoys empowering mathematics learners.

Geometry


Course Description

Note: This course is a four-week course and students must take all four weeks. Students get high school credit* upon completion of this course.

Math Prerequisite: Algebra I or Math 8+

Approval from eighth grade math teacher required to select this course in ninth grade. This course is designed for students who have successfully completed Algebra I. Students deepen their understanding of geometric relationships, moving towards formal mathematical arguments. The course includes transformations, similarity, triangles, quadrilaterals, polygons, triangle trigonometry, circles, and area and volume of two– and three–dimensional figures. Coordinates, problem solving, and other elements of algebra are prevalent. This course is fully aligned to Common Core standards.

*To receive high school credit for Geometry, students are required to take the courses for four weeks.


 

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