NSO Math Options : Sheet1

1 | Northern Star Online Math Options | |||||
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3 | Gifted Math Sequence | |||||

4 | Course | Materials | Prerequisites | Intended Audience | ||

5 | Gifted Connected Math 7 | Textbook: Connected Math | Complete Qualifying Test (Series 1)/ | 5th/6th grade students who need | ||

6 | Project (CMP) 7 | Counselor Approval | greater depth and breadth in their | |||

7 | See course syllabus | approach to learning mathematics | ||||

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9 | Gifted Algebra 1 | Textbook: Connected Math | Successful Completion of Gifted CMP 7 | 6th/7th grade students who need | ||

10 | Project (CMP) 8 & | or Equivalent or Complete | greater depth and breadth in their | |||

11 | Discovering Algebra: An | Qualifying Test (Series 2) | approach to learning mathematics | |||

12 | Investigative Approach | or Counselor Approval | ||||

13 | See course syllabus | |||||

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15 | Gifted Geometry | Textbook: Discovering | Successful Completion Gifted Algebra 1 | 7th/8th grade students who need | ||

16 | Geometry: An Investigative | or Equivalent or Complete | greater depth and breadth in their | |||

17 | Approach | Qualifying Test (Series 3) | approach to learning mathematics | |||

18 | See course syllabus | or Counselor Approval | ||||

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20 | Algebra 2 | All content online in Apex | Successful Completion of Gifted Geometry | 8th/9th grade students who need | ||

21 | (combined with regular | or Equivalent or Complete | greater depth and breadth in their | |||

22 | Algebra 2 class) | See course syllabus | Qualifying Test (Series 4) | approach to learning mathematics | ||

23 | or Counselor Approval | |||||

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25 | Gifted Math Parameters | |||||

26 | Gifted Math classes are designed for students who love math and want to accelerate their learning at the elementary and middle level | |||||

27 | so they are prepared to take more advanced math classes in high school (Calculus, AP Calculus, AP Statistics, etc.). | |||||

28 | To have success in the NSO Gifted Math program, a student needs to be able to pick up concepts rather quickly, keep up on the homework | |||||

29 | and classwork, attend all or most of the online sessions, ask questions when needed, prepare well for tests and quizzes, and be able to | |||||

30 | explain their solutions thoughtfully and in a number of ways. | |||||

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33 | Regular Math Sequence | |||||

34 | Course | Materials | Prerequisites | Intended Audience | ||

35 | Algebra 1 | All content online in Apex | Successful Completion of Pre-Algebra | Available to all students who meet | ||

36 | or Equivalent or Counselor Approval | the prerequisites | ||||

37 | See course syllabus | |||||

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39 | Geometry | All content online in Apex | Successful Completion of Algebra 1 | Available to all students who meet | ||

40 | or Equivalent or Counselor Approval | the prerequisites | ||||

41 | See course syllabus | |||||

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43 | Algebra 2 | All content online in Apex | Successful Completion of Algebra 1 and | Available to all students who meet | ||

44 | Geometry or Equivalent | the prerequisites | ||||

45 | See course syllabus | or Counselor Approval | ||||

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47 | Probability & Statistics | All content online in Moodle | Successful Completion of Algebra 2 | Recommended for students whose | ||

48 | (one semester only) | E-textbook available | or Equivalent or Counselor Approval | school requires one semester | ||

49 | See course syllabus | of Prob & Stats | ||||

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51 | Functions: Statistics & Trig | Textbook: Functions, | Successful Completion of Algebra 2 | RECOMMENDED ONLY FOR SCHOOLS | ||

52 | Statistics & Trigonometry | or Equivalent or Counselor Approval | THAT SPECIFICALLY REQUIRE | |||

53 | Second Edition | Comfortable with textbook-based course | FST BEFORE PRECALCULUS | |||

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55 | Precalculus | All content online in Apex | Successful Completion Algebra 2 or | Recommended for most students | ||

56 | Equivalent or Counselor Approval | between Algebra 2 and Calculus | ||||

57 | See course syllabus | |||||

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59 | AP Statistics | All content online in Apex | Successful Completion Algebra 2 or | Available to all students who meet | ||

60 | Equivalent or Counselor Approval | the prerequisites | ||||

61 | See course syllabus | Desire to accept the rigor of an AP course | AP test arranged at local school | |||

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63 | Keys to success: | |||||

64 | To have success in online math classes, a student needs to keep pace on the assignments and assessments, attend online teacher office hours | |||||

65 | hours as needed for further explanations, ask questions or arrange for teacher meetings when needed, prepare well for tests and quizzes | |||||

66 | and be able to explain their solutions, show their work and submit to the teacher electronically. |