Resource students are assigned to classes on the basis of their own choices and with recommendations of resource teachers and parents. The Individualized Education Program (IEP) sets forth a plan of goals and objectives, which specifies accommodations and services necessary to meet the students’ needs.

Credit: Mathematics

Learning Recommendations: Math Placement Test and Teacher Recommendation, Junior or Senior status. 1 year of Intro to Algebra-Part 1

General Description: This course continues teaching real-life application of math skills will be needed after graduation by using the AGS Consumer Math textbook. Students focus on improving their problem solving skills with the use of a calculator. This course also continues building skills needed for the Compass test (entrance exam to Bellevue College, Renton Technical College and the Lake Washington Institute of Technology).

Content:

  • Chapter 7:  Improving Your Home
  • Chapter 8:  Traveling
  • Chapter 9:  Budgeting Your Money
  • Chapter 10:  Banking and Investing
  • Chapter 11:  Paying Taxes
  • Chapter 12:  Preparing for Careers

Strategies:

Students will learn through a combination of:

  • Direct Instruction
  • Small Group Investigations
  • Teacher-Led Investigations

Equipment to be provided by student:  Scientific Calculator; If a calculator is needed, the TI-34 Multi-View is recommended.