Learning Recommendations: IEP Required; Case Manager Recommendation
General Description: This course teaches real-life application of math skills that will be needed after graduation by using the first half of the AGS Consumer Math textbook. Students focus on improving their problem-solving skills with the use of a calculator. This course builds skills needed for the COMPASS/ACCUPLACER/ALEKS tests (entrance exams for most two-year/vocational/technical colleges).
Content: Critical areas include, but are not limited to math involved when:
- Earning money
- Buying food
- Shopping for clothing
- Managing a household
- Buying and maintaining a car
- Working with food
Equipment to be provided by the student: Composition notebook or spiral-bound notebook and scientific calculator. If you need to purchase one, the TI30XS MultiView is recommended. Graphing calculators are not required until CC Algebra 2 and above.