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 second 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:

  • Improving your home
  • Travelling
  • Budgeting money
  • Banking and investing
  • Paying taxes
  • Preparing for careers

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.