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.

Learning Recommendations: IEP with a qualification in the area of Math, math placement test, and teacher 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.