Grades 6 through 8
Pre-Algebra Honors is an advanced course to develop the skills necessary to be successful in Algebra 1. Topics include, but are not limited to, operations with rational numbers, variables, ratio and proportion, percents, graphs, sets, number theory, properties of rational numbers, equations with inequalities, exponents, evaluation of formulas, coordinate systems, algebraic expressions, square roots, polynomials, and factoring. Students will be exposed to the fundamentals of Algebra 1 during this course.
Honors level classes can expect more rigorous requirements for assignments and assessments.
Prerequisite: 'A' in previous math course. This is a non-credit course. This course is a Prerequisite to Algebra 1.
Session 1A: 6/10/24 - 6/28/24 (8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.) (EST)
Session 2A: 7/01/24 - 7/19/24 (8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.) (EST) - Closed 7/04/24
Meet Tanya Maiz+
Tanya Maiz holds a Bachelor of Science in Education K-12 and a Master's in Educational Leadership. During her ten years of educational work experience, she has participated in roles such as Support Facilitator, Math 6th-12th teacher, ESOL coordinator, and Spanish teacher. She has been a part of the American Heritage School faculty for five years as an upper school math teacher and as part of the math curriculum development team as well as a tutor.
Mrs. Simplice received her Masters in Business from Nova Southeastern University and holds her Florida’s Educator Certification in Mathematics Grades 5-9. After working 13 years in the corporate world, she decided to pursue her passion in teaching. Mrs. Simplice started teaching in a Title I school working with a diverse student group, where she led multiple initiatives to enhance student growth and improve learning gains. Mrs. Simplice is new to the Heritage family and currently teaches Pre-Algebra and Algebra. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband and three children. She looks forward to partnering with all students to help them reach their maximum potential.
Additional Course Information+
A class may be canceled if fewer than 6 students enroll, and a specific teacher is not guaranteed. It is the parents’ responsibility to check with their child's school when seeking credit for a course. For online courses, the students’ cameras MUST be turned on at all times, and attendance is mandatory. To protect the privacy rights of all, there is absolutely no videotaping or recording by students during the course. Students must be age appropriate for the course, and all students must adhere to proper online etiquette. For online courses, young children must be supervised by a parent at all times. Requirements for AHS Students; Students must currently be in 6th grade or higher and recommended for Pre-Algebra Honors and earned at least an A- for the 1st semester.