Problem Solving : Guessing and checking, working backwards, drawing a picture, finding useful information.
Beast Academy 2C covers the following topics: Measurement: The measurement chapter only includes measuring length, and includes using a ruler, estimation, customary and metric units, conversions, mixed measures, and adding and subtracting.
In our Ao PS classes, students are asked to prepare by reading the new material before class, but then they work through new concepts with the instructor during class time, making use of Socratic dialogue to master the ideas before being asked to complete the assignments.
We offer one-on-one help when needed and we progress at a slower pace than the Ao PS website classes because we spend additional time making the material accessible and clear.
Both Saxon and Ao PS math classes at WTMA will provide your students with strong mathematical skills.
No matter the curriculum, our instructors will give your student the support needed for dependable math learning.
: Beast Academy 3C covers the following topics: Variables: Writing expressions and equations, evaluating expressions, solving equations.
Division: Equal sharing, relating multiplication and division, finding a quotient and remainder.
Parents often ask us which math curriculum is “better,” Saxon or Art of Problem Solving (Ao PS).
We offer both at the Well-Trained Mind Academy because they are both excellent programs–they just approach the teaching of math differently. Your student will be presented with a new concept, shown how to understand it through a series of steps, and then will practice the concept over and over. “Conceptual math” is shorthand for mathematics instruction that begins by clearly explaining the reasons why operations work the way they do.