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2 (561) ~ Main Lab (561) ~ Prep Room Click the mouse to advance each slide. Fall/Spring Hours: Monday – Thursday: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM Friday: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM Saturday: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM Summer Hours: Monday – Thursday: 7:30 AM – 9:00 PM Friday & Saturday: CLOSED SLC Lake Worth Math Lab ETA 230

3 The Math Lab at Lake Worth offers a variety of activities and resources designed to support classroom instruction and give you the extra practice you need to master course objectives. Those activities include: Practice Tests and Quizzes Additional Practice Handouts Seminars Tutoring Appointments Recorded Lectures SI Sessions

4  To gain the most from these activities, do the homework assignments first.  If you have questions or need help, tutors are ready to assist.

5 Working in a Study Group is a great way to complete homework assignments, get help with problems, and receive lab credit at the same time! To receive credit,  You must work with at least one other student. One person is not a group!  You must present your PantherCard to a tutor at the PantherTrail Station to be signed in on the computer. At that time, you should also alert the tutor that you will be working in a Study Group.  When you’re ready to leave, have a tutor initial and stamp your assignment sheet for the time you spent.

6 Strategy Seminars are offered on selected days and times and topics vary throughout the semester. Topics may include:  My Learning Style  Note Taking Strategies  Test Prep and Test Taking Strategies  Math Anxiety  Time Management  Word Problems: Friend or Foe?  Study Strategies  To Think or Not To Think  Procrastinators Anonymous  To Think or Not To Think >> Strategy Seminars are held in the Think Tank area of the Math Lab. <<

7 Prep PSS are offered for both Basic Algebra I and Basic Algebra II. During these sessions, students  Discuss homework problems  Learn problem-solving strategies  Practice critical thinking skills  Review chapter concepts  Prepare for quizzes and tests >> Seminars are held in the Think Tank area of the Math Lab. << Supplemental Workshops in Math (SWiM) are interactive workshops that are focused on specific sections of math courses that students tend to struggle with the most. They are one-hour workshops, guided by a facilitator, geared to helping students master these math

8 You may schedule appointments in person at the Reception Desk or by calling the Math Lab. Appointments last 30 minutes and begin on the hour or half-hour.  You do not need to schedule tutoring appointments to receive help! Tutors in the Prep Room are always available to assist you with homework and lab activities.  If a tutor does not match your learning style, ask to see another tutor, or talk to the Prep Math Learning Specialist. We want you to succeed!

9 Students with documented disabilities may request standing appointments of 1 or 1.5 hours for a total of 3 hours per week.  Appointments are initially set up by a learning specialist, and are then automatically scheduled each week.  In addition, you may schedule regular half- hour appointments on days when you do not have a standing appointment.

10 If you must miss class, the first thing we recommend that you do is to watch the recorded lectures. The lectures feature step-by-step worked examples. They are a great way to study at your own pace! The lectures may not be copied.

11 Additional Practice worksheets include several exercises that focus on individual chapter sections. It is best to complete your homework assignments prior to attempting the Additional Practice activities. In order to receive credit you must complete a minimum of 2 sections and you must do this activity in the Math Lab. If assistance is needed, see a tutor!

12 Initially, you should attempt to rework your incorrect problems to locate your own mistakes. If you still need help, you can get assistance from a tutor in the lab. A tutor will stamp & initial your lab assignment sheet once you have completed the corrections for lab credit. – Students that score below a 75% are recommended to schedule an appointment in order to thoroughly go over all corrections.

13 The Supplemental Instruction (SI) program at Palm Beach State College offers students regularly-scheduled, out-of- class study sessions with an SI Leader.  SI leaders are students who have successfully completed Palm Beach State College math courses.  The SI leaders will help you get started and guide you through course objectives. If you are enrolled in a Basic Algebra I or II course that has an assigned SI Leader, you can receive credit for this activity by attending the scheduled SI sessions. (Check with your instructor to see if your class applies)

14 Don’t wait until the last minute to complete lab assignments! Each activity will take approximately one to two hours to complete. Statistics show that students who participate regularly in lab activities receive higher grades and are more successful in Palm Beach State College math courses! Back to the Orientation Page


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