Presentation on theme: "Bladensburg High School"— Presentation transcript:
1 Bladensburg High School Parent’s NightJanuary 14, 2015Mathematics Department
2 Goals of Parent NightTo understand courses your student must take to meet the new graduation requirementsTo better understand the rigor of high schoolTo lessen the stress and anxiety of high school transition time.
3 MissionThe mission of the High School Mathematics Department is to teach students analysis and higher order thinking skills that will enable them to thrive in a dynamic environment of Science, Technology, and Mathematics.
4 VisionThe Mathematics Department devotes itself to prepare students to acquire the following competency skills:Problem SolvingReasoning AbilityTechnologyWork Ethics
6 Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II 4th Math Course to be aligned with the student's post high school plans.
7 Algebra Skills Learned in Quarter 1 Interpreting the Structure of an ExpressionSolving Linear Equations in One VariableSolving Linear Inequalities in One Variable
8 Algebra Skills They Are Learning Writing Linear Equations in Slope-Intercept FormGraphing Linear FunctionsSolving Systems of Linear Equations by Graphing, Elimination or Substitution MethodGraphing Linear Inequalities in Two VariablesInterpreting and Evaluating Functions
9 How Can I Help Your Child? Before/After School tutoring availableProvide online activities to prepare for PARCC Assessment
10 How You Can Help Your Child? You are one of your child’s most valuable resources! Regardless of your experiences with math, you can help your child by:Being positive!Supporting homeworkUsing Schoolmax to track your child’s progressContacting your child’s teacher if needed