Level: Form II (4th–6th grades)
Delightful games and healthy competition will help Form 2 students gain speed and accuracy with basic math facts. Students will learn strategies to aid them in deftly solving mental math problems, and the class will read aloud inspiring stories of real-life mathematicians.
This course does not replace the student’s main, traditional math class but rather serves to deepen and enrich the student’s understanding and appreciation of math. This class has no homework.
Prerequisites: understanding of the four basic operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division) with single-digit integers.
Instructor Corrie McCloy is passionate about the connections between big ideas and everyday life. She believes that the best literature and art belongs in the hands of every child and that every child has the capacity to understand, appreciate, and even love it.
$10 supplies fee covers the cost of BHSC-purchased classroom learning materials and resources such as games, manipulatives, and mathematician biographies.
Families supply a three-ring binder with lined paper, pencils, colored pencils, and erasers in a pencil pouch.