November 5, 2017

Math

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The Mathematics Department at ASA is dedicated to increasing students’ appreciation and awareness of math as an integral part of their daily lives. Students will come to understand that the concepts, formulas, rules, definitions, and properties they learn as part of the curriculum have real-life applications. In addition, mathematics teaches skills, such as analytical thinking, logical reasoning, pattern recognition, and attention to detail, which proves itself useful outside of the classroom. The math department follows the Common Core program called “Go Math!” from grades K-6, and the 7th and 8th grades follow a traditional math program, pre-algebra and algebra respectively, utilizing textbooks from the McDougal/Littell publishing company.

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