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Summer Courses 2017: Math Courses with Oxford Tutoring

Oxford Tutoring is offering a variety of summer courses redesigned with your schedule in mind.  Choose from math, reading & writing, enrichment courses, or ACT and SAT courses to prepare your children for the upcoming school year.

Summer Mathematics Courses

1st Grade Math

In our 1st Grade Math class, students will use addition and subtraction within 20 to solve word problems involving situations of adding to, taking from, putting together, taking apart, and comparing, with unknowns in all positions. They will put math facts to memory and extend their understanding of number sense to complete math challenges. Request more information

2nd Grade Math

In our 2nd Grade Math class, students will add and subtract within 1000, using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value. Students will also hone their understanding of basic word problems and how to extract the critical information for problem-solving. They will refine math facts knowledge and extend their understanding of number sense to complete math challenges. Request more information

3rd Grade Math

In our 3rd Grade Math class, students will use multiplication and division within 100 to solve word problems in situations involving equal groups, arrays, and measurement quantities. They will commit multiplication facts to memory and develop strategies for expressing conceptual understanding. Students will not only develop the proficiency necessary for the upcoming school year, but will also be inspired to learn through interactive, exciting projects, including game theory, wherein students engage in metacognition and relate math to other areas of study. Request more information

4th Grade Math

In our 4th Grade Math class, students will find all factor pairs for a whole number in the range 1–100 and recognize that a whole number is a multiple of each of its factors. They will develop procedural understanding of the algorithms for adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing multi-digit numbers and explore various ways of completing these operations. This course will prepare students for the new school year by incorporating both skill building and exciting, interactive activities designed to teach and inspire, including game theory, wherein students engage in metacognition and relate math to other areas of study. Request more information

5th Grade Math

In our 5th Grade Math class, students will add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions and decimals, using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value. They will develop procedural understanding of the algorithms for adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing decimals and fractions and explore various ways of completing these operations. Through this course, students will receive instruction to develop vital skills for the upcoming school year in a fun, interactive learning environment, including game theory, wherein students engage in metacognition and relate math to other areas of study. Request more information

6th Grade Math

In our 6th Grade Math class, students will understand the concept of a unit rate a/b associated with a ratio and use rate language in the context of a proportional relationship. They will review algorithms for adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing decimals and fractions and set-up simple equations with a single variable. Students will build the skills necessary for their upcoming school year through fun, interactive projects designed to inspire them to learn, and be introduced to game theory, an exciting branch of mathematics that allows them to have great discussions, engage in metacognition, and relate math to other areas of study. Request more information

7th Grade Math

In our 7th Grade Math class, students will apply properties of operations as strategies to add, subtract, factor, and expand linear expressions with rational coefficients. They will integrate knowledge of whole numbers, fractions, decimals, ratios and proportions to solve two-step problems and tackle math challenges. In this course, preparation for their upcoming school will be presented in an exciting, interactive learning environment wherein they will be introduced to game theory, an exciting branch of mathematics that allows students to have great discussions, engage in metacognition, and relate math to other areas of study. Request more information

8th Grade Math

In our 8th Grade Math class, students will understand that a function is a rule that assigns to each input exactly one output and how the graph of a function is the set of ordered pairs consisting of an input and the corresponding output. They will hone procedural skills for setting-up and solving equations, graphing linear equations and inequalities, and expressing conceptual understanding. Students will also develop vital skills necessary for their upcoming school year, while learning through interactive, fun projects, including game theory, an exciting branch of mathematics that allows students to have great discussions, engage in metacognition, and relate math to other areas of study. Request more information

Integrated Math 1 (9th-11th grades)

In our Integrated Math 1 course, students learn to analyze and compare linear models, understand congruent figures and their properties, and apply both geometry and algebra concepts to multi-step problems that challenge their thinking and ensure they have a solid grasp of the first semester of Integrated Math 1 courses at local schools. Students will develop vital skills necessary for their upcoming school year while learning through a mix of lecture, interactive projects, exploration and analysis, discussions, and metacognitive activities. Request more information

Integrated Math 2 (10th-12th grades)

In our Integrated Math 2 course, students explore quadratic expressions, equations, and functions; compare quadratics to linear and exponential expressions; compare rational, real, and complex numbers; and utilize conditional probability and the counting principle to ensure they have a solid grasp of the first semester of Integrated Math 2 courses at local schools. Students will develop vital skills necessary for their upcoming school year while learning through a mix of lecture, interactive projects, exploration and analysis, discussions, and metacognitive activities. Request more information

Integrated Math 3 (10th-12th grades)

In our Integrated Math 3 course, students deepen their understanding of probability and statistics, compare rational and radical functions, break down general triangles, and learn trigonometry and preCalculus concepts to ensure they have a solid grasp of the first semester of Integrated Math 3 courses at local schools. Students will develop vital skills necessary for their upcoming school year while learning through a mix of lecture, interactive projects, exploration and analysis, discussions, and metacognitive activities. Request more information

Competitive Math (9th-10th grades)

High School Competitive Mathematics builds and develops the necessary problem-solving skills and mathematical knowledge required for math competitions such as the American Mathematics Competition 10 (AMC 10). Students will apply and expand on classroom learned skills involving algebra, basic geometry, area and volume formulas, elementary number theory, and elementary probability. Each class, students will expand their problem solving abilities and apply test taking strategies to problems from past exams. Request more information

Algebra I

Students will establish a solid basis for Algebra success in the upcoming year. Students will explore exponents, radicals, equations, inequalities, quadratics, and graphing. Particularly, the class will teach students the primary concepts presented in the first semester of Algebra and expose them to more challenging topics that they will encounter during the second semester. Request more information

Geometry

Geometry students will prepare for success in the upcoming school year by learning to reason and problem solve based upon an understanding of the theorems and postulates of geometry. Students will learn to work with angles, polygons, and circles by using logic to solve problems. Particularly, students will develop mathematical reasoning skills. Request more information

Algebra 2 with Trigonometry

Students will solve and/or graph rational functions, irrational functions, matrices, logarithms, exponential growth and decay, conics, trigonometry, and other challenging topics. This course will ensure that they are well-prepared for the school year. Request more information

Pre-Calculus

Students master trigonometric functions, the unit circle, limits, graphing, complex polynomials, logarithms, conics, and exponents. Students master the first semester of Pre-Calculus with a focus on developing problem solving skills and building confidence to tackle challenging problems. Request more information

AP Calculus

In our AP Calculus course, students learn the operations and applications of limits and derivatives, related rates and curve stretching to ensure they have a solid grasp of the first semester of the AP Calculus concepts taught at local schools. Students will develop vital skills necessary for their upcoming school year while learning through a mix of lecture, projects, exploration and analysis, discussions, and metacognitive activities. Request more information

AP Statistics

Students study the first semester of AP Statistics, specifically descriptive statistics, normal distribution, linear regression, and probability. Request more information

 

Sign up for any of our Math Courses today! (949) 681-0388.

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OC Event: STEAM Carnival

The Tustin Marketplace is hosting a day of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics.

From 2 – 7pm on Saturday, April 30th you and your family can enjoy hands-on activities in an exciting environment.  These activities focus on STEAM which are necessary skills all children must learn for high school and beyond.

To learn more about the event, click here. 

 

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Summer Courses 2016: Science and Technology Courses

As previously discussed, Oxford Tutoring is offering College Prep and Enrichment Courses this summer beginning on June 20th.  Theses summer courses are a helpful way to stay updated on information from the school year and get ready for the next school year.

Additionally, we are offering Science and Technology summer courses as a part of the STEM classes provided. Let’s learn more about these summer classes.

To see the full summer course schedule,  follow this link.

 

Science and Technology Summer Course

 

Science and Technology Courses

Our Science and Technology Courses are created for the students looking to build upon skills from last year and to prepare for new challenges in the year to come. These summer courses focus on essential concepts with an emphasis on material from the classroom while propelling them forward into successful careers.   Sign for any of the following Oxford Tutoring classes:

Integrated Sciene 1 Summer Course

Science Explorers

Oxford Tutoring’s Science Explorer Laboratory will nurture your future scientist’s inquisitive nature.   Students in this summer class will apply the scientific method by conducting experiments in life sciences and physical science to develop in-depth understanding.


Why should my child take the Science Explorer summer course?

A scientific topic will be introduced weekly to cover a variety of relevant subject matter.  Students will then apply the topic in a hands-on activity to excite their interest and encourage interactive scientific learning.

Sign up for one of the following Science Explorer  courses: Science Explorer 1 (Grades 3-4); Science Explorer 2 (Grades 5-6) ; Science Explorer 3 (Grades 7-8).

 

Science Explorers Summer Course

Integrated Science 1

In this summer course, students will learn about the nature of science, detailing what is and what is not science.  The physical sciences will be covered, including the basics of chemistry, astronomy, physics, and geology.

 

 

Why should my child take the Integrated Science 1 summer class?

Students in this summer class  will be introduced to concepts covered in the first semester of Integrated Science 1 at Northwood High School.

 

 

Integrated Science 2 Summer Course

Integrated Science 2

While taking this summer class, students will begin diving into more advanced  scientific concepts.  Life science will be taught including ecology, sustainability,  biology, and anatomy.

 

Why should my child take the Integrated Science 2 summer course?

Our Integrated Science 2 summer course is designed to complement the science class at Northwood High School, teaching students the concepts covered in the first semester of Integrated Science 2.

 

 

AP Computer Science Summer Course

AP Computer Science

In the AP Computer Science summer class key concepts of the theory behind programming will be taught.  Students will study the first semester of AP Computer Science, specifically Java programming, in addition to being introduced to challenging concepts from the second semester.

 

Why should my child take the AP Computer Science summer class?

This summer class introduces most of the concepts a student will work with on AP Computer Science.  Additionally, this summer course facilitates later understanding with early introduction to and practice with programming concepts.

 

 

Integrated Science 2 Summer Course

AP Physics

The first semester of AP Physics is addressed in this summer class, including concepts like vectors, kinematics, force, work, and energy.

 

Why should my child take the AP Physics summer course?

This summer course will effectively prepare students for their first semester of AP Physics launching them into a successful year in this difficult AP class.

 

 

Our Science and Technology courses are designed to help students prepare for challenging science AP courses while also encouraging their interest into the fascinating world of science.

Call us to sign up today! (949) 681-0388.

Next week we will take a look at our Math summer courses. Check back in with us!