• Class Starting Date: Jan 22, 2024
  • Class Format: Online – Virtual Brightspace
  • Placement TABE test is required
  • Class Equipment Required: PC WinOS / MacOS – Internet Connection
  • Class Times and Days: Day Time – Math T – Th – 9:30 am – 12:30 pm / English M – W 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
  • Class Times and Days: Evening – Math M -W 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm / English T – TH 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
  • Class Ending Date: May 16, 2024

Developmental Math and English Preparation Class

Program Overview:

The Developmental Math and English Preparation Class is designed to support individuals in enhancing their foundational skills in mathematics and English. Geared toward those seeking to strengthen their academic abilities or preparing for more advanced coursework, this program addresses fundamental concepts and provides targeted instruction to improve proficiency in both subjects.

Program Duration: The duration of the program can vary, typically spanning a semester or more, depending on the participants’ starting proficiency and the specific content covered.

Curriculum Highlights:

Developmental Math:

  1. Basic Arithmetic:
    • Review and practice of fundamental arithmetic operations, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
  2. Pre-Algebra:
    • Introduction to pre-algebraic concepts, such as fractions, decimals, percentages, and basic geometry.
  3. Algebraic Concepts:
    • Focus on algebraic principles, including solving linear equations, inequalities, and basic operations with algebraic expressions.
  4. Geometry and Measurement:
    • Exploration of geometric shapes, measurements, and basic geometry concepts.
  5. Graphical Representation:
    • Understanding and interpreting graphical representations, including charts, graphs, and simple data analysis.
  6. Problem-Solving Strategies:
    • Development of critical thinking skills and problem-solving strategies applicable to mathematical contexts.

Developmental English:

  1. Grammar Fundamentals:
    • In-depth review and practice of essential grammar rules, sentence structure, and parts of speech.
  2. Reading Comprehension:
    • Strategies for improving reading comprehension, understanding main ideas, and making inferences.
  3. Writing Mechanics:
    • Instruction on proper writing mechanics, including punctuation, spelling, and sentence construction.
  4. Paragraph and Essay Writing:
    • Guidance on constructing clear and organized paragraphs, essays, and other written assignments.
  5. Vocabulary Building:
    • Techniques for expanding and strengthening vocabulary to enhance overall language proficiency.
  6. Critical Reading and Thinking:
    • Development of critical reading skills, analysis of written materials, and the ability to form reasoned arguments.

Assessment and Progress Tracking: Regular assessments to monitor participants’ understanding of content, identify strengths and weaknesses, and track their progress throughout the program.

Instructor Support: Experienced instructors to provide guidance, answer questions, and offer personalized support.

Resource Materials: Access to textbooks, workbooks, online resources, and other materials specifically tailored to the developmental math and English curriculum.

Certification: Upon completion, participants may receive a certificate of completion for the Developmental Math and English Preparation Class.

Target Audience: Individuals seeking to improve their foundational math and English skills for academic success or as a prerequisite for more advanced coursework to obtain a GED.

Delivery Formats: The program can be delivered through in-person classes, online courses, or a blended learning approach, catering to various learning preferences and schedules.

The Developmental Math and English Preparation Class aims to empower participants with the fundamental skills needed for academic success, laying a solid foundation for continued learning and future educational pursuits.

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