Prerequisites: Qualifying math score and completion of grade 5 or grade 6 math
Course Format: Individually Paced
Course Length: 3 months
Course Code: MCP
This course is intended to prepare students for future MATHCOUNTS® training and competition by strengthening their analytical and problem-solving skills. It is designed to challenge and motivate students who have had no previous MATHCOUNTS® experience. The web-based virtual classroom provides interactive and team-building experiences for students.
Each topic covered in the course is independent of the other topics. One topic is taught a week on a continuous repeating basis. Students will not necessarily start with "Topic 1" in their first week of enrollment, but all topics will be covered in a 3-month enrollment. When all topics are covered, a student then takes the final exam.
There are no required materials for this course.
The following topics will be covered in this course:
The instructor will hold virtual classroom sessions each week at the following times:
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All CTYOnline courses require a properly-maintained computer with Internet access and a recent-version web browser (such as Firefox, Safari, or Internet Explorer). Students are expected to be familiar with standard computer operations (e.g. login, cut & paste, email attachments, etc).
This course uses an online classroom for individual or group discussions with the instructor. The classroom works on standard computers with the Adobe Flash plugin, and also tablets or handhelds that support the Adobe Connect Mobile app.