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Master Teacher Academy for ASE

Math Sessions

Master Teacher Academy for Adult Secondary Education, Math Sessions are intended to provide new strategies to assist teachers who are working with students who will need higher order thinking skills to pass the high school equivalency tests and beyond. For maximum impact, it is recommended that all 6 sessions be offered. Upon completion of all 6 sessions, teachers will qualify for a Master Teacher Academy for ASE, Math Certificate from TRAIN PD. Sessions can be offered separately upon request.

For all sessions:
Timeframe: 3 hours
Audience: Classroom Teachers for Adult Secondary Education

Session 1A: Multiples, Fractions, and Exponents
Participants will learn strategies for teaching number sense concepts such as multiples, factors, exponents, absolute value, and the ordering of rational numbers.

Session 1B: Ratios, Percent, and Scale Factor
This training includes key life skills such as ratios, percent, and scale factors. Each participant will practice using the GED calculator, Texas Instruments TI-30XS, to address these skills as well as to obtain calculator skills.

Session 2 A: Geometry and Measurement Formulas
Topics covered in this session will include reallife applications and formulas for perimeter, area, volume, and surface area for polygons, circles, rectangular and right prisms.

Session 2 B: Volume and Surface Area Geometry Formulas
Topics covered in this session will include real-life applications and formulas for volume and surface area for cylinders, cones, pyramids, spheres and composite figures.

Session 3A: Social Studies and Science Math; Linear Inequalities
This session addresses the math common to social studies and science: formulas, graphs, and probability. Solving, graphing, and evaluating of linear inequalities.

Session 3B: Slope and Quadratics
This session will introduce strategies for teaching slope and quadratics. This session will introduce strategies for teaching slope, quadratics, and the solving, graphing, and evaluating of linear inequalities. Also addressed is the math common to social studies and science: formulas, graphs, and probability. Finally,
participants will become more adept in the use of the GED calculator, Texas Instruments TI-30XS, as they practice the math skills introduced in the
session.

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