MATH LAB – AD2016
Length of course:
Based on 8th grade placement test scores and Department Chair Consent
Course Description: Math Lab is one of several multi-tier systems of support (MTSS) programs Lockport Township High School if offering to encourage students and improve student academic achievement. Math Lab is a support course held Monday through Thursday during the half-period study hall that coincides with a student’s lunch period. (Fridays will remain as a regularly scheduled study hall). All Integrated Math 1 requirements are assigned by the student’s Integrated Math 1 teacher. Math Lab will NOT assign any additional math work. This course merely provides additional in-school time, assistance, and encouragement for completing Integrated Math 1 assignments. Students are identified by their 8th grade placement test scores. Math Lab is NOT a credit bearing support class. During Math Lab, students are encouraged to advance themselves mathematically through continuing to review and develop their Integrated Math 1 lessons through an online, computerized math program developed by Carnegie Learning called “Cognitive Tutor”. To ask questions they may have on their math homework assignments and get one-on-one math tutoring assistance from a certified and experienced math teacher.