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Math 4

Day

Time

Room

Grades

Price

Tuesday

9:00-10:30

Far Side 1

4th

$22.50/week for 32 weeks and a one-time fee $35 supply fee

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Teacher

Pamela Baker

The Math 4 Class, taught by Pamela Baker, is designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of fundamental mathematical concepts through a combination of individual work, team work, and hands-on activities. This approach aims to engage students actively in the learning process and foster a deeper understanding of mathematical principles.


Individual Work: Students will be given opportunities to work independently on various math exercises and problems. This allows them to develop critical thinking skills, problem-solving abilities, and self-discipline. Through individual work, students can focus on their own strengths and weaknesses, enabling personalized learning experiences.


Team Work: Collaborative learning is an essential component of the Math Grade 4 curriculum. Students will engage in group activities, discussions, and projects that encourage teamwork and cooperation. By working together, students can enhance their communication skills, learn from their peers, and develop a sense of shared responsibility. Team work also promotes the development of social skills and fosters a positive learning environment.


Hands-on Activities: The Math Grade 4 curriculum incorporates hands-on activities to make learning more interactive and engaging. Students will have the opportunity to use manipulatives, such as blocks, counters, and measuring tools, to explore mathematical concepts in a tangible way. These activities help students visualize abstract concepts, reinforce understanding, and develop a concrete foundation for further mathematical learning.


Benefits:

1. Enhanced Understanding: The combination of individual work, team work, and hands-on activities allows students to approach math from different angles, leading to a deeper understanding of concepts and their applications.

2. Personalized Learning: Individual work enables students to progress at their own pace, addressing their unique learning needs and challenges.

3. Collaborative Skills: Team work fosters collaboration, communication, and cooperation, preparing students for real-world situations where teamwork is essential.

4. Engagement and Motivation: Hands-on activities make math more enjoyable and relatable, increasing student engagement and motivation to learn.

5. Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving: The Math Grade 4 curriculum encourages students to think critically and solve problems independently or collaboratively, developing essential skills for future academic and professional success.


By combining individual work, team work, and hands-on activities, the Math Grade 4 curriculum aims to provide students with a well-rounded mathematical education that promotes understanding, collaboration, and a love for learning.


Textbook/Curriculum Set:

Math 4 Course Set - The Good and the Beautiful (goodandbeautiful.com)

Course Set $58.97

Additional Resource Required:

Math Scratch Pad $7.99


Materials:

Folder with pockets and brads

Glue stick

Pencil

Highlighter

Colored Pencils/Crayons/Markers (Student Choice)

Scissors


Homework Requirements:

According to the Center's recommendation, it is advised to allocate 20 minutes for homework, 4 days a week. This duration is considered suitable for maintaining a balanced workload and allowing students to reinforce their learning outside of the classroom. By dedicating this amount of time to homework, students can effectively review and practice the concepts taught in class, leading to better understanding and retention of the material.

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