Spring 2021 registration is open!!!

Ifleed Math academy classes (Spring 2021, 01/11-05/28)

Middle school classes meet once a week. High school classes meet twice a week.

*There is no class the week of March 29 due to spring break.

Spring 2021 Math academy classes

Ifleed will continue to offer math academic classes that will address math gaps students will be facing throughout the school year. This is not a typical math class. We will use hands-on activities, scaffolding concepts and procedures and engaging students in math talk.

This class is taught by our ifleed founder who has years of experience teaching mathematics from k-college, training and coaching teachers around the country, consulting with school districts in math and science and a constant record of increasing student achievement in mathematics and science.

Our curriculum is based on Common Core math standards, California state math standards and Texas States math standards. We also use the National Council for Teachers in Mathematics (NCTM) math standards as part of our curriculum , teaching and assessment.

We are offering math academic classes for Middle and High school students.

All materials will be provided.


Middle school math (19 classes, $475)

6th grade math  

7th grade math  

8th grade math

 

High school math (Twice a week) (38 classes, $655)

Algebra 1

Algebra is the single most failed course in high school, the most failed course in community college, and, along with English language for nonnative speakers, the single biggest academic reason that community colleges have a high dropout rate. Although 60 percent of students enrolled at community colleges must take at least one course in math, about eighty percent of students never fulfill the requirement. They leave without graduating.

It is important to learn algebra well as it teaches problem-solving and critical-thinking skills which can help students succeed in their jobs and their lives even if they do not continue their education beyond high school or do not pursue a math- or science-oriented career. Algebra is important for future employment opportunities in the worlds increasingly knowledge-based economy, even in jobs considered to be “blue collar.” For example, an applicant must have passed Algebra I to enter an electrician apprenticeship program. But if students are aiming for college, algebra is essential. The techniques learned in algebra are the foundation for the higher level mathematics and science courses required for entrance to most colleges.

At ifleed, we teach Algebra1 using experiments, real data, computation, hands on activities and using calculator and non calculator skills.

Students will be tested biweekly and progress reports will be sent to parents. All materials will be provided.


Geometry

Geometry curriculum is one of five math courses offered at the high school level. Students can expect to see various concepts being covered including points, lines, and planes, logic and reasoning, angles, slopes, triangles, polygons, circles, volume, area, and more.

Our geometry course addresses the critical areas of congruence, proof, and constructions, trigonometry, three-dimensional figures and more. These areas of importance will help students apply geometric concepts in modeling situations, solve novel problems, reason abstractly, and think critically.  

 A high school geometry curriculum will include multiple objectives for students. By the end of tenth grade students should have a grasp on geometric transformations, right triangle relationships and trigonometry, applications of probability and more.


Algebra 2

Your child will be taking Algebra II in 11th grade. An Algebra II curriculum usually builds on knowledge and skills that are gained in Algebra 1 and reinforced in Geometry, including relationships between quantities through equations and inequalities, graphing of functions, and trigonometry.

In high school, Algebra 2 helps students gain an understanding of statistics and probability, exponents and logarithms, and mathematical modeling. In general, the Algebra 2 course covers components in four critical areas: functions, collecting and analyzing data, periodic phenomena, and polynomials. 


Spring 1, 2021 STEAM CLASSES ( 02/01-03/26)

Kindly register in advance so that kits can be mailed to you on time.

Spring 1: Please register by 01/20/2021 for kits to be mailed to you.
Spring 2: Please register by 03/02/2021 for kits to be mailed to you.

SPRING 1, 2021 STEAM CLASS

Description for SPRING 1 STEAM classes

( 8 weeks)

STEAM experiments (prek-k)

This class has been designed specifically for young children to teach science, engineering and math using art. Using art helps explain difficult topics in colorful and simplistic manner. We use hands-on activities to encourage the use of cognitive skills and work to improve pattern recognition, category formation and speed of information processing among children who are registered for this class. This is a great way to instill the creative art in all STEAM subjects.


Ifleed’s Coding academy, (Beginners- Elementary) Also offered in Spring 2

Our “Coding academy for Beginners” is catered for children who have no background or very minimal coding. Any child in elementary school is welcome to learn the fundamentals of coding. We will be using “Scratch”, an MIT-developed coding platform that is based on the lego model for fundamental programming.

Children will learn the fundamentals of coding by using block codes and will learn to write basic commands and use these to create art, play a game or to solve a puzzle. Towards the end, each child will get to complete their own small programming project.

Virtual Kit : Virtual components such as videos/software will be bundled and an email link will be sent.

 

Ifleed’s Coding academy, (Intermediate-Elementary) Also offered in Spring 2

Our “Coding academy for Intermediate Level” is catered for students who have basic programing knowledge. We will still be starting off by using “Scratch” coding, based on an MIT-developed coding platform. However, we will introduce more complex “blocks” to teach your child to write their own functions. By writing their own functions, they will be creating their own games and smart-phone applications.

Virtual Kit : Virtual components such as videos/software will be bundled and an email link will be sent.

 

 

Unlocking the Genetic Code Where Science meets Engineering, (Grades 1-4)

In this interdisciplinary module, we will be using predominantly beads, strings and air-clay, to show how DNA gives rise to the complexities of an organism and disease. We will introduce your children to complex processes by allowing them to build their own models. The lessons will finally incorporate engineering features where we will guide your children into building their own nanobots.

Physical Kit : Non-virtual components such as beads will be delivered. Virtual components such as videos will be bundled and an email link will be sent.

 

Digitizing your imagination, Where Art meets Technology, (Grades 2-5)

This spring, we are excited to introduce digital technology. Digital artists are professional artists who have learnt to embrace the technological advancements of image and video editing. In this course, we will approach art with your children by using tools for video-editing and photography. They will take videos and images using their parents iPhones and will be guided on how to transform their favourite images and movies into fine art or a story board. Finally, we will incorporate their work into a creative website. Along this process, they will learn what are the differences between vector and non-vector digital images and the different formats of video compression and how camera electronics affects pixel resolution. Complex vocabulary will be simplified in a fun and interactive manner for your child.

Kit : Virtual components such as videos/software will be bundled and an email link will be sent.

Spring 2, 2021 STEAM CLASSES ( 04/05-05/28)

Kindly register in advance so that kits can be mailed to you on time.

Spring 2: Please register by 03/02/2021 for kits to be mailed to you.

Description for SPRING 2 STEAM classes

( 8 weeks)

STEAM experiments (prek-k)

This class has been designed specifically for young children to teach science, engineering and math using art. Using art helps explain difficult topics in colorful and simplistic manner. We use hands-on activities to encourage the use of cognitive skills and work to improve pattern recognition, category formation and speed of information processing among children who are registered for this class. This is a great way to instill the creative art in all STEAM subjects.


Ifleed’s Coding academy, (Beginners- Elementary) Also offered in Spring 1

Our “Coding academy for Beginners” is catered for children who have no background or very minimal coding. Any child in elementary school is welcome to learn the fundamentals of coding. We will be using “Scratch”, an MIT-developed coding platform that is based on the lego model for fundamental programming.

Children will learn the fundamentals of coding by using block codes and will learn to write basic commands and use these to create art, play a game or to solve a puzzle. Towards the end, each child will get to complete their own small programming project.

Virtual Kit : Virtual components such as videos/software will be bundled and an email link will be sent.

 

Ifleed’s Coding academy, (Intermediate-Elementary) Also offered in Spring 1

Our “Coding academy for Intermediate Level” is catered for students who have basic programing knowledge. We will still be starting off by using “Scratch” coding, based on an MIT-developed coding platform. However, we will introduce more complex “blocks” to teach your child to write their own functions. By writing their own functions, they will be creating their own games and smart-phone applications.

Virtual Kit : Virtual components such as videos/software will be bundled and an email link will be sent.

 

Ifleed’s Coding academy, (Advanced – Elementary/Middle Sch)

In “Coding academy for Advanced Level”, we will move away from block coding and teach children the fundamentals of python and C++. We will share with your child real-world “source-codes” and teach them how to write proper “code sentences” in an actual language. We will then integrate these coding structures and show your children how to use coding language to connect with other objects in their environment, such as the internet and simple robotics.

Kit : Virtual components such as videos/software will be bundled and an email link will be sent.


Become an animation artist, Where Art meets Technology, (Grades 1-4)

In this fun-filled course, we will be combining traditional animation artistry with digital technology to teach your kids the fundamentals of animation art. They will learn in a fun and interactive manner on how their favourite Disney and Pixar movies such as “Zootopia” and “Frozen” are brought to life. They will start by creating their own animation flip-books, before we progress on to use software packages to create their own animated characters. Children will interchange between drawing on paper and drawing on-screen.

Physical Kit : Non-virtual components such as an art scrape-book will be delivered. Virtual components such as videos/software will be bundled and an email link will be sent.