Enrichment Description


Math Enrichment Program

 

Our core comprehensive curriculum for advanced pre-K to 6th grade students is designed to help kids fall in love with math by teaching them mental math skills in a fun, game-based environment. Using Vedic Math techniques, we show kids ways to solve math problems in a simpler, faster, more accurate way. We integrate games into all our classes so that they enjoy their learning experience and look forward to coming back to their next lesson.

After a free evaluation, your child is placed in a troop level (Lemur, Spider Monkey, Chimpanzee, Orangutan, Baboon, Gorilla, or Silverback) based on their math ability and not their age or grade. This placement allows children gifted in math to nurture their interest and move to a knowledge level beyond what they are learning in school.  Children struggling with math are able to step back and learn their math basics in an environment that is fun and that helps dissipate any math phobia that has started to develop.

Classes are once a week for one hour. The school year session includes 36 weekly classes, with a change in the skills being taught every twelve weeks. Students can enter the program at any time. We also offer summer sessions.

 

Troop Levels:

Lemur Students understand basic single digit addition and subtraction through 6 (at a minimum) with little to no use of objects or fingers, comparison of objects, patterns, clock, coins and skip counting.
Spider Monkey Students understand basic single digit addition and subtraction through 18 with little to no use of objects or fingers, adding and subtracting double digits with no carries or borrows, measurement, adding using Complements of 10, missing addends, clock and money.
Chimpanzee Students understand Complements of 10 when adding and subtracting, Traditional vs. Mental addition with carries, Borrowing vs. Lending subtraction, time, money, measurement, graphs, line segments, perimeter, small word problems and patterns leading to multiplication.
Orangutan Students work on different techniques to add, subtract and multiply mentally, an intro to negative numbers, times tables, rounding, estimating, units of measurement, perimeter and area, Magic of 11 and Nikhilam multiplication and in-depth word problem solving.
Baboon Students work on different advanced techniques to add, subtract and multiply mentally, subtraction using negative numbers, digit sums to check work, fractions, ratios, decimals, traditional long division, percents, graphing, perimeter and area.
Gorilla Students work on different advanced techniques to multiply mentally, solve advanced word problems, decimals, metric, statistics, logic puzzles, and more long division.
Silverback Students work on algebra, geometry, higher level calculations, exponents, critical thinking skills, advanced word problems and problem solving skills.

 

Please call our Knowledge Center at 305-971-6284 for more information or to register.