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Foundations of Mathematics and Pre-Calculus 10

 

 


Introduction:

This course introduces students to the mathematical understandings and critical-thinking skills further developed in the Foundations of Mathematics and Pre-calculus pathways. Topics include algebra, measurement, number and relations and functions. The seven mathematical processes (communication, connections, mental mathematics and estimation, problem solving, technology and visualization) are interwoven throughout the mathematical topics.:.
 

Course Layout:

Topic

Learning Activities

(% of Learning Activities)

Course Completion Milestones

Unit 1

Real Numbers & Radicals

  • Unit Lessons (2)
  • Practice Activities (2)
  • Unit 1--Send-In Assignment (6)

Unit 1—10%

Unit 2

Measurement

  • Unit Lessons (2)
  • Practice Activities (2)
  • Unit 2--Send-in Assignment (6)
  • Module 1 Exam Units 1/2 (5)

Unit 2--15%

 

Unit 3

Exponents

  • Unit Lessons (2)
  • Practice Activities (2)
  • Unit 3--Send-in Assignment (6)

Unit 3--10%

Unit 4

Polynomials

 

  • Unit Lessons (2)
  • Practice Activities (2)
  • Unit 4--Send-in Assignment (6)
  • Module 2 Exam Units 3/4 (5)

Unit 4--15%

 

Unit 5

Linear Systems

  • Unit Lessons (2)
  • Practice Activities (2)
  • Unit 5--Send-in Assignment (6)

Unit 5--10%

Unit 6

Linear Relations

  • Unit Lessons (2)
  • Practice Activities (2)
  • Unit 6--Send-in Assignment (6)
  • Module 3 Exam Units 5/6 (5)

Unit 6--15%

 

Unit 7

Linear System

  • Unit Lessons (2)
  • Practice Activities (2)
  • Unit 7--Send-in Assignment (6)

 

Unit --10%

Unit 8

Right Angled Trigonometry

  • Unit Lessons (2)
  • Practice Activities (2)
  • Unit 8--Send-in Assignment (6)
  • Module 4 Exam Units 7/8 (5)

Unit 8--15%

 




Delivery and Support:

  • Online Only. Teacher and student work together in Moodle. Self paced. Start any time.
  • Each Unit has a series of lessons and a Send-In assignment.
  • Module exams are invigilated exams that are arranged with your test supervisor. For Information please refer to the NCDES Website/Resourses & Information/Exam Supervision Form  or the Introductory Course Email(Course teacher sent you).


Communication:

Students/Teacher may use Email, Moodle Message or telephone. Feedback for marked assignments and exams is done in Moodle through the GradeBook section.

 

Resources:

  • A basic Scientific calculator is required.
  • Geometry Set
  • There is no required textbook for this course.
  • The ability to print and scan materials.


Assessment:

  • Send-in Assignments: 40%
  • Exams: 60%
  • ***There is a Mandatory Provincial Exam requirement for this course. It accounts for 20% of the overall course mark. Send-in Unit Assignments and Module Exams together are worth 80% of the overall course mark.***
  • Achievement is assessed as a measure of achievement relative to Ministry prescribed learning outcomes. These can be viewed by clicking the link. 
  • Curriculum may be viewed within the Ministry of Education Integrated Resource Package.

 

Credits: 4


Technical Requirements:


Browser: Firefox or Chrome recommended
Internet: Cable or ADSL 

Additional Software: Adobe Reader, full Flash and Java support, an office suite, ability to play audio and video files
For additional information on computer requirements, please refer to the Computer Requirements and Standards section under Resources & Information on our home page, and to the contents of the Introductory Orientation Course.

 

For definitions of some terms please refer to our glossary.