The Mathematics Department at Griffiths Middle School tackles the following concepts throughout the school year.
Rational numbers, Algebraic Thinking, Proportional Reasoning, Statistics and Data Analysis, and Plane and Solid Shapes
Ratios and Proportional Relationships, Operations with Rational Numbers, Expressions and Equations, Angle Measures, Area, Surface Area, Volume, Probability, and Statistics
Transformations, Linear Relationships, Linear Equations and Linear Systems, Functions and Volume, Exponents and Scientific Notation, Pythagorean Theorem and Irrational Numbers
Math with Computing
In order to prepare students to be competitively eligible for four-year universities, Stauffer offers Math with Computing classes for 7th and 8th grade students.
Math with Computing is part of the Engineering Pathways (i.e. Computer Science Engineering, Civil Engineering) that are offered in our high schools. This class offers mathematical applications through coding and robotics using modified versions of the most commonly used programming language C/C++.
In this course, students will regularly use technology, learn how to write computer programs, program robots and develop problem-solving skills. This program develops 21st Century skills of coding and working with technology. It also prepares students to be successful in high school and beyond.
Developing coding and technological skills.