Online Fall Classes

Registration begins August 1. Online Fall Class will start in October.

SET A

Class Information:

  • Students in grades 1-2 with limited or no math competition experience are invited to join the Exploring course.
  • In this course, students will be introduced to 2D and 3D visualization as well as the problem-solving strategies of Draw a Picture, Find a Pattern, Make an Organized List, Build a Table, Work Backwards, and Guess and Check through a mixture of Level 1-2 Kangaroo problems.
  • Homework for this course will be problems very similar to those seen in class to reinforce the use of the strategies taught each week.
  • The course will culminate in working through the entire 2012 Level 1-2 contest together as a group.
  • This class is planned to meet 10 times for 1 hour each.
  • The class size: 12 students.
  1. Patterns
  2. Draw it out
  3. Work backwards
  4. Calendar and time
  5. Make an organized list
  6. Make a table
  7. Guess and check
  8. 2D visualization
  9. 3D visualization
  10. The 4-step method and MK2012

SET A

Class Information:

  • Students with math competition experience or who are interested in competing at a high level in Math Kangaroo are invited to join the Navigating Course.
  • This course draws on problems from the Level 3-4 competitions, and assumes students have some familiarity with problem solving strategies.
  • This course is intense and fast-paced, and the required homework each week will be an entire Math Kangaroo exam to build the students’ persistence and stamina for the actual competition.
  • The course will culminate in a math project that the students present.
  • This class is planned to meet 10 times for 1 hour each.
  • The class size: 12 students.
  1. Introduction
  2. Draw a picture or diagram
  3. Make an organized list
  4. Make a table
  5. Find a pattern
  6. Guess and check
  7. Experiment and act out
  8. Work backwards
  9. Logic
  10. Genius-hour show time

SET A

Class Information:

  • Students in grades 5-6 with math competition experience or who are interested in competing at a high level in Math Kangaroo are invited to join the Discovering Course.
  • This course draws on problems from the Level 5-6 competitions, and assumes students have familiarity with problem solving strategies.
  • This course is intense but fun at the same time.
  • At the end of the class the students will design their own problem.
  • This class is planned to meet 10 times for 1 hour each.
  • The class size: 12 students.
  1. Introduction
  2. Patterns
  3. Algebraic thinking
  4. Ratios and proportions
  5. Factors and Multiples
  6. Time, clocks, and calendar
  7. 2D geometry
  8. 3D geometry
  9. Hands-on
  10. Genius Hour Presentation

SET A

Class Information:

  • Students in grades 7-8 with math competition experience or who are interested in competing at a high level in Math Kangaroo are invited to join the Investigating Course.
  • In this course, students will work with rational numbers, algebra, multiples/factors, 2D and 3D Geometry, spatial and logical reasoning, combinatorics, clocks, calendars and percentages.
  • The class will include Genius Hour Project where students will create their own MK-style problems.
  • Homework for this course will be problems very similar to those seen in class to reinforce the use of the strategies taught each week.
  • This class is planned to meet 10 times for 1 hour each.
  • The class size: 12 students.
  1. Rational Numbers
  2. Multiples and Factors
  3. Algebraic Thinking
  4. Percent
  5. 2D Geometry
  6. 3D Geometry and Spatial Reasoning
  7. Clocks and Calendar
  8. Combinatorics
  9. Logic
  10. Genius Hour Project

SET A

Class Information:

  • Students with math competition experience or who are interested in competing at a high level in Math Kangaroo are invited to join the Mastering Course.
  • This course draws on problems from the Level 9-10 competitions, and assumes students have some familiarity with problem solving strategies.
  • This course is intense but fun at the same time.
  • Homework for this course will be problems very similar to those seen in class to reinforce the use of the strategies taught each week.
  • Optional homework each week, starting with lesson 2, will be an entire Math Kangaroo exam to build the students’ persistence and stamina for the actual competition.
  • The course will culminate in a math project that the students present.
  • This class is planned to meet 10 times for 1 hour each.
  • The class size: 12 students. 
  1. Introduction
  2. Algebra Basics 
  3. Algebra Problem Solving  
  4. Logical Reasoning  
  5. Number Theory  
  6. Sequences and Patterns  
  7. Combinatorics  
  8. 2D Geometry  
  9. 2D Geometry 2 
  10. 3D Geometry