These original materials have been created to help teenagers who need to learn or review basic math skills, from multiplication facts through algebra. They are mostly Acrobat* (pdf) files, plus gif's and jpeg's, designed to be printed out on standard 8 1/2 by 11 paper, then three-hole punched to fit a three-ring binder. They are for reference during initial teaching and later for reinforcement and review.
They can help students succeed at three critical points:
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All materials are posted on the Orange County Schools Educators Association website. Start at www.ocsea.com/ocseamath/mathindex.html
*Note to Macintosh users: Printing Acrobat files from a Web browser such as Safari or Firefox can get stuck. Save the Acrobat file first, then open it in Adobe Acrobat Reader to print it.
The primary goal is to simply get a passing CAHSEE score, especially in cases of seniors who are close to completing other graduation requirements but have previously failed the math exit exam.
It is also a good general review of basic math and Algebra I for graduates who are preparing for a community college pre-enrollment placement test, in order to get a high enough score to be admitted into a college math class and not waste time in a remedial course.
Intended to be used incorporating the "testing effect:"