Calvert 8th Grade Math is an introductory algebra course that prepares junior-high school students for Algebra I. This online course focuses on strengthening skills in problem solving, integers, equations, and graphing. Students also begin to see the "big picture" of mathematics and learn how numeric, algebraic, and geometric concepts are woven together to build a foundation for higher mathematical thinking.
Throughout the course, students explore different properties of numbers and how to use them to simplify expressions and formulas to make computations easier. Additional topics include modeling problems in integers, modeling problems with rational numbers, proportional reasoning, data analysis, probability, and more.