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Many students fly through elementary school math only to fall behind in middle or high school as they struggle with fast-paced classes and the complex concepts of algebra, geometry, and trigonometry. At Learner, we provide world-class tutoring for the math subjects that students find most challenging.
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For many Ann Arbor students, traditional textbooks and homework problems aren’t enough to truly understand key concepts, and fast-paced classroom lessons can prevent students from asking questions. Learner tutors provide engaging lessons with real-world examples so students truly understand how math relates to other subjects and daily life.
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Many students who struggle in math class lose their confidence and experience challenges in other courses. Learner tutors are patient and encouraging, giving each student the chance to work at their own pace. Your child can improve their problem-solving skills and regain the confidence they need for academic success.
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Ann Arbor Public Schools’ K-12 Academic Standards were adopted in 2010. The Mathematics Standards include eleven “domains” of knowledge:
According to the school district, students are taught more than just basic math knowledge and procedural problem-solving algorithms. Curricula are designed to provide a deep understanding of math and relevant skills. Students learn to understand math problems and use reasoning and logic to solve them.
Ann Arbor Public Schools follow the K-12 Mathematics Standards adopted by the Michigan Department of Education. Under these standards, fifth-grade students should develop fluency with fractions and their arithmetic operations. Additionally, they learn division with two-digit divisors and start learning about volume. By eighth grade, students focus more on reasoning, modeling equations, and solving systems of linear equations. They also learn to apply the Pythagorean Theorem.
The mathematical standards for high school students center on algebra, geometry, statistics and probability, functions, and modeling. To graduate, students need at least four math credits, three of which must come from algebra 1, algebra 2, and geometry.
According to U.S. News, 32 institutions fall within Ann Arbor Public Schools. All About Ann Arbor local news reports that Ann Arbor’s public schools ranked 4th in the U.S in 2022.
Test scores in this district are fairly high compared to many other countries. For example, 67 percent of elementary school students tested at or above the “proficient” level for math. In middle school, the percentage of students testing at or above that level was 62 percent. Scores were even better for high school students; 72 percent scored at or above the level of proficiency.
According to College Board’s SAT Annual Report from 2021, 68 percent of Michigan students in the 2021 graduating class took the SAT during high school. Of those test-takers, 43 percent met the college-readiness benchmark in math. In 2021, half of Michigan high school juniors took the PSAT, and 41 percent of them met the math benchmark.
When you’re looking for a private tutor, there are many factors to consider. It’s vital to find someone your child feels comfortable with and who has a compatible teaching style. It’s also important to hire someone who is familiar with standard curricula and assessments.
With Learner, your child will get paired with an online math tutor specifically chosen for them. We use a matching system to select a tutor who aligns with each student’s level, needs, and goals.
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